Make-up specialist Warpaint London, which owns the W7 brand, saw a strong 12 months in 2016. Its e-tail ops got off to a good start, brand awareness was high, sales and profits surged and its global business grew fast.
Yves Saint Laurent Beauty is lighting up summer 2017 with electric flashes of color in a makeup collection that channels light and inspires bold color combinations. The "Solar Pop" collection goes on sale from May 2017.
While Revlon's Elizabeth Arden acquisition in late 2016 buoyed quarterly sales, revenues dropped on a pro forma basis, pushing Revlon shares down a whole 23% Friday, the biggest decline since the 2008 financial crisis.