International

  • China Slashes Tariffs

    China Slashes Tariffs

    May 26, 2015
    Skin care charges drop to 2%.


  • Shiseido To construct Global Innovation Center

    May 1, 2015
    JAPAN: Shiseido will establish a global innovation center in Yokohama’s Minato Mirai 21 District. The new research center is scheduled to start operating by the end of 2018, according to the firm, which also plans to increase R&D via sev…


  • Mary Kay Enters Colombia

    May 1, 2015
    COLOMBIA: Mary Kay has moved into Colombia. The $4 billion beauty company made an initial investment of $8 million to start its operations in the country. Mary Kay executives from the US, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina worked in partnership wit…


  • Coty Completes Bourjois Cosmetics Acquisition

    May 1, 2015
    FRANCE: Coty Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel for approximately 15.43 million shares of Coty’s Class A Common Stock. Bourjois—which has a portfolio of color cosmetic products that are sold…


  • Kleeneze Now Part of CVSL

    May 1, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM: CVSL Inc., Dallas, TX, has successfully funded and closed its previously-announced acquisition of Kleeneze, a UK’s direct-to-consumer businesses.  Founded in 1923, Kleeneze has more than 7,000 independent distributorship…


  • IFRA, French Fragrance Assoc. Discuss Lavender, REACH

    May 1, 2015
    FRANCE: The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the French Fragrance Association (PRODAROM) recently organized a roundtable to assess progress in the search for pragmatic solutions for the registration of essential oils, particularly laven…


  • Cosmoprof Bologna Sets Records

    May 1, 2015
    ITALY: Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2015, held in March, set new records. According to show organizers, 248,000 visitors attended the event (+20% compared to 2014), and among them, 79,000 came from abroad (+30% compared to 2014). There were 2,493 exhi…


  • Homeopathy in India

    May 1, 2015
    INDIA:  A study conducted by IMRB International across Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kolkata, shows 90% of people perceive homeopathy as a trusted form of treatment and its usage is higher than any other form of treatment. The surv…


  • LVMH Fares Well in Q1

    May 1, 2015
    FRANCE: Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s perfumes and cosmetics sector recorded organic growth of 6% to approximately $1.15 billion for the first quarter 2015 revenue. The company’s overall revenues were €8.3 billion, which represe…


  • MuLondon Signs Hemp Industries Association Test Pledge

    May 1, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM:  MuLondon has signed the Hemp Industries Association’s Test Pledge. The company says that signing the pledge showcases its commitment to implement quality control measures that limit the amount of trace residual THC in…


  • Herbalife Hailed in Hanoi

    Herbalife Hailed in Hanoi

    April 2, 2015
    Direct seller embarks on Asia-Pacific Wellness Tour


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    What's On Tap for In-Cosmetics?

    April 1, 2015
    Barcelona event is less than two weeks away!


  • Nu Skin Expands in China

    Nu Skin Expands in China

    March 17, 2015
    Enters Shaoxing City in Zhejiang Province.


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    L'Oréal Targets Ivory Coast

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


  • 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.