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Coty’s Prestige Business boom drives FY24 outlook

With 10-12% increases in core like-for-like sales growth for the first half of FY24, beauty giant Coty is celebrating the success of its prestige fragrances in key markets and is raising its outlook for the full financial year.

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Notino named Europe’s top cross-border beauty player

By Kirsty Doolan

Cross-Border Commerce Europe has just released its 'Top 250 Fashion & Beauty Retail Europe' report, which ranks the top online fashion and beauty retailers and marketplaces across the EU, UK, Switzerland and Norway.

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e.l.f. broadens its portfolio with Naturium acquisition

By Simon Pitman

e.l.f. Beauty is aiming to continue its strong momentum with the acquisition of skincare brand Naturium $355 million, a deal that will see it further expand its reach beyond the business’s mainstay color cosmetics.

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People on the move: Notable midyear industry employment shifts

By Cassandra Stern

Now halfway through 2023, we return to this recurring segment to update on recent noteworthy shifts in employment in the cosmetics and personal care product industries. From board appointments to career changes and more, we’re highlighting the shifts...

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SaaS platform Glambook expands to US clients

By Cassandra Stern

Described as an ‘Airbnb-like platform for beauty professionals,’ digital platform Glambook has recently expanded its operations into the US as a free-to-use CRM option for beauty professionals to ‘manage bookings and streamline business operations.’...

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BASF to expand APG production capacity in Ohio facility

By Cassandra Stern

BASF is expanding its production capacity for alkyl polyglucosides (APGs), surfactant ingredients for use in a range of personal care products including shampoos, bubble baths, mouthwashes and more.

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Q&A: Beautycare Brazil eyes US push for export growth

By Cassandra Stern

In its efforts to further penetrate the US cosmetics and personal care product markets, internationalization project Beautycare Brazil enjoyed a successful first year at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day that topped over $1 million in international sales.

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People on the move: Recent notable industry employment shifts

By Cassandra Stern

Job changes and board appointments are an inevitable part of the shifting tides of the cosmetic and personal beauty care industry. In this recurring segment, CosmeticsDesign looks at recent and notable employment changes within these business areas.

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Fluid Air boosts capabilities through PolarDry spray dryer tech advance

By Cassandra Stern

For manufacturers and suppliers to the cosmetics and personal beauty care product industries, improvements in electrostatic spray drying technology like PolarDry include faster material processing, reduced energy consumption, and ingredient material efficacy...

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