The ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted life as we know it, with beauty hit especially hard and forced to reassess how it can remain relevant. But some brands have continued with product development and launches – prepared...
Swiss fragrance major Firmenich has completed its acquisition of French plant ingredient specialist Les Dérives Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT) and opened a third perfumery workshop as it pushes forward with its focus on naturals, renewables and sustainability.
French packaging major Albéa has completed the divestment of its dispensing systems, metal and Brazil businesses to US packaging firm Silgan, now refocusing on tubes, rigid cosmetic packaging and beauty solutions, its CEO says.
Global flavour and fragrance major Givaudan has completed the acquisition of Italian botanical specialist Indena and announced plans to acquire French biotech firm Alderys – all part of a wider drive to strengthen active beauty capabilities.
The European Organization of Cosmetic Ingredients Industries and Services (UNITIS) has called on tradeshow organisers to cancel all 2020 cosmetics events, stating a need to remain sensitive to the reality and constraints currently facing industry.
The European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI) has called on tradeshow and conference organisers to cancel any events this year, stating industry cannot work with so many in a short space of time and that its members do not feel confident it...
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the face of beauty business as we know it, and a dig into the financials shows some majors and categories have weathered the storm better than others.
L’Oréal has announced a multi-million environmental and social protection program that aims to support vulnerable women and ecosystem preservation – priority areas as the world reels from coronavirus (COVID-19), it says.
International skin care major Beiersdorf has reported a sales dip for the first quarter of 2020 amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with European business and the La Prairie brand especially hard-hit.