Business & Financial

Avon: 2018 profile for the major beauty player

Avon: 2018 profile for the major beauty player

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the beauty giant now headquartered from Europe, we consider where it stands at the start of 2018, and take a look at its prospects for the year ahead.

Shiseido Americas acquires biomaterial tech company Olivo Laboratories

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Shiseido Americas acquires biomaterial tech company Olivo Laboratories

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the personal care and cosmetics company announced having bought “substantially all of the assets of Olivo Laboratories,” a venture led by CEO Amy Schulman. The deal includes Olivo’s so-called second-skin technology, which Shiseido plans to...

Crown Laboratories acquires self-tanning brand Vita Liberata

Crown Laboratories acquires self-tanning brand Vita Liberata

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week the pharmaceutical and consumer products company announced it has acquired the organic sunless tanning and skin care brand founded by CEO Alyson Hogg. Crown Laboratories sees the global brand as a fitting addition to their existing sun...

BH Cosmetics acquired by MidOcean Partners

BH Cosmetics acquired by MidOcean Partners

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week the private equity firm announced that it had acquired stake in the direct-to-consumer beauty brand. Plans now are to increase BH Cosmetics’ reach in current markets as well as to expand in to new markets.