05-Aug-2021 By Kacey Culliney
Personal care giant Colgate-Palmolive has reported a net sales rise for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2021, with a particularly strong performance in Europe, Africa and Eurasia.
30-Jul-2021 By Kacey Culliney
International beauty major L’Oréal has reported a strong rise in sales and net profit for the first half (H1) of 2021, with e-commerce and North America performing particularly well during Q2.
05-May-2021 By Kacey Culliney
Personal care giant Colgate-Palmolive has seen net sales rise for the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, bolstered by a particularly strong surge in APAC, thus continuing its growth trajectory despite ongoing COVID-19-related volatilities.
28-May-2020 By Kacey Culliney
US beauty major Coty has announced the European expansion of Kylie Skin a year after its launch – part of a wider plan to build out Kylie Jenner’s beauty businesses into a global powerhouse brand.
13-Apr-2017 By Simon Pitman
The global market for bioplastics packaging is poised to grow at 17% a year over the next five years, as the race to find more environmentally-friendly alternatives gathers a pace.
27-Jan-2016 By Simon Pitman
Fragrance player Inter Parfums has announced that its fourth quarter results were down on the back of negative currency translations during a period when it usually has its strongest sales.
05-Aug-2015 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
Beiersdorf has continued on its positive growth path thanks to the weak euro’s current situation, lower costs, and rising sales of Nivea and Eucerin products; although it remains cautious after business slowed in the first half of the year in the Western...
28-Jul-2014 By Michelle Yeomans
At the sixth round of EU-US trade talks on a new trade and investment deal between the two continents, experts suggested that the two sides may struggle on an agreement, particularly in the area of prohibited cosmetic ingredients.
08-May-2014 By Simon Pitman
Fragrance player Inter Parfums says its first quarter performance underlines increased sales of ongoing brands, but the company is still struggling to plug the gap a year after losing the Burberry license.
29-Apr-2014 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) will gather industry and NGOs from across the UK and Europe to launch new dialogue on shared responsibility and the supply chain.
16-Dec-2013 By Simon Pitman
Procter & Gamble is planning an extensive reorganization of its overseas business units as part of efforts to cut down on costs – according to a Bloomberg report.
26-Nov-2013 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
The men’s fragrance market is benefiting from a female influence as individual juices and gift sets, big categories in the women’s market, appear to be driving sales growth.
04-Nov-2013 By Michelle Yeomans
The market researcher has compiled an interactive report exclusively for Cosmetics Design readers based on the key consumer insights and product trends currently impacting the global fragrance sector.
15-Aug-2013 By Simon Pitman
Global packaging provider Silgan Holdings has acquired Portola Packaging, a move that extends its small footprint in the in the personal care and cosmetics market.
17-Jul-2013 By Simon Pitman
The world’s biggest cosmetics company, L’Oreal, has recorded continued growth at well above market average rates for its second quarter and first half financial results, although southern European revenues decline.
10-Jul-2013 By Simon Pitman
The third annual Skincare Ingredients virtual event was wrapped up on June 12th, giving cosmetic ingredients professional an opportunity to network and catch up on the latest industry trends.
24-Jun-2013 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
US beauty behemoth Estée Lauder has announced two organisational changes in its global human resources department and for the North American Clinique brand.
23-May-2013 By Simon Pitman
L’Oréal CEO Jean-Paul Agon has announced a series of key executive appointments, all of which will take effect from 1st of July, this year. The appointments all include key executives who all have a significant history in the company, including Nicolas...
Voice of the Industry
11-Dec-2012 By Michelle Yeomans
That expert is Philippe Milazzo, global cosmetic & perfumes marketing manager at packaging specialist DuPont, who tells this publication that the notion that Asia’s sustainable goals not being as high up on the list as Europe’s packaging brands for...
07-Nov-2012 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
L’Oréal CEO Jean-Paul Agon has stated that he does not expect any change in the next twelve months for the global cosmetics market after the French firm posted its third-quarter sales in which growth has slowed.
02-Nov-2012 By Simon Pitman
Estée Lauder reported good sales growth in all regions except for Europe, where economic problems mean consumers are having to cut back on their spending.
27-Jul-2012 By Andrew McDougall
Cosmetics giant L’Oréal is confident that it can outperform the market in 2012 having posted strong sales growth for the second quarter.
Inter Parfums ups forecasts on strong Q2
25-Jul-2012 By Simon Pitman
Strong Burberry sales during its second quarter put fragrance player Inter Parfums in a strong enough position to raise guidance for the fully 2012 financial year.
24-May-2012 By Andrew McDougall
Different cultures, various definitions and a global market make it difficult for regulation of cosmetic products in Europe and the US to properly align, but strides are being taken in order to sufficiently protect consumers around the world.
Natural cosmetics continue to outshine other categories
13-Mar-2012 By Simon Pitman
Growth rates for natural cosmetics continue to outperform other categories worldwide, as market researcher Kline Group points out that future growth is likely to shift to emerging markets.
