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L’Oréal marks 60 years in Canada with new offices

By Deanna Utroske

In 1958, the beauty maker opened in Canada with one division, L'Oréal Coiffure, focused on professional hair products. Now the Canadian subsidiary comprises 4 divisions, 39 brands, and brought in $1.192bn in sales last year.

Avon announces new GM and growth plans in Central America

Avon announces new GM and growth plans in Central America

By Deanna Utroske

Monday, Jorge Leonardo Palomera Ruiz took over as general manager of the CARD markets—Central America and the Dominican Republic—at Avon. His appointment is just the latest in a string of leadership changes at the company since relocating its global headquarters...

Johnson & Johnson to buy Japanese skin care holding company

Johnson & Johnson to buy Japanese skin care holding company

By Deanna Utroske

In a forward-looking statement issued late last month, the consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical company announced an offer to acquire Ci:z Holdings Co., Ltd., which owns the Dr.Ci:Labo, Labo Labo, and Genomer skin care brands as well as some salon...

Prom Peru makes debuts at Belleza Y Salud

Belleza Y Salud 2018

Prom Peru makes its debut at Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

The Peruvian goverment's Department of Manufacturing Diversity, Prom Peru, had a big stand on the show of this year's Belleza Y Salud event in Bogota, Colombia, This was the first time the organization had exhibited and we spoke to Melissa Vallebuona...

Colombian government backs moves to internationalize Belleza Y Salud

Belleza Y Salud

Colombian government backs moves to internationalize Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Juan Carlos Castro Lozano, executive director of the ANDI National Business Association of Colombia Chamber of Personal Care Products to find out how the organization has been helping to make the Belleza Y Salud event more...

Holly Cardinali to lead CPL Aromas US market growth

Holly Cardinali to lead CPL Aromas US market growth

By Deanna Utroske

This month the British fragrance company announced Cardinali’s new role as Business Development Manager for its USA division, making CPL the latest in a string of global fragrance makers to solidify plans to advance and expand business in the United States.

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals just became Nouryon

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals just became Nouryon

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of October, AkzoNobel completed a deal selling its specialty chemical business (which supplies the cosmetics and personal care industry with an array of ingredients) to the Carlyle Group and GIC. With a new name, Nouryon is moving forward...

Does radio advertising matter for beauty?  the Dial Report from Emmis Communications subsidiary Tag Station and NextRadio app

Does radio advertising matter for beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

At this year’s annual National Association of Broadcasters trade show and conference event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Tag Station announced a new intelligence portal that gathers listener data from people using the NextRadio app. That Dial Report's first...

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Walgreens acquires a minority stake in online beauty retailer Birchbox

By Deanna Utroske

As part of the newly announced deal, Birchbox is reinventing the Walgreens beauty department to be more experiential and include more prestige brands. Effectively, the drug store chain and the subscription box company are teaming up on a curated omnichannel...

The Clean Beauty Collective replaces Fusion Brands

The Clean Beauty Collective replaces Fusion Brands

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of October, the 15-year-old Canadian cosmetics and fragrance company announced a name change, a portfolio change, and a mission change. Additionally, there are plans for the Clean Beauty Collective to add new personal care and home categories...

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