Sephora’s partnership with e-commerce fashion major Zalando will capitalise on the online momentum built up by the German player over the past 18 months and may inspire other cross-sector collaborations, but is there a risk it could compromise the beauty...
Naturalness is the most important aspect of a beauty product for consumers in Germany and France, but there are mixed views on what the term means and how it translates into cosmetics, finds natural and organic certifier Natrue.
Luxury cosmetic and fragrance markets in the UK, France and Germany have all shown signs of recovery thanks to growth in e-commerce, particularly in prestige perfumes and skin care, finds The NPD Group.
One month from now, the Berlin, Germany, edition of the Indie Beauty Expo will open its doors, welcoming buyers from nearly 80 retailers as well as 100s of press and influencers, brand founders, and other industry professionals.
A study carried out by researchers in Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium has found that pre-treatment of the skin with ascorbic acid could reduce elicitation reaction to hair dye component p-phenylenediamine (PPD) in sensitised individuals.
Amazon reigns supreme in Germany’s personal care e-commerce space not because Germans have an affinity towards it but rather that the country’s retailers and brand sites have left the field open for competitors to swoop in.
Germany has seen unexpected positive retail growth so far this year across the board, with particularly strong sales in the cosmetics sector, according to the country’s Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).
Herborist, a brand positioned at the crossroads of traditional Chinese herbal extracts and the latest modern biotechnical achievement has further invested in the German markets following increasing demand from consumers for more Eastern based formulations.
NYX Cosmetics is once again focusing on expanding its cosmetics range in Europe and is exhibiting in two locations at Cosmoprof Bologna, after recently concentrating its efforts on the Asia Pacific region.
After a construction period of almost two years, the new Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes (CBP) in Leuna was recently officially opened by the Chancellor of Germany, Dr Angela Merkel.
The City of Hamburg has announced this week that it will sell its
stake in leading cosmetics manufacturer, Beiersdorf. However, the
shares will remain within Germany to counteract job losses and
ensure it remains a Hamburg based company.
In answer to reports in the German press that Berlin Cosmetics is
closing down, the company has quashed the rumours by confirming
that its manufacturing facility will be shifted to Cologne, where
the company is currently headquartered.
A number of perfume retailers in Germany, led by InterCos and
Parma-Aurel, have formed an alliance named Beauty Alliance
Deutschland that is expected to generate a total annual turnover of
around €650 million.
Private label and added-value products promoting wellness and
beauty are expected to see future growth in Germany in 2005,
reports Euromonitor. More confident consumer spending is expected
as Germany shows signs of recovery after...
The consortium led by German coffee company Tchibo has signed an
agreement to purchase a 40 per cent holding in Nivea creams maker
Beiersdorf from German insurer Allianz, upping the stakes in a
potential takeover bidding war between...