01-Aug-2014 - L’Oréal has posted strong underling global results, with revenues in Western Europe also showing signs of recovery, but a strong Euro negates much of the gains.
01-Aug-2014 - Amsterdam-based AkzoNobel and renewable oils company Solazyme have expanded their partnership agreement as they look to further develop the production of algal oils.
01-Aug-2014 - The European Commission has published an official report from the sixth round of TTIP negotiations which reveals the EU and US to be proceeding with prioritising chemicals for assessment, and other classification and labeling.
31-Jul-2014 - 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.
31-Jul-2014 - UK men want products to be marketed simply without a lot of adjectives or hype around ‘anti-ageing’ or ‘rejuvenation’ and marketing these products should follow this message.
31-Jul-2014 - Smart packaging, senses and luxury, responsible purchasing and 3D print are just a few of the topics that have been announced for the Luxe Pack Monaco conference programme this October.
31-Jul-2014 - Denmark has flagged up nail polish product ‘Depend GelLack’, following a number of consumers experiencing allergic reactions.
30-Jul-2014 - The in-cosmetics team is taking its event to South America for the first time when it opens the doors to its in-cosmetics Brasil event over a two day period from September 9th.
30-Jul-2014 - According to Mintel, there are many opportunities to drive sales in the mature shampoo/conditioner market, from more beauty-enhancing/functional men's shampoos to products featuring positive and aspirational benefits for older women.
30-Jul-2014 - There is a lot of potential for cosmetics manufacturers to target the saturated 45+ skin care market with personalised products rather than yet another ‘wrinkle cure’.
30-Jul-2014 - UK retail giant, Marks and Spencer is the latest department store to be accused of contributing to fat shaming by stocking a range of body toning creams called ‘Fat Girl Slim’.
29-Jul-2014 - Most global regions are expected to post near double-digit annual growth in organic personal care over the next six years, a new market research report suggests.
29-Jul-2014 - The digital age is upon the beauty industry and will be a ‘game-changer’ according to the industry’s biggest cosmetics manufacturer, who has been driving forward following the launch of its Makeup Genius virtual mirror app earlier this year.
29-Jul-2014 - The Anglo-Dutch consumer giant will continue to look towards its personal care business after a difficult second quarter saw sales slow in emerging markets.
29-Jul-2014 - Germany-based ADA Cosmetics has been sold by global asset manager The Carlyle Group to Ardian, an independent private investment company.
28-Jul-2014 - At the sixth round of EU-US trade talks on a new trade and investment deal between the two continents, experts suggested that the two sides may struggle on an agreement, particularly in the area of prohibited cosmetic ingredients.
25-Jul-2014 - Stefano Focolari, former chief marketing officer for Lumson has taken his experience at the Italy-based company and created a 'turnkey' service that he believes the packaging sector has been missing.
25-Jul-2014 - Scientific skin care holds a great opportunity for beauty manufacturers as it merges the cosmetics industry with the medical industry, and the segment is tipped for growth.
25-Jul-2014 - Beauty retailing brand Sephora, traditionally a key player on the European cosmetics scene, is losing market share to pharmacies.
24-Jul-2014 - The head of the Canadian Cosmetics, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CCTFA), Darren Praznik, has spoken of the increasing need for international regulatory alignment in the face of the rising ‘global consumer’.