The personal care giant is further along in its efforts to wipe phthalates and triclosan from its products by 2014, as it confirms this week that 70 per cent of its beauty products are now phthalate-free.
Luxury brand perception differs in developed and emerging markets as well as in different geographical locations, so the segment’s players need to be aware of how they are viewed in order to maximize potential; and Chanel and Clinique are leading the...
The US color cosmetic market posted a 5 percent growth in 2012 on the back of innovative technology, developing fashion trends and immature markets for some products, according to a report by www.companiesandmarkets.com.
A National Science Foundation initiative aiming to address strategic national security priorities will place a heavy focus on the production of renewable chemicals; a key issue being addressed by the cosmetics industry.
According to the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) monthly 'Chemical Activity Barometer', the US economy remains on the upswing, showing a strengthening of year-over-year growth which suggests it may finally be gaining momentum.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration suggests that widespread wildfires in Indonesia are not started accidentally, but are part of a ‘slash and burn’ strategy employed by palm oil companies to clear land.
Since the change in sunscreen regulations, research and development into creating more chemical free, organic and natural products has experienced a major influx particularly in the last few months as scientists strive to find greener compounds. In light...
Limited Brands, parent company of Victoria’s Secret and Bath and Body Works, has reported solid results combined with a reduction in gross margin and slowing growth in sales in its Q2 financial report.