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Gattefossé extends Azelis partnership with distribution deal in Turkey

29-Jan-2016 - Having worked together in partnership in a number of regions for a number of years, Gattefossé has appointed Azelis as its new distributor for its Personal Care portfolio in Turkey.

Coty announces fragrance deal with Tiffany & Co.

28-Jan-2016 - The two companies have partnered to create a collection of prestige fragrances, upping the global beauty company’s stake in the perfume business. 

Paperboard packaging from sugar cane widely available for cosmetics brands

28-Jan-2016 - The sustainable packaging material is now being distributed across North America under the name Earth Pact by Veritiv in partnership with Carvajal Pulp and Paper.

Estée Lauder promotes three top executives

28-Jan-2016 - The Estée Lauder Companies has announced  the promotion of three top level executives as part of an ongoing restructuring of its management team.

Study finds aluminium chloride antiperspirant solution reduces sweat more effectively

28-Jan-2016 - A new study has found that of two commonly used topical antiperspirants, the one containing aluminium chloride hexahydrate quantitatively and objectively appeared to reduce sweat more effectively.

Galderma expansion project awarded public funding

27-Jan-2016 - The Nestlé Skin Health division is building on to its existing North American manufacturing plant, boosting production capacity and increasing employment at the site by more than 20%.

Coty consolidates and expands its North Carolina manufacturing facilities

27-Jan-2016 - Coty has announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Lee County, North Carolina, which will include the consolidation and transfer of a nail polish facility in Hollywood, California.

Experiential Retail: How industry leading cosmetics brands are moving ahead

27-Jan-2016 - L’Oréal’s color cosmetics brand NYX Professional Makeup just opened a digitally enhanced flagship store in California’s Silicon Valley. It’s the start of a new retail strategy for NYX and part...

Inter Parfums results down for all-important holiday quarter

27-Jan-2016 - Fragrance player Inter Parfums has announced that its fourth quarter results were down on the back of negative currency translations during a period when it usually has its strongest sales.

Five top Korean beauty brands seeing average growth of 16.8%

27-Jan-2016 - Five leading listed cosmetic companies in Korea are predicted to register a year-on-year growth rate of 16.8%, as the global enthusiasm for k-beauty continues to surge.

Brazil’s recession is an e-commerce opportunity for personal care brands

26-Jan-2016 - The country’s population is increasingly urban and eager to buy name-brand goods, and companies selling FMCG on international marketplace sites or brand pages are getting in on the ground floor...

H&M to launch Ecocert cosmetics and personal care collection

26-Jan-2016 - By this time next month, the retailer’s Conscious product line will be available in select stores, aiming to meet consumer demand for portable products, unisex fragrances, certified natural beauty items,...

Ulta gets new private equity investment boost

26-Jan-2016 - A number of investment companies have all raised their stakes in the business during the past two quarters, as part of efforts to raise capital in the business, which has...

P&G results get thumbs up from investors

26-Jan-2016 - Procter & Gamble’s second quarter results showed an increase in core sales and improved profit margins, beating analysts’ expectations and sending share prices up.

Croda launches latest skin smoothing ingredient

26-Jan-2016 - Ingredient supplier Croda has launched its new high molecular weight protein hydrolysate Prolevis, which targets skin wrinkles and imperfections, claiming to instantly smooth the skin.

How the shrewdest cosmetics and personal care brands engage consumers and attract investors

25-Jan-2016 - A CEW Business Insider event in New York City last week explored the connection between indie brand strategy, consumer expectations, and M&A activity in the beauty business. 

MakeUp in organizers refine cosmetics industry tradeshows for today’s market

25-Jan-2016 - Beauteam, the communication agency, behind the MakeUp in shows has relocated this year’s New York event to Brooklyn and are doubling down on what makes the franchise distinctive in an...

Kimberly-Clark results points to challenges in 2016

25-Jan-2016 - Kimberly-Clark reports a rise in organic sales for its fourth quarter, but net results are hard hit by the strength of the dollar against foreign currency, a problem that is...

CD Buzz : Latest analysis on the winning digital tactics for beauty players

22-Jan-2016 - In this latest CD Buzz video, we look at what beauty players are doing to capture fickle younger consumers and the type of digital tactics that are really working.

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Natural Fragrance: scents and trends

21-Jan-2016 - Market trends and popular scent notes influence what natural fragrance makers are formulating, where these personal care products and perfumes are being sold, and how the supply chain is evolving.

Biotech development just got easier for specialty chemical, fragrance ingredient, and cosmetics companies

21-Jan-2016 - Amyris, an industrial bioscience company, launched a new program that lets researchers and businesses experiment with bio-synthetic ingredient making without investing in full-scale manufacturing.

North America is the fastest growing beauty drink market globally, says research report

21-Jan-2016 - Nutricosmetic and beauty-from-within beverages sell best in Europe, but as consumers in this region discover the benefits and learn more with the help of educational marketing campaigns, the category will...

Could music affect your skin care experience? Shiseido thinks so…

21-Jan-2016 - Shiseido has sought to make skin care techniques and treatments ‘even more enjoyable and beautiful’ by developing Omotenashi Sound, aesthetic music software that enhances the power of touching the skin,...

Part 3 of 4

Natural Fragrance: maintaining quality and gaining scale

20-Jan-2016 - Natural fragrance ingredients are in limited supply. As demand for naturally scented personal care products and perfumes increases, brands are formulating with a combination of oils and isolates to keep...

Graphic Packaging acquires Walter G Anderson

20-Jan-2016 - The two consumer goods packaging services companies struck a deal this month, with Graphic agreeing to acquire 100% of the outstanding equity in Minnesota-based WG Anderson.

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