Estée Lauder Inc.: tapped Guillaume Jesel to serve as senior vice president/global general manager, Tom Ford Beauty. In this role, he leads the global beauty brand, working directly with Tom Ford, president and CEO of Tom Ford International, r… Read More »
Suki: added natural cosmetics veteran Curt Valva to the team as general manager and senior vice president of sales. The move follows a 15-year term at Aubrey Organics, where he served as president, chief operating officer and general manager with 17… Read More »
Ashland Specialty Ingredients has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Zeta Fraction technology from AkzoNobel, a deal that broadens Ashland’s portfolio in the personal care, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and agriculture markets.… Read More »
Coty is acquiring 43 of Procter & Gamble’s beauty brands in a complicated deal valued at $12.5 billion. The agreement, a Reverse Morris Trust (RMT) transaction, includes P&G’s global salon professional hair care and color, retail… Read More »
Symrise launched a series of freshly pressed plant juices within its Actipone range. Manually pressed without the use of any solvents, the juice varieties are fully traceable and certified organic. Their proven effects in cosmetic applications range… Read More »
The Eastern European division of Nordmann, Rassmann Group has been appointed as the sole distributor for DSM’s full personal care product portfolio in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia
The Nordmann, Ras… Read More »
The market for color cosmetics represents a fun and innovative space. Croda offers formulators an ever-expanding toolbox of ingredient technologies that are designed to maximize the performance benefits and aesthetic appeal of their cosmetic pr… Read More »
Single-dose liquid packaging specialist Unit Pack has enhanced its production capabilities by adopting 3D printing technologies at its facility in Cedar Grove, NJ.
According to the company, 3D printing will enhance Unit Pack’s production flexi… Read More »
Cosmetics brand Nudestix has forged a partnership with digital makeover app Perfect365 in which users will now be able test out a #GONUDE makeover featuring digitized Nudestix products, then buy the featured eye, lip and cheek colors from their… Read More »
The Personal Care Products Council applauded Congressional passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.
“We now look forward to continued progress and finalization of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trad… Read More »
FRANCE: AmorePacific Corporation and Parfums Christian Dior have signed a MOU in which AmorePacific will offer its “cushion” technology to Parfums Christian Dior.
The two global cosmetics companies said they expect that this newfound str… Read More »
Siempre Beauty III: Latinas and Social Media—a recent study which examines the role social media plays in beauty purchasing decisions among Latinas—has found that Latinas continue to outspend their general market counterparts across the b… Read More »
No marketer worth his or her salt would be crazy enough to overlook the tremendous buying power of women. Study after study confirms that women control 90% of household spending budgets. Of course, today’s pampered kids seem to get everything a… Read More »
Despite high interest in natural and organic cosmetic products by European consumers, the market is highly fragmented with very few brands having a strong presence throughout the region. The main issue is in the definition; natural is a very loose te… Read More »
Sales: $856 million
Key Personnel: Fernando Belmont, founder; Janine Belmont Dauelsberg, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care, fragrances and color cosmetics.
New Products: Rímel Crece Extreme mascara, Colo… Read More »
Sales: $860 million
Key Personnel: Xie Wenjian, chairman.
Major Products: Liushen, Maxam, Jia An, Shanghai Viv, Herborist, Chinfie and GF.
Comments: Shanghai Jahwa United Co. Ltd. is China’s largest domestically-owned… Read More »
Sales: $1.0 billion
Key Personnel: Joseph Nissim, founder; Soly Benveniste, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men’s… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre-Yves Revol, president of Pierre Fabre Foundation and vice chairman Pierre Fabre S.A. Supervisory Board; Eric Ducournau, chief executive officer, dermo-cosmetics division; Mich… Read More »
Sales: $1.6 billion
Key Personnel: Satoshi Suzuki, president and chief executive officer; Naoki Kume, director and vice president, finance; Yutaka Den, chief global business officer.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics,… Read More »
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 human d… 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 Stuart, Ann… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Christine Courtin-Clarins, president of the supervisory board; Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Clarins skin care and cosm… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion
Key Personnel: Bris Rocher, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care and cosmetics sold under seven brands—Yves Rocher, Stanhome, Dr. Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouvance,… 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 »
Sales: $3.2 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Yong Cha, chief executive officer and vice chairman; Joo-Hyung Kim, vice president and chief financial officer; Ho-Young Jung, vice president and chief financial officer.
Major Produ… Read More »
Sales: $4.7 billion
Key Personnel: Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer; Antonio Belloni, group managing director; Pierre Godé, vice chairman; Nicolas Bazire, development and acquisitions; Chantal Gaemperl… Read More »
Sales: $6.4 billion
Key Personnel: Masahiko Uotani, president and chief executive officer; Norio Tadakawa, chief financial officer; Ralph Ahrbeck, chief strategy officer and president, China region; Chikako Sekine, chief beaut… Read More »
Sales: $27.4 billion
Key Personnel: Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and chief executive officer; Laurent Attal, executive vice president, research and innovation; Nicolas Hieronimus, president, selective divisions; Barbara Lavernos, e… Read More »