Coty announces opening of new Russian subsidiary
Global fragrance company Coty, announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Russia as part of a strategic initiative to establish direct in-house marketing control of the Coty products in Russia.
Cynosure signs Unilever agreement to make light-based devices for home use
Light-based aesthetics treatment manufacturer Cynosure, has partnered with Unilever to produce and commercialize light-based devices for home use in the personal care market.
Symrise appoints new CEO as Linzbach steps down
Heinz-Jürgen Bertram will become the new CEO of the fragrance and flavours supplier Symrise on July 1 2009.
JAFRA appoints new chief executive officer
Direct selling company JAFRA Cosmetics International has appointed a new chief executive officer and president.
Estee Lauder confirms new COO
Leading prestige cosmetics player Estee Lauder has confirmed that
Procter & Gamble executive Fabrizio Freda will be making the
jump on to its executive board next year.
MeadWestvaco acquires Keltec Dispensing Systems
Virginia based packaging company, MeadWestvaco, has announced its
acquisition of Keltec Dispensing Systems, which specializes in
airless packaging systems.
Cosmeceutical partnership to commercialise skin care range
Health care provider Alltracel this week launched a
cosmeceutical skin care range, part of a
six-month product development programme.
Alcoa makes bid for Alcan
Alcoa today announced $33bn (€24bn) hostile bid for Alcan in a move
to consolidate two of the world's largest aluminium suppliers to
the beverage and packing industries.
Alcoa to examine disposal of packaging business
Alcoa said this week it would examine disposal of its packaging and
consumer units, which together generate $3.2 billion in revenues
for the company.
M&H Plastics forge ahead in packaging
M&H Plastics has announced a new tube-packaging concept that
has water-clear transparency. The launch coincides with the recent
restructuring of the US management team that signifies the
company's desire for diversification...
Revlon announce third-quarter loss due to product discontinuation
Despite an overall increase in net sales, cosmetic leader, Revlon,
reported a third quarterly loss on Tuesday, due to costs incurred
for the discontinuation of unsuccessful product line, Vital
Radiance, and company restructuring.
IFF splits business into flavours, fragrances units
International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF) is to separate its
business into two different units in a bid to better reflect its
flavour and fragrance operations.
Jane pumped with funds to expand presence in mass market
US cosmetics brand Jane has teamed up with two private equity
groups to boost its presence in the market with what it hopes will
be the "next great mass market cosmetic brand."
Failed merger boosts Regis results
Hair salon operator and hair care provider Regis says its has swung
back into profit following a string of disappointing results that
led Albert-Culver executives to withdraw from a proposed merger.
Playtex restructures packaging and skin care divisions
As part of plans to restructure its operations Playtex Products
says it is moving to a consolidated North American structure and
restructuring its Canadian operations. The company also announced a
restructuring of its US Banana Boat...