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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 30, 2013 | 10:24 AM CST

Changing Patterns, BRIC Countries Leading Growth in Global Male Grooming

Although Europe continues to be the largest market for men's grooming products, research from Kline and Company shows increasing use of beauty products by men in Japan and South Korea and an overall increase in grooming and personal care products by Indian and Chinese men is helping this market to surge.

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."

Jan 25, 2013 | 10:42 AM CST

Bespoke Skin Care Options Helping Prestige Market, Says Euromonitor

According to an analyst insight article focused on the U.K., cautious consumer spending has created a challenge for prestige beauty that offers two choices: either create offerings at lower prices or increase perceived value for money and therefore prices. In skin care, the latter option appears to be working.

Jan 24, 2013 | 01:35 PM CST

Boots UK Debuts Service to Color Match Foundation for Customers

In a collaboration with X-Rite, the pharmacy and beauty brand have debuted the No7 Foundation Match Made Service in 668 stores in the U.K.

Jan 24, 2013 | 10:50 AM CST

Beiersdorf Steady in Preliminary 2012 Financials

The owner of the Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie skin care brand grew sales 4.7% during the fiscal year, with gains in BRIC markets.

Jan 23, 2013 | 10:06 AM CST

Q4, Full Year 2012 Financials for Unilever Show Broad Growth

The company's Sunsilk hair care brand joined the company's group of €1 billion brands, and Unilever's personal care division recorded a turnover of €4.7 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012 and of €18.1 billion for full year 2012.