PARIS— Penalizing a dirty business involving cleaning products, French regulators fined 13 consumer-products makers about 950 million euros for price fixing on goods like shampoos, detergents and toothpaste. France's competition authority said Thursday that the companies sought to maintain "artificially high" prices in negotiations with supermarkets...» Read More
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.
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.
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