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L’Occitane third quarter results: net sales up 3%

L’Occitane third quarter results: net sales up 3%

By Lucy Whitehouse

The French-founded beauty player, known for its strong naturals profile, has announced that for the nine months leading up to the end of December, net sales were up 3% at constant rates.

UK company develops ‘Fitbit for skin care’

UK company develops ‘Fitbit for skin care’

By Simon Pitman

Cutitronics, a UK university spin-off company, says it is getting closer to launching a ‘Fitbit for your skin’, a technology that could help companies deliver tailor-made skin care products for specific needs.

Avon struggles continue as losses mount

Avon struggles continue as losses mount

By Lucy Whitehouse

In a continuation of its recent poor performances, Avon again announced a quarterly loss with its most recent, second-quarter statement.

Croda acquires Enza Biotech

Croda acquires Enza Biotech

By Lucy Whitehouse

Specialty chemicals company Croda has acquired Enza Biotech, a research enterprise set up as an offshoot project of Lund University in Sweden.

L'Oréal named a top ethical company

L’Oréal named a world’s most ethical company

By Lucy Whitehouse

L’Oréal has been named as a 2017 ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ by the Ethisphere Institute - a global leader in defining and measuring standards of ethical business practices.

Coty completes ghd acquisition

Coty completes ghd acquisition

By Lucy Whitehouse

The much discussed acquisition of British hair appliance company ghd by US beauty giant Coty has now been completed.

L’Oréal sees developed markets hold up in Q1 sales

L’Oréal sees developed markets hold up in Q1 sales

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

L’Oréal saw its Group sales rise 1.8% for the first quarter 2016 to €6.55 billion, thanks to gains made in Western Europe and North America offsetting difficulties encountered in some emrging markets due to the strengthening euro.

So Coty, why London? CFO gives the relocation reasons…

So Coty, why London? CFO gives the relocation reasons…

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Coty is relocating its headquarters to London to ensure it is not in the same location as any divisional management offices empowering the business, and also to attract talent to the base, particularly with a new Growth and Digital department being launched.

Halal to be in focus at Cosmoprof Bologna

Halal to be in focus at Cosmoprof Bologna

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The opportunities in the halal cosmetics market have been highlighted over the last few months with many big players looking at ways to prosper in it and it will be one of the main focuses at next year’s Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, according to show...

L'Oréal attributes European market for slump in sales

L'Oréal attributes European market for slump in sales

By Michelle Yeomans

According to cosmetic giant L'Oréal, the mass market hit an 'air pocket' in western Europe during the third quarter, hitting its' consumer products division, which accounts for almost half of group revenues.

Rieke Dispensing’s Asia reach bolstered with acquisition

Rieke Dispensing’s Asia reach bolstered with acquisition

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Rieke Dispensing’s reach in Asia has expanded once more and its manufacturing capabilities will be given a boost following its parent company TriMas Corporation’s acquisition of Lion Holdings Pvt. Ltd.

Galderma acquires dermatology brand Spirig

Galderma acquires dermatology brand Spirig

By Simon Pitman

Switzerand-based Galderma Pharma, which produces a variety of dermatology-focused products, has acquired the manufacturer of dermo-cosmetic products, Spirig Pharma.

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