Dow Corning sets up in Poland to expand Central and Eastern European presence
In order to work more closely with local businesses, Dow Corning, a developer and manufacturer of silicon-based materials, has opened a new commercial office in Warsaw, Poland.
AkzoNobel forms pan-European personal care ingredients distributor
AkzoNobel has formed Europe’s newest personal care ingredients distribution network, following last year’s acquisition of National Starch Personal Care.
HPCI targets formulators in Central and Eastern Europe
The HCPI conference will be opening its doors in Warsaw, Poland on November 24, with a full programme schedule addressing scientific and technical issues.
Perfume retailer struggles in developed markets
Douglas Holding reported a drop in profits in the latest quarter as weak perfume sales in Western Europe contributed to the stagnation of its sales figures.
Alcan buys Russian beauty packaging factory
Alcan Packaging has bought a cosmetic tubes factory in Russia to
meet the demands of the growing industry in the region.
Unilever invests further in Hungary
Unilever has announced its plans to invest a further Ft 2 bn
(€7.7m) into its cosmetics and household chemicals plant in
Northeast Hungary in order to boost production in the area.
Marks & Spencer set to expand in Central and Eastern Europe
British consumer goods retailer and manufacturer Marks &
Spencer has entered into a joint venture with COMS to expand its
presence in key Central and Eastern European markets.
Beiersdorf looks to Central and Eastern Europe to maintain growth
Germany-based Beiersdorf has identified Central and Eastern Europe
as a key driver for the company although market growth in the
region is slowing.
Sarantis plans acquisitions after posting strong results
Greece-based Sarantis has announced plans to acquire new brands in
the near future after reporting strong annual sales and profit
In-Cosmetics Eastern Europe attracts record visitors
The industry show for cosmetics players targeting the region,
reported an increase of 23 percent in visitors numbers compared to
the previous show.
Kimberly-Clark builds 100-acre facility in Russia
Personal care giant Kimberly-Clark has announced plans to build a
100-acre manufacturing facility in Russia in an attempt to
accelerate growth in the emerging markets.
Industry awareness of Ukraine personal care market increases
The prominence of the Ukraine personal care market is steadily
increasing, now only second to Russia in Eastern Europe, the region
will be a prime focus of this years In Cosmetics event.
Ukraine hair care market reports strong growth
The Ukraine hair care market is said to be on the rise, one
more reason for the increasing importance that emerging
markets such as this are playing in
international cosmetic manufacturer's strategies.
L'Oreal stresses significance of Eastern European market
L'Oreal has laid heavy emphasis on the growing significance of
emerging markets in its future plans to continue strong sales
growth and to further consolidate its place as the worlds leading
Renewed 'dynamism' in Europe helps drive L'Oreal
L'Oreal has met its targets for 2006 after reporting a strong
fourth quarter results, driven by renewed vigour in the Western
European markets and a continued strong performance in new markets
such as Russia and China.