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“architectural renderings of anticipated construction in Dammam 3rd Industrial City” courtesy of Colonial Chemical

Construction begins on Colonial Chemical M.E. Arabia

By Deanna Utroske

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.

Beauty 4.0 Podcast by CosmeticsDesign-Europe speaks to Outform on beauty retail, AR, e-commerce and more

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Retail expert: COVID-19 has ‘turbo-charged’ the digital beauty experience

By Kacey Culliney

The future of beauty retail will see a unified commerce approach connecting online and offline that relies on data to provide highly tailored shopper journeys, experiences and products, says Simon Hathaway, EMEA MD of retail strategy agency Outform.

Industry's push to be recognised as essential - in a broader sense inclusive of wellbeing and self-confidence - is vital moving into 2021 given upcoming regulatory change (Getty Images)

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PART I: REFLECTING ON WHAT’S TO COME IN 2021

Cosmetics Europe chief: Industry will fight to be recognised as ‘essential’

By Kacey Culliney

The cosmetics and personal care industry must continue its fight to get products recognised as essential to consumer lives in the coming year given ‘essentiality’ governs so many strategies set to be rolled out under the European Green Deal, says the...

Products that empower consumers to transition peacefully from day to night during pandemic living will see an uptick in the coming months - think sleep prep body care and soothing hair routines (Getty Images)

Special edition: Holistic Health & Wellness – Formulating for Wellbeing and Anti-Ageing

'Twilight beauty' rituals to soar amid ‘major concern’ for wellness: WGSN

By Kacey Culliney

Post-pandemic consumers are concerned about health, immunity and wider wellness which will translate into an uptick in beauty products that offer mindful and relaxing rituals to bookend days, says the director of beauty at WGSN.