International

  • Amway Opens Botanical Research Center

    December 2, 2015
    CHINA: Amway has opened its $13 million botanical research center in Wuxi, China. The company will study plants associated with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at the site for potential future use in its health and beauty products. Built o…


  • Lauder Invests in Have & Be

    December 2, 2015
    SOUTH KOREA: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase an interest in Have & Be Co. Ltd., the South Korean company behind skin care brands Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing. Terms of the investment were not disclos…


  • Jason Shankey Adds New Range

    December 2, 2015
    NORTHERN IRELAND: Jason Shankey Hairdressing Ltd. has created a new range of products sold at hair salons and barbershops, House of Fraser Belfast, jasonshankey.com and houseoffraser.co.uk. The collections, which have Shankey’s uniquely formula…


  • EME Adds Clive Christian Brand

    December 2, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM: Clive Christian, a British luxury interiors and fragrance brand, has been acquired by EME Investments 5 Ltd, a consortium of private investors. The investment, which will see the founder Clive Christian OBE dispose of a majority st…


  • LVMH Creates Internal Carbon Fund

    December 2, 2015
    FRANCE: LVMH is implementing an internal carbon fund, which is already estimated at more than €5 million. The fund will be financed by contributions from each maison, calculated using the greenhouse gas emissions generated by their activiti…


  • Ashland’s Elixiance Wins Award At In-Cosmetics Asia

    December 2, 2015
    THAILAND: Ashland’s Elixiance biofunctional recently won the Silver Award for Best Active Ingredient at the In-Cosmetics Asia 2015 Innovation Zone Awards. Elixiance biofunctional, a new ecological and sustainable ingredient for skin care produc…


  • ANGUS Opens New Customer Application Centers

    December 2, 2015
    BRAZIL/CHINA: ANGUS Chemical Company has opened two new customer application centers that expand its global technical reach to Latin America and China. Linking local and regional customers to world-class technical service expertise, the Latin Amer…


  • Wabel’s Household & Personal Care Summit Is a Success

    December 2, 2015
    FRANCE: The second edition of its Household & Personal Care Summit, which took place Oct. 14-15, at Hilton Hotel Charles de Gaulle Paris, was a success, according to Wabel, the event’s organizer. The summit attracted leading European retail…


  • Euro Chemicals, Inc. Links Up With DSM

    Euro Chemicals, Inc. Links Up With DSM

    December 1, 2015
    Personal care distribution deal for the Philippines.


  • Galderma Opens Office in Dubai

    Galderma Opens Office in Dubai

    November 24, 2015
    Regional HQ for Middle East and Africa region.


  • Psst! It

    Psst! It's World Toilet Day!

    November 19, 2015
    An indispensable device gets its own day


  • Mibelle Opens US Office

    Mibelle Opens US Office

    November 19, 2015
    Forms direct sales and support team.


  • Beauty Trendsetters, Head North!

    Beauty Trendsetters, Head North!

    November 6, 2015
    North Korea gets into the cosmetics business


  • Coty Acquires Hypermarcas

    Coty Acquires Hypermarcas's Beauty Business

    November 2, 2015
    Brands like Risqué, Paixão and Biocolor are top sellers in Brazil.


  • Croda Unveils Africa Center of Excellence

    November 2, 2015
    SOUTH AFRICA: Croda has officially opened its new Center of Excellence for Africa. Located in Parkhaven, Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, the new center is the latest example of Croda’s commitment to innovation, coupling efficacy testing and app…