International

  • Oriflame Warehouse Destroyed in Fire

    January 1, 2014
    INDIA: One of Oriflame’s main warehouses for India, located in the vicinity of New Delhi, has been destroyed by fire. As a result, service in the Indian market will be impacted through the first quarter of 2014, according to Oriflame. …


  • P&G Opens Jakarta Plant

    January 1, 2014
    INDONESIA: P&G Indonesia has inaugurated a new plant in Jakarta, a move that represents a multi-year investment to build “world-class facilities” that manufacture multiple categories of products, according to the company. As one of th…


  • TRI-K Names Omnichem Distributor for Italy

    January 1, 2014
    ITALY: US-based TRI-K Industries, Inc. has named Omnichem as its exclusive distributor in Italy. Omnichem will distribute TRI-K’s line of cosmetic proteins, natural actives, biotechnology products and other specialty ingredients for the cosmeti…


  • LG Brings Davi Skin Care Line To Retail Stores

    January 1, 2014
    SOUTH KOREA: Davi Luxury Brand Group, Inc. has launched its new Davi skin care product line in South Korea retailers under a 10-year exclusive licensing agreement with LG Household and Health Care, Ltd (LGHH). The new product line was devel…


  • Glamour Mexico Honors CEO of Jessica Cosmetics

    January 1, 2014
    MEXICO: The CEO and founder of Jessica Cosmetics Inc., Jessica Vartoughian, was honored by Glamour magazine Mexico at its 15th Anniversary Gala. She won the Glam Award, which recognizes the achievements of industry leaders who inspire Glamour readers…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Coty Forms JV in UAE

    Coty Forms JV in UAE

    December 26, 2013
    Enters accord with Chalhoub Group and Jashanmal.


  • Coty Expands into United Arab Emirates

    Coty Expands into United Arab Emirates

    December 23, 2013
    Joint venture said to strengthen presence in emerging market.


  • Croda Wins Business Award

    Croda Wins Business Award

    December 19, 2013
    Named most admired chemical company in UK.


  • Henkel Acquires Plant in Eastern Europe

    Henkel Acquires Plant in Eastern Europe

    December 19, 2013
    Larger manufacturing footprint in emerging markets.


  • First Annual Review of the IDEA Project

    December 18, 2013
    Commission Reviews Fragrance Allergens Program.