Examining the financial movements of all the big players, from ingredients suppliers to packaging providers. Volatile oil prices, banking turmoil and nervous consumers are forcing companies to rethink their business strategies. Articles will dig into the shifting landscape, reveal how the cosmetics world is adapting and break news of the latest financial results and market data.
13-May-2014 - After nearly two years in the making, L'Oreal confirms it has completed its move to open up a major new US distribution center.
03-Apr-2014 - As the sector rises globally, market researcher Canadean’s latest report hones in on the sector’s current and upcoming US trends.
10-Mar-2014 - While neighboring Brazil continues to dominate in the global beauty industry, a spotlight recently shone on Argentina by market research firm Euromonitor reveals brands are finding it much tougher going...
06-Mar-2014 - Sales are still on the up for the flavors and fragrance industry in America, and are expected to reach $6 billion by 2017, according to research firm Euromonitor.
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.
20-Feb-2014 - Despite the dominance of the aerosol format, roll-ons are sticking around thanks to variation in market demand across the globe, according to research firm Euromonitor.
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.
05-Feb-2014 - A recent campaign by Benefit Cosmetics indicates that the beauty industry has entered 2014 with a renewed focus on harnessing social media to drive consumer engagement.
30-Jan-2014 - A fragrance partnership between Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias and beauty company Coty has been announced, in a move which confirms Coty's intention to expand within developing markets.
29-Jan-2014 - Following a particularly strong growth in the US for the luxury goods trade of late, Dove has moved to take advantage of the market with its 'Men+Care' premium line....
09-Dec-2013 - Ulta Beauty Salon has reportedly met its growth forecast for the third quarter of 2013 with respectable increases in sales and net profits.
27-Nov-2013 - A growing trend in fake beauty products retailing over the internet is threatening the integrity of Estee Lauder's popular MAC brand.
27-Nov-2013 - Cosmetics company Avon "does not understand" the MLM model and is dangerously trapped between two different strategies for selling, according to an expert in multi-level marketing....
18-Nov-2013 - Schwan Cosmetics has moved its USA headquarters from New Jersey to Rutherford County in North Carolina in order to take advantage of a higher quality of life and a more...
18-Nov-2013 - Global cosmetics company Sally Beauty Holdings reported a poor performance in Q4 of their financial year as profits were affected by increasing income tax despite an increase in sales.
31-Oct-2013 - Troubled cosmetics manufacturer Avon has reported a poor third quarter for 2013 as a result of low sales in North America and weakness in emerging markets.
30-Oct-2013 - The Americas have overtaken China as the engine of the world’s luxury growth, according to a report by market research firm Bain & Company.
28-Oct-2013 - US cosmetics giant Procter & Gamble has reported relatively static sales growth in its latest quarterly earnings report.
15-Oct-2013 - Natura Cosmeticos’ position as the leading cosmetics company in Brazil may ultimately depend on its ability to connect to international markets, according to Euromonitor International.
14-Oct-2013 - Amazon has just launched a new luxury beauty division for the US market, in direct competition with the online presence that luxury beauty retailer Sephora has already carved out.
10-Oct-2013 - US cosmetics manufacturers and retailers are starting to feel the stock price pinch from the fall of the US equity market.
09-Oct-2013 - The US government shutdown is a game of “brinksmanship” which should not damage the cosmetics industry, according to Euromonitor.
09-Oct-2013 - Argex Titanium’s study into the feasibility of its titanium dioxide industrial project produced highly positive results, it was announced on October 9.
08-Oct-2013 - Colgate-Palmolive has announced a nearly $200 million investment to open a factory in Greenwood County South Carolina, which will manufacture personal care products including deodorants and liquid soaps.