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22-Jun-2016 - According to a new study by Cosmetics Europe, the contribution of the cosmetics industry to the socio-economic landscape throughout Europe is wide-reaching and has significant impact.
21-Jun-2016 - As the EU Referendum draws closer, many UK small and medium-sized cosmetics company owners are still unclear as to how leaving or staying in the EU will affect their businesses. ...
17-Jun-2016 - To expand its foothold in Africa, German personal care player Henkel is set to invest €50m in Egypt in the next five years.
14-Jun-2016 - The multinational beauty company announced a CRO role for its Montreal-based L'Oréal Canada subsidiary this month. The new executive will lead retail strategy and customer experience for the company’s branded...
10-Jun-2016 - Workers at an Avon manufacturing facility situated near Istanbul in Turkey have been protesting against alleged discrimination in pay for different types of employees.
10-Jun-2016 - As part of its efforts to reduce the company’s overall carbon footprint, L’Oréal has given its backing to a programme focused on developing the first bio-isobutene plant.
07-Jun-2016 - UK-based contract manufacturer has expanded its business footprint in the branded beauty world with the acquisition of Brand Architekts.
06-Jun-2016 - After 12 years as chairman of the board for the multinational consumer goods company, A.G. Lafley is leaving the post again. His successor will take over next month, and P&G...
02-Jun-2016 - Consumer goods multinational P&G has been stabilising its performance in India, enjoying double digit growth across both its Hygiene and Healthcare and its Gillette portfolios in recent months.
31-May-2016 - As Coty moves towards making London its official new headquarters, the company has announced its new management team in the UK and Ireland.
27-May-2016 - The rise of the African middle class is key to higher consumer spend for fast moving consumer goods, and L’Oreal’s designs on the continent are all about this.
25-May-2016 - It’s all about organic beauty these days, and UK investment firm Permira is buying into the trend, having acquired a majority stake in John Masters Organics (JMO).
24-May-2016 - Spain-based fragrance player Puig has acquired a minority stake in the new business Buterbaugh Florals (EB Florals).
19-May-2016 - Leading Netherlands-based silicones player BRB has been acquired through a majority stake acquisition by investment firm Bencis Capital Partners.
17-May-2016 - Shiseido, Japan-headquartered beauty giant, has announced that its strategy for innovation going forward will be structured around a ‘hub-and-spoke’ system, as it turns towards fully global R&D.
11-May-2016 - The General Court of the European Union has ruled against The Body Shop’s efforts to annul the ‘Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market’ decision to reject its application to register trademark ‘Spa...
05-May-2016 - The company made its first quarterly financial report today since having sold the North American business to Cerberus Capital Management.
04-May-2016 - Record results for Lonza underline gains in personal careSwitzerland-based fine chemicals player Lonza says that it enjoyed a record first quarter, thanks to gains in...
28-Apr-2016 - The deal, announced just this week, will give J&J a stronger position in the skin care category, particularly the anti-aging segment.
28-Apr-2016 - France-based ingredients provider Olvea has upped its shea butter manufacturing capabilities in Burkina Faso with the opening of new processing facility.
26-Apr-2016 - Global beauty retailer Shiseido is pushing ahead with its new entity, Shiseido Travel Retail, with an ambitious sales target of 18.5 billion Yen/USD 169.6 million for this financial year.
25-Apr-2016 - Kimberly-Clark had a challenging first quarter, hit by currency headwinds that led to declines in all divisions, including personal care, but emerging markets are still growing.
21-Apr-2016 - Estée Lauder has announced a series of new executive appointments that focus on the company’s continued focus on digital engagement worldwide.
21-Apr-2016 - French ingredients player Seppic has teamed up with Total Fluides to develop a range of bio-sourced emollients and to explore new development opportunities in the cosmetics market.
21-Apr-2016 - Clariant, global specialty chemicals firm, has purchased a 17% stake in naturals active ingredients supplier BioSpectrum.