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  • Battery maker Energizer to split into two Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 7:12 AM ET

    April 30- Energizer Holdings Inc said it plans to separate into two publicly traded companies, one for household products and the other for personal care. The separation is planned as a tax-free spin-off and is expected to be completed in the second half of the 2015 fiscal year, the company said in a statement.

  • LONDON, April 23- The loud welcome given by investors to this week's deal for Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline to trade more than $20 billion of assets could trigger more pacts in the pharmaceuticals sector and beyond.

  • *Says suffers from slower demand in North America, Russia. PARIS, April 14- L'Oreal posted a 2.2 percent drop in first-quarter sales on Monday, held back by slowing demand for mass market products including Garnier shampoo and Maybelline make-up, particularly in North America.

  • March 17- Beauty products retailer and distributor Sally Beauty Holdings Inc said "fewer than 25,000" credit-card records may have been taken in a recent data breach. Sally Beauty said on Monday that an investigation by forensics firm Verizon had discovered the evidence that card payment data may have been removed.

  • Feb 13- Avon Products Inc said on Thursday it could end up paying as much as $132 million to settle a U.S. bribery probe into its efforts to develop new markets, the first time the beauty-products company has given an estimate for a penalty.

  • Feb 13- Avon Products Inc said on Thursday it may cost as much as $132 million to settle a U.S. bribery investigation into the beauty products company's efforts to develop new markets overseas.

  • Feb 5- Beauty products company Estee Lauder Cos Inc forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimate, citing weak demand in European countries and South Korea and slowing growth in China. New York- based Estee Lauder forecast third-quarter sales growth of 10-11 percent, which translates to about $2.52 billion- $2.54 billion.

  • PARIS, Jan 30- LVMH, the world's biggest luxury group, posted an 8 percent rise in like-for-like full-year sales on Thursday as buoyant duty-free and cosmetics revenue helped offset lower demand for cognac in China and Louis Vuitton handbags.

  • The company's shares were down 6 percent at $96.45 on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. "The organic sales decline in personal care was unexpected," BMO Capital Markets analyst Connie Maneaty said.

  • Elizabeth Arden: Lack of deep discounts hurt us Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 5:37 PM ET

    Beauty products maker Elizabeth Arden estimated quarterly results below analysts' expectations, after sales were hurt by its refusal to discount goods

  • *Optimistic for growth in Latin America, Germany, Spain. BERLIN, Jan 16- Spanish fashion label Desigual is accelerating its expansion in Europe and emerging markets, seeking to ride predictions of fast growth in women's apparel while also taking the colourful brand into new areas like perfume and shoes.

  • 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.