CVS, the US' largest chain of drugstores, is copying department
stores and adding beauty and skin care centres staffed by
consultants trained to analyse skin types and recommend a specific
skin care line, writes Louise Sheridan.
Oman-based luxury brand perfumery Amouage, best known for the
original fragrance of the same name created by the legendary French
perfumier Guy Robert, has launched a brand new fragrance for women,
named Esprit d'Amouage, writes...
The Hungarian market for cosmetic and toiletry products is set to
grow by a further 33 per cent, predicts Euromonitor. Accession into
the European Union this week and increased capacity for consumer
spending will boost the country's...
According to new research from independent market analyst
Datamonitor, teenagers are using personal care products including
cosmetics, makeup and hair care items for a variety of purposes; as
a means to establish their sense of identity,...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Chinese government
have announced a trading agreement to reverse action taken in China
earlier this year that suspended, on public health grounds, the
importation of US cosmetics.
As a global shift emerges towards increased hypermarket sales of
toiletries and cosmetics, there seems to be little standing in the
way of Tesco's health and beauty sector cashing in on the growing
Economic recession seems to have had little impact on the French
cosmetics and toiletries market. Sales in the country - valued at
almost €11 billion - rose by 5 per cent in 2003, the same annual
growth rate experienced for the past...
North Castle Partners, an equity firm focused on the healthy living
and aging marketplace, has announced the acquisition of
cosmeceutical manufacturer HDS Cosmetics Lab. Cosmeceuticals are
the key to future growth in the skin care...
Value sales of cosmetics and toiletries in Spain increased by 5.6
per cent in 2003, reports Euromonitor. However this increase
represented an ongoing slowdown in average growth rates for the
country, a common characteristic in most...
Palomar Medical Technologies has announced that it has received
clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market
its first laser handpiece for the treatment of acne. According to
the American Academy of Dermatology,...
Private label and added-value products promoting wellness and
beauty are expected to see future growth in Germany in 2005,
reports Euromonitor. More confident consumer spending is expected
as Germany shows signs of recovery after...
US hydrocolloid firm International Specialty Products (ISP)
continues to consolidate its position in the ingredients sector
announcing the acquisition of UK ingredients company Hallcrest. In
March this year the ambitious company acquired...