Marketers of health and beauty products are watching the ageing
population of major markets in North America and western Europe
with great interest, knowing that the trend towards living longer
is bringing with it increased demand...
China's metrosexuals, the "ai-mei nanren" (love-beauty men), are
spending their rising disposable incomes in beauty salons, and
contributing to the 8 per cent value growth experienced in the
Representatives from members of the Association of Southeast Asian
Nations (ASEAN) have gathered for a three-day cosmetics conference
in Bangkok to discuss the regulatory environment of the cosmetics
Moritex Europe has launched an electronic device that measures skin
moisture, elasticity, oiliness and sebum content for professional
use in salons and at point-of-sale that can demonstrate the
efficacy of beauty products.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Chinese government
have announced a trading agreement to reverse action taken in China
earlier this year that suspended, on public health grounds, the
importation of US cosmetics.
As a global shift emerges towards increased hypermarket sales of
toiletries and cosmetics, there seems to be little standing in the
way of Tesco's health and beauty sector cashing in on the growing
Vorwerk & Co - a German direct selling business - has announced
it is to acquire beauty care company Jafra Cosmetics. The
acquisition represents the expansion of Vorwerk into the cosmetic,
fragrance and skin care market, the largest...
Disposable wipes have evolved into a global business concept
generating more than $5 billion in sales a year, reports
Euromonitor. Achieving strong double-digit growth year after year,
the category now assumes a major role in the...
The anti-aging product market grew by 13 per cent last year - more
than doubling its previous two-year growth rate - reports the NPD
Group. It comes as no suprise therefore that increasing numbers of
pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies...