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.
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.
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.
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.