Proctor & Gamble has moved closer to sealing it €57 billion
acquisition of Gillette after a subpoena issued against the deal
received a serious blow in the law courts and the company confirmed
the date for its shareholder meeting...
US fragrance player Coty says it has entered into an agreement to
purchase the global fragrance business of Anglo-Dutch consumer
giant Unilever for an estimated $800 million. The move boosts
Coty's fragrance brand portfolio,...
The European Court of Justice has ruled against moves by the French
government to resist a ban on the testing of cosmetics products on
animals by the year 2009. The move will come as a blow to one of
the country's biggest industries...
French cosmetics giant L'Oréal has signed an agreement to acquire
SkinCeuticals, a cosmeceuticals skin care company based in the US,
a move that will see the business expanded into the international
market, reports Simon Pitman.
US cosmetics giant Estee Lauder has signed a licensing agreement
with Missoni, the Milan-based fashion house in a deal that aims to
create and market fragrances and related products through its
Aramis and Designer Fragrances division,...
With the latest market survey revealing that more than 70 per cent
of Britons do not know what the UV index represents for weather
forecasts, aims to harmonise and simplify the present SPF standard
for sunscreen products are now all...
Schroeder & Tremayne has updated its Crayola children's foaming
hand and soap packaging, two years after it was first introduced.
The new packaging aims to give the product more appeal by making it
interactive, reports Simon...
In the US National Starch Personal Care and Acupac Packaging have
formed an alliance that will focus on the commercialisation of
dissolvable film technology as a delivery platform for a broad
range of product types for the personal...
Swedish direct sales cosmetics company Oriflame has increased its
expenditure on software for its supply chain. The investment
centres on its new business in China, which is due to be
inaugurated at the end of the year, reports Simon...
Publicly-floated US flavour supplier Technology Flavors &
Fragrances is set to go private, as industry rival FFG Industries
begins a tender offer to acquire all of the firms outstanding
shares of common stock.
Tapping into fast-growing sales revenue from its websites, the Body
Shop has made a significant investment in software designed to
increase the efficiency and sales options available for on-line
transactions, reports Simon Pitman.