Kao Corp.

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Beauty Features

Kao Revamps the Strategy for Its Cosmetics Business

The company will streamline its brand portfolio, with greater cooperation between Kao and Kanebo.

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Products from the Kanebo brand

Financial

Kao Corp. Net Profit Up 14.9% in First Quarter

Sales also increased, but the profit growth was largely due to tax reasons.

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Hair

Riverdale Actress Camila Mendes Does the Talking for John Frieda

The cult favorite John Frieda brand is getting introduced to the next generation of users through partnerships with young and rising stars.

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Hair

Oribe Cofounder Daniel Kaner Talks Life After Acquisition

Daniel Kaner discussed how Oribe fits into Kao, as well as who inspired him to build several hair-care brands in a podcast moderated by Jodi Katz of Base Beauty Creative Agency.

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Face creams from the new Kanebo brand

Human Resources

Kanebo’s President to Step Down; Successor Appointed

Yoshihiro Murakami will take over from Masumi Natsusaka effective Jan. 1.

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Tinashe serves up John Frieda Hair Care`s newest campaign #HairTalks at coffee trucks in Manhattan

Hair

Tinashe Unleashes John Frieda Hair Care’s New Campaign

Intimate concert first of many elements of Hair Talks-Make Your Statement

clock February 10, 2017Faye Brookman

The Studio, an environment for influencers to bring brand stories to life, opens Tuesday.

Beauty Features

A Physical Space for Digital Influencers to Craft Brand Stories

Tractenberg & Co. is opening an interactive showroom for beauty and fashion influencers, designed by Simon Doonan and Jonathan Adler.

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Financial

Kao Nine-Month Profits Grow 18.1%

The Japanese company’s sales slipped 0.9 percent in the period, negatively impacted by currency exchange effects.

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Financial

Kao H1 Income Rises 35.6%

The Japanese beauty company’s profit was boosted by increased sales of its consumer products in Asia and the decreased cost of petrochemical raw materials.

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Products from John Frieda.

Financial

Kao Full-Year Net Profit Jumps 24.2%

The company cited cost reduction measures, a weak yen and increased demand for cosmetics products by international tourists.

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Financial

Kao Raises H1 Profit Guidance

Improved sales in a couple of the company’s businesses and a delay of some expenses spurred the adjustment.

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