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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.

First Aid Beauty gets a financial boost

28-Jul-2015 - Castanea Partners has made an investment in the prestige skin care company, commonly known as FAB, and is focused on what lies ahead. 

Shiseido announces new leadership in the US, Canada, and Brazil

28-Jul-2015 - Next month Marc Rey steps in as president and CEO of Shiseido Americas; it’s part of the company’s shift to regional headquarters systems and the vision 2020 initiative.

Ingrid Jackel steps in as CEO at Yes To

23-Jul-2015 - The natural skin and hair care company is positioning itself for innovation and growth with this latest appointment; Jackel most previously led one of the fastest growing cosmetic businesses in...

HR belongs in the C-Suite

20-Jul-2015 - Speaking at the CEW career development event last week in New York City, Lisa Marie Ringus of 24 Seven shared proprietary insights from the 2015 Beauty Salary & Job Market...

Brazil braces for double-digit fall in personal care sales

14-Jul-2015 - The country’s industrial IPI tax on cosmetics and hygiene products takes full effect this month, and manufacturers and wholesalers anticipate a substantial price lift and simultaneous drop in sales.

H20 Plus leaves Chicago to grow the business

14-Jul-2015 - The skin care company launched there in 1989, but by this time next year, corporate headquarters will be fully relocated to San Francisco, California, and manufacturing will ultimately be outsourced.

New majority stakeholder for Too Faced Cosmetics

09-Jun-2015 - Late last week, global growth equity firm General Atlantic acquired the shareholding from Weston Presidio and plans to capitalize on the brand’s momentum, acquainting more women with Too Faced.

Maesa Group strengthens its hold on global exclusive beauty

04-Jun-2015 - With this week’s acquisition of P2 Cosmetics, the group expands its portfolio of exclusive, private label and outsourced cosmetics and personal care lines.

Strong dollar leaves shortfall in P&G revenues

23-Apr-2015 - Procter & Gamble posted its fifth successive quarter of falling revenues, after its third quarter results were heavily impacted by currency translations.

Inter Parfums seeks first fashion/ fragrance fusion with Rochas acquisition from P&G

20-Mar-2015 - Inter Parfums French subsidiary has entered into an agreement with Procter & Gamble to acquire the Rochas brand for $108 million, in a move that will look to fuse fragrance...

Private equity escalates market share of rebranded beauty company

16-Mar-2015 - Previously known as Parfums de Coeur, pdc brands relaunched to the mass market with product portfolios in the fragrance, bath and first-aid segments.

Personal care container manufacturer Pretium acquires Intertech

25-Feb-2015 - The plastic bottle maker is shopping for more companies to further grow its technological capacities and market reach.

Rodan + Fields up for sale?

19-Feb-2015 - The direct sales skin care brand and Wells Fargo are weighing the options, as the company eyes further expansion into international markets.

Avon fortifies US business, closes operations in the Caribbean

16-Feb-2015 - The direct sales beauty company terminated contracts with representatives in 16 island nations, not including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Pantene earns social capital sponsoring grants to colleges

10-Feb-2015 - The brand’s Shine Strong program continues this year with funding recently awarded to 11 US campus action projects in partnership with the American Association of University Women.

Estée Lauder US color cosmetics sales save the day!

05-Feb-2015 - Despite a drop in demand for Estée Lauder’s heritage brands, US sales were on the up; thanks to new product introductions, holiday sets and expanded distribution in the company’s make-up and...

Lonza’s progress toward a fully market-driven business model

26-Jan-2015 - The specialty ingredients supplier, which counts the personal care and cosmetics industries among the markets it serves, has announced its latest financial performance results.

Color cosmetics maker Intercos partners with Catterton private equity

17-Dec-2014 - The equity firm is acquiring a minority stake in Intercos to expedite the beauty supplier’s international expansion.

Ingredient shipping delays slow production at Emilia Cosmetics facility in Mississippi

18-Nov-2014 - The company, which has been operating the facility DeKalb, Mississippi, since April, has laid off nearly half of the employees there until delayed ingredient shipments arrive.

Brazilian personal care chemicals and ingredients distributor D'Altomare Química acquired by Univar

10-Nov-2014 - Univar chose D'Altomare Química to help develop its South American market and position the chemical distributor as a solution-oriented service provider in the personal care sector.

Coty reports flat revenues for last quarter and full year

02-Sep-2014 - Coty has reported flat sales revenues for its last quarter of the financial year on a struggling North American market, while profits bow under the weight of restructuring.

Top ten emerging beauty industry brands set for bigger things

27-Aug-2014 - With the global economy now showing clear signs of picking up merger and acquisition activity has followed suit this year, which is putting the spotlight on some of the more interesting...

Valeant's hostile bid for Allergan hits hurdles

20-Aug-2014 - Pharmaceutical giant Valeant’s move to create a second-step merger with Botox-maker Allergan has hit hurdles, as Allergan’s CFO resigns at the same time the company is said to be seeking out an alternative...

Estée Lauder fourth quarter results show big growth

18-Aug-2014 - Luxury international cosmetics player Estée Lauder posted record-breaking fourth quarter and full year results that show the company is continuing to lead the field.

P&G fourth quarter shows continued slide in sales

04-Aug-2014 - Procter & Gambler has revealed that its net sales slipped 1% in the fourth and final quarter of the year, capping off a challenging year, with the company now set...

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