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Cargill eyes expansion of its personal care business

27-Sep-2016 - Agrofood giant Cargill is aiming to expand its footprint in the cosmetics and personal care arena, and has announced a new leader to head up the global team.

Unilever tops European and global supply chain rankings

23-Sep-2016 - FMCG giant Unilever has retained the top spot in this year’s European supply chain ranking from Gartner, and has risen to number one globally too.

Unilever acquires Seventh Generation

20-Sep-2016 - The multinational CPG company announced yesterday that it has signed a deal to purchase the plant-based personal care and household cleaners company known as Seventh Generation—thereby shoring up its position...

Dabur takes small step into African cosmetics market

14-Sep-2016 - India-based consumer goods and cosmetics player Dabur has just sealed a deal to buy a small South African cosmetics player, paving the way to huge growth potential across the African...

A look at L’Oreal’s developments in EMEA in 2016

13-Sep-2016 - As the industry stirs from a summer slumber, ready to take on the final few months of the year, we take a look at the movements of one of EMEA’s...

Brexit - the cosmetics industry response

09-Sep-2016 - Dominating headlines since June, Brexit has reverberated through homes, industries and boardrooms alike as the Brits consider how leaving the EU will ultimately affect the UK. Here’s what the cosmetics...

Lush confirms staff relocation to Germany following Brexit

08-Sep-2016 - Lush, popular UK-founded global skin care brand, has announced it will be moving its European staff from Britain to Germany following the referendum result that saw the UK vote to...

Major EMEA acquisitions in 2016 you need to know about

07-Sep-2016 - Have you managed to keep on top of the most high profile cosmetics industry acquisitions this year so far? Here, we’ve compiled the most noteworthy movements for you just in...

Inolex appoints new global head of sales

07-Sep-2016 - Independent, global cosmetics ingredient company Inolex has announced the appointment of Arthur (Art) Knox to take on the role of vice president and global head of personal care sales.

Cargill to focus on personal care ingredients with new appointment

06-Sep-2016 - Cargill, a leading ingredients supplier for the food industry, has made a decisive move into personal care with the appointment of an industry expert to lead its activities and global...

A look at Shiseido’s developments in Asia in 2016

06-Sep-2016 - Shiseido has rapidly expanded across the Americas and Europe this year with focused efforts on travel retail, R&D hubs and partnerships with major beauty players. Here though, we’re taking a...

John Lewis plugs £9 million into its beauty sector

31-Aug-2016 - British department store chain John Lewis has announced a multimillion pound investment into its beauty halls, with beauty now outselling fashion for the major UK retailer.

Kiehl’s launches first standalone store in Wales

31-Aug-2016 - As part of its ongoing five-year UK expansion plan, L’Oréal-owned skin care brand Kiehl’s has launched its first standalone store in Wales.

Major global hygiene company focuses on Middle East, India and Africa

25-Aug-2016 - SCA, one of the leading global hygiene and forest products companies, has announced it will integrate its Middle East, India and Africa operations into its global consumer goods business unit.

On-demand beauty: beauty marketplace acquisition confirms UK enthusiasm

18-Aug-2016 - The rise of apps and websites linking consumers with beauty services has been on the rise globally in the past few years: a recent London acquisition suggests the UK market...

Shiseido cuts full year forecast

18-Aug-2016 - Japanese multinational Shiseido announced steady sales and a big increase in profits for the first half of its financial years, but cuts its forecasts on the back of restructuring and...

Symrise ‘one of the most profitable businesses in the industry’

16-Aug-2016 - On the back of its first half-year results, Symrise has described itself as “among the most profitable companies in the industry”.

Montblanc drives Inter Parfum growth in Europe

16-Aug-2016 - Inter Parfums recently announced its second quarter results , and the global fragrance company says its performance in Europe has been lead by its leading Montblanc brand.

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Unilever in the spotlight: what the multinational is getting right

11-Aug-2016 - Personal care giant Unilever’s various growth strategies are enjoying positive results, according to a new company profile from Euromonitor. We take a look at what it’s getting right.

Is Amazon’s beauty dominance set to start in Germany?

10-Aug-2016 - Germany is proving one country where Amazon appears to be finding its feet with beauty ecommerce, according to a new report by think tank L2.

With new funding, Birchbox could turn a profit next year

09-Aug-2016 - The iconic beauty subscription box company recently raised significant new financing and is looking to turn its cosmetics and personal care business around in the near future.

Beiersdorf reports sales and earnings increase with half-year results

09-Aug-2016 - German personal care company Beiersdorf has registered a 2.8% organic increase in sales in the first six months of this year, according to its half-year results.

Coty gets green light for P&G takeover in Russia

05-Aug-2016 - Russian regulatory authorities have given their go ahead for Coty’s acquisition of P&G’s cosmetics business, Galleria Co.

Innospec to acquire Huntsman’s European Personal Care business

04-Aug-2016 - Global specialty chemicals company Innospec has acquired the European Personal Care and Home Care business of Huntsman Corp.

Eyes on Ghana: new beauty awards launched in the emerging market

04-Aug-2016 - Ghana, described as one of Euromonitor’s ‘Markets of the Future’, looks to be making strides in developing its beauty and personal care market with the launch of new industry awards....

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