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  • FRANKFURT, Aug 7- Nivea skin cream maker Beiersdorf reported lower-than- expected quarterly results and struck a slightly more cautious approach for its full year outlook as growth in once promising emerging markets stuttered.

  • Avon profit falls 40 pct Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

    July 31- Avon Products Inc, a direct seller of beauty products, reported a 40 percent fall in quarterly profit as sales were hurt by increased competition in key markets such as Latin America and the United States.

  • *Keeps full-year adj profit forecast of $7- $7.25/ share. July 30- Energizer Holdings Inc said it intends to spin off by next July its struggling household products business, which includes Energizer and Eveready batteries.

  • PARIS, July 7- Seaweed may not be the first ingredient that springs to mind for perfume. The global high end perfume industry, generating $25 billion in annual sales, is readying itself for EU regulations that will come into force in early 2015..

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- Cosmetics maker L'Oreal USA has agreed to settle U.S. complaints that its advertisements for skin care products Lancome Genifique and L'Oreal Paris Youth Code were deceptive, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- Cosmetics maker L'Oreal USA, a subsidiary of L'Oreal SA, has agreed to settle U.S. complaints that advertisements for its skin care products Lancome Genifique and L'Oreal Paris Youth Code were deceptive, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday.

  • Turning junk into cold, hard cash  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 6:46 AM ET

    CNBC consumer reporter, Kelli Grant, gives viewers tips on how to turn your junk in to cold, hard cash.

  • *LG Household says no longer considering Elizabeth Arden purchase. *Elizabeth Arden announced restructuring efforts this week.

  • June 24- Cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden Inc said it would exit low-return businesses and brands to improve gross margins and profitability, disappointing investors who had hoped for a sale of the company.

  • June 23- Cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company struggles to return to profit. The company is struggling to turn around its fortunes after a host of problems in key markets such as Russia, Latin America and the United States hurt profits.

  • Cosmetics maker Avon Products to cut about 600 jobs Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    June 23- Cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company tries to return to profit. Avon said it would take a pretax charge of $45 million- $50 million, of which $40 million was expected to be recorded in the second quarter.

  • Nu Skin shares shed 16% after China attack Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 3:11 PM ET
    Nu Skin's Chinese website

    Nu Skin shares are getting shellacked after the People's Daily in China ran a report suggesting the company is running an illegal pyramid scheme.

  • Henkel's CEO on European consumers  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 7:14 AM ET

    Kasper Rorsted, Henkel CEO, provides his views on the state of the global economy and Europe's economic recovery.

  • Dollar Shave Club Founder on Men's Wipes  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    Dollar Shave Club founder & CEO Mike Dubin wants to "own the bathroom." Dubin discusses his company's new "One Wipe Charlie" product.

  • Butt Wipes May Clean Up the Male Grooming Market Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Howard Stern was right: Wet wipes may be the next big thing in male grooming. Dollar Shave Club introduces a toilet paper alternative.

  • Herbalife Earnings Beat; Second Quarter Looks Lean Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 5:42 PM ET
    Herbalife

    Herbalife earnings beat expectations for a 17th straight quarter but its second-quarter outlook fell short.

  • Shiseido President to Resign, Shares Jump Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 2:33 AM ET

    The president of Shiseido will resign and be replaced by the company's chairman after a two-year stint that saw profits suffer, the Japanese cosmetics maker said on Monday.

  • British Beauty Business Defies Recession  Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Caroline Neville, president of Cosmetic Executive Women, says the British 'kit and caboodle' industry employs 1 million people, and urges British cosmetic brands to capitalize on exports to emerging markets.

  • Does Ping An's Move Signal More Curbs Coming? Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 2:29 AM ET

    A move by China's Ping An Bank to ban its regional branches from approving mortgages may signal that Beijing is set to tighten controls on the property market to calm prices.

  • Kimberly-Clark Beats Street by a Nose  Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    Thomas Falk, Kimberly-Clark chairman & CEO, breaks down the household products makers fourth quarter earnings, and discusses growth opportunities in China, and commodity headwinds.