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Cosmetics and personal care industries have room for more women leaders

24-Nov-2015 - This month, the Women’s Forum of New York held its third biennial event honoring companies striving to achieve gender balance on their corporate boards and just over 10 beauty companies...

The Village Company acquires key brands from High Ridge Brands

24-Nov-2015 - Private label player The Village Company has announced the acquisition of a number of hair care and deodorant brands from the High Ridge Brands company.

Drug giant Pfizer aims to buy Botox-maker Allergan in $160bn deal

23-Nov-2015 - US pharmaceuticals player Pfizer has agreed to buy Botox-maker Allergan for an estimated $160bn in a deal that will create the largest drug-maker in the world.

Estée Lauder puts John Demsey in charge of Clinique and men’s skin care

23-Nov-2015 - Estée Lauder Companies has announced additional responsibilities for executive group president John Demsey, while also promoting Jane Hertzmark Hudis to group president.

CD Buzz: Video analysis of biotech ingredient and sensorial formulation trends

20-Nov-2015 - Sensorial product formulations are progressing and piggybacking on the wellbeing trend, while biotechnology is benefiting suppliers and manufacturers across categories in dynamic new ways.

Nu Skin reaches top-five list of anti-aging companies to invest in

19-Nov-2015 - Nu Skin Enterprises joins a list of sophisticated biotech and drug companies as one of the best anti-aging companies to invest in.

People on the move – the latest industry appointments

18-Nov-2015 - For this latest instalment of people on the move, we bring you the latest industry appointments from color cosmetics specialist United Brands Marketing and natural oils provider Elevance Renewable Sciences.

Is e.l.f. Cosmetics prepping for an IPO?

17-Nov-2015 - Financial news media is reporting that the company has teamed up with underwriters for a stock market launch expected to take place early next year

Spin-off hits Edgewell Personal Care results

16-Nov-2015 - Edgewell Personal care, which was recently spun-off from the Energizer business, has reported weaker financial results as executives continue to establish the framework for a stand-alone business.

Ratings agency warns on Avon Products’ debt levels

16-Nov-2015 - Years of poor performance have taken a big toll on Avon Products' balance sheet, with credit ratings agency Fitch Solutions now warning that the cost of protecting the business from...

Cosmetics Compact

Cosmetics Compact: A mixed bag of results for industry’s top players

13-Nov-2015 - The Cosmetics Compact is your compact source of the latest new headlines from the last few weeks, taking a glance at what has been happening in the cosmetics industry.

New process manufacturing platform from Selerant promises to streamline vendor management

12-Nov-2015 - The product development software company announced today its latest tool, the Selerant Collaboration Portal, and is publicizing an exceptional ROI projection for industry users.

Silgan Plastics to close Illinois tube making facility

12-Nov-2015 - This week the personal care container maker revised an earlier restructuring plan that had indicated operation would continue and only a fraction of workers would be laid off at the...

Symrise achieves new all-time highs for growth as cosmetics ingredients boosts Scent & Care

12-Nov-2015 - Ingredient supplier Symrise outperformed the overall market in the first nine months of 2015 and significantly boosted its earnings, thanks to strong demand in all of its segments and regions. 

So Coty, why London? CFO gives the relocation reasons…

10-Nov-2015 - Coty is relocating its headquarters to London to ensure it is not in the same location as any divisional management offices empowering the business, and also to attract talent to...

Intercos expands with California office and innovation facility

09-Nov-2015 - Italy-based contract manufacturer Intercos has expanded its footprint into the innovative and fast-paced California market with the launch of a lab, office and showroom targeting the West Coast.

Beiersdorf outlook positive as earnings beat estimates thanks to new products

06-Nov-2015 - Beiersdorf posted earnings that beat estimates thanks to new products and higher prices, leading to the Hamburg-headquartered firm raising its profit guidance for 2015.

Coty reveals mixed bag for its first quarter results

05-Nov-2015 - It’s been a busy week for Coty, with announcements for another big acquisition, reorganization plans and now first quarter results that show profits are up while revenues are down.

ChromaDex, P&G announce deal for nicotinamide riboside

05-Nov-2015 - ChromaDex Corp. has entered into a joint development agreement with Procter & Gamble for development of forms of nicotinamide riboside (NR) for select applications.

L'Oréal USA patent quota suit dismissed by a federal judge

04-Nov-2015 - When the head of patents for the beauty company spoke up with concerns about how L'Oréal manages it patent applications, he lost his job and took his former employer to...

Q3 results show Revlon US sales up nearly 5%

04-Nov-2015 - Today the beauty company announce its quarterly results and highlighted top performing product segments in the US and globally.

Avon posts big losses against currency headwinds and shaky global economy

04-Nov-2015 - Avon Products was hit harder than most by a strong dollar, together with a slow performance from its North American operations and economic challenges in developing markets such as Brazil.

Europe currently the ‘standout’ performer for Estée Lauder as weak euro attracts travellers

04-Nov-2015 - Estée Lauder has championed its business in Europe after first quarter results were positive and almost every EMEA market posted double-digit growth, as the weak euro attracted many travellers to...

Ginkgo Bioworks and Robertet to develop new fragrance ingredients

03-Nov-2015 - The Boston, Massachusetts–based organism engineering company announced today that it has entered into a multi-million dollar contract extending its partnership with fragrance maker Robertet.

Coty relocates HQ to London as part of major structural changes

03-Nov-2015 - Coty has announced a complete restructuring of its business operations and executive team, while also making the decision to relocate its executive management office to London.

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