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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.

Jan 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM CST

Hong Kong Business Acquires Lornamead

Lornamead owns and manages a portfolio of traditional and heritage U.S., German and U.K. personal care and beauty brands, such as Finesse, CD, Aqua Net, Yardley and Lypsyl, across hair, body, skin and oral care product categories.

Jan 15, 2013 | 11:39 AM CST

Mintel and EIU Team Up to Investigate FMCG Trends for 2013

The research looks at key trends for the future of different fast moving consumer good (FMCG) categories in emerging markets and the U.K. and U.S. For the U.S., for example, the report shows beauty showing a resurgence.

Jan 10, 2013 | 10:36 AM CST

Birchbox Launches in the UK

The beauty subscription is taking orders in the U.K beginning January 10 and will ship its first U.K. boxes on January 16.

Jan 04, 2013 | 04:31 PM CST

More Multicultural: Handling Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

By: Christine Heathman

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a universal response of the skin and is more common in the darker global skin types.