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Consumer Staples Household and Personal Products

  • April 26- Procter& Gamble Co, maker of Ariel detergent and Gillette razors, reported an 8.3 percent fall in third-quarter profit, hurt partly by a slowdown in consumer spending in the United States and a stronger dollar. P&G's adjusted earnings of 96 cents per share, however, beat Wall Street estimates by 2 cents even as quarterly net sales came in below...

  • PARIS, April 18- A jump in luxury cosmetic sales at L'Oreal offset a weak first quarter for several of the French company's other divisions, with overall like-for-like revenues 4.2 percent higher, slightly above forecasts. L'Oreal, which produces Maybelline make-up and Garnier shampoo, said that demand for its mass-market consumer products was slow to pick up...

  • Just ask Mathilde Thomas, who co-founded the Caudalie luxury skin care and spa company after meeting a doctor in 1993 at her family vineyard in the French city of Bordeaux. The Paris- based company has high-end spas in locations including New York, Istanbul, Versailles and Bordeaux. Thomas, who worked from New York City for years before recently moving to Hong Kong...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry has agreed to license its fragrances and cosmetics business to Coty for $162 million, plus a $63 million payment for inventory, in a deal that will help it develop new products and give it the benefit of the U.S. group's extensive distribution network. Best known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • Burberry said it would transfer its beauty business to Coty in a deal that will bring in around $225 million plus royalty payments and grow the division.

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would transfer its beauty business to U.S. group Coty in a deal that will bring in around $225 million plus ongoing royalty payments and grow the division. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's fragrances include My Burberry and Mr Burberry and it has expanded into cosmetics in recent...

  • *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...

  • *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...