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Feb 05, 2013 | 11:07 AM CST

Revlon Sales Up 3.2% for 2012

For 2012, as compared to 2011, net sales came in at $1,426.1 million versus $1,381.4 million for Revlon, boosted by acquisitions and growth in the U.S. and Latin America/Canada.

Feb 05, 2013 | 10:57 AM CST

Kao Reports Financial Results for 2012

Net sales increased 0.4% for Kao compared with restated fiscal year 2011 to ¥1,012.6 billion. Excluding the effect of currency translation, net sales would have increased 1.1%.

Feb 04, 2013 | 04:31 PM CST

A Tipping Point for Beauty

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

By 2015, sales of beauty and personal care products will be higher in emerging markets than in developed markets, according to forecast data from Euromonitor International. It is a game changer for the industry.

Jan 31, 2013 | 02:09 PM CST

New Research Says Cosmeceuticals Rank as the Fastest Growing Beauty Category

GBI Research predicts a booming cosmeceutical markets in the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Japan will reach a combined $42.4 billion by 2018.

Jan 31, 2013 | 01:59 PM CST

LVMH Displays Strength with 2012 Financial Results

The prestige-oriented company recorded revenue of €28.1 billion in 2012, an increase of 19% compared to 2011, and organic revenue growth was 9%.

Jan 31, 2013 | 01:51 PM CST

Sales Decreases Cause Reorganization for Shiseido

After reporting a sales decrease of 1.2% for the three-quarter period ending December 31, 2012, Shiseido announced it is reorganizing parts of its business, including shutting down a factory in Kamakura and a research center in Kanazawahakkei.

Jan 30, 2013 | 10:13 AM CST

Young Women, Moms Behind Nail Care Rise

A new report from Mintel finds women in households with children are more likely to use most nail care products than those without children in their homes, and use of colored nail polish is highest among women aged 18–24 with 85% reporting usage.

Jan 29, 2013 | 10:27 AM CST

PZ Cussons Grows Revenue 2.7% for Six Months Ended November 30

Revenue growth was achieved in the U.K., Poland, Indonesia and in the smaller markets of Kenya, Ghana, Thailand and the Middle East for the company.

Jan 29, 2013 | 10:17 AM CST

L’Occitane Net Sales Increase 17.6%

For the nine months ended December 31, 2012, L’Occitane recorded net sales of €801.3 million, pushed by growth in emerging markets Russia and China as well as the U.S.

Jan 25, 2013 | 10:52 AM CST

CEW, NPD Trend Presentation Looks at Growth of Prestige Market in 2012

The NPD Group's Karen Grant noted, "growth remains positive for both the prestige and mass channels." However, "The trend of prestige beauty outpacing mass beauty continues to be evident since the recessionary period of 2009 and will likely continue into 2013."