Drom Fragrances: welcomed Renee Latour to its US team as a new senior account manager. Latour comes with a wealth of experience having worked as a fragrance industry professional and olfactive expert for more than 12 years in fragrance and personal p… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Eduardo Belmont, founder and chief executive officer; Pedro Malo, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Beauty Red by Esika and Oh Red by Cyzone fragrances; L’Bel Lederm skin ca… Read More »
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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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 »
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 »
Micro Powders, Inc.: welcomed Arvind Shah to its personal care division as senior chemist. He will be responsible for the development of new and innovative products for skin care, color cosmetics, hair care and other applications within the personal… Read More »
Direct Selling News has unveiled its sixth annual DSN Global 100, the publications exclusive ranking of the top revenue-generating companies in the $178.5 billion direct selling industry.
For the third consecutive year, Ada, MI-based Amway has… Read More »
During the past decade, Brazil has climbed to lofty height in the global color cosmetics industry. In 2008, Brazil was the No. 6 makeup market in the world; by the end of 2014, it had reached the No. 3 spot by growing more than 50% between 2009 and 2… Read More »
The world's biggest direct seller of cosmetics can't escape to the islands to avoid its financial woes. Avon Products Inc. says it is ceasing operations in 16 Caribbean nations.
A spokeswoman for the world's biggest direct seller of co… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,921,303 B1; Avon Products, Inc. has patented a longwearing composition for providing extended release of fragrance. The composition is comprised of a hydrophilically-modified cross-linked silicone elastomer; an acrylic rheology modifi… Read More »
Shin-Etsu Silicones: hired Tameru Getahoun as a laboratory manager to oversee the cosmetic application laboratory in Totowa, NJ. Getahoun’s primary focus will be not only to manage advancements for the state-of-the-art facility, but also… Read More »
Estée Lauder: appointed Patricia Lopez to senior vice president, general manager, Estée Lauder and Aerin Beauty, North America.
She will begin her new position on Jan. 12 and report to Jane Hertzmark Hudis, global brand pres… Read More »
Avon Products, Inc. says its third-quarter 2014 results show that total revenue fell 8% to $2.1 billion. Beauty sales declined 9%, according to the company.
“We began the year with the expectation that the second half of 2014 would show improv… Read More »
Avon Products, Inc.: announced a series of changes to the company’s management structure designed to support its multi-year turnaround plan. Latin America management responsibilities will be divided between two Avon executives who will eac… Read More »