A year ago the future of duty-free sales of cosmetic products in
Europe was looking glum amid suggestions of a total sales ban, but
things are looking brighter now, according to the European Travel
Retail Council (ETRC).
Operating profits at Kimberly-Clark increased by almost a third as
the personal care giant posted record sales figures for the third
quarter driven in particular by a strong performance in emerging
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) says it is on the
cusp of delivering on its promise to put sustainable oil on the
market, and will be unveiling its certification system at its next
meeting in November.
The International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation is to meet
for the first time in Belgium at the end of September, in order to
identify ways to help synchronize the international regulation of
Despite global financial markets being in turmoil the Chinese
retail market is continuing to speed ahead. Indeed, due in
part to strong sales of cosmetic and personal care products, the
World Bank has raised is forecast for the country's...
Global direct sales player Mary Kay is making a $20m investment in
the Indian market for cosmetics and personal care products in an
attempt to tap into fast-growing sales in this rapidly evolving
The majority of American consumers believe the pressure to look
good is greater now than ever before, according to a recent
consumer report, although conversely this does not seem to lead to
higher spending on cosmetics products.
Vaseline launches its 'Skin is Amazing' campaign, inviting
consumers to express their own skin story, and in turn adding to a
number of marketing campaigns from big industry players that take a
more holistic approach to...
China Bionanometer Industries has launched a new line
of facial mask treatments based on natural active
ingredients derived using biological nanometer technology to
provide enhanced skin moisturizing, smoothening and whitening
Applied DNA Sciences is to take its DNA marker technology, which
protects products against fraud and counterfeiting, to the 'Future
of Ink on Packaging' conference in London next week, in the hope of
bringing its product...
President Hu Jintao of China said this week that his country is
going to make a concerted effort to up product safety standards
with the help of the international community, following a spate of
China-made product seizures worldwide...
A UK-based company providing solutions for sensitive skin, has
announced a deal to distribute its hand cleanser and skin
moisturiser in South Africa; a decision aimed at tapping into
significant growth in this emerging market.
Anti-monopoly laws introduced by the Chinese government have been
heralded as a foundation for a 'fair and uniform law system' for
doing business in the country, but international business groups
believe it could spell further...
China is still the number one location for manufacturers and
retailers looking to expand their businesses in an effort both to
tap into the fast growing China market and as a means of
establishing low-cost global manufacturing bases,...
Global drinks company Anheuser-Busch has launched a new line of
bottled water that will be marketed as an integral part of any skin
care regime in a bid to make a side-step into the ever-growing skin