International

  • Jala (Group) Co. Ltd.

    Ally Dai , Happi China||January 29, 2013
    The company is focused on cosmetics, personal cleaning and personal care products sold under its four major brands targeting the middle to high-end and low-end market, Maysu, Chando, Aglaia and Insea via major distribution channels such as department…


  • Home-grown cosmetics are finding favor with Chinese consumers.

    Home-grown cosmetics are finding favor with Chinese consumers.

    Ally Dai, Happi China||January 29, 2013
    Home-grown cosmetics are finding favor with Chinese consumers. Shanghai Jahwa provides personal care, cosmetics, and household care products as well as industrial and institutional products under various brands nam…


  • Top Chinese Manufacturersin China’s Beautyand Personal Care Market

    Ally Dai, Happi China||January 29, 2013
    Company %Share Procter & Gamble Co. 15.8 L’Oréal Group 11.0 Shiseido Co. Ltd. 5.4 Unilever Group 4.5 Amway Co…


  • Natural or Organic…To Be or Not to Be?

    Natural or Organic…To Be or Not to Be?

    Ally Dai||January 29, 2013
    I recently went shopping with a friend who wanted to buy some high quality personal care products as gifts for her pregnant sister. At the counter of one retailer that specialized in hand-made soaps, she asked me if all of the brightly colored, str…


  • L’Oréal Creates Saudi Subsidiary

    January 25, 2013
    SAUDI ARABIA: In order to reinforce its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a market in which the company’s brands have been present since 1982, L’Oréal has created a new subsidiary based on a joint venture with Al Naghi Group…


  • CPL Creates Scent For Queen of England

    January 25, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: CPL Aromas has created a bespoke fragrance for the Royal Society of Chemistry, which presented a specially designed bottle of perfume to Queen Elizabeth as a Christmas gift in the year of her Diamond Jubilee. The fragrance—whic…


  • Who Are China’s ‘Little Emperors’?

    January 25, 2013
    CHINA: Following China’s One-Child Policy in 1979, more than eight in ten Chinese families in tier 1 and tier 2 cities now have only one child—the pampered generation of “Little Emperors”—of whom there are now 50 million…


  • To Russia with Love For Cle de Peau

    January 25, 2013
    RUSSIA: Cosmetics giant Shiseido Co is ramping up marketing of Cle de Peau Beaute, its upscale makeup brand, in Russia. The Japanese firm rolled out its pricey line at the Tsum department store in central Moscow in 2012 and plans to open four to fiv…


  • Galderma Acquires Spirig

    January 25, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Galderma Pharma S.A, the L’Oréal owned global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology, has acquired dermatological products producer Spirig. Spirig’s products treat conditions such as solar damage and…


  • Sustainable Cosmetic Summit Outlines 2013 Editions

    January 25, 2013
    HONG KONG & PARIS: The aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, which is organized by Organic Monitor, is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stakeholders to debate major sustainability issues in a high-lev…


  • In-Cosmetics 2013 Preps for Paris

    January 25, 2013
    FRANCE: Home to some of the world’s most famous cosmetics and personal care brands, Paris should prove to be the perfect host for In-Cosmetics as it returns to the French capital on April 16-18, 2013. According to organizers, the show will feat…


  • Sustainable Cosmetic Summit Outlines 2013 Editions

    January 24, 2013
    HONG KONG & PARIS: The aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, which is organized by Organic Monitor, is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stakeholders to debate major sustainability issues in a high-lev…


  • In-Cosmetics 2013 Preps for Paris

    January 24, 2013
    FRANCE: Home to some of the world’s most famous cosmetics and personal care brands, Paris should prove to be the perfect host for In-Cosmetics as it returns to the French capital on April 16-18, 2013. According to organizers, the show will feat…


  • Symrise Receives Top Grade For Sustainability Efforts

    January 24, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Symrise is one of the most sustainable chemical companies in the world, according to Oekom Research AG, a sustainability rating agency. The agency examined 101 companies in the chemical industry for their compliance with social and envir…


  • DKSH Acquires Staerkle & Nagler

    January 24, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: DKSH has acquired the Swiss specialty chemicals distributor Staerkle & Nagler, complementing its market leadership in Asia by strengthening the European operations of its performance materials business unit. Based in Zollikon near Z…