International personal care major Colgate-Palmolive is continuing to take worldwide pricing action and strengthen innovation and productivity to counter the ongoing cost inflation crisis, its chief financial officer says.
Retail major A.S. Watson has grown digital beauty engagement across Superdrug and ICI PARIS XL with an AI-powered skin advisor tool co-developed with Finnish beauty tech firm Revieve – an innovation it plans to rollout across Asia next year.
South Korean cosmetic products from SMEs and start-ups have chalked up the biggest growth in exports in the past decade and is now the second-largest category, according to a new report from trade chiefs.
Beauty major L’Oréal has signed an agreement to acquire US superfood skin care specialist Youth to the People in a move set to deepen its ethical offering in an increasingly competitive market, say experts.
British well-being brand NEOM is partnering with retailer Anthropology to expand into the US market. CosmeticsDesign spoke with NEOM founder Nicola Elliott about the international expansion, the well-being space and the brand's "everywoman"...
Unified commerce where online and offline are intrinsically linked, a sharper and smarter focus on data, and investment in the metaverse must be the future focus for beauty brands and retailers, says a retail expert.
Family skincare brand Evereden is three years old, but just raised $32 million in series C funding to expand their premium collection out of their two main markets, the US and China. CosmeticsDesign spoke with Kimberley Ho, Founder and CEO of Evereden,...
Arkay was recently recognized for its philanthropic efforts around Alzheimer’s, and the company’s CEO attributes their success to authenticity, realistic giving goals and integration into the business.
Beauty formulators must continue to strengthen supplier relationships, particularly amidst the push for greener and more sustainable product development, says the president of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS).
Cosmetics major Lush will close all global social media accounts across Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat this month, stating they will remain closed until the platforms provide a safer environment for users.
India’s Forest Essentials believes its launch with UK beauty e-tailer lookfantastic will help it to boost its international appeal as prepares to expand its footprint to the Middle East, South East Asia and the US in the next few years.
Active beauty brand Solyph is aiming to tap into what it believes are greater opportunities for the brand following the increase in personal health and wellness concerns that have accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hong Kong-listed L’Occitane’s latest quarterly sales figures of the 2022 fiscal year have outperformed those from before the pandemic thanks to the performance of key brands, online sales and offline recovery.
Personal care major Unilever has reported a net sales rise for its third quarter (Q3) of 2021, with strong growth in the Americas and across its prestige beauty division, but the future will prove challenging as price inflation continues.
Personal care giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a net sales rise for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2022, though profits suffered due to a challenging cost environment – an ongoing issue it plans to overcome with price hikes.
UK-Singapore headquartered biotech startup Sequential Skin has secured more funding in its latest seed round that it plans to use for global expansion of its at-home skin diagnostics patch, in both a B2B and D2C capacity, its CEO says.
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Leading beauty company Coty has signed a multi-channel agreement with Perfect Corp. to embed a suite of best-in-class augmented reality and artificial intelligence experiences into the digital marketing toolkits of its beauty brands.
Beauty major L’Oréal and luxury fashion house Prada are driving international noise around their first fragrance launch – an innovation that marks the first of many designed to build out a highly competitive global beauty brand, an executive says.
International personal care major Procter & Gamble (P&G) has published a climate transition plan outlining its ambition to be net zero on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040 and signed up to Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge.
Estée Lauder Companies CEO has remarked on the strength of China’s beauty market, and said he was expecting it to grow by double-digits next year on the back of the acceleration of its online business.
Reed Exhibitions has again postponed its in-cosmetics trade show series due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, citing a lack of confidence amongst the beauty industry to travel and attend large-scale international events.