13-Jun-2017 By Deanna Utroske
The skin care product line, tailored to meet the needs and expectations of millennials, somehow manages to encompass nearly every trend associated with this unique generation of beauty consumers.
08-Jun-2017 By Deanna Utroske
The personal care and home fragrance company announced today that Kimberly Mokosso has accepted the new role at Illume and is set to oversee strategic growth and help ensure the company delivers exceptional financial results.
14-Feb-2017 By Deanna Utroske
The global pigments brand of chemical maker BASF awarded Ross Organic with the first-ever distributor of the year award, a notable milestone for both companies and a sign of things to come as well.
16-Jan-2017 By Deanna Utroske
Her predecessor left the executive vice president position in December of last year. Now the long-time Chanel finance leader is set to take control of the company’s skin care, color cosmetics, and fragrance business in the States.
04-Jan-2017 By Deanna Utroske
The two companies recently presented findings on current consumer behavior when it comes to gathering product and trend information, going online or into stores to shop, and making the final decision to purchase a beauty product.
08-Dec-2016 By Deanna Utroske
Early this month the beauty maker announced that De Laere—who’s held several VP and GM roles with L’Oréal over the past 15+ years—has taken on the challenge of growing Estée Lauder’s Aveda brand.
05-Dec-2016 By Deanna Utroske
Last week at the Hearst Tower in New York City, the two business women shared insights, wisdom, and anecdotes from their decades of success in the cosmetic, fragrance, and personal care industries.
01-Nov-2016 By Lucy Whitehouse
The International Federation of the Society of Cosmetics Chemists has opened its doors for this years edition of its annual congress, inviting delegates to look ‘beyond dreams into new frontiers’.
01-Sep-2016 By Deanna Utroske
In this installment of Two Views, Lisa Marie Ringus, EVP of global sales and business development at the creative staffing and recruiting firm 24 Seven, and Alexa Tonner, SVP of influencer marketing agency Collectively consider the impact that passionate,...
06-Apr-2016 By Deanna Utroske
At a CEW event last week in New York City, executives from the multinational personal care company spoke about how Unilever is leveraging the stories behind its core brands to premiumize its products.
08-Oct-2015 By Deanna Utroske
The category continues to evolve as consumers equate wellness with beauty and brands pair up topical products with ingestibles. And, deals like this one suggest that there is a wider market for nutritional beauty product.
04-May-2015 By Deanna Utroske
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is home to a combined manufacturing and operations center for the German private label cosmetics company.
02-Mar-2015 By Simon Pitman
Schwan Cosmetics has announced that it is relocating two of its smaller facilities in Piscataway, New Jersey to Tennessee as it tries to consolidate and achieve greater synergies.
07-Jan-2015 By Michelle Yeomans
The Israeli biotechnology company set up by three traditional Chinese medicine practitioners is now set to target China's skin care market.
18-Nov-2013 By Chris BARKER
Schwan Cosmetics has moved its USA headquarters from New Jersey to Rutherford County in North Carolina in order to take advantage of a higher quality of life and a more skilled work force.
08-Nov-2013 By Simon Pitman
Having lost the Burberry cosmetic and fragrance license at the beginning of the year, Inter Parfums is continuing efforts to plug the gap left by the departure of its biggest brand.
04-Sep-2013 By Simon Pitman
Cosmetics giant The Estée Lauder Companies has appointed Pamela Gill Alabaster, who is making the move from L’Oréal, to head up the company’s strategy on global corporate responsibility.
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.
20-May-2013 By Michelle Yeomans
At the most recent LuxePack event in New York, packaging experts outlined how a brand can best translate itself across language and culture borders. Here, Cosmetics Design highlights the key steps the industry can take to maximize its efforts in this...
Regis sales down on tough retail conditions
11-Jul-2012 By Simon Pitman
Hair care provider Regis reported a dip in its fourth quarter sales as it takes action to realign the business in the face of tough market conditions.
The latest appointments in the US cosmetics industry
02-Jul-2012 By Simon Pitman
This people on the move series brings you word on executive appointments amongst the leading players in the cosmetics industry, including AkzoNobel, Croda and Hallstar.
NuSil expansion will lead to increase in job opportunities
NuSil Technology has announced plans for a major facility and capacity expansion in Bakersfield, California, that will lead to the creation of a number of jobs.
Industry gears up for ‘Oscars’ of the fragrance world...
10-May-2012 By Michelle Yeomans
Hosted by The Fragrance Foundation, the annual FiFi awards is to take place later this month in New York’s Alice Tully Hall showcasing the ‘art, passion and personalities’ of the sector.
Avon Q1 results slide, putting focus back on Coty bid
01-May-2012 By Simon Pitman
Avon Products reported a big fall in its first quarter profits as sales for the period dropped again on the back of a shrinking direct sales workforce.
Boomers lead the way as consumers turn to internet to buy beauty products
Shoppers aged 50-54 lead the charge when it comes to purchasing health and beauty products online (52 percent), according to a recent survey by a market analyst.
People on the move
23-Jan-2012 By Andrew McDougall
Cosmetics Design presents it latest round up of the movers and shakers in the cosmetics industry, including appointments at Bell, LVMH and Unicep Packaging.
