Business & Financial

L’Oréal new exec committee appointment

L’Oréal new exec committee appointment

By Lucy Whitehouse

The global beauty giant has announced that Lucia Dumas will be joining its executive committee as executive vice president of communication and public affairs.

in-cosmetics Asia counts down to 10th edition

in-cosmetics Asia counts down to 10th edition

By Natasha Spencer

Asia’s leading personal care ingredients event will celebrate its 10th instalment by welcoming first-time speakers and exhibitors, and unveiling recent product launches.

Dove provokes furore online for ‘racist’ ad

Dove provokes furore online for ‘racist’ ad

By Lucy Whitehouse

Dove has found itself at the centre of a public relations storm over the past few days, following a Facebook advert which showed a black woman turning into a white woman.

The Body Shop’s new CEO announced

The Body Shop’s new CEO announced

By Lucy Whitehouse

The Body Shop, now owned by Brazilian cosmetics company Natura Cosméticos SA following L’Oréal’s sale, has announced David Boynton as its new chief executive officer.

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

By Deanna Utroske

The consumer goods company announced the pending deal this week, giving a clear indication that Unilever is  still shifting its brand portfolio more heavily toward personal care and beauty.