11/14/2011 - 12:33pm

Research by Euromonitor International has suggested that an improving economy, combined with product innovation, has prompted upper-income shoppers to return to department store beauty counters for premium skin care products.

11/14/2011 - 12:32pm

Consumers still are watching their dollars, as evidenced by solid sales of private-label facial cleansers; however, product innovation also is helping to drive growth among the branded products.

11/14/2011 - 12:30pm

While sales of shaving cream — which research has shown to have a relatively high level of penetration among men — have experienced single-
digit growth, sales of razors climbed more than 13%.

11/14/2011 - 12:28pm

The hair coloring segment is experiencing growth, albeit modest growth, as men look to turn back the hands of time.

11/14/2011 - 12:26pm

At least that’s largely the thinking behind the new “Guy Aisle” prototype that Procter & Gamble created within a CVS/pharmacy store in Charlotte, N.C.

11/11/2011 - 1:42pm

Ethnic hair care brand Curls has announced that its hair care collection is now available at Walgreens, Rite Aid and Sally’s Beauty.

11/11/2011 - 11:52am

Third-quarter sales for Henkel rose 1.7% over the prior-year period, the company announced in its earnings release.

11/10/2011 - 2:51pm

L’Oréal USA has announced that it plans to acquire Pacific Bioscience Labs, the innovator of sonic skin care technology.

11/10/2011 - 12:52pm

Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with The Cloudbreak Group to develop, manufacture and distribute fragrance, bath and body, home fragrance and other related beauty products for the Isaac Mizrahi New York brand.