All news articles for May 2013

Coty IPO set to raise a further $1 billion for the war chest

Coty IPO set to raise a further $1 billion for the war chest

By Simon Pitman

The fragrance and cosmetics giant has announced an Initial Public Offering that is set raise more than $1 billion, setting in place funds that could be used to spell out the next step in the company’s ambitions to expand.

DKSH offers regulatory services to Rovithai in Thailand

DKSH offers regulatory services to Rovithai in Thailand

By Michelle Yeomans

The market expansion services provider has signed an agreement to provide regulatory services to Rovithai Limited, a subsidiary of DSM Nutritional Products, vitamins and other ingredients to the personal care industry in Thailand.

Anti-aging trend to give hair care boost in US and Japan

Anti-aging trend to give hair care boost in US and Japan

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

For many years we have been concerned with how we age, how to get rid of wrinkles and keep skin young; and when it comes to hair care, this is no different, with the anti-aging trend driving the market with the US and Japan poised to pounce.

L’Oréal expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa another ‘good move’

L’Oréal expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa another ‘good move’

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

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...

Differentiation is the big challenge to beauty packaging

Differentiation is the big challenge to beauty packaging

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The big challenge to the beauty packaging industry is differentiation as it becomes more difficult to make a product stand out, according to Mintel’s senior global packaging analyst, Benjamin Punchard.

L’Oréal announces a series of major executive appointments

L’Oréal announces a series of major executive appointments

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...

India a concern as more fake cosmetics are seized

India a concern as more fake cosmetics are seized

By Michelle Yeomans

The Indian markets have become a concern of late as Authorities announce they have seized more fake cosmetics within just weeks of them uncovering a vast amount in raids at two cosmetics godowns in Nageshwar Colony.