While the market is attractive, competition is also mounting. There are several types of B2C online retailing portals in China, including brands operating their own online stores such as Lancôme and Shiseido, B2C online platform operators that… Read More »
E-commerce has been increasingly regarded as a potentially huge and profitable market. Since 2010, China has boasted the most internet users in the world—exceeding 500 million last year, according to the latest statistics from CNNIC/Internation… Read More »
Pravana: welcomed five new members to its team.
Amanda Schroeder, education coordinator, will report directly to Gloria Day, director of distributor education, and will be responsible for scheduling and managing all distributor store and salon class… Read More »
The fragrance industry lost a familiar face, when Laurette Heinz, matriarch of Bell Flavors and Fragrances, died on Nov. 28, 2012. She was the wife of the late Edward N. Heinz, who bought Bell in 1968, and mother of co-presidents James and Raymond He… Read More »
Whole Foods Market has been named the highest ranked retailer for personal care product safety in the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ Retailer Report. In the report, the company is commended for implementing “a rigorous and transparent appro… Read More »
In response to the growing popularity of its Marketplace & Chemical Services Directory, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) recently debuted a mobile website to help chemical companies market their products and find new b… Read More »
SWITZERLAND: DKSH has acquired the Swiss specialty chemicals distributor Staerkle & Nagler, complementing its market leadership in Asia by strengthening the European operations of its performance materials business unit.
Based in Zollikon near Z… Read More »
This limited edition bar will be sent as a thank you to supporters of the Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps’ new malaria campaign effort.
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps has launched a crowdfunding campaign, “… Read More »
Available from Covalence, Kollaren is a biomimetic peptide derived from a signal peptide. It increases the firmness of the skin by activating the extracellular matrix proteins synthesis such as collagen, elastin, fibronectin and laminin, according to… Read More »
BASF has inaugurated its first Innovation Campus Asia Pacific and its new Greater China headquarters. The €55 million expansion of BASF’s site in Pudong, Shanghai, where the new facilities are located, marks the company’s most impo… Read More »
Allergan, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with SkinMedica, Inc. to acquire the privately-held company’s topical aesthetics skin care business.
Mary Fisher, CEO of SkinMedica
Under the terms of t… Read More »
Airless bottles have been hailed for their evacuation capabilities of up to 100% of the product. The various style options available and smooth dispensing methods intrigue consumers who are attracted to innovative packaging.
SeaCliff Beauty has intr… Read More »
Ten months into a year that promises double-digit growth for Alpha Packaging, the company is completing the installation of three additional blow molding machines, bringing to 20, the total number of machine installations in 2012. The additions and u… Read More »
Johnson & Johnson posted a 6.5% increase in third quarter sales of $17.1 billion. Operational results increased 10.8% and the negative impact of currency was 4.3%. Domestic sales increased 13.4%, while international sales increased 1.4%.
Positiv… Read More »
By Katie Middleweek, European Cosmetic Markets Tel: (44) 020 7193 6862
Published January 22, 2013
There is no doubt that it has been a vintage year for the nail care market in Europe. The past two years in particular have seen nail care products taking off in a big way. Gone are the days of the simple French manicure or the infrequent, special-… Read More »