German beauty care company Henkel has accepted a takeover offer
from US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble for its 6.86 per
cent stake in German haircare company Wella, the company said on
Friday. P&G has been in control...
US market information company The NPD Group has entered into a
licensing agreement with international fragrance company Michael
Edwards to begin classifying prestige fragrances according to
Edwards' copyright-protected fragrance...
Emil Flachsmann, a Swiss supplier of natural compounds and
ingredients for cosmetics, is to come under the wing of flavours
multinational Frutarom, following an agreement between the two
companies announced this week.
Swiss supplier of fragrance ingredients Givaudan has decided to
start a new share buy back programme of up to 800,000 registered
shares - representing 10 per cent of the share capital, announced
the board of directors this week.
Canadians are being warned by the Canadian health advisory body,
Health Canada, not to use cosmetic nail preparations containing the
ingredient methyl methacrylate (MMA) as it is considered unsafe for
German chemicals companies Degussa of Dusseldorf and Celanese of
Kronberg today welcomed the European Commission approval for the
proposed joint venture between the two companies' European
propylene-based oxo businesses.
The Body Shop founder and ardent environmental campaigner Anita
Roddick was awarded the title of Dame as part of the Queen's
Birthday Honours released on 14 June. She was awarded the title for
her life-long work in retailing,...
In response to growing demand, beauty care product company Combe
incorporated is to start distributing a new shade of Just For Men
Haircolor, recently reformulated with vitamins and conditioners,
this spring that is specifically designed...
US company IMX Cosmetics has launched a custom cosmetics line that
allows customers to mix their own personalised recipes for lip
gloss and other cosmetics and retrieve them at in-store computer
Avon Products, a direct seller of beauty and related products, has
announced it is to retain Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to provide
entertainment-based marketing strategies for the launch of its new
beauty business 'mark'.
Givenchy's Marc Jacobs Men took the awards for Men's Fragrance
Introduction of the Year Noveau Niche: Fragrance Sold in Specialty
Stores, Private Label under 500 doors and Men's Packaging of the
Year at the 2003 annual...