Croda Inc: appointed two staff members, Annie Lamoureux and Kim Douglass, to roles in the company’s North American Consumer Care sales team.
Annie Lamoureux has accepted the position of sales representative-exports and will be based out… Read More »
Birchbox has opened its first brick-and-mortar store. Located in New York City, the store leverages the insights and feedback gathered since the company’s launch in 2010 from its more than 800,000 active subscribers to create a customer-first,… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: ScentAir UK has been acquired by ScentAir, Charlotte, NC. Headquartered near Heathrow, outside London, ScentAir UK was founded in 2008.
US-based ScentAir intends to build on ScentAir UK’s commercial success as a center of excel… Read More »
As most of the European economies move out of recession, austerity is finally giving way to augmentation, especially in the area of aesthetic medicine and professional skin care. Growth in cosmetic procedures has had a knock-on effect on topical skin… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Cosme Decorte AQ, Awake, Cosme Decorte, Beauté de Kose, Jill… Read More »
Steve Goddard has witnessed a lot during his decades-long career in the professional hair care industry. He’s relied on that knowledge to create Pravana,
a hair color company celebrating its 10th anniversary. Read More »
Lake Success, NY
Sales: $117 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin D. Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; Stephen J. Smith, executive vice president and chief financial… Read More »
Sales: $174 million.
Key Personnel: Stephen H. Swigart, chairman; John Swigart, president; Jim Lenardson, executive vice president; Scott Libbe, chief financial officer and treasurer; Greg Ford,… Read More »
Sales: $223 million for fragrances. Net sales $575.8 million for fiscal year ended Feb. 1 2014.
Key Personnel: Stephen Nussdorf, executive chairman of the board; Michael W. Katz, president and… Read More »
Sales: $481 million.
Key Personnel: Orville Thompson, chief executive officer and co-owner; Heidi Thompson, president and co-owner; Mark Stastny, chief marketing officer.
Major Products: Home fragrances in… Read More »
Sales: $1.3 billion. Net income: $40.7 million for the year ended June 30, 2013.
Key Personnel: E. Scott Beattie, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Joel B. Ronkin, executive vice presid… Read More »
Sales: $2 billion.
Key Personnel: Jeffrey P. Ansell, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Scott Almquist, chief customer officer; Gretchen Crist, chief human resources officer; Brian J. D… Read More »
The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists Suppliers’ Day has grown over the years, attracting attendees from around the globe. This year was no different as attendees came from 47 countries to this two-day event, which was held May 13-14, 2014… Read More »
Flavor & Fragrances Specialties, Inc. (FFS): appointed Jane Pinda as senior fragrance sales executive. According to the company, she has extensive experience working with customers in the personal care, household and air care markets.
Pinda work… Read More »
Mobile apps have really changed the way people use their mobile phones. Businesses, too, have seized the opportunity to enable their customers to use their smartphones or tablets to provide information on products and services and to make product sel… Read More »
Insect repellent active substance IR3535 will be included on a list of approved substances within the EU Biocidal Products Regulation as of Nov. 1, 2015. The decision regarding the Union List (Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No. 528/2012) was… Read More »
Skin devices, such as the one below, have low penetration rates, but high satisfaction levels, according to Kline & Company. In fact, nearly 70% of respondents from its newest consumer research, which queries women from China, France, Germany, Ja… Read More »
Yes, there’s the rainforest and biodiversity, but the country is about so much more, as cosmetic chemists found out at the recent symposium developed by the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Read More »