On Aug. 24-25 at its national office in New York City, SCC will hold a new course entitled “Advances in Cleaners and Skin Care via New Materials and Technologies.” The course will describe the main categories of materials normally used to… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion
Key Personnel: Alain Wertheimer and Gerard Wertheimer, co-owners; Maureen Chiquet, global chief executive officer; John Galantic, president, US and chief operating officer.
Major Products: Fragrances&… Read More »
The proliferation of Facebook has brought new life to “like.” Drones everywhere “like” this and “like” that...too bad there’s no “unlike” button to tell friends how we really feel about photos of… 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 »
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… Read More »
Fragrance is one of the few European beauty markets where premium brands dominate, accounting for approximately 70% of sales; premium fragrances are regarded by many to be aspirational, yet affordable. Even during the economic downturn, consumers pre… Read More »
Maybelline New York has tapped Gigi Hadid as its newest spokesperson. Hadid, 19, has graced the runways of Marc Jacobs, Giles, Sonia Rykiel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jeremy Scott and Chanel, and landed the cover of the fourth installment of Carine Ro… Read More »
Two international beauty giants may come together in the realm of color cosmetics. Coty has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel for 15 million Class A Coty shares. According… Read More »
The recent dip in European makeup sales may have been a blip as the category has recorded stronger growth in 2013, according to Datamonitor. However, performances have varied by country. The UK leads the way as it has done for some years, while Italy… Read More »
Maybe those three little pigs were wrong; at least one economist thinks so. David Levy, who publishes the Levy Forecast newsletter, expects the US economy to tumble into recession next year due to weakness in emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia a… Read More »
Tupperware Brands has taken a role as a founding member of UN Women’s newly launched Private Sector Leadership Advisory Council. As part of this council, the company will collaborate with UN Women and select leading businesses to promote, suppo… Read More »
The European Union’s new rules regarding fragrance are sure to put a crimp in perfumer creativity, but they are not as drastic as many observers had feared. The tighter EU regulations to be adopted by the end of the year will include ingredient… Read More »
The European fine fragrance market is a mature one and struggled to put on a 1% sales increase in 2013, according to Euromonitor. Still experiencing the aftereffects of the economic downturn, European consumers were more circumspect about their spend… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,597,628 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute, Neuilly sur Seine, France, has been awarded a patent for a stable water-in-oil makeup emulsion comprising polysilicone-11 silicone elastomer that is either dispersed or solubilized in a hydrophobic s… Read More »
With a successful, award-winning career spanning more than 30 years with Chanel, Calvin Klein, Estée Lauder and, most recently, Gurwitch Products, Scott Widro has embarked on a new enterprise—Supply Chain Remedies (SCR). The focuses on e… Read More »
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.: added three scientists to its global research and development team. The new members of the team include Shelly Davis Hester, Ph.D, RD.; Jin Namkoong, Ph.D.; and Russell Gray. They join Nu Skin’s in-house researchers i… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,535,649 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute, Neuilly sur Seine, France, has patented cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one anhydrous gel having a viscosity of at least 180,000 cP·s at 25&de… Read More »
On Aug. 1, Look Good Feel Better hosted its second annual Look Good Feel Better Beauty Editors Day in conjunction with Saks Fifth Avenue and 31 leading beauty and lifestyle magazines and beauty brands.
Held at Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagshi… Read More »