L'Oreal SA (OREP.PA)
* L'Oreal shares outperform, Nestle also up (Adds analyst comment, detail and background)
PARIS, Sept 22 Shares in cosmetics group L'Oreal rose on Friday after the death of 94-year old billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, who had the largest stake in the company and whose passing may alter the ties between L'Oreal and Nestle.
PARIS French businesswoman and billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family founded L'Oreal and still owns the largest stake in the cosmetics giant, has died aged 94, her daughter said on Thursday.
PARIS, Sept 21 French businesswoman and billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family founded L'Oreal and still owns the largest stake in the cosmetics giant, has died aged 94, her daughter said on Thursday.
PARIS, Sept 21 Regularly named France's richest person and for years the wealthiest woman in the world thanks to her L'Oreal inheritance, Liliane Bettencourt lived her life surrounded by the scent of money, politics and more than a touch of scandal.
PARIS, Sept 21 French businesswoman and heiress of cosmetics giant L'Oreal Liliane Bettencourt, 94, has died, her daughter said on Thursday.
ZURICH Nestle plans to cut up to 450 jobs at a Galderma research and development center in southern France, the Swiss company said on Thursday, as it seeks to make the underperforming skin health business more efficient.
* L'Oréal and Natura have finalised sale of Body Shop to Natura Cosmeticos
* Shares down 4.7 pct, hit lowest since February (Recasts, adds CEO comments, background)
* L'Oreal strikes upbeat note over outlook (Adds detail, background)