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Amazon’s Q3 health and personal care sales reach $1.7bn

By Simon Pitman

Amazon has reported that its third quarter sales for health and personal care products (HPC) in the U.S. were $1.7 billion in the third quarter and is expected to top this milestone figure in the fourth quarter.

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Maria Dempsey joins NEST Fragrances as CEO

By Deanna Utroske

The luxury fragrance company Laura Slatkin founded 10 years ago is poised for international growth, new digital initiatives, and expansion into even more product categories. And Dempsey, who brings substantial industry experience to the role vacated by...

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Vantage Specialty Chemicals acquires German surfactant maker

By Deanna Utroske

The personal care ingredient maker announced the deal late last week. By adding LEUNA-Tenside GmbH to the Vantage business, the company hopes to expand its specialty personal care offerings and grow its reach in Europe.

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Avon Products sells its manufacturing business in China to TheFaceShop

By Deanna Utroske

This week the global beauty company announced having reached an agreement with TheFaceShop, a subsidiary of LG Household & Health Care Ltd, to sell is China-based manufacturing operation. And while Avon will profit financially from the sale, initially...

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Laurie Ann Goldman in as CEO at New Avon LLC

By Deanna Utroske

Goldman began her work as the CEO of the US-based, stand-alone division of the social selling beauty company Tuesday and is already talking about invigorating the business, driving sales, and encouraging progress for women.

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