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Consumer Staples Household and Personal Products

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- Need a master class on how to succeed as an entrepreneur? Just follow the career of Bobbi Brown, who went from waitress to makeup artist to the founder of a now-ubiquitous cosmetics line. She started Bobbi Brown Essentials in 1991 after working with a chemist to create 10 natural-looking lipstick shades, then sold it to Estée Lauder Cos Inc in...

  • PARIS, March 20- French luxury goods company LVMH has agreed to buy a majority stake in French independent perfume house Maison Francis Kurkdjian as it expands in fast-growing niche luxury fragrances. LVMH did not disclose financial terms of the deal with Maison Francis Kurkdjian, which was founded in 2009 by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian and its Chief...

  • PARIS, March 20- French luxury group LVMH has agreed to buy a majority stake in French independent perfume house Maison Francis Kurkdjian as it expands in fast-growing niche luxury fragrances. LVMH did not disclose financial terms of the deal with Maison Francis Kurkdjian, which was created in 2009 by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian and its chief executive...

  • Unilever is preparing a 6 billion pound ($7.44 billion) sale of some of its food brands, British newspapers reported on Saturday.

  • Societe Generale says diaper pricing in China fell by double digits in 2016.

  • NEW YORK, March 9- OPI's nail polish is ubiquitous around the world, but the beauty products company had humble beginnings as a dental supply operation in the 1980 s. She grew up in communist Hungary before coming to the United States as a teenager and starting in business. Odontorium Products Inc became OPI in 1989 when Weiss-Fischmann noticed that the chemistry...

  • NEW YORK, March 9- OPI's nail polish is ubiquitous around the world, but the beauty products company had humble beginnings as a dental supply operation in the 1980 s. She grew up in communist Hungary before coming to the United States as a teenager and starting in business. Odontorium Products Inc became OPI in 1989 when Weiss-Fischmann noticed that the chemistry...

  • NEW YORK, March 9- OPI's nail polish is ubiquitous around the world, but the beauty products company had humble beginnings as a dental supply operation in the 1980 s. She grew up in communist Hungary before coming to the United States as a teenager and starting in business. Odontorium Products Inc became OPI in 1989 when Weiss-Fischmann noticed that the chemistry...

  • NEW YORK, March 9- OPI's nail polish is ubiquitous around the world, but the beauty products company had humble beginnings as a dental supply operation in the 1980 s. She grew up in communist Hungary before coming to the United States as a teenager and starting in business. Odontorium Products Inc became OPI in 1989 when Weiss-Fischmann noticed that the chemistry...

  • Your package of Brawny paper towels is going to look a little bit different this month.

  • LONDON, March 1- British broadcaster ITV said a strong performance from its program making business helped it to weather the first decline in advertising revenue since 2009.. ITV, which broadcasts long-running soap opera " Coronation Street" and police drama "Broadchurch," said advertising revenue was likely to fall six percent in the first four months of 2017..

  • LONDON, March 1- British broadcaster ITV said a strong performance from its program making business helped it to weather the first decline in advertising revenue since 2009.. ITV, which makes long-running soap opera " Coronation Street" and police drama "Broadchurch," said advertising revenue was likely to fall six percent in the first four months of 2017..

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson...

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson...

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson Reuters...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 16- South African retailer Woolworths Holdings aims to double its share of the country's beauty products market in three years, its chief executive said, as the group reported a drop in half-year profit. Woolworths, an upmarket retailer which sells mostly clothing and food in South Africa, has only a 3 percent market share in cosmetics but its...

  • Feb 15- Procter& Gamble Co, maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors, will face ever greater pressure to slice costs and slow-growing divisions now that activist investor Trian Partners is a major shareholder. A person familiar with the matter told Reuters that Trian currently holds more than $3 billion of P&G's stock. Bernstein Research said in January 2016...

  • Feb 15- Procter& Gamble Co, maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors, will face ever greater pressure to slice costs and slow-growing divisions now that activist investor Trian Partners is a major shareholder. A person familiar with the matter told Reuters that Trian currently holds more than $3 billion of P&G's stock. Bernstein Research said in January 2016...