Industry News

  • Ropella Group Breaks Ground For International Headquarters

    October 3, 2007
    After 20 years creating the world’s largest executive search and consulting firm for the chemical and allied industries, the Ropella Group announced the groundbreaking of its new international headquarters in Santa Rosa, FL. The Sept. 20 c…


  • Natural Beauty Summit in Paris

    October 3, 2007
    ITEC France and Organic Monitor have unveiled the Natural Beauty Summit, a series of international conferences that focus on natural cosmetics. The aim of the Natural Beauty Summit is to create a forum to learn and discuss the key challenges the c…


  • Liberty Media Buys Stake in Borba

    September 11, 2007
    Through its Liberty Interactive division, Liberty Media has purchased a minority stake in Borba, the manufacturer of drinkable and topical skin care formulas. The move could have a major impact on the cosmetic industry, since Liberty’s Interact…


  • Clinique Awards Inaugural Nursing Scholarships

    September 11, 2007
    Clinique announced the first recipients of its nursing scholarships. The Clinique Nursing Scholarship Program aims to further the collaboration between the medical community and Clinique. The scholarship recipients from New York represent a diverse g…


  • Lysol Donates to American Red Cross

    September 11, 2007
    The Lysol Brand Team of Reckitt Benckiser Inc. has made a significant donation of Lysol Brand disinfectants to the U.S.-based blood collection centers of the American Red Cross. This donation will support the organization’s infection contro…


  • P&G Unveils My Black Is Beautiful

    September 11, 2007
    The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced the launch of “My Black is Beautiful,” a program designed to ignite and support a sustained national conversation by, for and about black women. The initiative was created to serve as t…


  • OPI and Victorias Secret Collaborate on Holiday Catalog

    September 11, 2007
    When the Victoria’s Secret “Angels” posed for its upcoming holiday catalog and runway special, OPI celebrity manicurist Beth Fricke made their nails look “heavenly.” Seven “Angels” enjoyed OPI manicures and…


  • Valley Consumer Products To Expand in Memphis

    September 11, 2007
    Longtime Memphis manufacturer Valley Consumer Products Group has signed a lease for 303,000 square feet at Raines Distribution Center in Southeast Memphis. Through several acquisitions and sustained growth, the company now has several manufacturing a…


  • Arista Opens Southeast Office

    September 11, 2007
    Arista Industries, a supplier of marine and vegetable oils, has opened a Southeastern sales office in Hilton Head Island, SC. Michelle Coluccio, an industry professional with 12 years of experience, will manage the new office, with sales and service…


  • Platinum Award for Henkel

    September 11, 2007
    Henkel garnered two 2006 Vision Awards at the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) print, video and web communications competition. Taking first place in the “Household & Personal” category, the Henkel Annual Report…


  • DuPont Tate & Lyle Open $100 M Bio-PDO Facility

    September 11, 2007
    DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, LLC, an equally owned joint venture of DuPont and Tate & Lyle, marked the growing demand for products made from its Bio-PDO product with a new facility in Loudon County, TN. U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W.…


  • Honeywell Selected As Global Marketer of Accuscrub

    September 11, 2007
    They’re available in six vibrant, saturated colors ideal for washes and are now available from Honeywell. Accutech LLC appointed Honeywell as the global marketer for its Accuscrub bead product line outside of the NAFTA region. This is an add…


  • Davi To Develop Hotel Amenity Line

    August 6, 2007
    Davi Skin, Inc. will soon begin the development of an amenity line of products for distribution into luxury hotel rooms worldwide in conjunction with Gilchrist & Soames, a fine toiletries manufacturer. The initial line of amenity products will…


  • Avon To Make Job Cuts, Take $5 Million in Charges

    August 6, 2007
    Avon Products Inc. announced it will cut jobs and take $5 million in charges as part of a restructuring effort. The company said it would terminate an undisclosed number of employees and outsource some services, a move expected by the end of 20…


  • Seacrest Partners with Crest, Scope

    August 6, 2007
    He’s known to keep a travel-size bottle of Scope in his glove compartment and his name is Ryan Seacrest, so it was really only a matter of time before he partnered with Crest and Scope. The E! News anchor and American Idol host has signed a ye…