04-Apr-2023 By Amanda Lim
US skin care brand Dr Dennis Gross is gearing up to expand its presence in China’s enormous skin care market with the launch of six more products this year.
16-Feb-2023 By Cassandra Stern
Boston-based private equity firm Yellow Wood Partners has acquired the North American operations of Unilever-owned personal care brand Suave as the European consumer goods major continues to divest parts of its beauty portfolio.
16-Jan-2023 By Amanda Lim
South Korean multinational LG Household & Health Care will be emphasising on its business in China and North America in a bid to reinforce its presence on the global stage, says its new president and CEO.
19-Apr-2022 By Amanda Lim
Shiseido is aiming to accelerate the growth of its skin care business in the western markets with marquee brands such as SHISEIDO, Clé de Peau Beauté and Drunk Elephant.
12-Jan-2022 By Amanda Lim
South Korean multinational LG Household & Health Care is set to expand and strengthen its position in the North American beauty market in 2022.
30-Jul-2021 By Kacey Culliney
International beauty major L’Oréal has reported a strong rise in sales and net profit for the first half (H1) of 2021, with e-commerce and North America performing particularly well during Q2.
23-Feb-2021 By Kacey Culliney
Procter & Gamble will continue to prioritise superior product design, packaging, and retail execution because it is a far-reaching opportunity that can strengthen long-term competitiveness, says its vice chairman, COO and CFO.
16-Jan-2017 By Natasha Spencer
As the leading personal care ingredient events organiser achieved record-breaking success in 2016, we look ahead to what we can expect from in-cosmetics events in 2017.
28-Jun-2016 By Lucy Whitehouse
Korean beauty giant Cosmax has announced a new partnership that it claims will boost its bio-health and cosmetics offering, and contribute to its global growth strategy.
12-Apr-2016 By Deanna Utroske
The global economic downturn is having a notable effect on consumer behavior. So to help make sense of it all, the management consulting firm has complied data that zooms in on what motivates spending and how industry can respond.
30-Mar-2016 By Lucy Whitehouse
Premium skin care brand Clarins has spoken of its focus on skin whitening in its strategy to target Asian consumers.
16-Feb-2016 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
L’Oréal saw revenue rise by 9% in the fourth quarter thanks to a weaker euro combined with big luxury and North America sales, as well as some recovery in Asia.
18-Nov-2015 By Deanna Utroske
The Ako plant marks an increase in Evonik's capacity in Asia. And, this is just the latest expansion of the company’s global silica capacity; plans are underway for new manufacturing sites in the Americas.
07-Jul-2015 By Michelle Yeomans
Having somewhat conquered Asia, AmorePacific has now become the first Korean cosmetics brand to open a store in New York's renowned Bloomingdales.
23-Dec-2014 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
As the Holiday season is upon us and we wave goodbye to another year (where did the time go?!) it is time to reflect on what happened in the industry and pick out the success stories and the underperformers.
30-Oct-2014 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
Avon Products has made progress in its turnaround bid by posting third quarter net income attributable to the company of $91.4 million, versus a loss of $5.5 million a year earlier.
People On The Move
07-Oct-2014 By Simon Pitman
Switzerland-based DSM has made four management appointments within its personal care business, targeting the direction of its North American, EMEA and global operations.
31-Jul-2014 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
Avon Products admits that the company’s turnaround is taking longer than expected due to a difficult financial climate and tough markets, after announcing profits shrank in its second quarter.
02-Jun-2014 By Simon Pitman
Germany-based personal and home care provider Henkel has signed an agreement with San Francisco-based TSG Consumer Partners that will add three big hair care brands to its portfolio.
20-Mar-2014 By Lucy Whitehouse
Japan-based cosmetics player Kosé has made clear its intent to expand into the North American market, with its acquisition of a 93.5% stake in New York-based colour cosmetics and skin care brand Tarte.
22-Jan-2014 By Simon Pitman
Specialty ingredients player TRI-K has expanded its ingredients capabilities with the acquisition of US-based business Surfactants International.
26-Nov-2013 By Michelle Yeomans
According to market researcher Ceresana, the widely used, well-established plastic is doing well on the Asia Pacific region due to saturated industrialized markets in North America and Western Europe.
31-Oct-2013 By Chris BARKER
L’Oreal reported a weak third quarter for 2013 as sales in some regions were affected by market slowdowns and higher-than-expected inventory reductions in distribution.
15-Apr-2013 By Simon Pitman
As economic growth in Asia-Pacific gives many countries in the region new-found wealth, this is translating into a plethora of increasingly sophisticated products that are turning the heads of international industry professionals.
11-Feb-2013 By Simon Pitman
The International Natural and Organic Cosmetics Association (Natrue) and Organic accreditation Service (IOAS) have launched a global accreditation program that aims to consolidate their existing accreditation offerings to cosmetic players worldwide.
04-Feb-2013 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
Women in North America are more concerned with cruelty-free cosmetics than certified organic or preservative-free, with Canadian ladies leading the charge.
Croda posts steady results amidst difficult economic times
UK-based ingredients supplier Croda has posted steady results for the first half 2012, considering strong 2011 comparatives, aided by solid results from its Consumer Care division.
