Elizabeth Arden Inc., the maker of Elizabeth Taylor and Britney Spears brand perfumes, fell the most in more than five years after posting a surprise loss and hiring Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to help explore its options.
Lady Gaga ’s new album “ Born This Way ” today made its debut online in Europe, five days before the official release. The hour of nonstop dance unashamedly bids to outdo anything by Britney Spears , Rihanna and Katy Perry .
Elizabeth Arden Inc., after attracting takeover interest from South Korea’s LG Household & Health Care Ltd., has hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to contact private-equity firms and other potential buyers, a person familiar with the matter said.
Symrise AG , the German fragrance maker that supplies ingredients for Britney Spears perfume, is pursuing acquisitions to help beat market growth and expects sales on 2011 to increase as much as 5 percent.