Some key players in the French cosmetics industry, including Clarins and L’Oréal, have formed a consortium to explore the pros and cons of implementing a deposit packaging return scheme for beauty products.
L’Oréal has finalised its acquisition of the Clarins Group fragrance division, which includes Mugler and Azzaro – part of a wider push into perfume it says will be important for growth.
L’Oréal has signed an agreement with Clarins Group to acquire its entire fragrance division which includes Mugler and Azzaro. The deal is set to close in the first quarter of 2020.
Fragrance major Mugler has unveiled a line of refillable, perfumed cosmetic brushes for its Angel, Alien and Aura brands that can also be used for skin care and make-up application.
Clarins purchases organic brand Kibio
Clarins has bought the remaining share of the organic brand Kibio in which it has heavily invested since 2006.
Clarins given go ahead for buy back scheme
Independent cosmetic giant Clarins has been given the go ahead by French authorities to proceed with the proposed buy back scheme that should lead to a stock market delisting.
Clarins sales struggle over the first half
Luxury beauty firm Clarins has lowered its expectations for the year after reporting a fall in net sales for the first half of the year.
European sales and currency trends nudge Clarins' figures down
Unfavourable exchange rate trends and declining European sales led
France-based Clarins Group into stagnant waters during the first
LVMH quashes rumours over Clarins bid
Despite Clarins announcing solid quarterly results last week
there is still speculation over who might try and bid for one
of the last remaining major independent companies in the business.
Clarins defends itself against interest group attacks
Citing a lengthy legal battle Clarins has defended itself against a
targeted interest group campaign that describes the luxury brand's
Angel Parfum as inherently dangerous.
Speculation grows as PPR linked to Clarins buy
French luxury products and retail group PPR is the latest company
to be linked to a buy-out of one of the last remaining independent
major cosmetics companies, Clarins.
US sales slump causes Clarins' profits to fall sharply
Luxury cosmetics group Clarins has suffered a sharp decline in
profits over the first half of the year following a sales crisis in
Clarins receives fine for price fixing
Upmarket beauty player Clarins has received a €500,000 fine from
the French Conseil de la Concurrence (Competition Council) after
being found guilty of price-fixing between 1997 and 2007.
Clarins comes under fire over peanut ingredient
Leading skin care and beauty company Clarins has come in for
criticism from a US-based toxicology organisation over allegations
that ingredients used in its products may cause users serious
Clarins ends P&G distribution deal, concentrates on own fragrances
Clarins has announced that its contract to distribute fragrances
for Procter & Gamble in the United States would come to an end
on 31 December 2005, in a move that would allow it to concentrate
on its own fragrance brands, Clarins,...