Valentino will regain control from Unilever Cosmetics International
(UCI) of the brand's line of fragrances. The move is a further step
in Valentino's renegotiation strategy following its acquisition by
the Marzotto Group...
US company Avery Dennison has signed an agreement to sell its
package label converting business in Europe to CCL Industries, a
label and packaging solutions company based in Toronto, Ontario in
As the domestic manufacturing of cosmetics and household goods in
Russia continues to offer significant growth potential, a new
exhibition in Moscow this coming September will focus on
formulation. The organisers of this first time...
A new report from market analyst Datamonitor reveals the average
Norwegian spends more on haircare products than anyone in Europe.
Consumers in Norway spend €50, almost twice the amount as the UK
consumer at €27.
Sensient Technologies Corporation, US manufacturer of colours,
flavours and fragrances, has reported a steady increase in revenue
of 9.3 per cent for Q2 compared to the same period in 2002, rising
to $261.9 million (€233.6m)
Number one flavour and fragrance house reports a drop in sales for
the second quarter, hit by a slip in European and North American
sales. International Flavors & Fragrances had expected sales to
increase by 5 per cent on 2002,...
French beauty giant L'Oréal sees a drop in consolidated sales for
the first half of 2003 to €7.14bn, reflecting a drop of 3.2 per
cent. But company remains confident that on target for annual
Procter & Gamble Germany has had the green light from US
regulatory body to proceed with its acquisition of Wella. The
company will continue to pursue the necessary regulatory and
governmental approvals in other major markets...
Unilever's €1.9bn global brand Dove will take on the dispensing
technology of Airspray for a new line of foaming cleaners. As
Unilever aims to capture the number one position in the daily face
care category in North America,...
Speciality chemicals company Cognis has launched the next
generation of its product concept for skin care - the Polymoist
Mask based on the active ingredient collagen. Using a refined
technology, the company asserts that the new mask...