June 18, 2014

HCP & Co. has signed an agreement to sell its investment in NYX Cosmetics to L'Oréal, as part of the sale of the company.

June 11, 2014

Helen of Troy on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Healthy Directions, a supplier of premium doctor-branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, as well as other health products sold directly to consumers.

March 31, 2014

Helen of Troy — whose portfolio of personal care products includes Vidal Sassoon, Sure, Pert and Brut — has announced that its board has appointed CEO Julien Mininberg to serve on the board until the next annual meeting of shareholders.

February 27, 2014

Deutsche Bank on Thursday speculated that either Cerberus or Kroger could acquire Safeway.

January 16, 2014

Helen of Troy, whose personal care portfolio includes Pert, Brut and Bed Head, has appointed Julien Mininberg, as CEO, effective March 1, the beginning of the company’s new fiscal year.

January 6, 2014

Athena Cosmetics has resumed selling its signature product, RevitaLash Advanced Eyelash Conditioner, in the United States, the manufacturer has announced.

November 4, 2013

The phenomenon surrounding Unilever’s Axe Apollo, the largest campaign in the brand’s 30-year history, is coming to its epic conclusion in December at the Axe Apollo Space Academy.

October 16, 2013

The drug channel winner of the Path to Purchase Institute’s annual Design of the Times merchandising display competition fired on all cylinders in meeting the “Four C’s” judges use to measure each of the displays — ability to command attention, connect with the shopper, convey a clear message and close the sale.

October 11, 2013

Helen of Troy — a marketer of brand name personal care products whose personal care portfolio includes Vidal Sassoon, Bed Head and Pert — posted double-digit gains in second quarter revenues as net income remained essentially flat during the period.

August 29, 2013

Beauty brand NYX Cosmetics has expanded its retail distribution through a partnership with Target.

August 27, 2013

NYX Cosmetics has announced Missy Lynn, face and voice behind YouTube channel Start2FinishMUA, as the winner of the 2013 Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites Awards.

June 27, 2013

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday reported that Cerberus Capital Management has made a bid for Harris Teeter Supermarkets.

April 30, 2013

In conjunction with the Axe Apollo Space Academy, which will send 22 people from around the world to space, the Axe brand is launching a new retail-focused program that will allow seven people to attend Space Camp for a chance to participate in the trip of a lifetime.

November 15, 2012

Pacific World’s at-home gel polish brand SensatioNail is gearing up for the holiday season with the launch of a limited edition 2012 holiday collection, SensatioNail Glitter Gel Polish Duos.

October 22, 2012

Beauty brand NYX Cosmetics has announced new retail partnerships with Ricky's NYC and PacSun.

September 12, 2012

Helen of Troy recently introduced Body Innovations, a new line of home massage products.

March 12, 2012

One of pharmacy's top awards is getting some support from a German drug maker. Boehringer Ingelheim announced that it became a premier supporter of the American Pharmacists Association's Bowl of Hygeia Award.

March 8, 2012

NYX Cosmetics has announced increased store placement to coincide with the launch of its spring 2012 assortment.

January 4, 2012

Helen of Troy has become the new owner of the Pur water purification products business, the company announced Tuesday.

December 7, 2011

Helen of Troy has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all assets of Procter & Gamble's water purification brand.

August 24, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Coty has announced that in September it will launch the new Celine Dion Signature, which marks the latest addition to the Celine Dion portfolio of fragrances. Celine Dion Signature will be available in September at mass merchandisers and drug outlets in the United States and Europe.


August 2, 2011

NYX Professional Makeup has tapped industry veteran Scott Friedman as CEO. Friedman succeeds Toni Ko, who will transition to the role of founder and chief creative director.

May 10, 2011

Helen of Troy Limited, a designer, developer and marketer of brand name household and personal care consumer products, posted a boost in fiscal year revenues in its personal care segment, primarily reflecting its March 2010 acquisition of the Pert Plus and Sure brands.

January 5, 2011

EL PASO, Texas — Helen of Troy Limited last month entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire the business of Kaz for $260 million in cash, subject to certain closing working capital and other adjustments. Kaz manages the Vicks and Braun brand names under license from Procter & Gamble, Honeywell under license from Honeywell and its owned brands, Stinger, SoftHeat and Kaz. Kaz sales for the ensuing 12 months ending Dec. 31, 2011, are expected to exceed $400 million, Helen of Troy stated.