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CAA Industries could soon acquire Porcelana skin whitening brand

27-Mar-2017 - This month the health and beauty products maker announced that the company has entered a license agreement with Ultimark, giving CAA rights to sell the Porcelana brand globally.

Eurofragrance to expand fine fragrance business in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

23-Mar-2017 - This month the Barcelona-based company announced plans to grow its presence and production capacity in Latin America. As part of its strategy, Eurofragrance has hired a new general manager for...

L’Oreal launches "Worth It Rewards" program

22-Mar-2017 - Putting a whole new spin on crowd funding and philanthropy, L’Oréal has reimagined corporate social responsibility as consumer social reasonability with its new cross-category rewards / charity giving program.

Avon Products to hire a new UK-based General Counsel

21-Mar-2017 - On Monday, the social-selling beauty company announced that the current chief ethics officer and chief compliance offer will be retiring from Avon as soon as a successor is chosen.

Henkel acquires North American professional hair care player

14-Mar-2017 - Germany-based consumer goods giant Henkel has increased its footprint in the North America professional hair care category with the acquisition of Mexican business Nattura Laboratorie.

Erbaviva: A beauty brand turnaround case study

13-Mar-2017 - Last August, the organic personal care company Erbaviva celebrated its 20th anniversary and launched new collections in the facial skin care and men’s grooming categories. Before the fanfare came the...

Ten beauty entrepreneurs earn spots in this year’s Sephora Accelerate program

09-Mar-2017 - The announcement of the new cohort came yesterday, which was, as luck would have it, International Women’s Day. It’s the second year running of the company initiative to support women...

At Coty, there will soon be a new president of consumer beauty

09-Mar-2017 - Esi Eggleston Bracey, who has overseen the consumer beauty portfolio at Coty since the company finalized the acquisition of P&G’s specialty beauty business in October of last year, will leave...

BASF opens new innovation campus in India

08-Mar-2017 - Chemical giant, BASF Group, has introduced its new innovation campus in India for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

Elizabeth Arden: A beauty brand turnaround case study

06-Mar-2017 - Last summer Revlon got into the prestige beauty business in a big way by acquiring Elizabeth Arden. Some two years before that deal, Elizabeth Arden invested in an Air Paris...

Nu Skin moves on to the S&P MidCap 400

02-Mar-2017 - Launched in 1984, the direct sales skin care and nutritional supplements company reported revenue last year of $2.21bn a figure strong enough to land Nu Skin on the Dow Jones...

Birchbox and Draper James team up for Women’s History Month

01-Mar-2017 - Thirty years ago the US Congress declared March to be Women’s History Month. It’s a public celebration that industry influencers like the beauty subscription company Birchbox and Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle...

Vietnam: Free trade agreements boost cosmetics sector

01-Mar-2017 - Through free trade agreements, import tariffs on cosmetics will be reduced to 0-5%, paving the way for the Vietnam’s domestic market to develop its presence in APAC.

Concept II Cosmetics takes flight with delegation to South Africa

28-Feb-2017 - The private label bath and body care maker is among a group of business leaders participating in an economic development trade mission between the State of Florida and South Africa.

Laura Geller: A beauty brand turnaround case study

27-Feb-2017 - Before being acquired by prestige beauty company Glanasol (a project of former Revlon CEO Alan T. Ennis and equity firm Warburg Pincus), Laura Geller Beauty teamed up with Air Paris....

Analysis

Where politics and beauty meet

23-Feb-2017 - New leadership took over the United States not two months ago, and already executive orders, emerging policy platforms, and the pandemonium of an experiment in business-tycoon-as-government-official have warranted a new...

Sahi Cosmetics claims thousands in funding at Michigan Business Challenge

22-Feb-2017 - The independent beauty brand founded by Shelly Sahi won the competition’s top honor this year. Her color cosmetics line caters to “women of Hispanic, Indian, Arabic, Asian, and Mediterranean decent...

Digital tech and influencers get credit for Amway financial results

22-Feb-2017 - The direct-sales company’s 2016 results are positive in terms of retail strategy. Where beauty and personal care are concerned it’s a different story, though beauty-from-within shows promise.

IFF financial report shows a lift in fragrance sales for the quarter and the year

21-Feb-2017 - The corporation’s 2016 fragrance business benefited from new captive ingredients, acquisition, innovation in sustainability, and more.

A new headquarters for New Avon

20-Feb-2017 - After nearly one year as a stand-alone company, the North American social selling beauty company has announced the location of its new offices here in New York City. Soon hundreds...

Natural personal care maker Yes To gets $8 million cash infusion

16-Feb-2017 - The California-based company is on track for rapid expansion and will be using the funding to scale the brand quickly and further establish Yes To as a leading clean beauty...

Will cosmetics and personal care ingredient trade between Australia and the US come undone in the age of Trump?

15-Feb-2017 - To find out how business on the ground is fairing since this country’s new President had his ‘worst call by far’ with a foreign leader, Cosmetics Design caught up with...

AmorePacific: Do business results indicate move away from Korea?

15-Feb-2017 - As AmorePacific displays a positive picture of its 2016 business results, we consider whether the conglomerate’s efforts to up its presence in APAC counterparts Thailand and Singapore is an attempt...

After completing merger with the P&G beauty business, Coty reports Q2 financials

14-Feb-2017 - Now among the biggest cosmetics and personal care companies in the world, Coty announced promising results while acknowledging that there are growing pains ahead.

Colors & Effects announces distributor of the year

14-Feb-2017 - The global pigments brand of chemical maker BASF awarded Ross Organic with the first-ever distributor of the year award, a notable milestone for both companies and a sign of things...

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