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  • Orange County fire investigators were looking for clues to what touched off two explosions about 25 minutes apart Monday morning at Verla International in New Windsor, 55 miles north of New York City. Kate Dabroski, a spokeswoman for St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, said Tuesday that the number of people treated increased substantially later Monday, with more...

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    Procter & Gamble has acquired Native deodorants, the company said Wednesday.

  • LONDON/ BERLIN, Nov 14- Weakness in its global laundry and beauty business pushed Henkel's third-quarter results below forecasts, sending its shares down 3 percent on Tuesday. The maker of Persil detergent, Schwarzkopf beauty products and Loctite adhesives has been grappling with a decline in the overall laundry market in Western Europe and competition in...

  • Nov 10- Department store chain J.C. Penney Co Inc reported same-store sales above its estimates, helped by an overhaul of women's apparel and higher demand for home goods and Sephora beauty products. Net loss widened to $128 million, or 41 cents per share, in the quarter ended Oct. 28, from $67 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • *Q1 EPS 10 cents vs. est of 7 cents. Nov 9- Beauty products maker Coty Inc posted a quarterly profit on Thursday that beat Wall Street estimates, selling more products geared toward millennials and making progress folding in newly-acquired brands in an expanded global portfolio. Coty has been trying to keep pace with rivals Estee Lauder and LVMH's Sephora, and has...

  • Nov 9- Beauty products maker Coty Inc on Thursday posted a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, selling more high-margin products like Younique makeup and ghd hair care merchandise that are popular with millennials. Coty, to keep pace with rivals Estee Lauder and LVMH's Sephora, has added brands that appeal to younger customers.

  • Nov 9- Beauty products maker Coty Inc on Thursday posted a quarterly loss on higher expenses related to the acquisition of P&G's beauty brands and weak demand for its fragrances and color cosmetics. Net loss attributable to the company was $19.7 million, or 3 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Sept. 30. Net sales more than doubled to $2.24 billion, but was in...

  • *Pick-up in Asian sales, especially China. PARIS, Nov 2- L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics company, beat third quarter sales expectations on Thursday thanks to surging demand from Chinese consumers and strong appetite for Lancome and its other luxury brands. France's L'Oreal said demand from Chinese buyers- not just at home but in airport stores or other...

  • PARIS, Nov 2- L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics company, on Thursday posted slightly higher-than-expected sales in the third quarter as luxury brands such as Lancome and a surge in demand in China drove growth. Sales in L'Oreal's luxury division, which also includes Kiehl's and Yves Saint Laurent beauty products, rose by 11.2 percent on a comparable basis,...

  • *Company raises 2018 eps profit forecast to $4.04- $4.12. *Sales in Europe surge 20 percent, Asia 18 percent. The strong forecast followed better-than-expected sales and profit in the first quarter ended Sept. 30, as sales in the Asia Pacific region and Europe soared by 18 and 20 percent respectively.

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 24- Growth in sales of consumer goods ranging from biscuits and candies to toothpaste and shampoo has slowed in China to a five-year low, a survey shows, in a major challenge for global firms seeking to attract buyers in the world's most populous nation. The data gives a gauge of how China's consumers are spending their money- key as Beijing's leaders,...

  • Oct 20- Procter& Gamble Co disappointed Wall Street with sales on Friday, hurt by continuing weakness in its Gillette business, a week after it claimed to have fought off hedge-fund manager Nelson Peltz's move to muscle onto the board. Net sales in the firm's first quarter results rose just 1 percent to $16.65 billion, missing analysts' expectations of $16.69...

  • So it said on Friday it was launching a programme of start-up collaborations in Paris as it ramps up digital investments and seeks out new beauty products like its "smart" hairbrushes. The French group said it was looking to develop more inventions at a site for start-up companies in Paris, where 10 to 12 firms will work on projects with L'Oreal every year.

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  • PARIS, Oct 5- L'Oreal said on Thursday it would appeal a 2.6 million euro fine imposed by Greece's competition authority, which ruled that the French cosmetics company and several of its rivals were fixing prices. The local beauty products business of France's Christian Dior- part of luxury goods group LVMH- was also fined just under 1.8 million euros, while...

  • SEOUL/ LONDON, Sept 25- Unilever has agreed to pay 2.27 billion euros to buy fast-growing cosmetics company Carver Korea in its latest move to build a global beauty business. The purchase from Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital and Carver's founder follows a string of smaller skincare and cosmetics deals as the Anglo-Dutch pivots away from slower-growth food.

  • **China Telecom Ltd could participate in a plan to inject fresh capital into Oi SA, the Brazilian phone carrier under bankruptcy protection, a senior executive at the Brazilian firm said on Friday. **Turkey's Polinas Plastik has agreed to buy 90 percent of packaging firm Propak Ambalaj for 47 million euros, Polinas's parent company said on Friday, a deal that will...

  • PARIS, Sept 21- French businesswoman and billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family founded L'Oreal and still owns the largest stake in the cosmetics giant, has died aged 94, her daughter said on Thursday. "My mother left peacefully," Bettencourt-Meyers said, adding that she had died during Wednesday night at her home in Paris. In 2011 Agon was appointed...

  • PARIS, Sept 21- French businesswoman and billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family founded L'Oreal and still owns the largest stake in the cosmetics giant, has died aged 94, her daughter said on Thursday. Her death opens a new phase for L'Oreal, France's fourth-largest listed company, altering the relationship it has with key shareholder Nestle, the Swiss...

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