The Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC), Longueuil, Québec, has acquired Kolmar Labs Group companies, including Kolmar Laboratories Inc. and Acupac Packaging Inc. Kolmar is a New-York-based custom formulator and manufacturer of color cosmet… Read More »
Camille Rose Naturals’ Algae Renew Deep Conditioner ($20) is an intense blend of blue green algae packed with 65 vitamins and minerals that stops hair from thinning, breaking and shedding, while producing superb results for all hair types.
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Qosmedix has introduced a new series of frosted apothecary jars with cork styled caps. Each durable, ABS jar includes a petite wooden spoon that can be easily stored on the side of the jar. The cork styled cap is made from compressed wood, according… Read More »
Skin care, nail polish and lipgloss are just a few components of a new licensing deal between Debra Valencia and Best Accessory Group, Inc. The deal was developed by The Brand Liaison, the exclusive licensing agent for Debra Valencia. Bath and body p… Read More »
The at-home spa market is an important one in Europe, where the cost of having professional treatments is less affordable and culturally less of a norm compared to markets such as Asia. Traditionally positioned as a luxury investment or a pampering e… Read More »
Beauty and personal care company PDC Brands has added two more leading trademarks to its growing portfolio of top-selling consumer-goods brands—the Bodycology bath and body collection, and Cantu, a multi-cultural hair care company.
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Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Miguel Krigsner, founder and chairman; Artur Grynbaum, chief executive officer; Fernando Modé, vice president, corporative; Lia Azevedo, vice president, organizational and hum… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Decorte (formerly Cosme Decorte), AQ, Awake, Jill Stuar… Read More »
Sales: $180 million (estimated)
Key Personnel: James Stammer, CEO; Jessica Donoghue, VP of marketing; Randy Wheaton, VP of product development.
Major Products: Dr. Teal’s Epsom Sal… Read More »
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Sales: $521 million.
Key Personnel: Mauro Schnaidman, president and chief executive officer; Matt Petersen, senior vice president and chief marketing officer; Tony Prudhomme, senior vice preside… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion for personal care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $11.4 billion for the year ended Feb. 1, 2015.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer; Charles C. McGuiga… Read More »
Pureology: named Noelle Strong as head of sales, Pureology US. In her new role, she will lead the Pureology sales strategy to further elevate the Pureology brand and drive growth for the brand’s hair care and styling business, bringing innovati… 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 »
The latest creation at 147-year-old household and personal care marketer J.R. Watkins is pure castile soaps ($4.99-$7.99). According to the company, the soaps are versatile and can be used in the bath, as a face cleanser, as a shampoo, around the hou… Read More »
Two US senators introduced legislation in April that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal care products such as shampoo and skin cream. The Personal Care… Read More »