Alcan buys Russian beauty packaging factory
Alcan Packaging has bought a cosmetic tubes factory in Russia to
meet the demands of the growing industry in the region.
Brazil cosmetics market remains a hot spot for investors
Low costs, a large consumer base and a thriving economy look set to
ensure that the Brazil cosmetics market will continue its strong
growth, analysts believe.
Estee Lauder expands Malone brand into Asia
Estée Lauder will be extending the reach of its Jo Malone luxury
skin care and fragrance brand in Asia in partnership with the Lane
Crawford Joyce Group.
Henkel's German workforce hit by job cuts
Henkel will be significantly cutting its German workforce within
the next two and half years as part of global programme to increase
Ethical investment can build stability, says Treatt
Companies that want to source ingredients ethically should consider
investing in less-stable parts of the world, according to Treatt,
which has major organic operations in Kenya and India.
Brief relief for palm oil prices on swelling stocks
Swelling domestic stocks for Malaysian palm oil, widely used by
bakers, left crude palm oil futures closing lower on Monday,
offering a slight relief for prices.
IBR expands its distribution network
Natural active ingredients supplier IBR has abandoned its
distribution agreement with Symrise for an independent distribution
and marketing strategy.
Alcan Packaging opens Indian facility
Alcan Packaging has opened a flexible packaging plant in India to
better serve the fast growing food and personal care industries in
Estee Lauder aims to strengthen Indian presence
International cosmetics giant Estee Lauder is aiming to increase
its presence in the fast growing market of India by targeting the
country's biggest cities.
CCL packaging expands in Asia
Canada-based packaging supplier CCL is looking to significantly
expand its presence in Asia in an attempt to capitalize on the
opportunities presented by emerging markets.
China gets stricter on cosmetics ads
Global cosmetics companies operating in China should be aware of
increasingly strict enforcement of the country's advertising
standards, according to a consumer goods lawyer.
Symrise strengthens position in Asian markets
Flavours and fragrance company Symrise will open a creative centre
in Shanghai, China in an attempt to capitalise on the potential of
this growing market.
Faces Cosmetics appoints new CEO to tackle developing markets
Faces Cosmetics has appointed a new CEO for international
markets who will be charged with growing the business in
some of the world's fastest growing developing markets.
Indian backing for Sabinsa resveratrol research
Sabinsa is looking to bringing innovation to its resveratrol manufacturing capabilities after receiving a grant from the Indian government to move ahead with two new pilot trails for both nutrition and cosmetic products.
Developing markets drive big gains for Beiersdorf
A continuing focus on developing markets and an overhaul of its
production and logistics operations has led to a better than
expected jump in profitability during the first quarter.