International

  • EME Adds Clive Christian Brand

    December 2, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM: Clive Christian, a British luxury interiors and fragrance brand, has been acquired by EME Investments 5 Ltd, a consortium of private investors. The investment, which will see the founder Clive Christian OBE dispose of a majority stak…


  • Jason Shankey Adds New Range

    December 2, 2015
    NORTHERN IRELAND: Jason Shankey Hairdressing Ltd. has created a new range of products sold at hair salons and barbershops, House of Fraser Belfast, jasonshankey.com and houseoffraser.co.uk. The collections, which have Shankey’s uniquely formula…


  • Lauder Invests in Have & Be

    December 2, 2015
    SOUTH KOREA: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase an interest in Have & Be Co. Ltd., the South Korean company behind skin care brands Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing. Terms of the investment were not disclos…


  • Amway Opens Botanical Research Center

    December 2, 2015
    CHINA: Amway has opened its $13 million botanical research center in Wuxi, China. The company will study plants associated with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at the site for potential future use in its health and beauty products. Built on…


  • Coty Acquires Hypermarcas’ Beauty/Personal Care Business

    December 2, 2015
    BRAZIL: Coty Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the personal care and beauty business of Hypermarcas S.A. for approximately $1.0 billion in cash. The transaction will be funded with a combination of cash on hand and available deb…


  • Euro Chemicals, Inc. Links Up With DSM

    Euro Chemicals, Inc. Links Up With DSM

    December 1, 2015
    Personal care distribution deal for the Philippines.


  • Galderma Opens Office in Dubai

    Galderma Opens Office in Dubai

    November 24, 2015
    Regional HQ for Middle East and Africa region.


  • Mibelle Opens US Office

    Mibelle Opens US Office

    November 19, 2015
    Forms direct sales and support team.


  • Psst! It

    Psst! It's World Toilet Day!

    November 19, 2015
    An indispensable device gets its own day


  • Beauty Trendsetters, Head North!

    Beauty Trendsetters, Head North!

    November 6, 2015
    North Korea gets into the cosmetics business


  • Coty Acquires Hypermarcas

    Coty Acquires Hypermarcas's Beauty Business

    November 2, 2015
    Brands like Risqué, Paixão and Biocolor are top sellers in Brazil.


  • In-Cosmetics Asia Is this Month

    November 2, 2015
    THAILAND:  Historically, demand for natural and organic products in the Asia region has been poor compared to the rest of the world, according to Sarah Gibson, exhibition director of In-Cosmetics Asia, which returns to Bangkok from Nov. 3-5, 201…


  • Symrise Opens New Plant

    November 2, 2015
    GERMANY: Symrise AG has opened its €15 million cosmetic ingredients production plant, significantly increasing its capacities and improving its position in the market. The investment increases the production capacities in Germany and lays the fo…


  • Givaudan Opens New Line For Soliance Products Acquires Induchem

    November 2, 2015
    FRANCE: Givaudan has inaugurated its new high tech fermentation production line in Pomacle, France. The $10.3 million investment in the extension of the production capacity represents Givaudan’s most important infrastructure investment in activ…


  • Albéa Creates New Website

    November 2, 2015
    INDONESIA: As part of its strategy to support its leadership positions in Southeast Asia, Albéa has rolled out its new Albéa Indonesia website, www.albea-group.id. With this new regional website, offering a bilingual platform in both In…