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L’Oréal seals acquisition of Brazilian hair dye specialist Niely

01-Apr-2015 - L’Oréal has increased its footprint in the fast-growing Brazilian hair care market by confirming the acquisition of coloration specialist Niely Cosmeticos.

Revlon reaches settlement over discrimination lawsuit against CEO

24-Mar-2015 - Revlon has settled a lawsuit filed by its former science chief Alan Meyers, which cited discrimination by CEO that included anti-Semetic and anti-American remarks.

L’Oreal, Unilever and P&G campaign for clean water as part of World Water Day

24-Mar-2015 - In cosmetics and personal care, clean water is needed and used every day, whether to cleanse our skin or rinse our hair, as well as in the manufacturing of the...

Coupon giant RetailMeNot vows to fight Mary Kay over lawsuit

23-Mar-2015 - Online coupon provider RetailMeNot says it will fight back concerning the recently filed lawsuit by Mary Kay accusing it of providing fraudulent discount coupons that cannot be redeemed.

Inter Parfums seeks first fashion/ fragrance fusion with Rochas acquisition from P&G

20-Mar-2015 - Inter Parfums French subsidiary has entered into an agreement with Procter & Gamble to acquire the Rochas brand for $108 million, in a move that will look to fuse fragrance...

Shiseido America bulks up New Jersey facility

19-Mar-2015 - R&D, production, warehousing, and distribution for Shiseido’s NARS and Bare Escentuals brands as well as for the company’s eponymous brand in North America all benefit from the expansion. ...

Avon falls off the S&P 500

18-Mar-2015 - Since June of 1967, the direct-sales beauty brand has been listed on the S&P 500. Friday, Avon Products (AVP) will be replaced on the stock market index by the Hanesbrands...

Coty’s biggest investor sells off part of its share in the business

18-Mar-2015 - Cosmetics B.V. Jab, has sold off a part of its investment in fragrance and luxury cosmetics maker Coty, selling more than 1.4 million shares off at a total price in...

Weak euro could boost European companies as US exports feel pressure

18-Mar-2015 - A weaker euro could see European companies’ products sell for cheaper overseas and lift the value of dollar-based sales while stifling US rivals.

Special edition: Beauty from within

Beauty From Within turns ugly for L’Oréal and Nestlé

17-Mar-2015 - It promised so much – the globe’s biggest cosmetic and food players L’Oréal and Nestlé applying serious marketing, research and NPD clout to drive a nascent category into the mainstream...

Mary Kay sues online coupon site for trademark infringement

17-Mar-2015 - That’s just one of the claims the beauty brand is making against RetailMeNot in a federal suit filed on Friday. Mary Kay holds that it has not permitted the deals...

Trademarking flavored makeup could be a goldmine, lawyer hints

17-Mar-2015 - “Companies and people seeking to expand and further distinguish their brand should think outside the box and explore ways to interact with consumers by appealing to all their senses,” says...

Is P&G about to divest part of its beauty portfolio?

17-Mar-2015 - Procter & Gamble is looking into either a sale or an IPO for part of its beauty, hair and personal care portfolio, if a report citing anonymous industry insiders is...

Mary Kay opens in Colombia

16-Mar-2015 - The direct sales beauty brand formally announced the expansion of its Latin American presence last Friday.

Private equity escalates market share of rebranded beauty company

16-Mar-2015 - Previously known as Parfums de Coeur, pdc brands relaunched to the mass market with product portfolios in the fragrance, bath and first-aid segments.

Seaweed demand sees Chilean company target Europe with development agreement

12-Mar-2015 - As the demand for seaweed extracts increases around the world, Chilean company Gelymar enters into a commercial and development agreement with Eviagenics, focusing on developing natural and sustainable products and...

'Sephora effect' - beauty retailer changing the game in the US

12-Mar-2015 - The importance of the in-store experience has not been wasted on Sephora, as can been seen with its 'Innovation Lab', which the retailer says will feature programs that encourage the...

CEW integrates European chapters, hinting at plans to go global

11-Mar-2015 - Cosmetics Executive Women, the US-based professional organization for beauty industry leaders, just strengthened ties with its local members in the UK and France.

Amopé's pedi pop-up pampers New Yorkers on the go

11-Mar-2015 - Premium foot care line Amopé has invested in a pedicure pop up station at Grand Central Terminal to pamper New Yorkers on the go.

Unilever to acquire REN Skincare and take it to the next level

03-Mar-2015 - Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire iconic British skin care brand REN, with plans to extend its footprint in existing and new markets and make it global.

Schwan Cosmetics relocates manufacturing from New Jersey to Tennessee

02-Mar-2015 - Schwan Cosmetics has announced that it is relocating two of its smaller facilities in Piscataway, New Jersey to Tennessee as it tries to consolidate and achieve greater synergies.

Bliss skincare is Kohl’s latest cosmetics partner

26-Feb-2015 - Body treatment products from the spa brand will be available online and in stores next month. And come mid-May, Bliss plans to launch an exclusive beach body treatment kit with...

Independent Cuban cosmetic entrepreneurs given the go ahead in the US

26-Feb-2015 - Cuba’s independent cosmetic makers have made it onto the new list of products that can be sold in the United States.

Hain Celestial expands in personal care with Belvedere acquisition

26-Feb-2015 - Natural products company Hain Celestial has increased its footprint in the beauty and personal care arena with the acquisition of Belevedere International.

Energizer names its spin-off business Edgewell Personal Care

23-Feb-2015 - Ahead of the division of its personal care and battery businesses on July 1st of this year, Energizer Holdings’ executives name the newly separated businesses.

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