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