Cosmoprof North America opens its doors this Sunday
17-Jul-2012 By Simon Pitman
Cosmoprof North America, one of the biggest industry events in the Americas, will open its doors in Las Vegas this weekend and the Cosmetics Design team will be there to report on all that’s new.
Avon Q1 results slide, putting focus back on Coty bid
01-May-2012 By Simon Pitman
Avon Products reported a big fall in its first quarter profits as sales for the period dropped again on the back of a shrinking direct sales workforce.
25-Apr-2012 By Andrew McDougall
The personal care packaging market will reach a value of $40.99bn in 2012 thanks to the growing potential of the Asian and Latin American markets, according to a new market report.
15-Feb-2012 By Andrew McDougall
Cosmetics giant L’Oréal is eyeing emerging markets to increase revenue and profits in 2012 following the announcement of strong 2011 results.
06-Feb-2012 By Andrew McDougall
Estee Lauder was buoyed by a double-digit increase in second quarter earnings thanks to an unexpected boost from holiday sales and strong growth in emerging markets.
Sustainability drives chemical production expansion for BioAmber and Mitsui
14-Nov-2011 By Pooja Kondhia
Minnesota-based chemicals manufacturer BioAmber has partnered with Japanese firm Mitsui to build bio-succinic acid and 1, 4 butanediol (BDO) facilities targeting consumer demand for sustainable cosmetics and personal care products.
Kao announces name change as it looks to unify organization in major countries
Japanese beauty firm Kao Brands has announced it will change its name to Kao USA in North America as it attempts to operate subsidiaries in this region and Europe as unified organizations in the major countries in which they operate.
Kimberly-Clark invests in regional innovation centers
25-Aug-2011 By Simon Pitman
In an effort to develop personal care products that benefit from different regional resources and ideas, Kimberly-Clark has opened up two new innovations centers in Colombia and Korea.
28-Jul-2011 By Pooja Kondhia
Oral and personal care products giant Colgate-Palmolive has unveiled positive overall growth thanks to strong sales in the emerging markets.
Euromonitor urges sun care manufacturers to target emerging markets
03-May-2011 By Andrew McDougall
As disposable incomes rise for emerging market consumers, sun care will become more affordable to many, urging Euromonitor to advise that sun care manufacturers should look to grow sales in poorer countries.
Strong Q1 figures leave L'Oréal licking its lips
20-Apr-2011 By Andrew McDougall
The global cosmetics giant reported strong growth for the first quarter of the year thanks to the power of brands in Consumer and Luxury Products as well as accelerated growth in the US.
Tupperware beauty sales and profits up although US suffered
01-Feb-2011 By Katie Bird
Fourth quarter sales and net income for the beauty business of the Tupperware group was up on last year but its US operations still recorded a drop in sales.
Avon Q3 sales show strong gains from new markets
28-Oct-2010 By Simon Pitman
Avon Products reported above market average sales growth for the third quarter, a result that was driven by strong growth in new markets that helped to offset falling North American sales.
Key promotions announced at Estee Lauder
23-Sep-2010 By Andrew McDougall
Global cosmetics company, Estee Lauder, has announced the promotion of executives Daniel M. Annese and Charisse Ford in an effort to continue building global momentum for the brand.
After-sun and self-tan products drive growth in sun care
01-Sep-2010 By Katie Bird
After-sun and self-tanning products lead growth in the sun care category as they gain traction as necessary items in the consumer’s beauty regime.
BASF 2Q results underline a clear recovery
30-Jul-2010 By Simon Pitman
BASF has reported a big leap in both earnings and sales for the second quarter, although the results compare to a much weaker performance last year and the outlook is more subdued.
Latin America boosts Tupperware beauty sales, but result fails to inspire financial world
20-Jul-2010 By Simon Pitman
Tupperware has announced a mixed bag for its Q2 financial results, as North American beauty sales dips, but sales in developing markets help to counterbalance results.
First quarter sales at IFF beat expectations
06-May-2010 By Katie Nichol
US-based International Flavors & Fragrances recorded a 17 percent increase in first quarter revenue, aided by robust Fragrance sales and a strong performance from both divisions in Asia.
Kimberly-Clark sales boosted by recovery and currency translations
22-Apr-2010 By Simon Pitman
Kimberly-Clark registered sales growth of 7.6 percent for its first quarter, boosted by a steady increase in organic sales and positive currency translations.
Estée Lauder appoints Strategic Modernization Initiative leader
12-Jan-2010 By Katie Nichol
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has appointed Christopher Wood to the position of senior vice president of the Global Strategic Modernization Initiative (SMI), to oversee the next stage of the program.
Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to take place in New York
23-Dec-2009 By Katie Nichol
Examining topics such as green marketing, eco-labels and ethical ingredient sourcing, Organic Monitor’s New York Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will take place on 24-26th March next year.
Unilever outsources end-user services to Unisys
13-Nov-2009 By Simon Pitman
Unilever says it will secure over €1bn of savings in its IT division from the outsourcing of end-user services to IT services provider Unisys.
Plant closure expenses drag profits down at IFF
04-Nov-2009 By Katie Bird
Sales were showing signs of recovery for International Flavors and Fragrances in the third quarter, but profits were dragged down by charges.