International

  • 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…


  • Ajmal Unveils Ramadan Fragrance

    January 30, 2013
    UAE: Ajmal Perfumes has rolled out Dahn Al Oudh Rabia Al Omr, a special scent designed for the season of Ramadan. Meaning “Spring of Youth,” the fragrance was created using premium quality Indian agarwood oil blended with the oudh fr…


  • Aldi’s Washing Liquid Scores Well in UK

    Aldi’s Washing Liquid Scores Well in UK

    January 30, 2013
    Aldi’s Magnum topped a recent Which? Test. UNITED KINGDOM: Aldi’s private label washing liquid Magnum is a consumer favorite, and has since netted the top spot from consumer watchdog group Which?,…


  • Boots Reboots No. 7 Skin Care

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: When you’ve got one of the most recognizable personal care brands in the world, it takes a bit of courage to rework something that works. And yet, that’s exactly what Boots is up to these days as it repackages and rep…


  • Aerosol Technology in Mexican Personal Care Market

    January 30, 2013
    MEXICO: The Lindal Group’s aerosol technology is part of an explosion in premium-type packaging that, in the Mexican personal care product category alone, is expected to increase aerosol use from 350 million units this year to 450 million…


  • Sumitomo To Open Cosmetics Stores

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: Sumitomo Corp. plans to launch luxury cosmetics shops where customers can peruse products on their own—a move away from the sales staffer-customer relationship in department stores. According to a report in The Nikkei, the first loc…


  • CPL Aromas Awards London College Students

    CPL Aromas Awards London College Students

    January 30, 2013
    London College of Fashion student Harriet Irwin’s winning photograph may be featured in CPL’s advertising and promotional materials. UNITED KINGDOM: CPL Aromas has announced the winning entries fro…


  • Fehrmann To Manage DuPont Tate & Lyle’s Zemea In Colombia

    January 30, 2013
    COLOMBIA: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC announced the expansion of geographic coverage for Zemea propanediol by appointing Fehrmann S.A. as distributor for the product line in Colombia. Zemea is a natural, 100% biobased ingred…


  • Kao Looks To Improve Procurement Efficiency

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: According to a report from The Nikkei, Kao Corp. will purchase materials and packaging more efficiently by creating a world map that shows the locations and key data about its suppliers and factories. Kao will reportedly create a database…


  • Clariant Showcases Velsan SC At Umwelt Arena

    January 30, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Clariant is the only chemical industry partner present at the Umwelt Arena (Environment Arena), the first Swiss competence center for environmental technology, which is now open in Spreitenbach. Clariant is showcasing how chemistry…


  • CP Kelco Appoints Azelis in China, Hong Kong

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: CP Kelco has appointed Azelis as exclusive distributor in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong SAR, representing the entire product portfolio for food, beverage, consumer and industrial applications. “China is a strat…


  • Gattefossé Group Opens Brazilian Office

    January 30, 2013
    BRAZIL: Gattefossé Group has created a new affiliate, Gattefossé Do Brasil, which is operating from an office in São Paulo. The unit will be led by Amanda Botelho Pimentel. The firm’s contact details are: Gattefoss&ea…