The Body Shop says that widespread criticism of its merger with
French cosmetics giant L'Oreal has failed to have an impact on the
stronger performance the company has experienced throughout the
German chemical player Cognis has completed an investment in Golden
Hope Plantations Berhad that will see the companies combine their
resources on oleochemicals, an ingredient that is proving
increasingly popular in a variety of personal...
Direct sales giant Avon has reported a 36.7 per cent drop in its Q4
income as it tackles fierce competition and rising costs. The
disappointing results coincide with the decision to pull out of the
Indonesia market, which also knocked...
Nanotechnology has been making the headlines recently prompting
CosmeticsDesign.com to take a look at the latest personal care
launches on the market that feature the technology. And it seems to
be in Asia where nano cosmetics seem...
Global packaging provider Rexam is expanding its US business,
announcing this week that it is set to acquire plastic packaging
firm Precise Technology- a move that will expand its capabilities
in both the beauty and food categories.
Procter & Gamble will become the biggest player in the UK
cosmetic and toiletry markers once its merger with Gillette is
complete, over-taking current market leader Unilever. But it may
not be a smooth path ahead, a market report...
Procter & Gamble has signaled that it plans to make more use of
palm oil in its shampoos and detergents instead of relying mainly
on crude oil, which likely to be subject to volatile price changes
in the future.
Lobby group Friends of the Earth is publishing a report that throws
palm oil, a base ingredient in a variety of cosmetic and toiletry
products, into the eco-threatening spotlight, claiming its
production is threatening the future...