• Coty Taps Li & Fung In China

    July 2, 2014
    CHINA: Coty and Li & Fung have entered into an agreement in which Li & Fung will distribute some of Coty’s power brands in China, including Adidas, Rimmel and Playboy. The agreement is effective July 1. This agreement represents a shif…

  • Henkel Buys Household and Hair Care Companies

    July 2, 2014
    GERMANY: Henkel recently closed several deals in a one-week span early last month. Henkel’s $1.28 billion acquisition of Spotless Group will add laundry products Dylon, Eau Ecaralate, Grey and Catch. “This acquisition is part of Henkel&…

  • Amway Starts Up
In Bulgaria

    Amway Starts Up In Bulgaria

    June 6, 2014
    Nutrilite, Artistry and more in Eastern Europe.

  • Li & Fung To Distribute
Coty Brands in China

    Li & Fung To Distribute Coty Brands in China

    June 3, 2014
    Deal includes Adidas, Rimmel and Playboy.

  • AS Watson To Sell Travel Unit

    AS Watson To Sell Travel Unit

    June 3, 2014
    Move enables retailer to focus on cosmetics.

  • Ringier’s Personal Care Summit Asia Is July 10-11

    June 2, 2014
    THAILAND: To help manufacturers and suppliers deal with the challenges and opportunities, Ringier and Media Matter will host the Personal Care Summit Asia, July 10-11, 2014 at the Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel in Bankok.   Within the So…

  • Henkel Increases Investment In Indonesian Operations

    June 2, 2014
    INDONESIA: Henkel has made several investments in Indonesia, described by company officials as a strong pillar for the group’s successful growth in the emerging markets. The company is looking to further strengthen its market position through i…

  • Pierre Fabre Funds Reforestation Project

    June 2, 2014
    MADAGASCAR: To contribute toward the fight against climate change, Pierre Fabre Laboratories has financed a reforestation project this year. Madagascar’s biodiversity is heavily threatened by the deforestation and degradation of its forests. P…

  • P&G Donates $900K & Goods To Habitat for Humanity

    June 2, 2014
    CANADA: Procter & Gamble has linked up with Habitat for Humanity Canada in a three-year partnership that includes a significant contribution of $900,000 and in-kind donations from brands like Tide, Mr. Clean and Swiffer. As part of the new partn…

  • Shiseido To Open Hair Regeneration Center

    June 2, 2014
    JAPAN: Shiseido opened its Shiseido Cell-Processing and Expansion Center (SPEC) on May 1. The center, located in the Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster, centralizes research and development on hair regenerative medicine with an aim toward commerciali…

  • Nu Skin Resumes Operations in China

    June 2, 2014
    CHINA: Nu Skin China has resumed corporate-hosted business meetings and began accepting applications for new sales people on May 1. Earlier this year, China’s State Administration ordered an investigation into the company after a local news sto…

  • MAC Is Makeup Partner At British Academy TV Awards

    June 2, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: M·A·C was the official makeup partner to the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards for the 11th consecutive year. The awards took place May 18 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. The M∙A·C Pro tea…

  • German Hair Stylist Wins American Crew Challenge

    June 2, 2014
    PORTUGAL: Jerome Kantner of Mainz, Germany won the 2013-2014 All-Star Challenge, the annual global competition that recognizes the best men’s hair stylists in the world. The American Crew All-Star Challenge focuses on the art of men’s gro…

  • S’N’B Nail Care Debuts At Beauty World ME

    June 2, 2014
    DUBAI: Safe ‘N’ Beautiful, a natural nail care brand, unveiled its newest range, a luxury collection of breathable, water-based and water-removable nail polishes at Beauty World ME in Dubai last month. “Years in development, the ne…

  • Coty and Avon To Sell Scents Together in Brazil

    June 2, 2014
    BRAZIL: Coty Inc. and Avon Products, Inc. have entered into a partnership by which select Coty fragrances will be marketed and sold through Avon Brazil’s network of 1.5 million independent sales representatives.  The deal brings together A…