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  • NEW YORK— In a story Nov. 25 about the week's consumer product recalls, The Consumer Product Safety Commission incorrectly listed a laptop battery recall. NEW YORK— Several brands of powdered carpet cleaner are being recalled this week because they could contain harmful bacteria. DETAILS: This recall involves model year 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side...

  • NEW YORK— Several brands of powdered carpet cleaner are being recalled this week because they could contain harmful bacteria. DETAILS: This recall involves model year 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles sold at Can-Am dealers nationwide from August 2016 through November 2016. FOR MORE: Call BRP at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through...

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 18- U.S. packaging group Westrock has put a unit making soap dispensers and perfume sprayers up for sale in a potential $1 billion deal, as it seeks to streamline its portfolio after a recent merger, three people close to the matter said. The Westrock unit- dubbed a home, health and beauty business- posted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation...

  • The company's stock fell as much as 15.6 percent to $18.48 on Wednesday, a day after the U.S election, its lowest level since January last year. "People are not necessarily fully focused on the business... they are in transition... helping out on the integration of the business so those have caused distractions and caused us to lose momentum in the business," Coty...

  • Recent change in management teams at the company's headquarters, regions and countries, have contributed to a decline in Coty's stand-alone revenue and profit in the first quarter, Chairman Bart Becht said. In the year-earlier quarter, the company reported a net income of $125.7 million, or 34 cents per share. Net revenue fell to $1.08 billion from $1.11 billion.

  • Nov 9- Beauty products maker Coty Inc's quarterly revenue fell 3 percent, due to a slump in demand across its businesses, including fragrances and color cosmetics. In the year-earlier quarter, the company reported a net income of $125.7 million, or 34 cents per share. Net revenue fell to $1.08 billion from $1.11 billion.

  • HAVANA, Nov 4- Communist-ruled Cuba and global consumer products company Unilever Plc on Friday started work on their new $35 million soap and toothpaste factory, a joint venture in the Mariel special development zone west of Havana. The factory, due to begin production in 2018, reflects a surge of investor interest in Cuba since President Raul Castro took over...

  • PARIS, Nov 3- Cosmetics giant L'Oreal said on Thursday the make-up market was booming as it posted stronger-than-expected sales growth in the third quarter, driven by a "substantial acceleration" in North America and market share gains. Chief Executive Jean-Paul Agon said many of the group's make-up brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Urban Decay and Armani, were...

  • PARIS, Nov 3- Cosmetics giant L'Oreal posted stronger-than-expected sales growth in the third quarter, as a "substantial acceleration" in North America helped make up for weakness in its home market of France. The maker of Yves Saint Laurent make-up and Armani perfume said on Thursday sales rose 5.6 percent on a like-for-like basis to 6.15 billion euros in the...

  • Benno Dorer, CEO of Clorox.

    Benno Dorer, Clorox's chairman and CEO, tells "Mad Money" Host Jim Cramer he feels good about the business one quarter into the fiscal year.

  • Nov 2- Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales on Wednesday as fewer shoppers visited department stores in the United States. Estee Lauder, like its peers in the cosmetics industry, has struggled to boost sales in the United States as customers increasingly spend more on big-ticket items such as cars and...

  • Clorox

    The household products maker posted earnings excluding items of $1.36 a share on revenue of $1.443 billion.

  • Woman awarded $70M in baby powder lawsuit

    The lawsuit accused Johnson & Johnson of 'negligent conduct' in both making and marketing its product.

  • P&G CEO's first year

    Procter & Gamble CEO David Taylor speaks to CNBC's Sara Eisen about his first year at the helm and the transformation of the company, as well as the broad U.S. economy and the 2016 election.

  • BRASILIA, Oct 25- The board of Natura Cosméticos S.A., a Brazilian maker of beauty products, has appointed Joao Paulo Brotto Gonçalves Ferreira as chief executive officer, the company said on Tuesday in a securities filing.

  • Oct 17- Beauty products maker Coty Inc said it would buy ghd, a high-end hairstyling appliances brand, from private equity firm Lion Capital LLP for about 420 million pounds. London- based ghd, whose name stands for "good hair day," generated 178 million pounds in revenue in fiscal year 2016.. Lion Capital and ghd are being advised by Rothschild& Co and Proskauer Rose...

  • Oct 17- Beauty products maker Coty Inc said it would buy ghd, a high-end hairstyling appliances brand, from private equity firm Lion Capital LLP for about 420 million pounds. London- based ghd, whose name stands for "good hair day," generated 178 million pounds in revenue in fiscal year 2016.. The all-cash deal, which is expected to close by the end of 2016, is expected to...

  • Shiseido beat Spain's Puig this summer to win Procter& Gamble's Dolce& Gabbana perfume license, which generates 400 million euros in annual revenue. "We want to be in the top five in the five years to come," said Louis Desazars, Shiseido Group Chief Executive for Europe, Middle East and Africa, who was previously U.S. head of Shiseido's Nars make-up brand.

  • The man who created a new food that merges a hot dog and a hamburger has decided to auction off his intellectual property rights.

  • Diabetes emerging trend in drug development

    Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, explains why he favors Novo Nordisk and Tupperware, saying that emerging markets are key to their success.