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.
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.
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.
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.