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Interparfums invests in ecommerce

By Deanna Utroske

On Wednesday, the fragrance maker announced having signed a strategic agreement with Divabox, the company that owns the Origines-parfums beauty ecommerce platform. It’s an investment deal that brings e-retail to Interparfums.

Evonik invests in biotech startup with focus on peptides

Evonik invests in biotech startup with focus on peptides

By Lucy Whitehouse

Evonik, one of the leading players in specialty chemicals, has announced it has made an investment into Numaferm, a biotech startup specialising in making the production of peptides more efficient.

L Catterton invests nearly $30 million in Il Makiage

L Catterton invests nearly $30 million in Il Makiage

By Deanna Utroske

The prestige, professional color cosmetics brand announced this month that the private equity firm L Catterton has made a large capital investment that will allow the makeup brand to expand quickly in the US.

China's business future

Global business support spurs China’s growth

By Natasha Spencer

As China remains a dominant make up producer, particularly in areas of innovation such as lip care, the next ten years are expected to bring increased overseas investment, governmental backing and worldwide business opportunities.

Milk Makeup makes first private equity deal

Milk Makeup makes first private equity deal

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the cosmetics and personal care company announced a partnership with private equity firm Main Post Partners and is looking forward to global growth.

Global beauty app set to launch in Asia

Global beauty app set to launch in Asia

By Lucy Whitehouse

Vaniday, an international beauty app, has turned its sights to global expansion with its recently announced launch in Asia, where its efforts have begun in Singapore.

Galderma expansion project awarded public funding

Galderma expansion project awarded public funding

By Deanna Utroske

The Nestlé Skin Health division is building on to its existing North American manufacturing plant, boosting production capacity and increasing employment at the site by more than 20%.

Frutarom invests in algae-based biotech start-up

Frutarom invests in algae-based biotech start-up

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Natural ingredient firm Frutarom is expanding its horizons in the promising world of algae-based biotech products with an investment in Israeli start-up company Algalo Industries; in a move that could impact its cosmetics and food interests.

P&G: tough times, lower spending, new era

P&G: tough times, lower spending, new era

By Simon Pitman

Procter & Gamble is on course to emerge as a leaner and probably healthier business in the wake of selling off a $12.5 billion slice of its fragrance and cosmetics business to Coty.

Brand divestment and new CEO signal P&G’s focus shift away from Beauty

Analysis from Euromonitor

Brand divestment and new CEO signal P&G’s focus shift away from Beauty

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

It has been a busy time for Procter & Gamble with the brand divestment to Coty and the announcement of its new CEO and this all acts as evidence that the company is shifting its focus away from Beauty, according to market research firm Euromonitor...

Cosmetics Design's colour cosmetics forum kicks off tomorrow!

Cosmetics Design's colour cosmetics forum kicks off tomorrow!

By Michelle Yeomans

There's still time left to register for Cosmetics Design's multifunctional colour cosmetics forum, where our panel of experts will discuss the latest innovations and challenges of a segment where alphabet creams are just the tip of the iceberg...

Multifunctional colour cosmetics - are you up to date?

Multifunctional colour cosmetics - are you up to date?

By Michelle Yeomans

While the 'alphabet cream craze' undoubtedly epitomizes multi-functionality; BB, CC, and DD creams are just the tip of the iceberg. Therefore, Cosmetics Design has dedicated a forum to keep the industry up to date with the latest challenges...

Unilever prepared to cut Europe jobs

Unilever prepared to cut Europe jobs

By Lucy Whitehouse

With developed markets now a stagnant landscape for consumer goods sales, multinational Unilever has said it is prepared to cut more jobs in Europe if conditions fail to improve.

Alain Khaiat defines a winning strategy for cracking Asia

*Cosmetics Vision Special*

Alain Khaiat defines a winning strategy for cracking Asia

By Michelle Yeomans

Industry veterans like Alain Khaiat, President of Seers Consulting, was amongst engaging presenters at last week's first ever Cosmetics Vision event, where he outlined his strategy for cracking the Asian markets.

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