09-Jan-2012 By Pooja Kondhia
Cosmetics Design presents it latest round up of the movers and shakers in the cosmetics industry, including appointments at Beiersdorf, LVMH and Coty.
Momentive completes $3m technical center expansion in Texas
Momentive Specialty Chemicals expanded its technical center in Stafford, Texas, that will house a new technology group focused on product innovations to drive business growth.
Univar finds its match to aid expansion in Brazil
07-Sep-2011 By Andrew McDougall
Belgium-based chemical distributor Univar is adding to its global reach with the acquisition of Arinos Quimica as it sees huge potential for growth in the Brazilian market in the future.
Aptar reports strong gains from cosmetics and fragrances
21-Jul-2011 By Simon Pitman
Dispensing specialist AptarGroup has reported its best ever quarterly results and earmarks its cosmetics and fragrance division as a key driver for sales growth.
Unilever reshuffle aims to support growth plans
28-Jun-2011 By Andrew McDougall
The anglo-dutch consumer products giant has announced a number of changes to its managerial structure in order to support its growth plans, particularly in the emerging markets.
‘Glee’ for Sephora and Fox as nail color collection launch is confirmed
12-Jan-2011 By Andrew McDougall
Sephora Americas has teamed up with Twentieth Century Fox to utilize the hit US TV show, Glee, as it launches an exclusive collection of nail colors and prints, using a multi-platform marketing vehicle.
Alpha Packaging buys Progressive Plastics to drive growth
20-Dec-2010 By Katie Bird
Plastic packaging manufacturer Alpha Packaging has acquired Progressive Plastics in an attempt to open up new growth opportunities in personal care and other markets.
Further promotions at Estee Lauder sees new position filled in the Artistry brands
Jennifer Balbier has been named senior vice president, global product development, Artistry brands, at Estee Lauder, overseeing all product development for MAC Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown and Smashbox brands.
Key promotions announced at Estee Lauder
23-Sep-2010 By Andrew McDougall
Global cosmetics company, Estee Lauder, has announced the promotion of executives Daniel M. Annese and Charisse Ford in an effort to continue building global momentum for the brand.
Ball moves into personal care packaging with Neuman acquisition
28-Jul-2010 By Staff reporter
Ball Corporation, one of the leading names in consumer packaging in the US, has edged into the personal care segment with the acquisition of Neuman Aluminum.
Cognis opens APG surfactants factory in China
27-May-2010 By Katie Nichol
Germany-based global chemicals supplier, Cognis, has opened a new production facility for its alkyl polyglucoside (APG) surfactants in Jinshan, China.
Kate spade bags fragrance licensing agreement with Elizabeth Arden
Prestige beauty company Elizabeth Arden has signed a fragrance licensing agreement with Liz-Claiborne-owned lifestyle brand kate spade.
Global head of personal care at Unilever to step down
Consumer giant Unilever has announced that Vindi Banga, President, Global Foods, Home and Personal Care, is to leave the company.
Inter Parfums’ sales increase by 13 percent in fourth quarter
27-Jan-2010 By Katie Nichol
Favorable exchange rates have boosted Inter Parfums’ fourth quarter results, with the company announcing net sales of $113.6m, a 13 percent increase on the corresponding period last year.
Stem cells are a much talked about topic on the frontier of cosmetic science but will they really change the face of anti-ageing? Eric Perrier, the executive vice president of R&D at LVMH Parfums et Cosmetiques, shared his views on their potential.
HBA Awards highlight a year of innovation
11-Sep-2008 By Simon Pitman
The HBA Awards dinner threw L'Oreal's Skin Genesis into the limelight as the team behind its packaging scooped up the grand award for the International Package Design Award.
Information group buys spa media business
21-Aug-2008 By staff reporter
Questex Media Group has acquired SpaTrade, an online information resource company, in a quest to build its presence in the beauty media business.
Allergan to launch eyelash growth stimulator
09-Jun-2008 By Katie Bird
Pharmaceutical giant Allergan plans to release an eyelash growth
stimulator having recently fought a number of alleged patent
infringement cases over the drug.
Helen of Troy restructures business operations
12-Mar-2007 By Simon Pitman
Texas-based personal care manufacturer Helen of Troy has
restructured its operations as a means of more clearly defining its
business activities in both the personal care and household
Private Investors buy out Risdon
21-Nov-2006 By Louise Prance
Private investors have bought out Delaware-based cosmetics
packaging company, Crown Risdon, a move that is likely to see the
company develop new product lines and continue to target Asian and
Inter Parfums Q3 results reflects slowing sales growth
10-Nov-2005 By Simon Pitman
The tear-away performance of Inter Parfums is showing signs of
tailing off as third quarter sales growth slows to 12 per cent,
against a nine month sales increase of 21 per cent, as the company
is hit by increased royalty and advertising...
EU opal-glass production to increase
The Gerresheimer Group, an international manufacturer of glass
packaging for perfume and cosmetics, is to expand its opal-glass
production in Belgium. New high-performance smelting and production
facilities were commissioned by the...