What happens when you remove typical business constraints and let one of the industry’s leading chemists loose to formulate the best anti-aging product? Skyler Brand Ventures knows the answer.
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Lake Success, NY
Sales: $120 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Hain Cel… Read More »
Sales: $347 million candles and home décor products. Corporate sales: $490 million.
Key Personnel: Robert B. Goergen, Jr., president and chief executive officer; Jane F. Casey, vice president and chief financ… Read More »
Sales: $1.5 billion. Corporate sales: $2.5 billion.
Key Personnel: Truman Hunt, president and chief executive officer; Joseph Y. Chang, PhD, chief scientific officer and executive vice president, product… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $6.5 billion for cosmetics, fragrances and toiletries. Corporate sales: $8.8 billion.
Key Personnel: Sheri McCoy, chief executive officer; James S. Scully, executive vice president and chie… Read More »
Information Resources, Inc. (IRI): named Joan M. Lewis as a senior advisor. She will work closely with Andrew Appel, IRI’s president and chief executive officer, and the IRI management team to enhance its growth-delivered portfolio of technolog… Read More »
The latest creation from Air Products is Rovisome NG cosmetic actives. According to the company, this new line of products offers formulators the high performing profile they expect from Rovisome materials, but has a more label-friendly alternative f… Read More »
Say hello to smooth skin with Comfy Fig Body Scrub Jam, new from Lubrizol. With a rich jam-like texture and fruity fig scent, this relaxing scrub warms skin on contact while exfoliating dry skin cells, according to the company.
Carbopol Ultrez 30 po… Read More »
In order to ensure public health, professionals in the health care field must continue to rely on over-the-counter antiseptic healthcare products, according to a leading trade association. The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) issued the following re… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,307 B2; Avon has patented a method for rendering keratin fiber water-repellant. It entails applying a composition comprising one hydrophobic particulate material consisting of octylsilyl-functionalized fumed alumina; a second hydr… Read More »
FRANCE: Silab has inaugurated its production unit dedicated to biotechnologies. The new industrial facilities, which represent an investment of €5 million, have been built upstream of the three current production lines dedicated to cosmetic acti… Read More »
CANADA: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Inc. has made a binding offer to acquire Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, a business of Unipex Group. Under the terms of the offer, IFF will pay approximately €283 million for the cosmetic ingredi… Read More »
What’s hot in home fragrance? Luxury, according to data culled by Kline Group. US home fragrance sales set a record last year, and the luxury segment continues to drive this market, accounting for more than 50% of total market sales, according… Read More »
A cell culture must be viable and functioning in order to assess the biological activity and effect of compounds and formulations on activity. This means that prior to any such study, one must understand the impact of the tested compound on the viabi… Read More »
Anti-glycation has no meaning to most consumers; hence, the claim is usually reserved for higher-priced prestige products that tend to be sold in department stores, which permits some level of consumer education, according to Sarah Jindal, senior inn… Read More »
The Account Manager-Active Ingredients primary responsibility is to manage a portfolio of accounts in North America to identify new projects, lead with a collaborative approach, and to grow the sales of cosmetic active ingredients at these accounts… Read More »