Industry News

  • Avon Partners with Suze Orman

    February 7, 2008
    Avon Products, Inc. announced a partnership with personal finance expert Suze Orman. Ms. Orman, a bestselling author and MSNBC television host, will serve as a personal finance advisor to the Avon representatives to offer money management advice.…


  • Desert Whale Jojoba Company Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

    February 7, 2008
    Desert Whale Jojoba Company of Tucson, AZ recently celebrated 30 years in the personal care industry. The company was founded in 1978 at a time when sperm whales were being decimated, and a native desert plant was being rediscovered. As the versa…


  • P&G Signs with Appleton For Microencapsulation Tech

    February 7, 2008
    Appleton, a developer of capsule chemistries and applications, Appleton, WI, has signed a supply agreement with Procter & Gamble to provide microencapsulated specialty chemicals. Appleton’s initial project with P&G involves microenc…


  • Elizabeth Arden Signs Licensing Agreement with Aeffe

    February 7, 2008
    Global prestige beauty company Elizabeth Arden, Inc. has entered into an exclusive long-term global licensing agreement with Aeffe S.p.A. for the development, marketing and distribution of fragrance, cosmetics and skin care products with Italian fash…


  • OmniReliant Holdings Acquires Topical Pharmaceutical Product

    February 7, 2008
    l OmniReliant Holdings, Inc. of Tampa, FL has formally acquired the rights to a unique patented topical pharmaceutical product capable of delivering salicylic acid in a non-stick clear solid composition to treat acne. The company will use the paten…


  • Clinique, Allergan Collaborate For Physician Skin Care Line

    February 7, 2008
    Clinique Laboratories, LLC has collaborated with global medical aesthetics company Allergan, Inc. on a new skin care line to be sold exclusively in U.S. physicians’ offices. The range is expected to launch in the fall of 2008. As part of the…


  • SC Johnson Makes Fortune List For Employee Retention

    February 7, 2008
    SC Johnson (SCJ) is an eight-time honoree on the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America list, published by Fortune magazine. SCJ was listed as No. 27. Fortune noted that 28% of SCJ’s employees have worked there more than 20…


  • ICMAD Announces CITY Awards For Cosmetic Innovators

    February 7, 2008
    The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) announces its fifth annual CITY Awards for Cosmetic Innovators of The Year. To be eligible for an award, the company must be a member of ICMAD and follow the criteria established for eac…


  • Este Lauder Creates New Position in Marketing

    February 7, 2008
    Susan Akkad has been named senior vice president corporate marketing, diversity at Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Ms. Akkad was most recently senior vice president, global communications and artist relations, MAC Cosmetics. She will report to Mar…


  • Aveda Expands its Green Efforts During Fashion Week 200

    February 7, 2008
    Aveda, a marketer of plant-derived hair care, skin care, makeup and lifestyle products, is building on the breakout success of its Spring/ Summer 2008 Green Fashion program with an enhanced eco-friendly platform for the Fall/Winter 2008 New York show…


  • HBA Announces Spring 2008 Conference Sessions

    January 4, 2008
    This year’s HBA Spring Conference on March 4-5 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, will present two distinct forums and two days of current trends and research. The theme of the technical conference is “Achieving W…


  • New Life Chemical Celebrates 10 Years

    January 4, 2008
    New Life Chemical Company, a diversified surplus chemical company based in Greenville, SC, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. In 1997, friends and colleagues Bill Anderson, Melvin Murphy, Andrea W. Pisarcik, and Ron Rountree took their faith and 6…


  • Noveon Consumer Specialties Ad Campaign Wins Award

    January 4, 2008
    Formulators know Noveon Consumer Specialties products from Lubrizol for their quality, consistency and technical know-how. Now the brand can be recognized for its creativity, too. The Noveon Consumer Specialties “Make it…/Formulate w…


  • New Backup Systems at Surefil

    January 4, 2008
    Surefil LLC, a fast-growing contract manufacturer of liquid-filled products, has added back-up and redundant systems to ensure dependable production for the personal care and medical industries. Because Surefil manufactures products within these indu…


  • LACP Awards Cognis For Its Communications

    January 4, 2008
    At this year’s League of American Communication Professionals (LACP) Spotlight Awards, Cognis’ communication was ranked among the best in the world. The global specialty chemicals supplier won a total of nine awards, and five of the top 1…