Cognis year end results boosted by care chemicals
Cognis has turned in its annual results with sales up 4.3 per
cent to €3.518bn across its three business units.
'Glocalisation' of cosmetics will see global going local
A key market trends presentation on the global cosmetics industry
given at In-Cosmetics Amsterdam highlights the fact that continued
industry growth is likely to be driven by global marketing
campaigns that take into consideration...
Colipa tackles REACH and animal testing at assembly
Animal testing alternatives, regulatory issues and innovation
within the industry are amongst the subjects on the agenda at
Colipa's annual general assembly next month.
Emerging markets and the internet are the future for luxury
Emerging markets and internet sales are the future for luxury
brands according to a panel speaking at the World Retail Congress
in Barcelona yesterday.
Analyst hails Estee Lauder turn around, but downgrades
Despite a huge turn around in its fortunes, a leading industry
analyst has downgraded Estee Lauder following a big leap in its
Strong first quarter sales for Givaudan boosted by Quest
Givaudan has reported strong sales for the first quarter ending
March 31 with results significantly boosted by the continuing
integration of Quest International.
Shiseido cuts product numbers to increase profits
Japan-based cosmetics company Shiseido will significantly reduce
its product portfolio and continue its focus on the Asian markets
in order to increase operating profit margin.
Unilever invests further in Hungary
Unilever has announced its plans to invest a further Ft 2 bn
(€7.7m) into its cosmetics and household chemicals plant in
Northeast Hungary in order to boost production in the area.
Naturex targets cosmetics and moves towards consolidation
Naturex is targeting an operating margin of 11 per cent in 2008 as
it plans to expand its supply of cosmetic and personal
Euromonitor publishes data on last year's cosmetics market
The cosmetics and toiletries market grew 6 per cent last year
helped in particular by sun and skin care sales, according to newly
released global data from Euromonitor.
Cyanotech focuses on human market for astaxanthin
Microalgae company Cyanotech will focus on marketing its
antioxidant BioAstin for the human cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and
nutritional supplement markets.
New anti-aging beauty-from-within ingredient hits US market
US firm NutraGenesis has combined two of its ayurvedic extracts in
a new 'beauty-from within' dietary supplement ingredient, which the
company says can help rejuvenate the skin and reduce signs of
Colipa's general assembly will focus on research issues
Research, innovation and regulatory issues will be high on the
conference agenda at Colipa's general assembly this year.
Shiseido builds subsidiary in booming Vietnam
Japan-based Shiseido is establishing a manufacturing subsidiary in
booming Vietnam to offset stagnant domestic sales.
Zinc-glycine could be a candidate for a new skin lightening active
A zinc-glycine complex is a possible skin-lightening active due to
its inhibition of melanocyte growth factors, according to