E-commerce will continue its insatiable rise over the next five years in beauty, with pureplay online retailers like Alibaba, Amazon and JD.com set to bolster significant growth and brand-retailer collaborations to prove key, says an expert.
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.
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.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from July 2021 shows interest in Avon predicting the end of ‘anti-ageing’, Firmenich’s AI-powered digital tool to develop scents, and Sephora’s acquisition of Feelunique and deal with Zalando.
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.
Sephora’s acquisition of British beauty e-commerce major Feelunique and tie-up with German online fashion retailer Zalando are clearly part of a move to capture younger beauty consumers, notably millennials and Gen Z, says an analyst.
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.
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.
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.
Kao Corporation is working to reinforce the online presence of its high-end beauty brand SENSAI in key markets such as Japan, China and Europe, in order to strengthen its position in the prestige skin care market.
Japanese beauty major Shiseido has announced that it will partially terminate the exclusive global license with Dolce & Gabbana regarding the product development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of its beauty products.
Personal care major Unilever has finalised the separation of its smaller beauty and personal care brands, now set to operate under a standalone business ‘Elida Beauty’ where executives will decide next moves for generating growth.
French cosmetics giant L’Oréal sees a bright future for its brands in the Asia Pacific travel retail market, which it believes will become a major driver of its future growth, spurred on by demand from China.
Personal care major Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has reported a global sales rise for the first quarter of 2021, fuelled by pharmaceuticals and medical devices, but its consumer health division saw overall sales decline despite strength in oral and...
International beauty major L’Oréal has reported a surge in global sales for the first quarter of 2021, though activity in Western Europe remains in decline because of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 crisis, its CEO says.
Croda International-owned Iberchem Group has signed an agreement to acquire French fragrance house Parfex to strengthen sustainable and natural certified offerings and enhance European market presence.
DSM has today (31 March) agreed to acquire the flavour and fragrance (F&F) business of US-based biotech firm Amyris, extending its portfolio with bio-based ingredients for the flavor and fragrance and cosmetics industries.
Prestige beauty major The Estée Lauder Companies will up its investment in mass functional beauty player Deciem, establishing terms for full ownership in three years – a move that will diversify it into the increasingly important masstige market, an expert...
Personal care major Unilever has begun the process of separating out some of its smaller beauty and personal care brands as part of a portfolio reshuffle that will also see potential acquisitions in prestige beauty, according to its CEO.
International beauty major L’Oréal has reported an overall loss in net profit for the full year of 2020, despite a spike in sales for the fourth quarter, most notably in active cosmetics and across China.
Japanese cosmetics major Shiseido Company saw its financial performance continue to dip in the fourth quarter, resulting in a 18.6% decrease in net sales and an 86.9% loss in operating profits for the full year of 2020.
International beauty major Revlon has partnered with MDR Brand Management to create a global brand extension strategy that takes it into new spaces and drives deeper consumer engagement across the EMEA, APAC and Americas.
Japanese cosmetic giant Shiseido Company has announced the decision to sell its low-cost personal care business to CVC Capital Partners in a deal worth 160 billion yen ($1.5bn) in order to focus on its more high-end cosmetic brands.
Personal care giant Colgate-Palmolive has reported a net sales rise for the fourth quarter and full year of 2020 – growth it says can be continued with the right strategies, particularly around premium innovation.
Personal care major Johnson & Johnson has reported a dip in full-year earnings for 2020 despite a sales lift for the last quarter but says it remains confident in the company’s broad-based strengths moving into 2021.
Personal care giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a net sales rise for its second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2021, continuing its upwards trajectory globally despite challenges associated with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, the Tennessee-based specialty surfactants company announced that work has begun on a new manufacturing facility that will make the most of regional localization efforts in and beyond Saudi Arabia.
South East Asian fashion retailer FJ Benjamin Holdings (FJB) has recently expanded into beauty with the addition of cult skin care Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics to tap into the growing demand for skin care amid COVID-19.
UK e-commerce major The Hut Group has aggressively expanded in recent months, propelling it way ahead of competitors in health and beauty, but it must now deepen its customer base to continue leading in such a crowded market, says GlobalData.