US-based cosmeceuticals company Inamed, the manufacturer of the
recently FDA-approved Hylaform anti-wrinkle treatment, is reported
to have filed a lawsuit against rival Medicis for patent
infringement relating to a product it distributes...
Omega Pharma has agreed the acquisition of a portfolio of 60
European over-the-counter and personal care brands from Pfizer for
€135 million in a transaction to be completed around the end of
Only a fifth of health and beauty products purchased by ethnic
consumers in the US are specifically formulated for that market,
according to a report published by market research company Packaged
As Clarins prepares to open a new beauty institute in Poland next
Thursday, Euromonitor has published a report forecasting growth for
the cosmetics and toiletries industry following the country's
accession to the European Union...
Nivea has reportedly signed a half million pound (€0.75 m) deal
with TalkSport to sponsor the UK commercial radio station's
coverage of the Euro 2004 tournament and promote its new Nivea for
Men Sensitiv product range, writes...
German-based Beiersdorf has launched seasonal hair care products on
the domestic market under the celebrity stylist Marlies Möller
brand that aim to protect the hair from the effects of UV
radiation, salt and chlorine, writes Louise...
As the curtain rises on next week's World Perfumery Congress in
France, no doubt the industry's noses and company executives will
discuss Estée Lauder's Sean John and Beyoncé fragrances and Britney
Shares in Natura Cosmeticos stock, which was listed on Brazil's
Novo Mercado, Wednesday, rose 12 per cent in heavy early afternoon
trade as the country's first IPO in more than two years proved
popular with investors, writes...
Datamonitor has said that the next few months will be crucially
important for the UK toothpaste market as manufacturers launch new
products in a bid to get consumers to 'trade up' to premium
personal care products.