Emerging markets and the internet are the future for luxury
Emerging markets and internet sales are the future for luxury
brands according to a panel speaking at the World Retail Congress
in Barcelona yesterday.
Strong first quarter sales for Givaudan boosted by Quest
Givaudan has reported strong sales for the first quarter ending
March 31 with results significantly boosted by the continuing
integration of Quest International.
New anti-aging beauty-from-within ingredient hits US market
US firm NutraGenesis has combined two of its ayurvedic extracts in
a new 'beauty-from within' dietary supplement ingredient, which the
company says can help rejuvenate the skin and reduce signs of
Faces Cosmetics builds brand awareness with new stores
Canada-based Faces Cosmetics is looking to turn its fortunes around
and reach a wider audience with two stores in the Washington DC
Cosmetics companies could benefit from targeting Muslim market
The Muslim market presents significant opportunities for cosmetics
and fashion brands, according to management consultancy firm A T
Another Indian cosmetics player eyes global market
Boosted by strong domestic growth for personal care, Indian company
Anchor Health and Beauty Care says it will be
eyeing global soap and toothpaste brands as a key to further
Beiersdorf explains plans for future sales growth
Beiersdorf plans to expand its market share in 2008 by focusing on
product innovation and emerging markets with a special focus on the
Cosmetic firms among top trademark filers
Henkel, L'Oreal and Beiersdorf were all among the top twenty
trademark filers in 2007 as applications increased significantly
reflecting higher trade with booming Asian economies, according to
a UN agency.
Anti-aging treatments: over priced and over rated?
Scientists have criticized the anti-aging industry accusing it
of thriving on the false classification that skin aging is a
disease for which cures must be found.
Mary Kay spearheads Indian campaign with whitening line
Mary Kay has launched a skin whitening range to spearhead its
expansion efforts in the booming Indian cosmetics market.
Oriflame's sales force expands boosting turnover
Oriflame's sales force increased twenty per cent during the fourth
quarter leading to strong sales results, although profit was
affected by significant restructuring costs.
Robertet invests in French plant aroma business
Global flavors and fragrance group Robertet has taken an equity
stake in Plantes Aromatiques du Diois, a move that taps into
ethically sourced and fair trade aroma supplies.
UK chemicals company acquired by Indian counterpart
Indian chemical company Vivimed Laboratories acquires UK-based
James Robinson in order to increase its global presence in the
speciality chemicals market.
Avon's European job cuts start filtering through
Avon's ongoing restructuring program has led to the loss of 184
jobs in Northamptonshire, UK, as the company continues to trim its
operations worldwide to increase profitability.
Cognis chases fast market growth in India
Fine chemicals specialist Cognis has opened a liaison office in
Mumbai, India, in an effort to tap in to new business opportunities
in the cosmetics industry.