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Unilever: do first quarter results suggest it can continue solo?

25-Apr-2017 - With the multinational consumer goods giant recent first quarter results revealing an unexpected boost to sales growth, commentators suggest it’s a sign Unilever can go it alone.

At L’Oréal, it’s full speed ahead on sustainability

20-Apr-2017 - This Saturday is Earth Day, a global celebration that brings attention to environmental protection needs and initiatives. To coincide with the event, L’Oréal has release its 2016 progress report on...

L’Oréal announces strong first quarter sales, thanks to premium brands

19-Apr-2017 - In results that accord with recent industry research, L’Oréal’s start of the year has been bolstered by a strong performance from its luxury brands, while its mass-market products were slower....

Revlon’s latest leadership change advances company-wide reorganization

18-Apr-2017 - Early this year the global beauty and fragrance company announced plans for a complete reorg, following its 2016 acquisition of Elizabeth Arden. Now the company has hired a chief operating...

Firmenich appoints new head of fine fragrance

13-Apr-2017 - Firmenich, one of the global leaders in the fragrance and flavour space, has announced the appointment of Jerry Vittoria as its new head of fine fragrance worldwide.

Cargill launches a more focused and clearly defined beauty division

12-Apr-2017 - Agrifood giant Cargill officially launched its Cargill Beauty division at last week’s in-cosmetics Global event in London, in a bid to stake out its territory in the cosmetics and personal...

NetEase Kaola develops European Partnership Plan to bring European products to China

12-Apr-2017 - Cross-border e-commerce technology provider, NetEase Kaola, commits to buying €3 billion of European products over the next three years to increase Chinese consumers’ access to European items.

Colour cosmetics trend forecast revealed: Spring/Summer 2019

07-Apr-2017 - BASF, a leading chemicals company, has collaborated with leading colour company Pantone to unveil  a ‘Spring / Summer 2019 Color Trend Forecast’.

DSM’s personal care management: two key appointments

07-Apr-2017 - DSM, a leading chemicals company active in the beauty industry, has announced two new management appointments in its personal care division.

L’Oréal named a world’s most ethical company

06-Apr-2017 - This is the eighth time the company has been recognised on this annual ranking, and notes it is one of only two health and beauty...

Colep invests in European liquids and creams business

31-Mar-2017 - Colep, one of the industry’s leading consumer goods packaging and contract manufacturing companies, is ‘significantly expanding’ its liquids and creams capacity.

L’Oréal Luxe appoints new Deputy General Manager for international brands

30-Mar-2017 - International beauty giant L’Oréal has announced a change in the leadership of its Luxe division, with the appointment of a new deputy general manager.

Lonza Consumer Care: new Global Head of Research and Technology

28-Mar-2017 - Lonza, a leading specialty ingredients supplier, has announced the appointment of a new global head of research and technology.

Exclusive interview

What will it take to turn around The Body Shop? Part II

24-Mar-2017 - Once the darling of the cosmetics world, The Body Shop has lost its sparkle in recent years. So what will it take to reinvigorate the business and who is best...

L’Oreal’s travel unit annual results

24-Mar-2017 - Global beauty player L’Oréal’s travel retail business has enjoyed a strong financial year in 2016, according to its annual report, and describes itself as the number one leader in travel...

Symrise releases 2016 results: strong growth

24-Mar-2017 - Symrise enjoyed strong sales and earnings growth during 2016, according to its recent report.

Exclusive interview

What will it take to turn around The Body Shop? Part I

23-Mar-2017 - With speculation mounting over the uncertain future of The Body Shop, we asked two experts from the Kline Group about what went wrong and what type of business should take...

Eurofragrance to expand fine fragrance business in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

23-Mar-2017 - This month the Barcelona-based company announced plans to grow its presence and production capacity in Latin America. As part of its strategy, Eurofragrance has hired a new general manager for...

Guest article

Sustainability: the role of the ingredient supplier

23-Mar-2017 - In this guest article, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month,  Chris Sayner, Vice President of Customer Alliances Corporate Sustainability, Croda International Plc  explains how the ingredients supplier role has evolved with the...

Kraft Heinz hostile Unilever bid sparks UK debate

22-Mar-2017 - Following on from the failed attempt by Kraft Heinz to acquire consumer giant Unilever, a UK politician has argued that there needs to be greater protection from foreign takeover bids.

Avon Products to hire a new UK-based General Counsel

21-Mar-2017 - On Monday, the social-selling beauty company announced that the current chief ethics officer and chief compliance offer will be retiring from Avon as soon as a successor is chosen.

Nordic beauty brand OleHenriksen relaunches

20-Mar-2017 - “With the brand relaunch, it’s now easier than ever to achieve the Ole Glow and become your own skincare expert,” says the brand’s namesake. Henricksen also believes that the update...

Puig buys up Greek cosmetics brand Apivita

16-Mar-2017 - The Greek press have been speculating for months over who would buy up premium cosmetic brand Apivita and it has just confirmed that Puig has snapped it up.

Henkel acquires North American professional hair care player

14-Mar-2017 - Germany-based consumer goods giant Henkel has increased its footprint in the North America professional hair care category with the acquisition of Mexican business Nattura Laboratorie.

Organic Monitor rebrand to Ecovia Intelligence

14-Mar-2017 - The market research firm formerly known as Organic Monitor has announced its rebrand to become Ecovia Intelligence is taking effect.

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