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.
Ciba Speciality Chemicals has formed a joint venture with
India-based Virchow Drugs in an effort to expand its share of the
growing cosmetics market in Asia and further improve its position
in the region.
Sweden-based direct sales player Oriflame says it will continue to
focus its plans for sustained growth on Eastern Europe and
Mediterranean regions, following the publication of its 2005