European cosmetic makers have been quick to catch on to the
promises made by 'wonder ingredient' CoQ10 with a throng of
products hitting the market in the last five years, according to
Mintel. Nonetheless, supply issues...
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.
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...
Claims that collagen extracted from the bodies of executed
Chineseprisoners could find its way into European beauty products
have sparkedcalls for immediate controls on substances used
Swedish direct sales company Oriflame has said that it expects
sales to grow at faster rates, but that significant investments,
particularly in the China and Russia markets, will impact operating
Hyaluronic acid has made the jump into the global cosmetics market
with the launch of the Estee Lauder's Perfectionist skin care
range. With the ingredient already proving a hit in the US market
for cosmetic, nutritional and...
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...
Rexam is expanding its plastics packaging business in a tough
market, announcing that today it has agreed to purchase a US maker
of injection-moulded jars and closures for £83m (€123m) - a move
that will expand its capabilities in...
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.
Rexam, which shed its UK glass unit for a £24m loss earlier this
year, said today it has benefited in the first half of 2005 by
successfully passing on aluminium price increases to its