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Major global hygiene company focuses on Middle East, India and Africa

25-Aug-2016 - SCA, one of the leading global hygiene and forest products companies, has announced it will integrate its Middle East, India and Africa operations into its global consumer goods business unit.

Estée Lauder year-end and Q4 results show a lift in sales

24-Aug-2016 - Late last week the beauty and fragrance manufacturer announced its most recent financial results, with sales up in all categories, makeup performing best, and a net sales increase across the...

Kathy Cullin is now general manager of Bare Escentuals US

24-Aug-2016 - On Monday, Cullin took on her new role leading the brand’s commercial business and customer experience. The general manager position itself is also new for Bare Escentuals US, and in...

Coty Q4 and year-end results

18-Aug-2016 - The cosmetics, skin care, and fragrance company announced its latest financials this week, showing a decline in revenue for the year, better numbers on a quarterly basis, and optimism about...

Beauty makes an appearance on this year’s Inc. 5000

18-Aug-2016 - The popular magazine for entrepreneurs and business owners ranks the fastest growing private companies, and three beauty industry firms made the grade for 2016.

On-demand beauty: beauty marketplace acquisition confirms UK enthusiasm

18-Aug-2016 - The rise of apps and websites linking consumers with beauty services has been on the rise globally in the past few years: a recent London acquisition suggests the UK market...

‘90s skin care brand Joey New York plays the market

16-Aug-2016 - This month RAR Beauty LLC, the company that owns Joey New York, made a large number of shares available—a move that could set the personal care company in a good...

Elizabeth Arden year-end financial results are in

15-Aug-2016 - This month the prestige beauty company, which will merge with Revlon by the end of 2016, announced its Q4 and year-end numbers, showing a good performance financially and strategically.  

Memebox tallies nearly $70m in funding

11-Aug-2016 - The mobile-first beauty company plans to greatly expand its branded cosmetics and personal care portfolio as well as to grow the business in new markets.  

Where will New Avon LLC go next?

11-Aug-2016 - The privately held direct-sales beauty company will likely remain in the greater New York City area. For its new location, however, New Avon is considering sites and incentives on either...

Second quarter financial results from IFF

10-Aug-2016 - This week the fragrance and flavor maker announced Q2 strategic accomplishments and financials. From a currency neutral perspective, company sales are growing—in North America by 5%.

Is Amazon’s beauty dominance set to start in Germany?

10-Aug-2016 - Germany is proving one country where Amazon appears to be finding its feet with beauty ecommerce, according to a new report by think tank L2.

Avon Products Q2 financial results are in

09-Aug-2016 - Without adjusting to constant dollars, the direct-sales beauty company’s revenue was down in every region: Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; South Latin America; North Latin America; and the Asia...

With new funding, Birchbox could turn a profit next year

09-Aug-2016 - The iconic beauty subscription box company recently raised significant new financing and is looking to turn its cosmetics and personal care business around in the near future.

Coty gets green light for P&G takeover in Russia

05-Aug-2016 - Russian regulatory authorities have given their go ahead for Coty’s acquisition of P&G’s cosmetics business, Galleria Co.

Gloria Mayfield Banks makes history at Mary Kay

04-Aug-2016 - Having recently earned the prestigious rank of Independent Elite Executive National Sales Director, Banks also holds the distinction of being the first African American woman to achieve this title at...

Tengram buys algae ingredient tech and Algenist skin care and makeup brand

04-Aug-2016 - The company announced today that is has signed a deal with TerraVia to take on a majority interest in the skin care brand and the algae ingredient platform behind it,...

Innospec to acquire Huntsman’s European Personal Care business

04-Aug-2016 - Global specialty chemicals company Innospec has acquired the European Personal Care and Home Care business of Huntsman Corp.

Ulta Beauty launching its own credit card

03-Aug-2016 - The cosmetics and personal care retailer has contracted with data-driven marketing firm Alliance Data Systems Corporation to establish an Ultamate Rewards Credit Card and loyalty program for beauty consumers.

New leaders join the NuFACE team

03-Aug-2016 - The device and skin care company is looking forward to substantial growth, new products, and new markets. Accordingly, the company has added a new president and a new senior vice...

Bell International Labs building new headquarters

02-Aug-2016 - The company is forecasting 60% growth this year and has broken ground on a new facility in Eagan, Minnesota, to accommodate increased demand for sun care and tanning products.

L’Oréal results hit by negative impact from currency exchange

29-Jul-2016 - Although the cosmetics giant posted strong like-for-like results, on a reported basis the company’s second quarter performance shows a big impact from a weakened Euro.

Cosmetics and fragrance help lift LVMH sales

28-Jul-2016 - A strong performance from cosmetics and fragrances, as well as retail division Sephora, helped buoy group sales that have been hit by poorer sales in the domestic market, France.

Hard Candy cosmetics brings suit against P&G’s Katy Perry Cover Girl collection

27-Jul-2016 - The legal dispute is essentially about a heart icon used on the product packaging. And, P&G maintains that, “we did not take inspiration from Hard Candy but from a common...

Coty names a new CEO

27-Jul-2016 - The appointment won’t take effect until later this year, once the Coty P&G deal is formally closed. Fittingly, the new executive has experience integrating acquisitions in and beyond the US.  ...

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