International

  • Silab South America Takes Over Logistics in Brazil

    November 2, 2015
    BRAZIL: Silab South America has taken over all the promotion, import and distribution operations for natural cosmetic active ingredients in the Brazilian territory. Established in Brazil since 2012, Silab South America already ensures promotion of co…


  • Clariant India To Acquire Part of Vivimed Personal Care Portfolio

    November 2, 2015
    INDIA: Clariant India Ltd. will acquire part of Vivimed Labs Limited’s personal care portfolio, subject to necessary regulatory, statutory and other approvals. The acquisition will enable the subsidiary of Clariant Group to strengthen its perso…


  • Younique Expands International Reach

    November 2, 2015
    MEXICO: Younique expanded into Mexico last month. The firm’s other international markets include Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Germany.…


  • Decorté Will DebutIn North America in 2016

    November 2, 2015
    JAPAN: Kosé Corporation will launch Decorté, its prestige luxury brand of innovative skin care and color, in an exclusive distribution arrangement with Saks Fifth Avenue. Plans are to roll out the brand in Saks Fifth Avenue locations ac…


  • Laneige Moves into Canada

    November 2, 2015
    CANADA: Amore Pacific Laneige skin care brand debuted in Canada through an exclusive partnership with Sephora stores and Sephora.ca. Following its success in the US as well as South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore,…


  • Shiseido Recognized by UN Development Program

    November 2, 2015
    BANGLADESH: Shiseido’s efforts in Bangladesh to improve social status and lifestyle of rural women through the use of skin care products has been recognized as Business Call to Action (BCtA) led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP…


  • Albéa Creates New Website

    November 2, 2015
    INDONESIA: As part of its strategy to support its leadership positions in Southeast Asia, Albéa has rolled out its new Albéa Indonesia website, www.albea-group.id. With this new regional website, offering a bilingual platform in both In…


  • Givaudan Opens New Line For Soliance Products Acquires Induchem

    November 2, 2015
    FRANCE: Givaudan has inaugurated its new high tech fermentation production line in Pomacle, France. The $10.3 million investment in the extension of the production capacity represents Givaudan’s most important infrastructure investment in activ…


  • Symrise Opens New Plant

    November 2, 2015
    GERMANY: Symrise AG has opened its €15 million cosmetic ingredients production plant, significantly increasing its capacities and improving its position in the market. The investment increases the production capacities in Germany and lays the fo…


  • In-Cosmetics Asia Is this Month

    November 2, 2015
    THAILAND:  Historically, demand for natural and organic products in the Asia region has been poor compared to the rest of the world, according to Sarah Gibson, exhibition director of In-Cosmetics Asia, which returns to Bangkok from Nov. 3-5, 201…


  • Maxim Markenprodukte Entering US

    Maxim Markenprodukte Entering US

    October 29, 2015
    German maker of Kaloderma skin care, Miro fragrance and private label products.


  • Lauder Invests in Dr. Jart+

    Lauder Invests in Dr. Jart+

    October 26, 2015
    Takes stake in South Korean Firm behind the brand.


  • Amway Opens Botanical Research Center in China

    Amway Opens Botanical Research Center in China

    October 23, 2015
    $13 million facility home to research on TCM for health, beauty products.


  • Data on Those Deep Discounts

    Data on Those Deep Discounts

    October 22, 2015
    IRI on BOGOs et. al.


  • AAK Engages 86,000 Women in Sustainable Sourcing

    AAK Engages 86,000 Women in Sustainable Sourcing

    October 19, 2015
    West African program devoted to shea.