Lion Capital invests in Hatchbeauty

Consumer-focused private-equity firm Lion Capital has invested in US-based Hatchbeauty, a full-service company that develops co-owned beauty...
April 3, 2019

Hermès net profit up 15% in 2018

French luxury accessories company Hermès posted net profit up 15% to €1.405bn in 2018. As previously reported,...
March 20, 2019

Zoom in on: L’Oréal

L’Oréal saw its best growth in 10 years with 2018 sales up 7.1% like-for-like to €26.9bn. BW...
February 18, 2019

Alès Groupe sales fall 10.1% in 2018

France-based Alès Groupe reported sales of €208.3m in 2018, down 10.1% year-on-year (-8.9% at constant exchange rates)....
February 15, 2019

Avon sales fall 10% in fourth quarter

Direct seller Avon Products’ sales fell 10% for the fourth quarter to $1.4bn. Like-for-like revenue in constant dollars...
February 14, 2019

IFF’s Scent sales up 6% in 2018

US-based flavor and fragrance company IFF reported net sales of $1.23bn for the fourth quarter of 2018,...
February 14, 2019