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  • Aug 22- U.S. beauty products maker Coty Inc narrowed its quarterly loss and reported sales that more than doubled, powered by the acquisition of Procter& Gamble brands. Net loss attributable to Coty Inc was $304.8 million, or 41 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended June 30 compared with a loss of $422.2 million, or 66 cents per share, a year earlier.

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    Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit.

  • *Suez Canal Economic Zone projects eligible for incentives. CAIRO, Aug 17- Egypt is hoping that long-awaited regulations approved on Thursday to its new investment code will draw in fresh and needed cash from abroad as the country pushes ahead with reforms. Investment Minister Sahar Nasr told Reuters in an interview that the law could now be active within days.

  • LUXEMBOURG, July 26- A decade-long battle by luxury brands to defend their image neared an end on Wednesday when an adviser to Europe's top court said Coty can block a German retailer from selling its beauty products via online marketplaces. "A supplier of luxury goods may prohibit its authorized retailers from selling its products on third-party platforms...

  • LUXEMBOURG, July 26- A decade-long battle by luxury brands to defend their image neared an end on Wednesday when an adviser to Europe's top court said Coty can block a German retailer from selling its beauty products via online marketplaces. "A supplier of luxury goods may prohibit its authorised retailers from selling its products on third-party platforms...

  • 9 PERCENT THINK HOUSE PLAN WILL MAKE PERSONAL HEALTHCARE CHEAPER REUTERS/IPSOS POLL.

  • *Q3 adjusted EPS of $0.15 tops estimates of $0.13. May 10- Beauty products maker Coty Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, helped by strong demand for labels such as Calvin Klein as well as for recently acquired brands ghd and Younique. In the past year Coty has bought more than 40 brands from Procter& Gamble Co, the personal care and beauty...

  • May 10- Beauty products maker Coty Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, helped by strong demand for brands such as Calvin Klein as well as for recently acquired brands ghd and Younique. Net loss attributable to Coty increased to $164.2 million in the quarter from $26.8 million a year earlier, due to $213.5 million in restructuring...

  • PYONGYANG/ SEOUL, May 8- From carrot-flavoured toothpaste and charcoal facemasks to motorcycles and solar panels, visitors to North Korea say they are seeing more and more locally made products in the isolated country's shops and supermarkets, replacing mostly Chinese imports. The majority of consumer products in North Korea still come from China.

  • Same-store sales at the front-end of stores, where the company sells beauty products, snacks and over-the-counter drugs, also fell 4.9 percent in the first quarter ended March 31. Net income attributable to CVS fell to $952 million, or 92 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.15 billion, or $1.04 per share, a year earlier. Interest expense fell...

  • *Hygiene ops Q1 adj EBIT 2.90 bln SEK vs consensus 2.85 bln. STOCKHOLM, April 27- SCA will list its hygiene operations in June, the Swedish company said on Thursday, as it pursues a plan to split the business from forest products. Europe's largest private forest owner has grown the hygiene business, which produces tissues and nappies as well as incontinence and...

  • PARIS, April 18- A jump in luxury cosmetic sales at L'Oreal offset a weak first quarter for several of the French company's other divisions, with overall like-for-like revenues 4.2 percent higher, slightly above forecasts. L'Oreal, which produces Maybelline make-up and Garnier shampoo, said that demand for its mass-market consumer products was slow to pick up...

  • Just ask Mathilde Thomas, who co-founded the Caudalie luxury skin care and spa company after meeting a doctor in 1993 at her family vineyard in the French city of Bordeaux. The Paris- based company has high-end spas in locations including New York, Istanbul, Versailles and Bordeaux. Thomas, who worked from New York City for years before recently moving to Hong Kong...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry has agreed to license its fragrances and cosmetics business to Coty for $162 million, plus a $63 million payment for inventory, in a deal that will help it develop new products and give it the benefit of the U.S. group's extensive distribution network. Best known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • Burberry said it would transfer its beauty business to Coty in a deal that will bring in around $225 million plus royalty payments and grow the division.

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would license its fragrances and cosmetics to Coty in a deal totalling $225 million that will help it develop new products and benefit from the U.S. group's distribution. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry, and includes...

  • LONDON, April 3- British luxury brand Burberry said on Monday it would transfer its beauty business to U.S. group Coty in a deal that will bring in around $225 million plus ongoing royalty payments and grow the division. Known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's fragrances include My Burberry and Mr Burberry and it has expanded into cosmetics in recent...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...