• Coty Forms JV in UAE

    February 7, 2014
    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Coty Inc. and luxury goods distributors Chalhoub Group and Jashanmal, have formed Coty Distribution Emirates LLC, a new joint venture established to strengthen Coty’s business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This joint…

  • Commission Reviews Fragrance Allergens Program

    February 7, 2014
    BELGIUM: The first Annual Review of the IDEA Project (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens) was held in Luxembourg. The IDEA project, endorsed by the EU Commissioner for Health, is a multi-stakeholder process designed to provide a b…

  • Voya Signs First Brand Ambassador

    Voya Signs First Brand Ambassador

    January 31, 2014
    Irish beauty brand taps professional windsurfer and surgeon Katie McAnena.

  • Nu Skin Fights Back

    Nu Skin Fights Back

    Tom Branna||January 15, 2014
    Responds to critical article about its operations in China

  • Silab Opens Unit in Singapore

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||January 15, 2014
    Fatima-Zahra Rzin tapped to lead unit covering SE Asia.

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    L'Oréal Deal for Magic Holdings Moves Ahead

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||January 14, 2014
    Transaction expected to close in Q2.

  • Brazil Is in Focus
at In-Cosmetics

    Brazil Is in Focus at In-Cosmetics

    Tom Branna||January 9, 2014
    Accounts for nearly 60% of Latin American cosmetics sales.

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    L'Oréal Pulls Brand from China

    January 8, 2014
    Garnier is out, Maybelline and L'Oréal Paris will stay

  • Revlon Exits China

    Revlon Exits China

    January 7, 2014
    Once thriving market is now a tough slog.

  • Coty Acquires OPI

    Coty Acquires OPI's UK Distributor

    January 7, 2014
    Addition of Lena White expected to strengthen brand.

  • Amway Employees Make Time for Their Communities

    January 1, 2014
    During the span of 24 hours on Nov. 20, more than 15,000 Amway business owners and employees mobilized to serve children’s causes in their communities. In 57 countries, together they volunteered 35,425 service hours through 304 projects benefit…

  • Fragrance Performance in Europe

    January 1, 2014
    The NPD Group, Inc. reports that demand for men’s scents drove gains in the US and UK fragrance market between November 2012 and October 2013. However, total fragrance performance was soft elsewhere in Europe, with declines across men’s a…

  • P&G Looks at Future of Fabric

    January 1, 2014
    ITALY: P&G held its first Future Fabrics event in Milan in November 2013, highlighting brands Ariel and Lenor. Giles Deacon and other experts from the fashion and textile design world discussed the latest advances in the textile industry and the…

  • Euromonitor Offers White Paper on Africa

    January 1, 2014
    AFRICA: Africa is an attractive hub for international FMCG players because of its economic growth, demographic changes and improved business environment. However, its untapped potential highlights the issues many companies confront when trying to gro…

  • Symrise Wins Innovation Award

    January 1, 2014
    GERMANY: Symrise’s SymSave H, a multifunctional stabilizer for cosmetic products, has won the Sepawa Innovation Award 2013. SymSave H has an antioxidant effect and soothes the skin, according to Symrise. It also boosts the effectiveness of pres…