Unilever, a global group supplying food, household products and cosmetics reported a 19-percent profit jump in the third quarter on Thursday, saying that sales growth was coming mainly from emerging markets.
Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Companies Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings due to strong sales abroad and heavy spending on advertising and its shares soared 15 percent to an all-time high.
More than 95 percent of consumer products claiming to be green are committing at least one of the "sins" of greenwashing, according to a new study released today by environmental marketing company TerraChoice.
French group L'Oreal, the world's largest cosmetics maker, announced Thursday stronger-than-expected growth in third quarter sales of 14.6 percent thanks in large part to emerging countries. Sales totaled 4.85 billion euros.
Following its debut in August 2010, the new Baby & Child division will expand by 20% for the winter 2011 New York International Gift Fair. With more than 30 new companies double-digit growth is expected.