The biggest event during 2005 has proved to be the announcement of
P&G's merger with Gillette. But a new report also points out
that with Coty's acquisition of Unilever's fragrance division,
combined with continuing...
The global hair care market enjoyed steady growth, thanks mainly to
robust conditions in developing countries like Russia and Brazil,
backed up by sustained growth in buoyant developed markets such as
Spain and the UK. But increasing...
Beiersdorf says that the recent launch of its Nivea branded men's
skin whitening range in the Asian market has been a significant
success, following in line with the boom in men's skin care
products throughout the region.
The NPD Group, a US-based global provider of consumer and retail
information, has made an agreement with TNS Infratest to acquire
its Italian business providing information about the perfumery
category, in a move that strengthens...
The effects of hurricane Katrina are continuing to affect the
speciality chemicals industry worldwide as major players announce a
succession of price hikes that will affect costs of both packaging
materials and personal care ingredients.
L'Oreal thinks its Asian customers are well worth it. The global
beauty giant is opening a new R&D center in China to carry out
research into the structure and behavior of Asian skin and hair,
which it plans to use to develop...
The number of colour cosmetics launched on to the worldwide market
grew by 25 per cent in 2004. The latest figures from the Mintel
reveal that almost 60 new products were launched in the category
each day, with colour variety and...
Recently the country on everybody's lips has been China, but with
the economy in Brazil also booming, South America's largest market
for cosmetics and toiletries has grown at 15 per cent annually over
the past three years.
Calvin Klein has hooked up with Markwins to launch a new line of
color cosmetic and skin care products under the ck Calvin Klein
Beauty brand, a move aimed at bridging the gap between the
company's apparel and accessory lines.
With spending power growing all the more on the back of huge
economic growth, everyone is now talking about the huge potential
in the China consumer market. And it is the cosmetics sector that
many industry experts are getting particularly...
As the rapidly evolving market for consumer products continues to
grow in the face of huge economic expansion huge progress in the
retail sector is helping to shape a cosmetics industry that has
changed almost beyond recognition in...
Cosmetic makers and other industry sectors are today wrapping up a
threemeeting in Atlanta, attempting to further iron out wrinkles in
aglobal system allowing all parts of a supply chain tohave
syncronised, accurate, up-to-date information...