Fragrance sales are basically flat on the year, and experts predict they will continue their holding pattern during the holiday shopping season.» Read More
Darling, do tell, how is the high-end consumer doing? We check in with Cramer's Gatsby Index, a composite of 13 stocks used to gauge high-end trends.
How’s the economy affecting the better set? Cramer said these 13 stocks tell all.
After making some rather harsh comments about this company in the past, Jim Cramer has turned bullish on this cosmetic maker.
U.S. stock index futures climbed Tuesday, a day after major averages logged their worst one-day performance in nearly three months, tracking gains in European shares and ahead of a key services sector report.
Long-term development in China and across Asia promises great opportunity, William Lauder says.
Markets seem to be stuck in a range, but here are three stocks that saw unusual moves Thursday.
NEW YORK- Huge logistical problems from power failures and navigational hazards roil the massive New York Harbor oil hub in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, threatening widespread delays in fuel deliveries off the New York Mercantile Exchange's futures contracts (STORM-SANDY/CME-DELIVERIES, moving shortly, 800 words).
Nov 1- Estée Lauder Cos Inc scaled back the top end of its full-year forecast for sales Thursday amid uncertainty in some key markets, and said it expects poor demand in Europe to persist. While sales growth was strong in the United States and China, Europe was a drag in the last quarter, with France, Spain, Russia and Switzerland showing declines.
*Profit excluding items 79 cents/ share vs Street view 77 cents. Shares of New York- based Estee Lauder fell 2.6 percent to $60 in premarket trading. Revenue in the fiscal first quarter rose 2.9 percent to $2.55 billion, dragged down by disappointing sales in Europe that included decreases in key markets like Russia and France.
Still, Estee Lauder reported a higher than expected quarterly profit, helped by large gains in U.S. and China that helped make up for weakness in Europe. The company reported net profit of $299.5 million, or 76 cents a share, in the first quarter, ended Sept. 30, compared with $278.6 million, or 70 cents a share, a year earlier.
--France- based beauty and cosmetics packaging manufacturer Albea has announced plans to acquire the cosmetics business of U.K.- based consumer packaging group Rexam PLC for a cash amount of about $462 million. --We are assigning our preliminary' B+' long-term corporate credit rating to Albea Beauty Holdings S.A., Albea's holding company.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
It's late August and Wall Street's got a case of empty-desk syndrome. Two things need to go well to fuel the market, one pro said — the Greek debt auction and retail sales.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
If you don’t know what a “beauty balm” or “blemish balm” is yet, chances are you will soon. Sales of the products, which are also known as BB creams, have grown significantly in the past several months, according to a new report from market researcher NPD Group. And it’s no wonder, as the creams blend together the benefits of several beauty products all in one — a plus for time-pressed women.
Shares of Estee Lauder are up 5% this year, but the stock is underperforming the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index. William Lauder, executive chairman of Estee Lauder, discusses whether the firm could see a boost on Mother's Day.
Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers:
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Discussing the trade on consumer stocks, with Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Bob PIsani discuss the outlook for the markets in the coming weeks, and the Fed's monetary policy. Also, CNBC's David Faber has the details on Avon rejecting Coty's $10B takeover bid.