05-Mar-2014 - Beauty brand Dove is in hot water with New Jersey residents over its ‘armpit of America’ billboard, and has announced it no longer plans to run the offending ad.
04-Mar-2014 - Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive and Procter & Gamble are amongst the biggest personal care players that have been significantly affected by continued currency volatility in Venezuela.
03-Mar-2014 - Evonik, one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, has announced its intention to invest a further $15 million into its US operations in Virigina.
03-Mar-2014 - Naturals ingredients players Sabinsa and its sister company Sami Labs have secured a number of country-specific patents for its portfolio of products, a number of which have skin care applications.
27-Feb-2014 - In a mutually beneficial agreement, Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido has announced the sale of two of its luxury beauty brands, Carita and Decléor, to French beauty brand L’Oréal....
26-Feb-2014 - Revlon’s management reshuffle continues as Chris Elshaw has left his post as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer to pursue other interests.
26-Feb-2014 - Food giant Nestlé has something of a sweet tooth for skin care it appears, having acquired full ownership of the Galderma brand from L’Oréal and announces its skin health focus....
25-Feb-2014 - New York law firm Pomerantz has filed a class action against Coty, alleging that the beauty giant misled investors when it went public last year.
25-Feb-2014 - Avon has announced a shake-up of its Thailand approach, suggesting the beauty giant is seeking new avenues for boosting sales in Asia after its recent exit from South Korea and Vietnam....
24-Feb-2014 - Beauty giants Avon and Coty have announced their intention to collaborate in Brazil, hoping to mutually strengthen their positions in the significant emerging market.
24-Feb-2014 - The cosmetics world is mourning the loss of one if its most passionate and innovative figures, after the passing of Horst Rechelbacher from pancreatic cancer.
24-Feb-2014 - Beauty firm Coty struggled in its second quarter as net revenues were down, as the U.S. in particular slowed down; but there is still hope for the company, particularly in...
20-Feb-2014 - German manufacturer Schwan Cosmetics has been given the go ahead to open its US. headquarters and a production facility in Murfreesboro.
19-Feb-2014 - Avon says it has set aside $89 million for financial penalties, but adds it might have to stash a further $43 million based on the current status of its settlement talks.
17-Feb-2014 - Avon released fourth quarter results showing that sales continue to slide at an alarming rate, just as it also announces a big hit from its bribery investigation.
13-Feb-2014 - US-based skin care company Restorsea has filed a lawsuit again Norway-based Aqua Bio Technology (ABT) claiming it breached a businsess contract, allegations ABT says it will fight against.
13-Feb-2014 - Following New York's Attorney General proposing a ban on plastic microbeads this week, L’Oréal has stepped forward, announcing it will wipe the material from its scrubs by 2017.
13-Feb-2014 - Avon Products is in advanced talks with federal authorities in a bid to settle a long-running bribery probe and boost its global performance.
13-Feb-2014 - A major player in China’s online cosmetics retail giant, Jumei.com, plans to make an initial public offering (IPO) of $600 million in the US, according to international news agency Reuters....
12-Feb-2014 - Avon Products is looking to expand its presence in Latin America, having entered into a distribution agreement with Greek skin care brand Korres.
12-Feb-2014 - The assets of DermaSilk manufacturer Biotech International Corporation have been put up for sale by asset valuations company Tiger Group.
12-Feb-2014 - Beauty giant Estée Lauder has announced its appointment of Guillaume Jesel to a newly created role of senior vice president and general manager of its global corporate innovation, confirming the...
12-Feb-2014 - L’Oréal has revealed full year results showing that the business achieved record profits, as well as very strong sales growth, despite mixed economic conditions worldwide and negative currency translations....
11-Feb-2014 - Canada-based Valeant Pharmaceutical has acquired U.S. specialist skin care player Precision Dermatology for $475m.
10-Feb-2014 - Specialty chemical distributor Koda Distribution Group (KDG) has announced its acquisition of chemical supplier The DeWolf Companies.