International

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

    September 28, 2012
    • 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…


  • CPL Aromas Awards London College Students

    September 28, 2012
    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 a…


  • Sumitomo To Open Cosmetics Stores

    September 28, 2012
    • 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…


  • Aerosol Technology in Mexican Personal Care Market

    September 28, 2012
    • 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 mill…


  • Boots Reboots No. 7 Skin Care

    September 28, 2012
    • 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…


  • Aldi’s Washing Liquid Scores Well in UK

    September 28, 2012
    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 c…


  • Ajmal Unveils Ramadan Fragrance

    September 28, 2012
    • 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 oud…


  • Naples Soap Company Heads To Japanese Retailer

    September 28, 2012
    • JAPAN: US-based Naples Soap Company has finalized an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement with the Kameyama Candle House that places its all-natural and organic bath and skin care products throughout Japan. “We are thrill…


  • BASF Expands Methanesulfonic Acid Production in Ludwigshafen

    September 28, 2012
    An aerial view of BASF’s headquarters in Ludwigshafen. • GERMANY: BASF has started production in the plant extension used to manufacture methanesulfonic acid in Ludwigshafen. BASF is the world’s leading manu…


  • Naples Soap Company Heads To Japanese Retailer

    Naples Soap Company Heads To Japanese Retailer

    September 28, 2012
    JAPAN: US-based Naples Soap Company has finalized an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement with the Kameyama Candle House that places its all-natural and organic bath and skin care products throughout Japan. “We are thrilled to be off…


  • A Look at the Leading Players in China

    A Look at the Leading Players in China

    Ally Dai, Happi China||September 28, 2012
    A Look at the Leading Players in China


  • Health Canada OKs Tria Beauty’s At-Home Laser

    August 31, 2012
    • CANADA: Tria Beauty Inc. has received approval from Health Canada for its Skin Rejuvenating Laser for the treatment of wrinkles, skin discoloration and rough skin. The device uses non-ablative laser technology to deliver microscopic lase…


  • L’Oréal Sells Cadum Home Care to Spotless Group

    August 31, 2012
    • FRANCE: L’Oréal has sold off the home care business of the Cadum Group to Eau Ecarlate SAS, which is part of Spotless Group. The business, which includes the brands Croc’Odor (odor neutralizers), Iba (air fresheners), Z…


  • SC Johnson India Ranks as a ‘Best Company’

    August 31, 2012
    • INDIA: SC Johnson India is ranked No. 24 on the Great Place to Work Institute India’s “Best Companies to Work For” list among companies with up to 1,000 employees. Nearly 300 companies in that category were evaluated. The c…


  • Registration Now Open for In-Cosmetics Asia 2012

    August 31, 2012
    • THAILAND: Reed Exhibitions has opened registration for In-Cosmetics Asia, which is scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Bangkok, Thailand. In-Cosmetics Asia 2012 will see up to 300 industry-leading exhibitors under one roof—including well known s…