International

  • Cosmoprof Bologna Sets Records

    May 1, 2015
    ITALY: Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2015, held in March, set new records. According to show organizers, 248,000 visitors attended the event (+20% compared to 2014), and among them, 79,000 came from abroad (+30% compared to 2014). There were 2,493 exhi…


  • IFRA, French Fragrance Assoc. Discuss Lavender, REACH

    May 1, 2015
    FRANCE: The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the French Fragrance Association (PRODAROM) recently organized a roundtable to assess progress in the search for pragmatic solutions for the registration of essential oils, particularly laven…


  • Kleeneze Now Part of CVSL

    May 1, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM: CVSL Inc., Dallas, TX, has successfully funded and closed its previously-announced acquisition of Kleeneze, a UK’s direct-to-consumer businesses.  Founded in 1923, Kleeneze has more than 7,000 independent distributorships,…


  • Coty Completes Bourjois Cosmetics Acquisition

    May 1, 2015
    FRANCE: Coty Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel for approximately 15.43 million shares of Coty’s Class A Common Stock. Bourjois—which has a portfolio of color cosmetic products that are sold th…


  • Mary Kay Enters Colombia

    May 1, 2015
    COLOMBIA: Mary Kay has moved into Colombia. The $4 billion beauty company made an initial investment of $8 million to start its operations in the country. Mary Kay executives from the US, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina worked in partnership with…


  • Shiseido To construct Global Innovation Center

    May 1, 2015
    JAPAN: Shiseido will establish a global innovation center in Yokohama’s Minato Mirai 21 District. The new research center is scheduled to start operating by the end of 2018, according to the firm, which also plans to increase R&D via sever…


  • Herbalife Hailed in Hanoi

    Herbalife Hailed in Hanoi

    April 2, 2015
    Direct seller embarks on Asia-Pacific Wellness Tour


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    What's On Tap for In-Cosmetics?

    April 1, 2015
    Barcelona event is less than two weeks away!


  • Nu Skin Expands in China

    Nu Skin Expands in China

    March 17, 2015
    Enters Shaoxing City in Zhejiang Province.


  • Scouring the World for Home Care Growth?

    Scouring the World for Home Care Growth?

    March 13, 2015
    China's home cleaning market is the focus of a new report.


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    L'Oréal Targets Ivory Coast

    March 13, 2015
    Inks distribution and production deal with CFAO.


  • Lubrizol Receives GMP Certification

    Lubrizol Receives GMP Certification

    March 6, 2015
    Lubrizol Corporation was awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification according to EFfCI.


  • Symrise Launches Hispanic Program for Beauty, Household & Oral Care

    March 4, 2015
    Symrise has launched Conexión Latina, a program designed to help manufacturers from the beauty, household and oral care industries offer Hispanic consumers fragrance and flavor solutions that are suited to their needs. In the US, the purchasin…


  • O Hui Creates Beautiful Lips Campaign

    March 4, 2015
    SOUTH KOREA: O Hui, a Korean cosmetics brand owned by LG Household & Healthcare, has rolled out its “Beautiful Lips” campaign with the aim of delivering beautiful messages to loved ones with “digital lipstick’—a lips…


  • DKSH, Shin-Etsu Expand Agreement

    March 4, 2015
    THE NETHERLANDS: DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials and Shin-Etsu Silicones Europe have extended their relationship. In addition to the current accord in which DKSH provides marketing, sales, distribution and logistics services to Shin-…