Sales of artificial eyelashes packaged with adhesives rose 31% to $157 million, according to IRI data for multi-outlet retailers for the 52-week period ended March 19. Eyelash adhesives kicked in another $30 million and showed growth of 24%.
Colgate-Palmolive CEO Ian Cook would be open to a $100-per-share selling price for the company, according to a New York Post source. Cook reportedly floated the price at a recent investors meeting, which took place as such companies as Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Warren Buffett’s 3G Capital and Procter & Gamble are floated as potential suitors for an acquisition. (New York Post)