International

  • Clariant To Increase Production in Indonesia

    November 3, 2014
    INDONESIA: Clariant will build a new production facility at its Tangerang, Indonesia site to support regional demands in the personal and home care industry. The overall investment in combined esterquat and methylquat production will add 12kt collect…


  • Agaia Expands Evolve Line Distribution

    November 3, 2014
    TURKEY: Agaia, Inc., maker of Evolve cleaners, detergents, degreasers  and deodorizers, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for Turkey with Saudi-based Al Daa’ma Corporation. This new accord expands on an earlier partnership bet…


  • Croda at SCS Formulate, Honored by CAFFCI

    November 3, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: Croda will showcase its latest product launches at SCS Formulate exhibition in Coventry, UK, including Volarest FL. This unique polymer delivers controlled, targeted delivery from sprayable emulsions, novel textures that excite the us…


  • Histogen To Bring CellCeuticals Range To Greater Asia

    November 3, 2014
    JAPAN: Histogen Aesthetics has entered into a licensing and distribution agreement with JPGH Co., Ltd. to bring CellCeuticals Regenerative Skin Treatments to Greater Asia. JPGH, which is run by George Lee and John Paul Mitchell Systems (JPMS) co-f…


  • RB Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

    November 3, 2014
    AUSTRALIA: RB celebrated Global Handwashing Day with a unique virtual relay. Part of the global ‘Give Life a Hand’ campaign that spanned across 27 countries, the campaign saw schoolchildren across 11 countries come together for the relay,…


  • SC Johnson Expands WOW Concept in Ghana

    November 3, 2014
    GHANA: SC Johnson has expanded its WOW business concept to the Yilo Krobo District of Ghana, and rolled out improved product options. The expansion builds on two years of consumer research, which resulted in a better product bundle, and an improved b…


  • Jumei Picks Up Two Brands

    Jumei Picks Up Two Brands

    October 22, 2014
    China's online beauty retailer to sell select Givenchy and Jurlique products.


  • Clariant To Expand In Indonesia

    Clariant To Expand In Indonesia

    October 9, 2014
    Adding surfactant capacity to support personal and home care in the region.


  • SCJ Johnson Expands WOW Program

    SCJ Johnson Expands WOW Program

    October 8, 2014
    Enhancements and new products in Ghana-based endeavor.


  • L’Oréal To Acquire Niely Cosmeticos

    October 2, 2014
    BRAZIL: L’Oréal has signed an accord to acquire Brazilian independent hair color and care company Niely Cosmeticos. Founded in 1981 by Daniel Fonseca de Jesus and with a net revenue of nearly $180 million last year, the Niely Cosmeticos…


  • Ariel’s ‘Beautiful Life’ campaign

    October 2, 2014
    JAPAN:  Procter & Gamble’s Ariel detergent has launched a web exclusive video called “Beautiful Life - Life and Dirt,” which highlights various stains through a special “sudden stain machine.” The video is direc…


  • Murad Takes Over UK Distributor, Eyes Expansion

    October 2, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: Murad, Inc. has completed the acquisition of its long-term distribution partner in the United Kingdom. The acquisition provides Murad with an opportunity to directly manage its rapidly growing business in prestige and professional cha…


  • Blow Ltd. Gets More Backing

    October 2, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: Blow Ltd. has raised a total of $9 million from high profile executives (including the CEO of Net-A-Porter and the founders of Lion Capital) to expand its so-called “fast beauty” proposition—in which “time poor…


  • Partylite’s Graham Honored by Direct Sellers Association

    October 2, 2014
    CANADA: Tracie Graham, vice president of sales at PartyLite Canada, was honored by the Direct Sellers Association (DSA) of Canada at its annual conference held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Graham received the organization’s Distinguished Service Aw…


  • AAK Personal Care Names Mexican Distributor

    October 2, 2014
    MEXICO: AAK Personal Care has expanded its global distributor network with ABA Mexico. According to Minna Dam, global director at AAK Personal Care, ABA Mexico S.A. de C. V. “Fit into our distributor network since they too are specialized on bi…