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Geotech expands its pigments business with acquisition

29-Jun-2016 - The Netherlands-based Geotech International has increased its footprint in the pigments market with the acquisition of Paillettes et Pigments (PEP).

Beautycounter buys the Nude natural skin care line from LVMH

28-Jun-2016 - Not to be left out of the M&A game this summer, Beautycounter posted news of the acquisition on its Instagram page yesterday evening, saying “and the Beautycounter family just got...

Drybar to create more hair styling products, following equity investment

28-Jun-2016 - This week the Roark Capital Group announced that one of the firm’s affiliates has acquired a minority stake in the Drybar brand of blowout salons and hair products, and the...

Cosmax broadens offering with new Nerium International partnership

28-Jun-2016 - Korean beauty giant Cosmax has announced a new partnership that it claims will boost its bio-health and cosmetics offering, and contribute to its global growth strategy.

L’Oréal USA moves headquarters across town

23-Jun-2016 - Today for the first time, the beauty leader had employees working out of the company’s new location on Manhattan’s West Side. It’s a move to a new space meant to...

Cosmetics ingredient supplier Chemyunion opens US headquarters

23-Jun-2016 - The Brazilian company now has facilities in Union, New Jersey; and Cristiane Pacheco has accepted a top job with Chemyunion to ensure improved service for the company’s cosmetic and hair...

L'Oréal's latest Garnier launch taps into India's naturals enthusiasm

22-Jun-2016 - India’s strong consumer enthusiasm for its traditional wellness system, Ayurveda, has seen brands tapping into the naturals trend to profit: L’Oréal’s new Garnier launch is the latest....

Adore Cosmetics announces big plans to expand in Canada

21-Jun-2016 - The Miami Beach, Florida – based company has chosen three new retail sites and intends to open more than 10 more locations in the country soon.

Nu Skin: eyes on China with multi-million investment and new management

21-Jun-2016 - Despite the company’s recent drop in sales in China, Nu Skin looks to be renewing its focus on its mainstay market.

Revlon acquires Elizabeth Arden, adding prestige beauty

20-Jun-2016 - In a multimillion dollar cash deal that’s had everyone talking since it was announced Thursday evening, the mass market beauty and personal care company is adding prestige color cosmetics and...

Betty Palm appointed president of social selling for New Avon LLC

16-Jun-2016 - Yesterday, Palm stepped into her new role leading a restructured sales team. She’s charged with reinventing the representative experience for the modern moment at the direct sales beauty company.

Cosmetics "play a strategic role" in Indonesia

16-Jun-2016 - Indonesia’s Minister of Industry, Saleh Husin, has spoken of the key strategic role played by the beauty industry in the market's future.

Equal Pay Pledge signed by two cosmetics and personal care companies

15-Jun-2016 - Yesterday The White House announced the initiative, “highlighting the critical role that businesses must play in reducing the national gender pay gap” and encouraging private sector companies to commit to...

Louis Vuitton launches first fragrance in 70 years

14-Jun-2016 - The luxury consumer goods player has re-entered the fragrance market after an absence of than 70 years from the category.

Call for Nominations: Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards

13-Jun-2016 - L’Oréal USA has just opened its fifth annual competition for women entrepreneurs working in digital fields. Three companies will win, and the grand prize is a paid pilot opportunity with...

Beauty business features prominently in luxury brands report from Deloitte

13-Jun-2016 - A report published this month by the advisory services company ranks three color cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care companies in the top ten and includes thought-provoking data on the luxury...

Helene F. Rutledge joins New Avon LLC as Chief Innovation Officer

09-Jun-2016 - At the start of this month, the North American direct sales beauty company installed a new board chairman. Yesterday, the New Avon leadership team gained a head of R&D who...

Shiseido Americas acquires Laura Mercier and RéVive

07-Jun-2016 - Shiseido is buying Gurwitch Products (the holding company of those two makeup brands), and the deal is expected to bring the Japan-based cosmetics company closer to its ambitious 2020 sales...

Revlon acquires nail polish brand Cutex

07-Jun-2016 - In a deal announced yesterday, the global cosmetics and beauty care company added the Cutex international business to its portfolio of brands. Coty gave up the nail brand as part...

Lafley leaves P&G

06-Jun-2016 - After 12 years as chairman of the board for the multinational consumer goods company, A.G. Lafley is leaving the post again. His successor will take over next month, and P&G...

J&J acquires Vogue International

06-Jun-2016 - After bidding from several prominent global beauty and hair care companies, Vogue will be sold to Johnson & Johnson for just over $3bn in cash, according to an announcement that...

New Avon LLC appoints chairman of the board

02-Jun-2016 - Yesterday, Jack Stahl took on the role for the privately held North American beauty company and it’s all ahead full from here on out.

P&G's performance returning to healthy levels in 'critical market' India

02-Jun-2016 - Consumer goods multinational P&G has been stabilising its performance in India, enjoying double digit growth across both its Hygiene and Healthcare and its Gillette portfolios in recent months.

Estée Lauder still determined in China

01-Jun-2016 - Estée Lauder is said to be pushing ahead with its strategy to make inroads in China, despite the slumping economic conditions in the country.

CCA plans skin care acquisitions and updates its corporate identity

31-May-2016 - The company’s formal name is unchanged, but a newly redesigned logo spells out “core care America.” And, CCA Industries has undertaken more than a cosmetic update; the company is now...

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