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Mar 01, 2012 | 11:07 AM CST

Beiersdorf Sees 1.1% Sales Rise in 2011

Moving ahead with the realignment of the company's corporate structures and streamlining of its consumer business, Beiersdorf recorded group sales of €5,633 million.

Feb 29, 2012 | 03:11 PM CST

The Changing Face of Beauty Distribution

By: Ada Polla

Insights from beauty retailers—department stores to flash sale sites—shows the various opportunities beauty brands have to reach out to and connect with consumers.

Feb 27, 2012 | 09:36 AM CST

Focusing on Emerging Markets, Symrise Makes Strategic Acquisitions, Partnerships in U.S., Brazil and Europe

The fragrance company announced transactions that include an acquisition of Belmay's Brazilian fragrance business, a partnership with Swedish biotech firm Indevex, and the acquisition of U.S.-based Trilogy Fragrances.

Feb 27, 2012 | 07:59 AM CST

Online Retail to Reach $327 Billion by 2016

Forrester Research report forecasts online shopping to account for 9% of overall retail sales by 2016; changing consumer behavior and changes in technology among factors.

Feb 24, 2012 | 03:51 PM CST

Study From Total Beauty Media Group Shows Strength of Luxury

The study also shows many women often buy luxury beauty products on discount websites and that sampling is the number one factor in influencing a purchase, followed by peer product reviews.

Feb 24, 2012 | 03:41 PM CST

Limited Brands Reports Q4, Full Year 2011 Financials

Reported 2011 full-year operating income was $1.238 billion compared to $1.284 billion in 2010; and net income was $850.1 million compared to $804.8 million in 2010.

Feb 24, 2012 | 11:15 AM CST

P&G Cutting Jobs; Marketing Budget

In an effort to compete more effectively, P&G eliminates jobs, shifts focus of marketing efforts and targets growth in emerging markets; expects $10 billion in savings by 2016.

Feb 23, 2012 | 08:31 AM CST

Cosnova Beauty Reports 24% Sales Gain in 2011

Posting record sales of €165.7 million, German-based Cosnova Beauty gains market share in its home market while also managing to grow in otherwise down markets such as Italy and Spain.

Feb 17, 2012 | 04:09 PM CST

CEW Newsmaker Forum Presented Ulta’s Chuck Rubin

By: Nancy Jeffries

“I think the greatest opportunity is to create a community for the customer by enhancing the brand, bringing it to life and making the customer feel welcome,” Ulta’s Chuck Rubin told CEW members.

Feb 17, 2012 | 09:52 AM CST

Dove, Neutrogena Rank Among Women's Favorite Brands in Buyology Report

Men also ranked Dove in their top 10 favorite brands.