International personal care major Colgate-Palmolive is heavily invested in the digitisation of its business, building out augmented factories, clean data rooms and digital shelf innovation to drive growth globally.
While the number of US indie beauty business closures continues to climb, the sexual wellness category is hotting up, as is competition in the historically slow over-the-counter (OTC) space, says trendspotter Claire McCormack.
Measuring the environmental impact of the entire beauty industry is no easy feat, but one made a lot easier with collaboration, data-led mapping and engagement across the entire supply chain – from farmers to consumers, say industry experts.
Hiring activists is a sure-fire way to accelerate environmental and sustainable change in a beauty business, and it’s a strategy that has worked well in driving impact at Lush so far, says its earth care strategy lead.
The beauty and personal care industry must today respond to converging global crises and ensure ethical integrity in every part of the value chain to protect the future of the planet, people and business, says British environmentalist Sir Jonathon Porritt.
Personal care giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a net profit rise for the full fiscal year 2022, though beauty and grooming dipped in the fourth quarter and challenges remain ahead, according to its CEO.
Several major beauty brands and retailers have suspended operations in Russia amidst the ongoing Ukraine conflict – action that aligns with widespread consumer sentiment and the increasing difficulties of doing business in the country, according to one...
Supply chains are long and all too often include exploration of individuals near the bottom of it. CosmeticsDesign spoke with Chelsea Heyward, director of marketing at wholesaler Eye2Eye, about how the company is aiming to bring more ownership and equity...
Personal care giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a net sales rise for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2022, though profits suffered due to a challenging cost environment – an ongoing issue it plans to overcome with price hikes.
Carbon neutrality remains relatively nascent in beauty and personal care, but extensive and long-standing green efforts and a strong consumer appetite will propel the sector in the ongoing race, says a GlobalData analyst.
Special edition: Clean & Ethical – ‘Better for you, better for the planet’ beauty
The clean and ethical beauty movement has garnered plenty of traction in recent years, fuelled by a plethora of environmental, societal, business and consumer factors, and CosmeticsDesign-Europe has been tracking this movement closely for some time.
Imerys Talc America filed for bankruptcy the same month that US District Judge Freda Wolfson issued a ruling that allowed thousands of lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson to proceed. Now, the France-based industrial mineral company is selling its North...
In this episode, Yve-Car Momperousse of Kreyol Essence and Emma Dawes of the Soil Association talk about how important supply chains and certifications can be in the clean beauty movement. Scroll down to watch the video.
After over a year of collaboration, L’OCCITANE Group has joined EcoVadis’ RBI to further ensure that the personal care and well-being products maker’s supply chain is more environmentally sustainable, ethical, and socially sound.
Later this month the tradeshow-within-a-tradeshow will open in Los Angeles, California, helping solution providers of every ilk meet with indie beauty brands and build the business relationships that will grow into industry gold.
The merger between International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences creates a monopoly in fragrances that will shake-up global supplies for beauty and personal care, says Euromonitor International.
Food and agricultural side streams are extremely rich in components suitable for cosmetic applications, but a lack of extraction expertise, handling know-how and finance is holding back industry advances, say experts.
Each year, the formulation technology company hosts pop-up events in Paris, New York, and LA to showcase their unique microfluidic tech as well as a concept-of-the-year. Capsum’s innovation for 2019 is a self-contained facility where botanical ingredients...
AAK, the Swedish vegetable oil company, supplies products to the cosmetics industry and beyond. Henrik Vingaard, AAK’s director of sourcing and trading for Europe and West Africa spoke with Cosmetics Design about supply chain sustainability.
UK processors and others are being asked to participate in a pilot
project to test the use of the international electronic product
code standard in conjunction with radio frequency identification
A new international standard for radio frequency identification
technology (RFID) has passed the first test, according to the
results of a pilot project tracking containers between Hong Kong
The international phenomenon that is radio frequency identification
technology (RFID) has at last hit Japanese cosmetic counters, with
Global beauty manufacturer Shiseido taking part in a field trial in
Japan this month.
An international cosmetics supplier of hair care products operating
in North America has upgraded its supply chain in an effort to
improve efficiency. As a result supply chain specialist Bax Global
has helped the company shift from...