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  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 16- South African retailer Woolworths Holdings aims to double its share of the country's beauty products market in three years, its chief executive said, as the group reported a drop in half-year profit. Woolworths, an upmarket retailer which sells mostly clothing and food in South Africa, has only a 3 percent market share in cosmetics but its...

  • This bed stops babies from crying

    The babocush allows babies to rest in a semi-upright position with their airways open.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 8- Adyen, one of Europe's biggest fintech companies, reported an 80 percent jump in 2016 payment transaction volumes to $90 billion powered by some of the world's biggest online players and expansion in Asia and the Americas. More than 1,400 stores in Europe and the United States now use its point-of-sale systems, with clients including fashion...

  • PARIS, Jan 23- French cosmetics giant L'Oreal said on Monday it had chosen to invest in five tech start-up firms in the beauty products sector along with partner Founders Factory, as L'Oreal steps up its ventures in this area. In 2012, L'Oreal set up an internal start-up unit in Silicon Valley and in May last year it invested in Founders Factory, a digital incubator,...

  • Hollywood's 'brandfather' forms new venture

    Rohan Oza, CAVU Ventures co-founder talks about his branding strategy and why his products are disrupting the food industry.

  • Jan 10- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors wait for the quarterly corporate earnings season, with Wall Street at record levels. *Wall Street has been on a record-breaking surge since the Nov. 8 election of Trump, who has pledged tax cuts, lighter regulation and fiscal stimulus. JPMorgan, Bank of America and Wells Fargo reporting...

  • e.l.f Beauty,,, low cost cosmetics for people who love makeup: CEO

    CNBC's Sara Eisen talks to e.l.f. Beauty CEO Tarang Amin about growing the company's beauty brand and how tax reform will likely impact his business.

  • This is the biggest time of year for us for gifting: Beauchamp

    Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox Co-Founder, weighs in on mobile sales and beauty trends.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 18- U.S. packaging group Westrock has put a unit making soap dispensers and perfume sprayers up for sale in a potential $1 billion deal, as it seeks to streamline its portfolio after a recent merger, three people close to the matter said. The Westrock unit- dubbed a home, health and beauty business- posted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation...

  • The company's stock fell as much as 15.6 percent to $18.48 on Wednesday, a day after the U.S election, its lowest level since January last year. "People are not necessarily fully focused on the business... they are in transition... helping out on the integration of the business so those have caused distractions and caused us to lose momentum in the business," Coty...

  • Recent change in management teams at the company's headquarters, regions and countries, have contributed to a decline in Coty's stand-alone revenue and profit in the first quarter, Chairman Bart Becht said. In the year-earlier quarter, the company reported a net income of $125.7 million, or 34 cents per share. Net revenue fell to $1.08 billion from $1.11 billion.

  • Nov 9- Beauty products maker Coty Inc's quarterly revenue fell 3 percent, due to a slump in demand across its businesses, including fragrances and color cosmetics. In the year-earlier quarter, the company reported a net income of $125.7 million, or 34 cents per share. Net revenue fell to $1.08 billion from $1.11 billion.

  • Victoria's Secret may face a branding problem

    As more women go for a more 'natural' and attainable look, the brand risks losing its dominance in intimate apparel.

  • PARIS, Nov 3- Cosmetics giant L'Oreal said on Thursday the make-up market was booming as it posted stronger-than-expected sales growth in the third quarter, driven by a "substantial acceleration" in North America and market share gains. Chief Executive Jean-Paul Agon said many of the group's make-up brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Urban Decay and Armani, were...

  • PARIS, Nov 3- Cosmetics giant L'Oreal posted stronger-than-expected sales growth in the third quarter, as a "substantial acceleration" in North America helped make up for weakness in its home market of France. The maker of Yves Saint Laurent make-up and Armani perfume said on Thursday sales rose 5.6 percent on a like-for-like basis to 6.15 billion euros in the...

  • Nov 2- Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales on Wednesday as fewer shoppers visited department stores in the United States. Estee Lauder, like its peers in the cosmetics industry, has struggled to boost sales in the United States as customers increasingly spend more on big-ticket items such as cars and...

  • Samsung's still not out of the heat

    Things seem to be getting worse for Samsung.

  • 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.

  • 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.