In a bid to underline its position as worldwide skin care leader,
Beiersdorf has expanded its portfolio into the Czech Republic and
the Slovak Republic markets with the launch of its well-known
dermocosmetics range, Eucerin.
Dental care and toiletries giant Colgate-Palmolive has announced a
big rise in net profits for its fourth quarter off the back of
strong sales driven by a particularly big rise in both the European
and Latin American markets.
L'Oreal has met its targets for 2006 after reporting a strong
fourth quarter results, driven by renewed vigour in the Western
European markets and a continued strong performance in new markets
such as Russia and China.
Swedish direct sales cosmetics company, Oriflame, has continued
with plans to make its mark on the Sri Lankan beauty market with
the recent launch of a new cosmetics range aimed at the booming
Large multi-national cosmetic companies in developing markets are
at risk of being overhauled by smaller, local businesses due to la
ack of confidence in policies and growing consumer loyalty to the
smaller brands, according to a...
Maryland authorities have set a precedent in the US after
succeeding in their attempts to ban the distribution of lead-based
eye cosmetics in the State on the grounds that it could caus lead
The forthcoming Cosmbolleza & Wellness expo, due to take place
in Barcelona next March, is set to be the biggest yet, with a 25
per cent increase in exhibitors and a rise in the number of
professional visitors forecast by the...
Tapping into the big trend for natural-based cosmetic and health
products, two contract research organizations - US-based Santerra
Pharmaceuticals and India-based Vedic Lifesciences - have formed an
alliance to expand into the growing...
French cosmetic giant L'Oreal has announced that it intends to
extend the Body Shop brand into international markets. The move
follows the £652m take-over of the UK based Body Shop by L'Oreal
back in March 2006.
India-based Essel Propack, part of the Essel Group, is to enter its
15th market having unveiled plans to open up a beauty packaging
production facility in Poland that will serve growing demand for
plastic tubes in the region.
Unilever announces second quarter results showing that it has
maintained its steady growth of late, but the questions remains
whether it is enough to remain competitive against major rival
Procter & Gamble.