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L’Oréal sale of The Body Shop signed with Natura Cosmeticos

27-Jun-2017 - L’Oréal has announced that the contract for the sale of The Body Shop to Natura has been signed.

Avon Products says this is the last leadership change, for now

22-Jun-2017 - This week the direct sales beauty company announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer. And in making the announcement, Avon Products assured investors, the industry, and the public...

Hourglass will become Unilever’s first color cosmetics brand

21-Jun-2017 - The personal care company announced on Tuesday that a deal has been struck to acquire the makeup brand Hourglass. It’s the latest in a string of Unilever acquisitions to bring...

The Estée Lauder Companies has made an investment in DECIEM Abnormal Beauty

20-Jun-2017 - The Canadian company is home to 16 skin care, cosmetics, personal care, grooming, and supplement brands. And Estée Lauder is looking to tap in to DECIEM's creativity and indie beauty...

L’Occitane announces ‘record highs’ in annual results for FY2017

16-Jun-2017 - L’Occitane has released its FY2017 results, and sees its net profit up 16.2% to EUR 132.4 million, the highest since its listing, while gross margin reached a ‘historical high’ of...

Perfume manufacturer Agilex Fragrance acquired by Firmenich

15-Jun-2017 - Once a part of Firmenich, the New Jersey – based perfume and fragrance maker will continue to focus on serving mid-sized companies and on decreasing speed-to-market.

Is Sheri McCoy on the verge of retiring from Avon?

15-Jun-2017 - Several reputable business news outlets are speculating as much based on an item that ran in the Wall Street Journal yesterday. The direct-sales beauty company certainly has had its share of...

Symrise scoops gold status for sustainability management

15-Jun-2017 - Symrise has made the sustainability of its supply chain a key part of its business strategy and that goal has paid off with a gold status award from EcoVadis for...

A new president for Avon Products

14-Jun-2017 - At the start of 2017 the direct sales beauty company moved its global business offices from the US to the UK. And in the intervening months there have been several...

L’Oréal teams up with partner to bridge digital skills gap

14-Jun-2017 - L’Oréal has teamed up with educational provider General Assembly to create a digital training programme aimed at CMOs and hiring managers.

The strategy behind Natura’s offer to acquire The Body Shop

13-Jun-2017 - The Brazilian personal care and cosmetics manufacturer has been keeping its investors up to date on the reasoning and planning behind the company’s proposal to buy The Body Shop from...

L’Oréal’s potential The Body Shop sale: analyst’s take

13-Jun-2017 - Last week, L’Oréal announced it has received a ‘firm offer’ from Natura Cosméticos for The Body Shop. Here, we get an analyst’s view on the potential sale....

More speculation over potential Kraft Heinz bid for Palmolive-Colgate

13-Jun-2017 - Euromonitor International has released further comment on the potential offer from Kraft Heinz for Colgate-Palmolive, a topic that has been the subject of speculation by industry commentators in recent weeks.

L Catterton invests nearly $30 million in Il Makiage

12-Jun-2017 - The prestige, professional color cosmetics brand announced this month that the private equity firm L Catterton has made a large capital investment that will allow the makeup brand to expand...

L'Oréal receives ‘firm offer’ for The Body Shop from Natura Cosméticos

09-Jun-2017 - The multinational parent company of personal care and cosmetics brand The Body Shop is in exclusive talks with Natura Cosméticos, it has announced.

MGC Pharmaceuticals gains approval for cannabis skin care line

07-Jun-2017 - Amid the completion of its final clinical trials and after receiving the go-ahead in Europe, Australian MGC Pharmaceuticals can actively market its cannabis skin care line.

Coptis unveils new Asia-Pacific subsidiary

06-Jun-2017 - The US and Europe-based cosmetics R&D software provider, Coptis, opens its new Asia-Pacific (APAC) subsidiary to gain access to and penetrate the Eastern marketplace.

Beauty and wellness company PDC Brands is being sold

06-Jun-2017 - The private investment firm Yellow Woods currently owns PDC and its many mass-market hair, cosmetics, fragrance, and body care brands. This month a new firm announced plans to buy PDC,...

Firmenich enjoys place among top 1% for supplier sustainability

06-Jun-2017 - Firmenich has earned a Gold rating from EcoVadis, positioning the company among the top 1% of all suppliers assessed on their sustainability performance, as well as the leader in the...

Sulwhasoo prepares to open first Paris store

02-Jun-2017 - AmorePacific-owned Sulwhasoo enters the Parisian marketplace by getting ready to exclusively launch at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, France, in September 2017.

Croda moves ahead with £27m facility expansion

31-May-2017 - Croda has announced the official start of the major expansion of its UK facility in Hull, with which it is aiming to double its capacity.

Bitop ‘made in Germany’ actives secures US distribution with Mibelle Biochemistry

30-May-2017 - Mibelle Biochemistry and Bitop, two cosmetics active ingredients manufacturers, have signed an exclusive distribution agreement for the US market.

How does Benefit Cosmetics dominate the brow market so successfully?

26-May-2017 - Benefit Cosmetics is something of a brow behemoth: according to NPD market research, it enjoys a 50% UK market share in the £20m category - a category that has grown...

The Estée Lauder Companies announce new leadership for skin care, hair, and color cosmetics brands

24-May-2017 - This week the beauty company announced new executives and a leadership transition plan that will affect four prestige and luxury brands. The changes taking place are meant to ensure accelerated...

Dr. Straetmans GmbH acquired by Evonik

24-May-2017 - Evonik has acquired Hamburg-based cosmetics ingredients manufacturer Dr Straetmans GmbH for reportedly just under 100 million euros ($107 million).

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