TOKYO — Kanebo said it secured additional loans of up to 50 billion yen, or $455 million, from its lenders, led by Sumitomo Mitsui Bank.
The struggling cosmetics and textiles giant, with interest-bearing liabilities of about $5 billion, is...
— Mar 4, 2004
PARIS — Swiss flavors and fragrances supplier Givaudan announced 2003 net profits of 216 million Swiss francs, or $168.9 million at current exchange rates, down 15.6 percent year-on-year.
As reported, the firm had announced in January...
— Mar 3, 2004
PARIS — Robert Wan believes mother-of-pearl beautifies not just jewelry, but skin, too.
The expert — who is a pearl supplier and designer — plans to launch AquaPerla, a 10-unit skin care line in Paris’s L’Eclaireur...
— Mar 2, 2004
NEW YORK — Ralph Lauren is going after the young set again. Three years after the launch of its first teen-focused scent, Ralph, the brand is set to launch Ralph Cool in June. The fragrance has a different positioning, a different juice and is...
— Feb 20, 2004
NEW YORK — Carolina Herrera is out to prove that men can be every bit as stylish as women with Chic for Men, her third men’s scent. The fragrance, which also borrowed inspiration from the simplicity of classic black-and-white photography,...
— Feb 6, 2004
FAUST TO BATH & BODY WORKS: Leslie Faust has been appointed senior vice president of flagship merchandising at Bath & Body Works, a new position at the Limited Brands division. Faust was most recently vice president and divisional...
— Jan 16, 2004
Spa goers are becoming more finicky, and operators are responding by raising the bar on luxury. Here, some new and noteworthy entries.
— Jan 16, 2004