The mood is upbeat in women’s fragrances in Western Europe these days, as the UK, Spain and France all posted significant growth. In contrast, Italy posted slight gains, while sales in Germany were flat.
France is synonymous with perfumes and… Read More »
I think just about everyone’s ready for Spring. Although I do appreciate the view of the local ski spot from my office window, the fact that there’s a few melted spots on the mountain are proof that warmer weather may be here to stay so… Read More »
Grand Brands Buys Lander Product Line
Grand Brands, LLC, a Grand Rapids, MI-based brand licensing company, has purchased the Lander product line, a well-established American bath and beauty care brand that has been on the shelves since 1920.… Read More »
Cargo Debuts Timestrips for Lipgloss Packaging
Cargo’s new feature aims to keep products fresh.
Lipgloss, like food, has an expiration date. Once opened and used, bacteria is introduced to t… Read More »
Henkel Kicks Off Second Purex ‘Green’ Campaign
Henkel has launched its second annual Purex Natural Elements and Purex Natural Elements Fabric Softener educational campaign, and in doing so has tapped Academy Award-winning actress Mar… Read More »
Sun care has always been a category prone to changeable fortunes and the past year has proved no exception with mixed results across the Big 5. Italy, Spain and the UK all basked in the sunlight of value gains while France and Germany were given the… Read More »
Cognis Honors Creators Of Cosmedia, Dermican
The development teams responsible for Cognis’ polymeric emulsifiers Cosmedia SP and Cosmedia SPL and Laboratoires Sérobiologiques’ Dermican anti-aging peptide have both earned the c… Read More »
Estée Lauder To Cut Its Workforce by 6%
Stung by a 6% decline in fiscal second quarter sales, Estée Lauder will cut 2000 jobs (6% of its workforce) over the next two years as part of a four-year restructuring program. Net sal… Read More »
Chemsil Offers Silicones for Delivery Systems
Chemsil Silicone Inc.’s extensive line of unique personal care raw materials include silicones that are functional as delivery systems for hair care, skin care and sun care applications.
Sp… Read More »
Dye-Containing Pellets Patented by Wella AG
U.S. Patent No. 7,458,992 B2: Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, has been awarded a U.S. patent covering a coated dye-containing pellet for coloring keratin fibers. It is comprised of a dye-containi… Read More »
Multifunctional Pert Plus For Men Debuts in Mass
Though they may never admit, guys do care about their looks, which may explain why sales of men’s grooming products are soaring. In 2008, Mintel tracked more 500 new men’s personal car… Read More »
Latvia’s Madara Signs UK Distribution Deal
UNITED KINGDOM: Latvian natural skin care brand Madara has signed a distribution deal with Pravera Ltd., a British distributor of leading natural brands. This new four-year agreement is part of Ma… Read More »