24-Apr-2014 - According to a survey conducted by IMRG, one in ten retailers expect more than 50% of their online sales to come from a smartphone or tablet device by the end of this year.
24-Apr-2014 - Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever saw a 6.3% decline in turnover in its first quarter but stabilizing sales in Europe and a robust Personal Care performance has given the company a solid start to the year.
24-Apr-2014 - The annual SCS Symposium will open its doors in Oxford, England at the end of the month, with a full conference programme that will focus on how scientific advances are shaping up the industry’s future.
23-Apr-2014 - P&G has announced third quarter results in line with expectations, but the company’s grooming and beauty divisions were overshadowed by a strong performance from the fabric and home care division.
23-Apr-2014 - According to new figures from Cancer Research UK (CRUK), sun cancer rates have risen sharply in the UK since 1970s as a result of inadequate sun protection: the new figures are likely to fuel an already rising consumer concern for sun care which was seen in the category’s growth last year.
23-Apr-2014 - The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has seized a staggering 1.4 million counterfeit cosmetics from just one warehouse, with an estimated market value of Dhs16m.
23-Apr-2014 - Cosmetics manufacturer Shiseido will use research efforts into Langerhans cells and a function of skin immunity to develop a new line of skin care products as a solution for maintaining skin stability.
22-Apr-2014 - Cosmetics brands need to make it their mission to ensure that the word ‘green’ is used correctly and does not confuse consumers and lose its meaning, according to Estée Lauder’s Aveda brand.
22-Apr-2014 - Sweden based cosmetics company Foreo has big aspirations to brighten the surface of the moon - not with concealer, but with a goal to reflect slightly more sunlight onto Earth, making the night sky brighter.
22-Apr-2014 - A new market report by Markets and Markets which details the size and growth of in-vitro toxicology and toxicity testing markets across the world states that Europe is to hold its position as largest until 2018.
22-Apr-2014 - “Innovation is not dead,” notes industry expert Steve Barton, but, according to the professional skin biologist, it’s certainly not alive and kicking. “How many alphabet creams can you possibly need?” he wonders.
22-Apr-2014 - It is important for ingredient suppliers to stay relevant and follow the trends – which in skin care right now, is coming from Asia…
22-Apr-2014 - Two years after launching its Care Creations brand to reach all consumers from different markets around the world, BASF has now developed new innovations based on consumer needs, which are just as important to ingredient suppliers.
21-Apr-2014 - L’Oréal, Estée Lauder and Procter &Gamble are the owners of the most digitally competent hair care and color brands by establishing direct relationships with consumers online.
17-Apr-2014 - The touch and feel of a formula is becoming more important in order to satisfy demand and meet consumer needs, which is why it is a top priority for ingredient suppliers.
17-Apr-2014 - With a new show in Sao Paolo just around the corner, in-cosmetics shone the spotlight onto the Brazilian beauty industry at this year’s show in Hamburg.
17-Apr-2014 - At the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg Cosmetics Design met with Mibelle Biochemistry’s Dr Fred Zuelli, who explained the company’s new snow algae extract launched at the show, and explains how it works.
17-Apr-2014 - At last week's in-cosmetics Hamburg event Cosmetics Design spoke to Euromonitor International's head of beauty and personal care, Irina Barbalova to find out what are the latest developments in the emerging markets, particularly in Brazil and China, where continued growth is leading to premiumisation.
16-Apr-2014 - At in-cosmetics in Hamburg Ramaa Chipalkatti, senior analyst at Datamonitor stopped by Cosmetics Design's booth to chat about all things innovative in sun care segment.
16-Apr-2014 - Following a successful in-cosmetics workshop on the regulatory issues facing the industry, Annelie Struessman of CONUSBAT, chair of the workshop, stopped off to give the Cosmetics Design team the low-down on what was discussed.