International

  • Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai

    November 6, 2012
    • INDIA: To better support producers of personal and home care products in India and southeast Asia, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has dedicated a new Care Specialties Technical Center in Mumbai, India.…


  • Mandom To Manufacture Hair Care Products in Indonesia

    November 6, 2012
    • 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 i…


  • Chinese Men’s Fragrance Market Is Booming

    November 6, 2012
    • 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. How…


  • Frost & Sullivan Honors Sederma’s Legance

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…


  • L’Oréal Russia OpensAcademy in Moscow

    November 6, 2012
    • 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 prima…


  • Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai

    November 6, 2012
    Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Kao Looks To Improve Procurement Efficiency

    September 28, 2012
    • 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 data…