Whilst the fragrance category has continued to show dynamism and growth in the past year, the number of new concept launches has stagnated, with growth instead coming from existing lines extensions and flanker brands, says market trends firm Circana.
Research on alternative actives for deodorants and antiperspirants is building, but efficacy testing is limiting advances and most successes in the category remain based on ingredients introduced more than 50 years ago, say researchers.
Fragrance major Firmenich has developed an AI-powered, digital tool to speed up and simplify the scent creation process for independent beauty brands and entrepreneurs, though the platform is also generating interest amongst big beauty players too, a...
Personal care giant Colgate-Palmolive is shifting away from traditional line extensions, taking a design-led innovation approach that considers user experience and trends from start-to-finish, with teams focused on opportunities in active oral care, the...
International beauty major Revlon has partnered with MDR Brand Management to create a global brand extension strategy that takes it into new spaces and drives deeper consumer engagement across the EMEA, APAC and Americas.
One tech start-up thinks so. Artificial intelligence start-up Cherry Pick will launch its first beauty brand next year, created using technology that reads real-time consumer demands and identifies the ideal talent to front it.
Yellow Wood Partners just announced buying the personal care company and has plans to work with the existing senior management team at Freeman Beauty to expand business in current channels as well as into new markets internationally.
In the past there were discussions over the use of natural ingredients and this meaning there may be a compromise on performance, but sitting down with Shona Bear, Bulldog Skincare’s new head of NPD, she says this has all changed now.
When Burberry took its beauty business in-house in April 2013 all eyes were on to see how one of the world’s best known fashion brands would position itself in the beauty market and it has definitely helped according to its new product development team.
Global aerosol packaging provider, Lindal Group has opened a new innovation center in France in a bid to leverage its expertise and further support customers in developing innovative packaging solutions.
Market researcher Mintel has responded to client feedback from the cosmetics industry and launched a dedicated market service, Mintel Beauty & Personal Care (BPC), in order to keep the industry informed of the latest trends and visualize any future...
Seeing off a drop in sales for the first three quarters of 2003, US
flavours company Technology Flavors & Fragrances (TFF) drives
further into new product development in the area of cosmeceuticals,
announcing a new link up with...