All news articles for June 2015

Sesame fated to be labeled as an allergen by the FDA

Sesame fated to be labeled as an allergen by the FDA

By Deanna Utroske

US Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut along with Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts have asked the administration to require the ingredient be listed in the interest of consumer safety. 

Canadian supermarkets spot demand for Asian beauty products

Canadian supermarkets spot demand for Asian beauty products

By Deanna Utroske

Loblaw has begun to reposition its business with the opening of a pilot store in Mississauga, Ontario. The new store is structured around fresh food, takes shifting consumer demographics into account, and puts more emphasis on international beauty and...

The blueprint for indie beauty success

The blueprint for indie beauty success

By Deanna Utroske

Cosmetic Executive Women, a global industry professional organization, brought together CEOs from 3 top independent cosmetic and skin care brands for its recent newsmaker forum event in New York City, and each has a distinctive business plan worth exploring.

ICMAD readies for its 11th annual CITY Awards

ICMAD readies for its 11th annual CITY Awards

By Simon Pitman

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) association is readying to announce the winners of the 11th annual Cosmetics Innovators of the Year (CITY) Awards.

The unique way women shop luxury cosmetics

The unique way women shop luxury cosmetics

By Deanna Utroske

Luxury Institute, a New York-based global luxury research provider, looked into the buying practices of wealthy consumers and discovered that how affluent women shop beauty is exceptional.

Article on EWG ‘worst’ sunscreens list goes viral

Article on EWG ‘worst’ sunscreens list goes viral

By Simon Pitman

As news of the Environmental Working Group’s list of worst sunscreens continues to spread in the US media, one article goes viral leading to fears for consumer safety and the reputation of sunscreen manufacturers.