The doors have been opened to direct sales cosmetics players such
as Avon and Oriflame, as China lifts a seven year-old ban. Freeing
up the market from December 1st, the news means roll-outs will have
to be fast in order to carve...
Cosmeeting will open its doors in North Paris next week. Promising
to be a bigger and more international event, the third annual show
will include over 400 beauty brands from 28 different countries and
the CosmeticsDesign.com team...
Elizabeth Arden is making clear moves on the China market for
cosmetic and fragrances, with a 50 per cent jump in sales in the
past two and a half years spurring the company on to buy up its own
distributor in the region.
This year's Cosmoprof North America event closes its doors having
attracted just over 25,000 visitors - the same level as last year's
event. With beauty professionals from over 34 countries, the show
centered on bringing...
International cosmetics companies will be eyeing further
opportunities in the China cosmetics market as growth in the skin
care sector continues at unprecedented levels. And with the
continued increase in spending power being backed...
Looking good is no longer just about what you put on your skin;
these days, it's about what you put in it too, as supplement
makers broaden out their mission from promoting health to
Researchers in Ireland have found that individuals in some of the
highest cancer risk groups are often the least likely to regularly
use sunscreen when exposed to the sun, pointing to a generational
divide in awareness that sun care...
International consumer goods maker Sara Lee has confirmed that it
is selling its direct sales cosmetics business to Tupperware for
$577 million. The move forms part of the company's bid to redefine
its over-stretched product...
Latest EU figures show that seizures of counterfeit cosmetics and
perfumes increased by 800 per cent in the period 2002 - 2003,
prompting the European Commission to draft new legislations aimed
at reducing the problem, reports Simon...
Nanotechnology creates substances with new chemical properties that
we do not yet understand. A science with such huge potential
deserves closer attention to the possible risks, before it falls
the wrong side of belated discoveries...
The global market for cosmetics and toiletries reached nearly $150
billion (€125m) in 2004, up by more than 4 per cent from 2003,
according to a new study that also highlights major growth in key