SOURCE: StockCall


April 06, 2011 09:51 ET

Equity Research on Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Avon Products Inc. - Personal Products Companies Seeing Improvements but Wary of Rising Commodity Prices

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Personal Products industry and has completed analytical research on Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) and Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

There have been mixed results in the personal products industry of late. While the economy in the United States has been looking up recently and consumer confidence appears to be on the rise as spending has been increasing, input costs could prove to be a headwind. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Personal Products industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Personal Products industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Avon Products Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

The improving economy could be good news for companies in the industry such as Avon Products. Companies which saw their number of customers drop off during the recession are working hard to regain their market share of returning customers. However, this can be a costly venture with advertising and promotional costs running high, and in turn can force margins lower. Avon Products Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at

A concern in the industry is rising commodity costs. Some companies are looking to focus on their higher margin or more profitable businesses to help them weather this storm. One company which has been emphasizing its core businesses is Colgate-Palmolive which recently agreed to acquire Unilever's Sanex Brand, boosting its personal care business in Europe. Colgate-Palmolive Co. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

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