The Indian government’s decision this month to allow 100 percent Foreign Direct Investment in single brand retail, will be beneficial to the fast moving consumer goods sector, with cosmetics poised to pounce.
In a bid to extend its position in emerging markets, Symrise has recently finalized two acquisitions, the Brazilian activities of fragrance manufacturer Belmay and natural perfume oil company, Trilogy Fragrances.
Inter Parfums has entered into a 13 year worldwide license agreement with fellow French firm La Maison Repetto for the creation, development and distribution of fragrances under the latter’s ‘Repetto’ brand.
Since the dawn of advertising it has utilised sexual imagery in to sell products, and when it comes to fragrance products it seems money certainly talks as companies are prepared to take the risk and push the boundaries, due to the age-old idea that ‘sex...
US ingredients company Beneo has introduced a candy to the European market which it claims incorporates body fragrance, working from the inside out, which according to a Datamonitor analyst, is one of the most innovative products to hit the shelves.
The growing trend towards consumer urbanization, higher spending propensity and the increased importance of personal appearance and grooming is set to drive the global fragrance and perfumes market, a new report by Global Industry Analysts (GIA) has revealed.
Following a statement by fragrance company, Coty, earlier this year
that it plans to double in size in the coming five years, the
company has announced the incorporation of Coty Prestige Japan K.K
in a bid to further cement its lead...
Japanese scientists at the International Medical Center of Japan
say they have successfully undertaken a co-operative development
program with Sekisui Chemical company to extract vanilla fragrance
from cow dung.
Cosmeeting will open its doors in North Paris next week. Promising
to be a bigger and more international event, the third annual show
will include over 400 beauty brands from 28 different countries and
the CosmeticsDesign.com team...
Hong Kong-based conglomerate Hutchinson Whampoa has made a £221.9
million offer for the Merchant Retail Group, a UK specialist
perfume retailer. The deal will see AS Watson, Hutchinson Whampoa's
retail division, take on one of...
US beauty group Coty is targeting the teen market with the roll-out
of its first fragrance range under the Chupa Chups label. Created
by independent designer Emmanuel Fenasse, glass bottles are encased
in brightly-coloured plastic...