Gulf markets offer a huge opportunity for online beauty sales due to rising demand from young consumers, claims the firm behind Nykaa, an e-commerce outfit that has enjoyed significant success in India.
US luxury brand RéVive Skincare wants to expand its international footprint further and continue fast-paced product launches beyond North America, notably Eastern and Western Europe and the Middle East, its CEO says.
Estée Lauder has championed its business in Europe after first quarter results were positive and almost every EMEA market posted double-digit growth, as the weak euro attracted many travellers to purchase in the region.
The French cosmetics maker missed its third quarter sales expectations with the Luxe division facing difficulties in Asia and Travel Retail, but company CEO Jean-Paul Agon insists the slowdown is just ‘temporary.’
Cosmetics giant AmorePacific is looking to expand its business beyond Asia in new regions like the Middle East and Latin America with five of its popular brands - Sulwhasoo, Laneige, Mamonde, Innisfree and Etude House.
Ashland today confirmed the acquisition of the Zeta Fraction biofunctional technology from rival ingredients player Akzo Nobel, a move that forms part of an industry-wide investment in advanced ingredients technology that has also included big players...
Iran and world powers reached a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear activities in exchange for economic sanctions to be lifted; and while it could open up a new market for Western beauty manufacturers, it will be difficult to displace the local players...
Cosmetics Design caught up with Stephanie Sandrolk-Beunat, global strategic marketing manager, Dow Europe at the recent in-cosmetics event in Barcelona to find out about how the latest ingredient launches are targeting sensorial and texturisation properties,...
If it featured and was trending at the in-cosmetics Barcelona event, there is no doubt that it was noted by beauty consultant and blogger, Imogen Matthews. Attending the Marketing Trends programme throughout the three day event, Imogen picks out her key...
When you are one of the leading cosmetics companies in the world you cannot rest on your laurels. Despite performing ahead of the market and expanding its operations to compete in Asia-Pacific and Central and Latin America, L’Oréal has also turned its...
According to Organic Monitor, some companies have started to formulate natural/organic cosmetics with Halal certification as they realize that Halal products, while increasingly popular, often fall short in terms of their ecological credentials as the...
International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has said that rises in input costs have been more exaggerated than were first predicted, leading the company to enter into ‘aggressive’ pricing strategy negotiations.
Symrise, the Germany-based fragrance and flavourings manufacturer,
has recently opened a Sensory and Consumer Science Centre in
Singapore, in order to assist with its expansion into the
growing Asian market.
With exports of cosmetic products from China expected to rise 20
per cent during the course of 2006, China is rapidly emerging as a
world-wide hub for the cosmetics industry. But challenges for this
burgeoning industry are on the...
The Body Shop says that widespread criticism of its merger with
French cosmetics giant L'Oreal has failed to have an impact on the
stronger performance the company has experienced throughout the
US cosmeceuticals player Janson Beckett has signed three
distribution deals to extend its anti-ageing product lines into new
markets, including Russia, the Middle East and Korea, as demand
grows for its products outside of the domestic...