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    L'Oréal Gets Bigger in Brazil

    September 10, 2014
    Signs deal to acquire hair care company Niely Cosmeticos.


  • PZ Cussons Unveils Palm Oil Promise

    September 3, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM:  PZ Cussons unveiled the PZ Palm Oil Promise, which commits the maker of Carex soap and Charles Worthington hair care to eliminating deforestation from its supply chain. The firm is also a member of The Forest Trust (TFT) and ple…


  • Henkel Plants 10,000 Mangrove Trees

    September 3, 2014
    INDONESIA: Henkel employees have planted 10,000 mangrove trees along the coast of East Java in Indonesia in order to reduce flooding and protect the shoreline from erosion. Indonesia is home to some of the world’s largest expanses of mangrove…


  • Pierre Fabre Creates Severe Acne Website

    September 3, 2014
    FRANCE: Pierre Fabre Dermatology has created a new website, www.acne-severe.com, which it says offers a complete information platform, referenced and approved by dermatologists, for answering patients’ questions and helping those close to them…


  • Tupperware Expands Female Entrepreneurs Program

    September 3, 2014
    INDIA:  Tupperware Brands is expanding its Global Links: Empowering Women through Education & Opportunity program to India for 2015, aiming to inspire the development of the next generation of Indian women entrepreneurs. In partnership…


  • Coty Prestige Celebrates New Chloé Scent

    August 1, 2014
    FRANCE: Coty Prestige hosted a cocktail party on the rooftop of l’Institut du Monde Arabe to present the new Chloé Love Story fragrance to 400 guests, including international press, VIPs and influencers. Jean Mortier, president of Coty P…


  • P&G Sells Sulfonation Plant

    August 1, 2014
    BRAZIL: Procter & Gamble do Brasil has sold its sulfonation production facility in Bahia, Brazil to Stepan Company. The deal is subject to approval by the Brazilian antitrust authorities and by the Industrial Development Superintendence of Bahia…


  • ScentAir UK Acquired by US Firm

    August 1, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: ScentAir UK has been acquired by ScentAir, Charlotte, NC. Headquartered near Heathrow, outside London, ScentAir UK was founded in 2008. US-based ScentAir intends to build on ScentAir UK’s commercial success as a center of excel…


  • LVMH Promotes ‘Green Week’

    August 1, 2014
    FRANCE: For the third year in a row, LVMH teamed up with the European Commission to promote best environmental practices in the framework of Green Week 2014. Since 2011, LVMH has been launching its own internal Green Week in parallel with the one org…


  • Braun Rolls Out New WaterFlex

    August 1, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: Braun tapped quadruple Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel (below) to introduce WaterFlex, which the firm says transforms the electric shave into a new sensorial experience. WaterFlex is the brand’s first shaver designed exclus…


  • Herbalife To Expand in China

    Herbalife To Expand in China

    July 31, 2014
    To spend $40 million on manufacturing site


  • BASF Expands in Shanghai

    BASF Expands in Shanghai

    July 28, 2014
    More R&D facilities to be completed in 2015


  • P&G Looks to Reduce Palm Oil

    P&G Looks to Reduce Palm Oil's Environmental Impact

    July 24, 2014
    Teams up with MISI to protect local forests.


  • Beiersdorf Opens Plant in Mexico

    Beiersdorf Opens Plant in Mexico

    July 22, 2014
    New site in Silao serves North and Central America.


  • Fragrance Use Varies
Around the World

    Fragrance Use Varies Around the World

    July 22, 2014
    Spanish use the most; Chinese the least, says Kantar Media.