Too Fragrant to Resist

Over the last few quarters I have shared my positive view on International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), which offers just what its name implies to a diverse group of consumer-product companies. I have also focused on spice, seasoning and marinade powerhouse McCormick (MKC). Looking out into the balance of the year, the holiday season stands to benefit McCormick's business as well as that of IFF, and particularly the fragrance business for the latter. Going one step further in the fragrance food chain reveals a number of companies, including Proctor & Gamble (PG), Estee Lauder (EL), L'Oreal, Revlon (REV) and Avon (AVP).

Another company that has announced an interesting development in its business is Inter-Parfums (IPAR). While some have likely not heard of the company, per se, far more folks are familiar with the fragrances it markets -- Gap, Banana Republic, Anna Sui, Brooks Brothers, bebe, Betsey Johnson, Nine West, Lane Bryant, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paul Smith, Jimmy Choo and Jordache, among others....330 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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