All news articles for June 2013

Clarins builds momentum in China thanks to commerce site

Clarins builds momentum in China thanks to commerce site

By Michelle Yeomans

According to the luxury skin care group, since the launch of its China-specific commerce site back in September, initial sales in the country have exceeded expectations, reaching double-digit growth in the first half of the year alone.

Cosme Tech and Cosme Tokyo 2013, in pictures

Cosme Tech and Cosme Tokyo 2013, in pictures

By Simon Pitman

The three day event which now combines Cosme Tech and Cosme Tokyo, opened its doors for the first of three days on June 26th. With over 380 exhibitors and over 3,000 visitors expected the event is the biggest to date. But organisers are already planning...

Euromonitor: P&G-Beiersdorf deal would complement both parties

Euromonitor: P&G-Beiersdorf deal would complement both parties

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Market analyst Euromonitor believes that if Procter and Gamble and Beiersdorf were to strike a deal it would benefit both parties as the former’s skin care would receive a boost, and the latter would become more competitive.

Environmental standard introduced to ease Oz consumers’ concerns

Environmental standard introduced to ease Oz consumers’ concerns

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Not-for-profit organisation Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) has released a new environmental standard for personal care and cosmetics products to ease consumer concerns over the use of palm oil, toxic chemicals and greenwashing.

HCP reveals 3 key packaging trends for 2013/14

HCP reveals 3 key packaging trends for 2013/14

By Michelle Yeomans

Global packaging supplier, HCP has developed an innovative packaging range around spring, summer and winter trends that proves the face of colour cosmetics doesn't have to be boring.

Cosme Tech 2013 set to open doors next week

Cosme Tech 2013 set to open doors next week

The leading event for the Japanese ingredients market, Cosme Tech 2013, is due to open its door next week and the Cosmetics Design editorial team will be there to report on all the highlights.

Mercury laden cosmetics becomes a major issue in the Philippines

Mercury laden cosmetics becomes a major issue in the Philippines

By Michelle Yeomans

Public interest group the EcoWaste Coalition, has announced to its dismay, that despite efforts to rid the Philippine markets of mercury laden cosmetics, the toxic products continue to be sold in many stores in Manila and Cubao in Quezon City.