International

  • Scouring the World for Home Care Growth?

    Scouring the World for Home Care Growth?

    March 13, 2015
    China's home cleaning market is the focus of a new report.


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    L'Oréal Targets Ivory Coast

    March 13, 2015
    Inks distribution and production deal with CFAO.


  • Lubrizol Receives GMP Certification

    Lubrizol Receives GMP Certification

    March 6, 2015
    Lubrizol Corporation was awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification according to EFfCI.


  • Symrise Launches Hispanic Program for Beauty, Household & Oral Care

    March 4, 2015
    Symrise has launched Conexión Latina, a program designed to help manufacturers from the beauty, household and oral care industries offer Hispanic consumers fragrance and flavor solutions that are suited to their needs. In the US, the purchasin…


  • O Hui Creates Beautiful Lips Campaign

    March 4, 2015
    SOUTH KOREA: O Hui, a Korean cosmetics brand owned by LG Household & Healthcare, has rolled out its “Beautiful Lips” campaign with the aim of delivering beautiful messages to loved ones with “digital lipstick’—a lips…


  • DKSH, Shin-Etsu Expand Agreement

    March 4, 2015
    THE NETHERLANDS: DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials and Shin-Etsu Silicones Europe have extended their relationship. In addition to the current accord in which DKSH provides marketing, sales, distribution and logistics services to Shin-…


  • Shiseido To Shed Gaultier Fragrances

    March 4, 2015
    JAPAN: Shiseido has started negotiation with Puig to sell IP rights of Jean Paul Gaultier regarding fragrance products and its business, which Shiseido’s Beaute Prestige International unit has been managing since 1991.  Puig became the ma…


  • Phase 1 of Unilever’s Project West is Complete

    March 4, 2015
    CHINA: Phase I of Unilever Project West, Unilever’s global manufacturing base in Meishan, Sichuan, has been completed and become officially operational. With an investment of about €40 million, Phase I of the project is responsi…


  • 8th PCHi 2015 Opens this Month

    March 4, 2015
    CHINA: As the global personal care industry dives into the new year, preparations for Personal Care & Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) 2015, China’s largest cosmetics ingredients sourcing platform, are in full swing. Occupying a total floor are…


  • Smell of Success: In-Cosmetics’ Fragrance Zone

    March 4, 2015
    SPAIN: Fragrance is a crucial element of most beauty and personal care products. In what is an incredibly crowded and competitive marketplace, providing the very best sensory experience possible for a customer can very often make a real difference to…


  • Guerlain Inaugurates La Ruche Production Site

    March 4, 2015
    FRANCE: Guerlain has opened its new skin care and makeup production facility in Chartres. The Cosmetic Valley facility, known as “La Ruche,” is dedicated to skin care and cosmetics and employs 350 people. It is responsible for the global…


  • SC Johnson Buys HomeBrands A.S.

    SC Johnson Buys HomeBrands A.S.

    March 3, 2015
    SC Johnson buys HomeBrands A.S. for an undisclosed amount.


  • Unilever To Buy REN Skincare

    Unilever To Buy REN Skincare

    March 3, 2015
    Specialty range created by Antony Buck and Robert Calcraft.


  • Pierre Fabre Expands in India

    Pierre Fabre Expands in India

    March 2, 2015
    Pierre Fabre, the French dermocosmetics company, has renewed its partnership with Abbott Healthcare. The move ensures that Pierre Fabre's line of skin care products will continue to be available in one of the largest consumer product companies in…


  • Cuba & Cosmetics

    Cuba & Cosmetics

    February 27, 2015
    Recent moves by the Obama Administration gives new opportunities for companies to enter the US.