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Aug 08, 2014 | 12:12 PM CDT

The Beauty Boom for All Women

As women continue to struggle to find themselves inherently beautiful, Mintel finds more of them are seeking images and information about “real women” as part of beauty marketing.

Aug 06, 2014 | 11:50 AM CDT

Walgreens-Boots Merger Moving Ahead of Schedule

A new holding company is announced for this strategic merger, as well as a blending of senior management from both companies.

Aug 04, 2014 | 10:00 AM CDT

Mintel Predicts Color Cosmetic in Mass Set to Hit £1 Billion in 2014

Prestige sales have been very much helping to push color cosmetic sales in the U.K., according to market researcher Mintel, but lessons learned in the mass channel might have that category resurging soon.

Aug 01, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

Net Sales Down for P&G for the Quarter

Organic sales grew 2%, including a two percentage point benefit from pricing. Shipment volume was in-line with prior year levels, but net sales were $20.2 billion, a decrease of 1% versus the prior year period.

Jul 31, 2014 | 02:19 PM CDT

L’Orèal Stays Solid With Sales of €11.17 Billion for First Half 2014

The L’Orèal Luxe and active cosmetics divisions contribute growth to the multinational beauty company.

Jul 31, 2014 | 11:14 AM CDT

Avon Sees Decreases in Q2 2014 Financial Report

For the second quarter of 2014, Avon saw total revenue of $2.2 billion, decreased 13%, or 3% in constant dollars, and beauty sales declined 13%, or 3% in constant dollars.

Jul 31, 2014 | 11:03 AM CDT

Shiseido Weathers Its Rocky Q1 2014

The company saw net sales of ¥168.3 billion, a 3.7% increase from the same time period for the previous year. Operating income was down 80.2% to ¥1.3 billion, while ordinary income was ¥1.4 billion (-80.9%).

Jul 30, 2014 | 03:08 PM CDT

Revlon Q2 2014 Financials Shows Sales Up to $497.9 Million

Professional hair care products and Revlon color cosmetics line helps push the company to higher sales in the second quarter of 2014.

Jul 30, 2014 | 03:03 PM CDT

Euromonitor International Observes Global Grooming Routines

A new infographic from Euromonitor shares information about grooming routines—including differences between men and women, as well as different cultures—around the globe.

Jul 30, 2014 | 02:45 PM CDT

Currency Translation Helps Prop Up Kao Results

Kao's net sales of ¥665.9 billion for the six months ended June 30, 2014, up 6.6% over the net sales for the same time period in 2013.