As the Russian economy stabilises and improves, Avon says that the
country is its fastest growing market and Euromonitor predicts huge
growth over the next 10-15 years, with a potential cosmetics and
toiletries market of US$15-18...
Avon raises its earnings forecast and announces new cash management
and tax strategies that will see more of the US-headquartered
company's international earnings remain offshore, taking advantage
of overseas sales and profits...
The fast turnaround and high quality finish of Decorative Sleeves'
latest UV Flexo printing technology has enabled the company to
produce and deliver special promotional sleeves to L'Oréal to meet
critical customer deadlines.
Dow Corning has introduced a Silicone Quat Microemulsion that
offers multifunctional properties for hair care products, including
conditioning, thermal protection, enhanced volume and colour
retention, writes Louise Sheridan.
Consumer attitudes are blurring the boundaries between health and
beauty, driving growth in cosmeceuticals and creating new
challenges for marketers and retailers, according to Sarah Wilcox
and Jim Lucas, senior vice presidents...
Representatives from members of the Association of Southeast Asian
Nations (ASEAN) have gathered for a three-day cosmetics conference
in Bangkok to discuss the regulatory environment of the cosmetics
US-listed pharmaceutical company Valeant has announced plans to
build its Kinerase anti-wrinkle moisture-retaining skin care brand
into a global product line by launching a series of line
extensions, expanding into new European markets...
Elizabeth Arden has posted a Q1 loss smaller than that reported for
the same period last year. The narrowing of losses was driven by
favourable foreign currency exchange rates and an increase in sales
of both higher margin fragrance...
Alberto-Culver has announced that it has completed the sale of its
Indola professional hair care business to Henkel. The transaction,
effective 1 June 2004, is the latest in a series of mergers and
acquisitions in the salon hair care...
US-based cosmeceuticals company Inamed, the manufacturer of the
recently FDA-approved Hylaform anti-wrinkle treatment, is reported
to have filed a lawsuit against rival Medicis for patent
infringement relating to a product it distributes...
Omega Pharma has agreed the acquisition of a portfolio of 60
European over-the-counter and personal care brands from Pfizer for
€135 million in a transaction to be completed around the end of
Only a fifth of health and beauty products purchased by ethnic
consumers in the US are specifically formulated for that market,
according to a report published by market research company Packaged