All news articles for December 2014

Editor’s picks: the top five articles of 2014

Editor’s picks: the top five articles of 2014

By Deanna Utroske

This year the most relevant news in the cosmetics industry spanned the region and a telling array of topics: the environment in China, novel skin care ingredients, animal testing in India, influential industry trends across the region, and digital strategy...

'Twas the year for skin care, but not for sun care

'Twas the year for skin care, but not for sun care

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

As the Holiday season is upon us and we wave goodbye to another year (where did the time go?!) it is time to reflect on what happened in the industry and pick out the success stories and the underperformers.

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

By Simon Pitman

Christmas and the holiday season can often seem like a license for the creatives in the cosmetics industry to let rip. And some of the launches highlighted in this special gallery from Mintel are certainly evidence of that.

William Reed Business Media Holiday video

Festive Film

Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’ for you – enjoy. Happy Holidays!

Korean cosmetic brands see opportunity in Islamic markets

Korean cosmetic brands see opportunity in Islamic markets

By Michelle Yeomans

Various Korean cosmetics companies have been eyeing up the Islamic markets of late, however getting halal certification before they can target the 1.6 billion Muslim population has proved tricky for some.