J&J Acquires China’s Dabao Cosmetics Co. Ltd.
Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has acquired Beijing Dabao Cosmetics Co., Ltd., which touts a wide range of personal care brands in the country, including… Read More »
Faced with rising costs, a growing emphasis on sustainability and greater demand for multifunctionality, industry suppliers offer a range of solutions for household, personal care and industrial and institutional product formulators. Read More »
Licensed characters have usually helped sell kids’ products. But in 2007, the market for licensed kids’ personal care products fell a dramatic 39% to $291 million, according to new data from Packaged Facts.
With a sluggish economy ahe… Read More »
Skin care is a critical component of the Chinese beauty industry, accounting for 70% of all money spent each year. And with the country’s growing economy and consumers’ disposable income on the rise, there has been steady movement in the… Read More »
On July 2, Kate Hudson and longtime hairstylist David Babaii made their debut on HSN to unveil David Babaii for WildAid, their new line of eco-conscious hair care products devoted to wildlife preservation. During the spot, Mr. Babaii shared styling s… Read More »
INDIA: Best known for its globally recognized denim, Levi Strauss India plans to enter the personal care segment. The company will launch deodorant and other personal care products for men and women.… Read More »
l Dow Chemical Co., the biggest U.S. chemical maker, agreed to buy Rohm & Haas Co. for about $18.8 billion, reducing its dependence on petroleum-based commodity chemicals and increasing sales of more profitable products. Rohm & Haas investo… Read More »
Dow Chemical Company agreed to buy Rohm & Haas Co. for about $18.8 billion, reducing its dependence on petroleum-based commodity chemicals and increasing sales of more profitable products. Financing for the deal includes equity investments of $3… Read More »
Entrepreneurial companies are wonderfully (woefully?) optimistic. Armed with an idea, coupled with passion, and off they go— even without a pocketful of money. Never mind that the idea may not be, or is no longer really new, (no fir… Read More »
By Katie Rodgers, Editor, European Cosmetic Markets
Published August 4, 2008
The hair care markets across the Big 5 experienced mixed fortunes last year. Two countries, France and the UK, actually posted declines, and while Germany, Italy and Spain’s hair care markets did climb, they posted only modest growth.
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Surfactant industry executives from around the world gathered in Paris in June to discuss a wide range of topics including sustainability, new product development and slow growth in mature markets. Read More »
Sales: $430 million
$430 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008.
Kazuyoshi Miyajima, chairman; Yoshifumi Narimatsu, chief executive officer; Tsuyoshi Tatai, chief operating offi… Read More »
Sales: $637 million
$637 million for the year ended March 31, 2008.
Hiroo Kaneda, chief executive officer.
Oral care and beauty care products.
A management buyo… Read More »
Sales: $739 million
$739 million (estimated) for household, personal care and cosmetic products.
Laundry care products—Omino Bianco, Merito, Nibro; Bathroom/kitchen car… Read More »
Sales: $828 million
$828 million for personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $1.11 billion for the year ended May 31, 2007.
Alex Kanellis, group chief executive; and… Read More »
Sales: $889 million
Robert Polet, president and chief executive officer of the Gucci Group; Andrea Barbier, president and chief executive officer, YSL Beaut&eacut… Read More »
Sales: $1.0 billion
$1.0 billion for cosmetics.
Hubert Bevelsborg, president and chief executive officer, Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique.
Skin care and hair care p… Read More »
Sales: $1.38 billion
Philip Shearer, chairman of the management board; Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director, research and development; Pierre Milet, managing director… Read More »
Sales: $2.2 billion
Alessandro Carlucci, chief executive officer.
Natura Ekos, Natura Tododia, Natura Chronos, Natura Mamãe e Bebê, Natura Diversa, N… Read More »
Sales: $2.41 billion
$2.41 billion for cosmetics, toiletries and home care products. Corporate sales: $2.8 billion.
Yves Rocher, president and chief executive; Bris Rocher, vice president.… Read More »
Sales: $2.65 billion
$2.65 billion for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $2.9 billion.
Sadayoshi Fujishige, president and chief executive officer; Kazuo Obayashi, senior execu… Read More »
Sales: $3.74 billion
$3.74 billion for perfumes and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $22.5 billion.
Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer; Antonio Belloni, group managing director.
… Read More »
Sales: $9.42 billion
$9.42 billion for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $10.54 billion.
Bart Becht, chief executive officer; Colin Day, chief financial of… Read More »
Sales: $9.6 billion
$9.6 billion for personal care, household care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $11.6 billion for the year ended March 31, 2008.
Motoki Ozaki, president and chief executiv… Read More »
Sales: $25.48 billion
$25.48 billion for home and personal care products. Corporate sales: $55.1 billion.
Michael Treschow, chairman; Patrick Cescau, group chief executive; James A. Law… Read More »
A new soy wax and soy wax blend from Dow Corning offer innovative formulating alternatives for structure and sensory characteristics, while providing a naturally-derived substitute for petrolatum. These versatile ingredients were developed for use in… Read More »
Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex recently introduced PolySaf 5600 polymer, a new ingredient for use in personal care products, including body washes, shampoos and deodorants. Utilizing unique cationic emulsion chemistry, this new polymer will help formu… Read More »
When it comes to cosmetics and personal care products, consumers like green and they like ethical busi- ness practices, according to new data culled by market research firm Mintel.
The company latest reveals that the natural and organic personal c… Read More »
Target has unveiled SheaMoisture, a new line of certified natural and organic skin care products developed exclusively for multicultural skin types. The line includes bath, body and skin care products developed to address diverse skin care needs, fro… Read More »
CHINA: On June 18, fragrance and flavor manufacturer Symrise opened its new creative center in Shanghai. The new facility will house all functions and creative resources of the scent and care division for the Chinese market and will serve as the newl… Read More »
The E.T. Horn Company has been selected by Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. to distribute its specialty silicones for personal care products in 11 western states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon… Read More »