Japanese scientists at the International Medical Center of Japan
say they have successfully undertaken a co-operative development
program with Sekisui Chemical company to extract vanilla fragrance
from cow dung.
With 2005 proving to be a record year for consumer launches of all
sorts, industry experts say that products claiming to counteract
signs of ageing in a gentle and believable manner will continue to
lead the way in 2006 as the drive...
A record financial year for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is
supported by a strong performance from the company's cosmetics and
fragrance operations, boosted by the Dior brand as well as an
increasing market share for its...
The counterfeiting of high-end cosmetics and fragrances in China is
big business and it is hitting luxury goods makers hard. But they
are now fighting back harder too, and if a recent lawsuit involving
Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy...
German cosmetic and toiletries giant Beiersdorf says it will be
realigning its Dutch and Swedish facilities as part of the second
stage of restructuring plans that aim to save €100m a year in
Leading cosmetics and toiletries contract player Creative
Outsourcing Solutions International (Cosi) has secured an
investment restructuring plan that will help the company in its
ambitions to become one of the leading contract players...
German consumer goods group Henkel is aiming to strengthen its
cosmetic and toiletries operations with the purchase of Gillette's
Right Guard deodorant business in the US, a deal that forms part of
requirements to comply with...
German chemical player Cognis has completed an investment in Golden
Hope Plantations Berhad that will see the companies combine their
resources on oleochemicals, an ingredient that is proving
increasingly popular in a variety of personal...
The development of cosmetic and toiletry brands can take years to
build up, but a copycat brand can destroy all that work in just a
short period of time. And a new report finds that increasingly it
is premium brands that are being...
Cognis tapped into a growing market last year with the launch of
two ingredients aimed at fighting the effects of pollution in hair
and skin care formulations - launches that have now been recognised
with innovation awards.
After months of speculation the UK's leading retailer has announced
it plans to enter the United States retail market through the
convenience sector, where its cosmetics and toiletries offerings
could give the edge on the competition.