As growth continues to steam ahead at full pace for natural and
organic personal care products in North America the market is
beginning to develop into a multi-tiered industry driven by an
increasingly discerning consumer, a new report...
FDA officials have conceded that the distribution of tainted
toothpaste throughout the US is much more wide-spread, extending to
larger numbers of discount stores than first thought as well as
prisons and hospitals.
Following reports that imports of toothpaste from China to Central
America and Australia contained a potentially lethal chemical, the
US FDA says it has closed its border to all toothpaste imports from
In response to consumer demands for quality non-traditional hair
dye brands in North America, two personal care providers,
Italy-based Hair Styling Application (HSA) and Canada-based LEK
have formed Italhair to fill what they believe...
The upstart of Revlon's comprehensive restructuring program has
resulted in the company moving into the red, as a fall in sales,
restructuring and losses associated with the failed Vital Radiance
line take their toll.
First there was cosmeceuticals, now there is nutricosmetics. The
big difference is that these products are taken orally to improve
health and beauty, and according to the latest market study, it is
a rapidly-growing category that...
This year's Cosmoprof North America event closes its doors having
attracted just over 25,000 visitors - the same level as last year's
event. With beauty professionals from over 34 countries, the show
centered on bringing...
CCL Industries, a global packaging and labelling provider, has
completed the sale of its North American CCL Custom Manufacturing
Division to KCP Income Fund for approximately Cdn $273 million. The
move marks the company's move...
Revlon has reported that it has significantly narrowed its first
quarter losses despite a small fall in its revenue. Overall the
results were below expectations - a better performance being pinned
on a significant reduction of in...
The outbreak of BSE in North America is prompting the cosmetics
industry to introduce a host of measures designed at protecting
consumers there - measures that have already been in place since
1989 in Europe. Simon Pitman reports.
Proctor & Gamble and Vidal Sassoon have announced that a
lawsuit claiming P&G had deliberated sabotaged Vidal Sassoon
hair care products in favour of other brands in the North American
and European markets has been settled...
US-based cosmeceuticals company Inamed, the manufacturer of the
recently FDA-approved Hylaform anti-wrinkle treatment, is reported
to have filed a lawsuit against rival Medicis for patent
infringement relating to a product it distributes...