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  • Drugmaker hikes acne cream price to $10k a tube

    Novum Pharma raised the price of two treatments used for common skin conditions such as acne and eczema.

  • PARIS, Sept 2- Louis Vuitton has launched its first perfume range since the founding merger of its parent LVMH in 1987, targeting middle-income shoppers amid a downturn in luxury spending. Until now, shoppers on more modest incomes have only been catered for by Louis Vuitton's key chains and very small leather goods, costing around 200- 300 euros apiece.

  • *Unilever, L'Oreal, Beiersdorf going halal in Indonesia. *Companies say Indonesia could influence other Muslim markets. LONDON/ JAKARTA, Sept 2- Some of the world's biggest consumer groups are making halal face creams and shampoos for Indonesia ahead of a new labeling law, part of a broader push to cater to growing Muslim populations as sales in many Western...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- Procter& Gamble Co's Gillette unit on Tuesday sued the maker of Schick razors, claiming it falsely marketed a line of private label three-blade razors and cartridges as being equal to or better than its popular Mach3. Gillette said tests of men aged 18 to 55 showed that razors from Edgewell Personal Care Co created a "statistically significant...

  • How to spot a billion dollar brand: John Paul DeJoria

    John Paul DeJoria, Paul Mitchell co-founder, talks about the criteria he uses to spot a potential billion dollar enterprise, and offers advice to budding entrepreneurs.

  • John Paul DeJorian's next big billion dollar bets

    John Paul DeJoria, Paul Mitchell co-founder, discusses his venture into producing high-quality tequila, and botanical skin care products.

  • *2nd- qtr profit $0.23/ shr vs est. Aug 17- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly comparable sales, largely due to strong demand for its Aerie line of lingerie and personal care products. "We credit the stock decline this morning as a result of high expectations, and see it as a good buying opportunity,"...

  • Aug 17 (Reuters)- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly comparable sales, largely due to strong demand for its Aerie line of lingerie and personal care products. "I think it was a good report," Nomura analyst Simeon Siegel said. American Eagle's net income rose to $41.6 million, or 23 cents per share, in...

  • Aug 17- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly comparable sales, largely due to strong demand for its Aerie line of lingerie and personal care products. American Eagle's net income rose to $41.6 million, or 23 cents per share, in the quarter from $33.3 million, or 17 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • *Q4 net loss $31 mln vs. net income of $21 mln last year. Coty, on track to close its $13 billion acquisition of P&G's beauty portfolio in October, said acquisition costs more than doubled to $90.2 million in the fourth quarter, from a year earlier. The company's sales were boosted by acquisitions and a rebound in demand for its perfumes including licensed brands such...

  • *Q4 net loss $31 mln vs. net income of $21 mln last year. Coty, on track to close its $13 billion acquisition of P&G's beauty portfolio in October, said acquisition costs more than doubled to $90.2 million in the fourth quarter, from a year earlier. Excluding these costs, however, the company earned 13 cents per share in the quarter ended June 30.

  • *Q4 net loss $31 mln vs. net income of $21 mln last year. Coty, on track to close its $13 billion acquisition of P&G's beauty portfolio in October, said acquisition costs more than doubled to $90.2 million in the fourth quarter, from a year earlier. Excluding these costs, however, the company earned 13 cents per share in the quarter ended June 30.

  • Aug 16- Beauty products maker Coty Inc reported its biggest rise in quarterly sales since going public in 2013, helped by a rebound in demand for its perfumes including licensed brands such as Marc Jacobs and Calvin Klein. Sales in the company's perfume business rose nearly 2 percent to $422.2 million, their first rise in two years, as demand picked up in the...

  • Aug 16- Beauty products maker Coty Inc's quarterly revenue rose 5.5 percent, driven by higher perfume sales. The net loss attributable to Coty was $31 million, or 9 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended June 30, compared with a profit of $21 million, or 5 cents per share, a year earlier, when the company had a tax benefit. Total revenue rose to $1.08 billion from...

  • Penney Co Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday, helped by demand for home goods and footwear and a strong performance by the Sephora beauty products shops in its stores. The department store operator joined Macy's Inc and Kohl's Corp in reporting better-than-expected results, although expectations were low for all three.

  • Penney Co Inc reported a 2.2 percent rise in comparable store sales, helped by demand for home goods and footwear and a strong performance by the Sephora beauty products shops in its stores. The company's net loss narrowed to $56 million, or 18 cents per share, in the second quarter ended July 30, from $117 million, or 38 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 4- Nivea cream maker Beiersdorf faced skepticism on Thursday over how it will meet full-year sales targets after it warned of weakening consumer sentiment and said a wet summer had dented sales of its sunscreens. "People are very, very frustrated that they don't get any information on what management is planning to do to achieve its goals," said...

  • *South Korea is now No.2 cosmetics exporter to China. *Investing in Korean firms convenient way into China. South Korea has become a hot-bed for applying to cosmetics the "fast fashion" principles of shifting designs quickly from catwalk to Main Street to capitalise on new trends.

  • CARACAS, Aug 2- Venezuela's socialist government is renaming a plant it has taken over from U.S.-based multinational Kimberly-Clark Corp after a local indigenous warrior. After two decades in Venezuela, the U.S. personal care products maker halted operations last month, saying it was unable to obtain raw materials or hard currency and was struggling with...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 2- From fast fashion chain H&M to lifestyle brand Maison Kitsune and cosmetics firm Innisfree, mass market retailers are setting up shop in premises previously occupied by luxury brands in Hong Kong's prime shopping districts. Aided by falling rents in top locations, accessory, sport and lifestyle retailers are emerging as a new driving force of...