International


  • Lubrizol Opens Innovation Center in Asia

    SINGAPORE: The Lubrizol Corporation has opened its new Innovation Centre in Singapore, the latest addition to the firm’s growing presence in Asia. The new Innovation Centre is home to application development and technical service for the person…
    11.04.13

  • Amway Breaks Ground On Research Center

    CHINA: Amway has broken ground on a new $10 million botanical research center in Wuxi, China. The center will serve as a site for agricultural research on plants used in traditional Chinese medicine with the goal of incorporating developments in…
    11.04.13

  • The Body Shop Takes Stake In Emporio Body Store

    BRAZIL: The Body Shop, a L’Oréal unit,  has acquired a 51% stake in the Emporio Body Store in Brazil, with the option to increase its stake to 80% by 2019, according to the company. Established in 1997 in Porto Alegre by Tobias Cha…
    11.04.13

  • Clariant Sells Detergents & Intermediates Business

    SWITZERLAND: Clariant has signed an agreement to divest its Detergents & Intermediates business to International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG). The total consideration of the sale amounts to approximately $63.7 million (€46.9 million), out…
    11.04.13

  • Young Scientist Honored For Peptide Work

    FRANCE: The new Cellcon peptide developed at Contipro has earned a scientist at the Cosmetic Valley the Best Young Researcher Award. At Cosmetic Innovation Days COSM’Innov 2013, Dr. Iva Doleckova, 35, was honored for her work, which focuses on…
    11.04.13

  • In-Cosmetics Asia Features Product ‘Trails’

    THAILAND: While consumers have their favorite products, they are constantly on the lookout for those that promise to do even more for their skin and hair. This leaves manufacturers with the hard task of finding the right ingredient to make their prod…
    11.04.13

  • Herbline Essentials Rebrands, Seeks Expansion

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: All natural beauty brand Herbline Essentials has rebranded with a fresh new identity across its product, packaging and marketing materials, and the firm is using the new look to help fuel expansion across the Middle East region…
    11.04.13

  • Shiseido To Sell Skin Care Brands to L’Oréal

    JAPAN: Shiseido Co., Ltd. has received a proposal from L’Oréal to acquire Carita and Decléor skin care, body care, hair care treatments and products for approximately €230 million ($314.3 million at current exchange rates). T…
    11.04.13

  • Skin Care
    L’Oréal Likes Carita and Decléor

    L’Oréal Likes Carita and Decléor

    Negotiating with Shiseido to pick up Paris-based beauty brands.
    10.17.13

  • Skin Care
    NuSkin Makes Big Bet on China

    NuSkin Makes Big Bet on China

    Will spend $200 million on stores and manufacturing plants
    10.15.13

  • Amway Breaks Ground in China

    Amway Breaks Ground in China

    $10 million botanical research center to explore plants used in TCM.
    10.14.13

  • Lauder Works for Greater Good in Cambodia

    Lauder Works for Greater Good in Cambodia

    Leading EL brands supporting Somaly Mam Foundation's beauty salon.
    10.14.13

  • Lubrizol Opens Innovation Center in Singapore

    Lubrizol Opens Innovation Center in Singapore

    Home to application development, tech service for the personal and home care.
    10.09.13

  • Juice Beauty Lauded By PETA

    Juice Beauty Lauded By PETA

    Beauty firm ends sales in China.
    10.01.13

  • Lauder’s Osiao Signs Spokesperson

    HONG KONG: Osiao, the new beauty brand developed by Estée Lauder for the Asian market, has signed an exclusive partnership with award winning actress and singer Miriam Yeung. As the new brand spokesperson Yeung will be featured prominently thr…
    09.27.13

  • SC Johnson Acquires Italian Shoe Care Brand

    ITALY: SC Johnson today has acquired Class, a leading Italian shoe care brand that offers a full range of shoe care cleaning products, insoles and accessories, from Paglieri Sell Systems (PSS). According to Fisk Johnson, chairman and CEO of SC Johns…
    09.27.13

  • Evonik Expands Plant in Indonesia

    INDONESIA:  Evonik has opened its newly expanded plant for the production of raw materials, additives and ingredients for the cosmetic and household care industries in Bekasi. With this investment, Evonik is increasing its capacity for surfactan…
    09.27.13

  • Oriflame Looks To Increase Speed To Market

    SWITZERLAND: Oriflame has a number of proposed initiatives to be implemented this year and early 2014 which are designed to shorten time to market, increase the effectiveness of catalogues, sales campaigns and back-office functions and find synergies…
    09.27.13

  • CPL Aromas Expands in Mumbai

    INDIA: CPL Aromas has relocated its operation in India to a new purpose-built facility in Mumbai featuring a full service sales, marketing and creative center. Located in the Lower Parel region of Mumbai, the new premises form a key element in the co…
    09.27.13

  • Hada Labo Tokyo Skin Care Comes To US Market

    JAPAN: Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., parent of The Mentholatum Company, is bringing Rohto’s popular skin care brand,  Hada Labo Tokyo, to the US. Hada Labo launched in Japan in 2004 and has experienced significant growth across South Eas…
    09.27.13