International

  • Univar Ireland Wins National Safety Award

    February 13, 2013
    • IRELAND: Univar Inc. has been recognized by the National Irish Safety Organization (NISO) with a distinction for high standards of health and safety at the 21st Annual Occupational Safety Awards 2012. “Univar is committed to operat…


  • The Body Shop Backs Teenage Cancer Trust

    February 13, 2013
    • UNITED KINGDOM: The Body Shop has forged a partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust, the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival of young people with cancer. Under terms of the partnership, the two…


  • BPI Signs Designerin Beauty Deal

    February 13, 2013
    • JAPAN: Fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa has signed a fragrance and cosmetics license with Beauté Prestige International (BPI). BPI is Shiseido’s fragrance division, whose other licenses include Issey Miyake, Narciso Rodri…


  • 2nd Asia Cosmetics Innovation Summit Begins in May

    February 13, 2013
    • CHINA: Cosmetics innovation in a global economy is the theme of the 2nd Asia Cosmetics Innovation Summit 2013, which will be held in Shanghai May 9-10. For more details on the conference program and to register, see the conference website…


  • Nivea for Men Wins Marketing Award

    February 13, 2013
    • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Nivea for Men was the only recipient of the Effie award in the Fragrances and Cosmetics category for the year 2012. The award recognized the effectiveness Nivea for Men’s marketing communications campaign that…


  • ICMAD Plans Cocktail PartyAt Cosmoprof Bologna

    February 13, 2013
    • The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Associa-tion (ICMAD) will host a cocktail reception during Cosmoprof Bologna. The March 8 event will enable show attendees and dignitaries to meet with ICMAD members and connect with indi…


  • Asia-Pacific To Become Second Largest Surfactant Consumer by 2017

    February 13, 2013
    • ASIA-PACIFIC: Global surfactant consumption is expected to grow from $27 billion in 2012 to $36.5 billion by 2017, representing a CAGR of 6.19%, according to MarketsandMarkets, a market research company. Synt…


  • Oral-B Plaque Tunnel Takes Visitors ‘Inside’ Oral Care

    February 13, 2013
    • GERMANY: Not your ordinary tunnel, the “Oral-B Plaque Tunnel” is making its way to seven major cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. While inside, visitors can experience ways in whi…


  • Cosmeceutical Market Growing 4.6%

    February 13, 2013
    • The cosmeceuticals markets in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and US was worth $30.9 billion in 2011, and is expected to post a CAGR of 4.6% to reach $42.4 billion by 2018, according to a new study by GB…


  • Cosmeceutical Market Growing 4.6%

    February 13, 2013
    • The cosmeceuticals markets in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and US was worth $30.9 billion in 2011, and is expected to post a CAGR of 4.6% to reach $42.4 billion by 2018, according to a new study by GBI Research. Presently, cos…


  • L’Oreal Expands Presence in India

    L’Oreal Expands Presence in India

    February 13, 2013
    • INDIA: L’Oréal is expanding its L’Oréal Paris makeup studios as well as so-called shop-in-shop outlets in the malls of the five top Indian cities. The company is also widening the reach of its premium brands, such a…


  • Mandom To Manufacture Hair Care Products in Indonesia

    January 30, 2013
    INDONESIA: Mandom Corp. is reportedly expanding production of men’s hair care products in Indonesia, starting local output of more expensive items in response to rising income levels in a leading foreign market. According to a report in Th…


  • Chinese Men’s Fragrance Market Is Booming

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: While the men’s global perfume and fragrances market remains driven by celebrity endorsement and associations with success, perceptions have remained fixed in China as men often associate fragrance as a female-only category. However…


  • Frost & Sullivan Honors Sederma’s Legance

    January 30, 2013
    FRANCE: Frost & Sullivan recently recognized Sederma with its 2012 European New Product Innovation Award for Sederma’s Legance, anti-aging ingredient for leg care. The Award, based on Frost & Sullivan’s TEAM Research methodo…


  • L’Oréal Russia OpensAcademy in Moscow

    January 30, 2013
    RUSSIA: L’Oréal Russia has opened the L’Oréal Academy in Moscow, which will train more than 20,000 beauty professionals every year. The L’Oréal Russia Academy is a training and education center primarily d…