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Aug 17, 2012 | 10:48 AM CDT

Yves Rocher Acquires Turkish Beauty Company

The France-based Yves Rocher purchased a 51% stake in Turkey-based Flormar, following the lead of other global brand owners expanding their reach into Turkey to take advantage of a market that's growth is set to reach more than $2.8 billion.

Aug 16, 2012 | 11:02 AM CDT

Mintel Shows Increasing Popularity of OTC Teeth Whitening Products

Whitening products are key drivers in the oral care market, but most consumers are seeking out OTC solutions than more costly professional whitening treatments.

Aug 16, 2012 | 10:50 AM CDT

Economy Issues Effect Change in Consumer Shopping Habits

SymphonyIRI looked at the new shopping behaviors and tactics consumers are exhibiting in the wake of the recession and the new world market environment.

Aug 16, 2012 | 10:37 AM CDT

Report Shows Hair Color Products' Resilience

U.S. salon hair color product dollars grew at 3.5% in 2011, according to a new report from Professional Consultants & Resources.

Aug 15, 2012 | 10:39 AM CDT

Physicians Formula Reports 25% Sales Increase for Q2 2012

The company also noted that, in the food, drug and mass channel, its products achieved 8% point-of-sale dollar growth over the last 52 weeks versus the prior year period, whereas the overall masstige color cosmetics category only grew 6%.

Aug 15, 2012 | 08:33 AM CDT

Private Equity Firm to Acquire Physicians Formula

San Francisco-based Swander Pace Capital is set to acquire beauty company Physicians Formula for approximately $65 million, bringing the company private.

Aug 14, 2012 | 09:45 AM CDT

Lauder's Fiscal Year Sales Results Increase by Double Digits

Helped by the trend of increased prestige beauty purchasing, for the year, the company had net sales of $9.71 billion, a 10% increase compared with $8.81 billion reported in the prior year.

Aug 14, 2012 | 09:38 AM CDT

Sales Slightly Up for Oriflame in the Quarter Ending June 30

The number of the Oriflame consultants dropped, but local currency sales increased by 1% and euro sales were up by 2% to €373.6 million.

Aug 13, 2012 | 02:04 PM CDT

Big Bang Actress Becomes Latest Proactiv Spokesperson

An ad campaign for the Guthy-Renker skin care brand featuring Kaley Cuoco will begin in the fall.

Aug 09, 2012 | 11:31 AM CDT

Prestige Makeup Up 8% for First Half of 2012

A report from The NPD Group tracks the increase in sales for prestige products in categories of nails, lips, eyes and face.