22-Feb-2012 By Andrew McDougall
The unstable economic environment, particularly in Europe, has taken its toll on the consumer packaging business, with beauty packaging being one of the worst hit, according to global packaging supplier MWV.
US chemical firm extends reach in Europe by expanding distribution deal
US-based ingredient supplier Colonial Chemical has expanded the exclusive distribution deal it has with German company Brenntag as it looks to reach out to more countries in Europe.
08-Nov-2011 By Andrew McDougall
The French cosmetics giant has released its third quarter figures with revenue rising thanks to strong luxury sales, masking over a drop in demand from the mass market.
22-Sep-2011 By Andrew McDougall
Global packaging firm Rexam expects the skin care market to lead market growth in the European beauty packaging with consumer demands and innovations key to its success.
L’Oreal chief says he is committed to making further acquisitions
01-Sep-2011 By Simon Pitman
L’Oreal CEO Jean-Paul Agon says the company will maintain the strong position of its cash balance in readiness for interesting acquisition possibilities.
L’Oreal releases H1 figures overshadowed by slower Q2 growth
30-Aug-2011 By Simon Pitman
Although L’Oreal posted strong overall growth for the first six months of the year, analysts believe the outlook should be cautious
20-Jul-2011 By Simon Pitman
Cosmetics Design spoke to Euromonitor senior research analyst Virginia Lee to find out about some of the most interesting trends in the global cosmetics market, particularly the growing contrasts in the European market.
05-Oct-2010 By Katie Bird and Shane Starling
The Beauty from Within conference, brought to you by CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and NutraIngredients.com, is only a week away and will uncover how you can get the most out of this emerging sector.
Beiersdorf profits up but European consumer sales fall
05-Aug-2010 By Simon Pitman
Beiersdorf first half results reveal that while industrial sales and growth in the Americas are on track, consumer sales in Europe remain hard hit by the tough retail environment.
L’Oreal Q2 results show good ‘bounce back' year
15-Jul-2010 By Simon Pitman
The latest results from L’Oreal underline a strong recovery but could also point to difficult comparables and further hardships in Western Europe, analysts believe.
Avon’s profits fall despite sales increase
03-May-2010 By Katie Nichol
Direct-seller Avon has reported a 14 percent increase in first quarter revenue aided by double digit sales growth in the company’s strongest markets; Europe and Latin America.
L’Oreal preliminary Q1 results show clear return to growth
23-Apr-2010 By Simon Pitman
L’Oreal’s sales for the first quarter have made a strong comeback, growing 7.4 per cent on a like-for-like basis, as consumers return to the fold.
Petrolatum use still growing but greener cosmetics could stop that
24-Mar-2010 By Simon Pitman
Use of petrolatum is continuing to grow in cosmetics, but increasing interest in greener, more environmentally friendly products could prevent further development.
Global harmonisation for organic standards looks a distant dream
16-Jun-2009 By Katie Bird
Despite high hopes and noble thoughts, the Cosmos standard for organic and natural cosmetics is unlikely to lead to global harmonisation.
Beiersdorf blames retail destocking for poor Q1
05-May-2009 By Simon Pitman
Beiersdorf first quarter results were hit by poor sales in its Western European and US markets, which the company blamed on retailer de-stocking.
L'Oreal cuts sales and profit forecasts
31-Oct-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
A sluggish September has forced L’Oreal to cut its sales and profit forecasts for the financial year.
Eastern Europe drives growth at Beiersdorf
16-Sep-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Beiersdorf has expanded its market share in Central and Eastern Europe as the economic downturn in Europe and North America pushes companies towards emerging markets.
British come out top in European beauty spending study
22-Aug-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
British consumers top the list of European spenders on beauty and health products, according to a Verdict Research study.
International focus pays off for L'Oreal in 2007
14-Feb-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Emerging markets overtook North America in terms of profitability
for L'Oreal as the company's international outlook helped it secure
high operating profit once again.
L'Oreal announces industry-leading growth, again
28-Jan-2008 By Simon Pitman
The world's largest cosmetics company has once again revealed
industry-leading growth, with like-for-like sales up an impressive
Avon plans job cuts to reduce long-term costs
09-Jan-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Direct selling firm Avon plans to cut 2,400 jobs in order to make
significant future savings and re-orientate its business around
Beiersdorf consolidates Swiss distribution
22-Nov-2007 By Simon Pitman
Global personal care giant Beiersdorf says it will completely take
over its Swiss distribution business by buying up the 50 per cent
outstanding share in the business.
In-Cosmetics Eastern Europe attracts record visitors
08-Nov-2007 By Katie Bird
The industry show for cosmetics players targeting the region,
reported an increase of 23 percent in visitors numbers compared to
the previous show.
Regis eyes European expansion with merger
16-Oct-2007 By Simon Pitman
Global hair care leader Regis is targeting further expansion in
continental Europe by merging its European salon operations into
the Franck Provost Salon Group, a move that creates the largest
hair salon company in Europe.
European upturn fuels global fragrance growth
04-Sep-2007 By Guy Montague-Jones
European fragrance sales have grown beyond expectations and are
fuelling a strong global market that is being held back by a slump
in the US.