Britain's Croda reported record third quarter sales and pretax profit as customers replenished stocks that had been left to run down during the recession, and as it benefited from cost-cutting measures.
A fragrance marketing company is suing British supermodel Naomi Campbell for breach of contract, saying she kept millions of dollars in profits that she owed the company for perfumes it helped her develop.
Estee Lauder Cos Inc's recent upbeat forecast could be much more than cosmetic. Estee Lauder is due to report financial results and has already pleased investors by saying its first-quarter profit will be significantly higher than thought
Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie is working with Avon Products Inc to develop a perfume that will debut next year. Fergie will work with in developing the fragrance, packaging, name and campaign, Avon said.
Cosmetics and perfume-dispenser maker AptarGroup Inc posted a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by lower income across its operating segments, and forecast fourth-quarter earnings in line with analysts' view.