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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.

Specialty chemical distributor Azelis acquires Ross Organic

19-Jan-2017 - The deal will see Ross Organic and the team behind the company carry on as a distinct brand and puts Azelis squarely in the natural personal care and cosmetic ingredient...

The Fragrance Outlet leverages digital to grow in store and online

19-Jan-2017 - With plans to lift its store count by more than 10% this year and to create a seamless cross-channel shopping experience for consumers, the fragrance and beauty retailer has expanded...

Revlon announces a complete structural reorganization

18-Jan-2017 - In the interest of global growth and brand agility, the beauty and fragrance company has redesigned how brands, regions, and supporting departments work.

Coty facility coming to Calabasas, California

18-Jan-2017 - The beauty maker’s planed move to a site west of Los Angeles has been approved by both the city’s council and planning committee. And, while the decision has upset select...

Barbara Menarguez takes on top US fragrance and beauty post at Chanel

16-Jan-2017 - Her predecessor left the executive vice president position in December of last year. Now the long-time Chanel finance leader is set to take control of the company’s skin care, color...

Alexandra Papazian accepts general manager role with Shiseido Americas’ brand Laura Mercier

12-Jan-2017 - Papazian will join Shiseido in the coming months to help oversee growth of the company’s global prestige business by leading the recently acquired Laura Mercier color cosmetics and personal care...

L’Oréal pays over $1bn to acquire Valeant skin care brands

11-Jan-2017 - The beauty leader is buying three affordable, skin care brands that will substantially boost L’Oréal’s revenue in the active cosmetics category in the US market.

Milk Makeup makes first private equity deal

10-Jan-2017 - This week, the cosmetics and personal care company announced a partnership with private equity firm Main Post Partners and is looking forward to global growth.

Differentiated beauty strategy bolsters Walgreens Boots Alliance Q1 results

09-Jan-2017 - Company sales for the quarter were down nearly 2% compared to the same period last year, and executives hope beauty will play a part in lifting sales figures. Though some...

Revlon is trimming jobs, offices, and activities to integrate Elizabeth Arden business

04-Jan-2017 - In June, Revlon announced the acquisition of prestige color and fragrance company Elizabeth Arden. By September the deal was final. Last month Revlon began streamlining the two businesses, and now...

Living Proof to become a Unilever brand in 2017

20-Dec-2016 - The multinational consumer goods company announced plans this month to acquire Living Proof, a prestige hair care company best known, perhaps, for being co-owned by businesswoman and actress Jennifer Aniston.

Beauty and personal care industry poised for consolidation, shows AT Kearney data

15-Dec-2016 - The global management consulting firm published a report this month that considers the necessity and value of M&A activity as well as what the current industry growth pattern means for...

Amyris and Nikkol partner up on skin care ingredient development

14-Dec-2016 - The dynamic, California-based biotech firm is making beauty news again, this time for a joint venture (announced on Tuesday) with Nikkol, a specialty chemical company out of Japan, which is...

P&G settles patent infringement lawsuit with Edgewell Personal Care

14-Dec-2016 - The suit, filed in August, was about P&G’s Mach3 and Edgewell’s newly launched, similar Schick PL. This week’s settlement deal comes closely on the heels of an announcement that P&G...

Estée Lauder, The Honest Company, Colgate, and Nestlé sign Equal Pay Pledge

08-Dec-2016 - These cosmetic and personal care companies signed on to the White House Equal Pay Pledge yesterday, helping bring the total number of businesses in the US working to reduce the...

Avon headquarters leaves the US

06-Dec-2016 - As of January 2017 the direct-sales beauty company known as Avon Products will operate it global business from offices in the UK. And just this month, Avon announced the appointment...

A new president for Mary Kay North America

22-Nov-2016 - This month, the direct-sales beauty company named a new leader for its business in the US and Canada. Mary Kay selected a company veteran to succeed Darrell Overcash when he...

Pacifica Beauty partners with Alliance Consumer Growth

22-Nov-2016 - The indie beauty and personal care company announced recently that it has accepted a growth equity investment from ACG, the same firm that’s partnered with Nudestix and Tata Harper Skincare....

Cosmetic and personal care ingredient maker Mapric has been acquired

16-Nov-2016 - GreenTech, a French biotechnology company that makes ingredients for the personal care and cosmetics industry (as well as for pharma and nutra), is, with this latest deal, jockeying to become...

Sally Beauty Holdings reports on full year 2016 financial results

16-Nov-2016 - The Texas-based beauty distributor and retailer announced Q4 and full year results Tuesday and is targeting single-digit growth in the year ahead.

Too Faced acquired by Estée Lauder in the beauty company’s biggest deal yet

15-Nov-2016 - This week Estée Lauder announced that it will pay over $1bn for the millennial-facing color cosmetics brand—a deal that will likely be complete by the end of the year....

Estée Lauder now owns the BECCA brand

15-Nov-2016 - It was less than a month ago Cosmetics Design reported that Estée Lauder was acquiring makeup company brand BECCA Cosmetics. That deal is now final, and the company’s prestige market...

Natura cosmetics looks to the future, with new CEO

08-Nov-2016 - Following Roberto Lima’s resignation, the beauty company has appointed a successor and is continuing with its current strategy into the New Year.

IFF acquiring Fragrance Resources

07-Nov-2016 - This month, the international flavor and fragrance company announced plans to buy Fragrance Resources and thereby further focus on regional opportunities in fine fragrance, beauty, personal care, and more.

ABIPHEC president discusses the future of the Brazilian cosmetics industry

01-Nov-2016 - The Brazilian cosmetics and personal care industry has faced enormous challenges over the course of the last year, but, as the president of the country's industry association points out, the...

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