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September 17, 1988 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Food and Drug Administration officials are threatening to take action against a Chatsworth shampoo and skin-care company unless it stops selling a beauty cream that it claims "helps reduce the visible signs of aging." In an Aug. 31 letter to St. Ives Laboratories, George J. Gerstenberg, district director of the FDA in Los Angeles, demanded that the company stop selling its Retinyl-A cream, accusing St. Ives of "false and misleading" labeling of the product. Gerstenberg added that because St.
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March 14, 1995
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth manufacturer of shampoo and other personal care products, said its earnings fell 28% for the year that ended Dec. 31 despite a 6% jump in sales. For the full year, the company's earnings were $1.75 million, down from $2.4 million in 1993. Revenues last year climbed to $175.7 million from $165.9 million a year earlier. Earnings in the fourth quarter were $173,000, compared to a $556,000 loss reported in the same quarter a year earlier.
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BUSINESS
June 5, 1990
A Santa Barbara couple boosted their stake in St. Ives Laboratories, a Chatsworth maker of shampoos and other personal-care products, to 15.7% from 14.2%. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephen J. Redding and Angelina C. Redding said they bought an additional 107,500 shares, giving them a total of 1.09 million shares.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1994
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth-based maker of skin-care products, said its first-quarter profits for the three months that ended March 31 were $488,000, down 45% from $890,000 for the same period the previous year. Revenue in the first quarter was $42.65 million, up 8% from $39.54 million the year before. The company attributed the results to increased selling expenses and the cost of repairing facilities damaged in the Northridge earthquake.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1994
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth-based maker of skin-care products, said its first-quarter profits for the three months that ended March 31 were $488,000, down 45% from $890,000 for the same period the previous year. Revenue in the first quarter was $42.65 million, up 8% from $39.54 million the year before. The company attributed the results to increased selling expenses and the cost of repairing facilities damaged in the Northridge earthquake.
BUSINESS
March 14, 1995
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth manufacturer of shampoo and other personal care products, said its earnings fell 28% for the year that ended Dec. 31 despite a 6% jump in sales. For the full year, the company's earnings were $1.75 million, down from $2.4 million in 1993. Revenues last year climbed to $175.7 million from $165.9 million a year earlier. Earnings in the fourth quarter were $173,000, compared to a $556,000 loss reported in the same quarter a year earlier.
BUSINESS
August 15, 1989
St. Ives Laboratories, a Chatsworth producer of shampoos and other personal-care products, said its second-quarter profit was $1.53 million, virtually unchanged from a year earlier. The company's sales in the quarter that ended June 30 edged up 3%, to $28.7 million from $27.9 million a year earlier. For the first half of 1989, St. Ives' profit climbed 10%, to $3.12 million from $2.84 million in the comparable year-earlier period. Six-month sales rose 10% to $58.2 million from $52.6 million.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1993
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth maker of shampoos and other personal-care products, said its fourth-quarter profit rose 22% from a year earlier on a 29% sales gain. In the quarter that ended Dec. 31, St. Ives' net income climbed to $559,000 from $460,000, and its sales rose to $41 million from $31.8 million. A strong jump in St. Ives' international sales contributed to the gains. St. Ives' profit for all of last year rose 11%, to $3.88 million from $3.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1991
A Santa Barbara couple have raised their stake in St. Ives Laboratories Inc. to 20.8% of the Chatsworth company's stock from 19.1%. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephen J. Redding and Angelina C. Redding said they bought an additional 115,000 shares of St. Ives stock between June 28 and Sept. 9 at prices ranging from $8.50 to $8.875 per share. The couple now owns 1.44 million shares. St. Ives makes shampoos and other personal-care products.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1993
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth maker of shampoos and other personal-care products, said its fourth-quarter profit rose 22% from a year earlier on a 29% sales gain. In the quarter that ended Dec. 31, St. Ives' net income climbed to $559,000 from $460,000, and its sales rose to $41 million from $31.8 million. A strong jump in St. Ives' international sales contributed to the gains. St. Ives' profit for all of last year rose 11%, to $3.88 million from $3.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1992
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., citing the ripple effect of the Phar-Mor Inc. bankruptcy, said its third-quarter profit fell 13% from a year earlier despite a 24% increase in sales. Chatsworth-based St. Ives sells shampoos, lotions and other personal-care products. In the quarter ended Sept. 30, the company said it took a $320,000 write-off because Phar-Mor, a discount retailer based in Youngstown, Ohio, sought bankruptcy court protection Aug. 17. St.
BUSINESS
February 25, 1992
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth-based hair-care products company, reported an increase in net income for all of 1991, despite a 31% profit decline in its fourth quarter. In the three months that ended Dec. 31, St. Ives earned $460,000, contrasted with a $667,000 profit a year earlier. Its sales increased 11% to $31.8 million from $28.6 million in the fourth quarter of 1990. St. Ives' 1991 profit was $3.51 million, up 12% from $3.14 million in the previous year.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1991
A Santa Barbara couple have raised their stake in St. Ives Laboratories Inc. to 20.8% of the Chatsworth company's stock from 19.1%. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephen J. Redding and Angelina C. Redding said they bought an additional 115,000 shares of St. Ives stock between June 28 and Sept. 9 at prices ranging from $8.50 to $8.875 per share. The couple now owns 1.44 million shares. St. Ives makes shampoos and other personal-care products.
BUSINESS
July 23, 1991
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth-based personal care products company, said its earnings for the second quarter that ended June 30 rose 15% over the same period last year, on a 10% increase in sales. Net income for the quarter was $1.1 million, compared to $961,000 a year ago. Sales rose from $26.7 million to $29.4 million, the company said. For the six months that ended June 30, net income rose 31% to $2.15 million from $1.63 million during the same period last year.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1991
St. Ives Laboratories Inc., a Chatsworth-based hair-care products company, reported net income for the first quarter ended March 31 of $1.04 million, up 55% from $671,265 a year earlier. St. Ives' revenue, helped by increased sales of its Swiss Formula Hair Care products in Europe, rose 10% to $26.6 million from $24.3 million in the first quarter of 1990. The latest quarter's results mark the continued recovery of St.
BUSINESS
March 14, 1989
St. Ives Laboratories said its earnings more than tripled to $421,000 in the fourth quarter that ended Dec. 31 from a year earlier, although the profit was boosted by income from investments and a lower tax rate. Sales climbed 8% in the quarter to $22.9 million. The Chatsworth maker of hair care products said it earned $4.5 million in 1988, up 10% from 1987. Sales increased 18% in the year to $103.9 million.
BUSINESS
February 26, 1991
St. Ives Laboratories, a Chatsworth hair-care products company, reported that its earnings jumped tenfold to $667,000 in the fourth quarter that ended Dec. 31 from $65,000 a year before. Revenues increased 32% to $28.6 million from $21.6 million. For all of 1990, St. Ives said its net income fell 17% to $3.1 million from $3.8 million in 1989. Revenues rose 2% to $107.1 million from $105.1 million.
BUSINESS
June 5, 1990
A Santa Barbara couple boosted their stake in St. Ives Laboratories, a Chatsworth maker of shampoos and other personal-care products, to 15.7% from 14.2%. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephen J. Redding and Angelina C. Redding said they bought an additional 107,500 shares, giving them a total of 1.09 million shares.
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