Revlon Q2 Profit Dips

In response to whether Almay continues to fits in Revlon’s portfolio, Revlon President and CEO Lorenzo Delpani replied: “I want to make it clear that for us Almay is a core asset, it needs turnaround, and that’s no question about it. But it is a core asset.”

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Revlon’s Julia Goldin: Marketer, Mentor

Revlon is staying the course despite a heavy debt load and limited funds for R&D and marketing: In July it acquired mass nail brand Pure Ice; its second quarter delivered U.S. sales growth of 4.6% and an overall sales uptick of 1.7%, and according to data from Symphony IRI, Revlon ranks as the leading mass brand in lipstick, lip liner and eye liner. Still, a lot of hard work remains. Julia Goldin, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, discussed with Beauty Insider Revlon’s social media opportunities, Almay’s challenges and goals, the changing roles of women and the importance of being a mentor.

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