• 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…

  • MuLondon Earns Humane Company Seal

    October 2, 2014
    UNITED KINGDOM: MuLondon Skincare has been awarded the “Humane Company” seal of approval, confirming its dedication to being cruelty-free by pledging to support only humane charities that do not fund animal testing, the company said. &ldq…

  • New Scent Art Exhibit Opens Down Under

    October 2, 2014
    AUSTRALIA: Perfume critic and author Chandler Burr has curated a new scent art exhibition called “Hyper-Natural: Scent From Design to Art,” which is currently open at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. The exhibiti…

  • Visitors to Beyond Beauty ASEAN Show Top 8,000

    October 2, 2014
    THAILAND: The inaugural Beyond Beauty ASEAN trade show, held in Bangkok from Sept. 18-20, was a great success, as  the event attracted 8,218 visitors over three days. There were 1,567 international visitors who came from 37 countries. This &l…

  • Government Controls
Clorox Venezuela

    Government Controls Clorox Venezuela

    September 30, 2014
    More troubles in a troubled country.