Health and wellness retailer Holland & Barrett has stopped selling single-use beauty sheet masks across all UK stores and online and hinted at a future free of any single-use beauty item – a movement it says other retailers should follow.
Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie has launched its first standalone flagship store in South East Asia, which it believes will help the brand to meet the increasing demand for a more personalised experience for its high-end clientele.
Japanese beauty group Shiseido’s decision to sell off three more brands in bid to focus on high-end skin care as its core category is a ‘no-brainer’, with beauty experts saying it is a smart decision to strengthen the company’s position in uncertain times.
Estée Lauder Companies CEO has remarked on the strength of China’s beauty market, and said he was expecting it to grow by double-digits next year on the back of the acceleration of its online business.
Reed Exhibitions has again postponed its in-cosmetics trade show series due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, citing a lack of confidence amongst the beauty industry to travel and attend large-scale international events.
Hong Kong-listed L’Occitane saw a resurgence in brick-and-mortar retail channels with sales growing 67.6% in the first quarter of its 2022 fiscal year, with online channels dipping by 15%.However, the firm’s online sales still accounted for more than...
International skin care major Beiersdorf is on track to transform its global production network to climate-neutral by 2030 and has reported a strong sales run for the first half (H1) of 2021 that is set to continue.
South Korea-based start-up Picky Inc has recently joined Beiersdorf’s Nivea Accelerator programme, which it hopes will help it to expand its global presence and make a “greater impact” on the skin care industry.
UK e-commerce major The Hut Group has acquired premium British online retailer Cult Beauty in a deal that forms part of an incredible digital surge in beauty and healthcare for the group, says the retail research head at Mintel.
Personal care giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a net sales rise for its fourth quarter (Q4) and full fiscal year of 2021, also unveiling a CEO and COO change designed to continue future growth in years to come.
German personal care multinational Beiersdorf believes China’s domestic beauty scene has global export potential, leading it to expand its NIVEA Accelerator program to help develop innovative beauty tech start-ups.
Personal care major Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has reported a significant surge in net earnings for the second quarter (Q2) of 2021, largely propelled by its medical device and pharma divisions, but consumer health also returned to growth.
With just one day between the announcement and the pitch application deadline (July 15, 2021), the beauty maker has formally signed on to present at the 2-day tech conference and to support the beauty (tech) pitch competition for VC funding.
Sephora’s partnership with e-commerce fashion major Zalando will capitalise on the online momentum built up by the German player over the past 18 months and may inspire other cross-sector collaborations, but is there a risk it could compromise the beauty...
This month, the Brazil-based multinational beauty maker shared an update on its Commitment to Life, a corporate social responsibility initiative focused on “some of the world’s most pressing issues” first announced in June 2020.
The University of Manchester’s biotech spin-out Holiferm is ready to scale-up production of its biosurfactants made from virgin rapeseed oil and glucose – an alternative that holds huge potential in cosmetics and personal care, its MD says.
Colgate, Lifebuoy and Dove are the most chosen beauty and personal care brands in the world, with a hygiene focus driving growth in an otherwise flat market, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s 2021 Brand Footprint.
India-based personalised beauty and lifestyle company Vedix is gearing up to make its overseas debut in the Middle East and the US, believing it is well-positioned to tap into trends in self-care and wellness.
Personal care giant Colgate-Palmolive has seen net sales rise for the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, bolstered by a particularly strong surge in APAC, thus continuing its growth trajectory despite ongoing COVID-19-related volatilities.