Symrise AG: appointed Olaf Klinger to become chief financial officer (CFO) of the company. He had been with AMEOS, a private clinic operator, where, as a managing executive, he is in charge of the finance department. Before that, he held various mana… Read More »
The Carlyle Group will purchase Blyth, Inc. for $6 a share. The acquisition values Blyth at $98 million.
“Blyth is a pioneer in home fragrance with well-established brands and extreme customer loyalty,” said Carlyle Managing Director Dav… Read More »
Inter Parfums, Inc. reported second quarter sales decreased 5.2% to $102.0 million; however, sales by US-based operations rose 5.7% to $24.9 million.
Chairman and CEO Jean Madar noted that sales for European-based operations fell due to currency flu… Read More »
Chemtec Chemical Company, an Innospec Company, and West Coast personal care ingredient distributor, added two new specialty chemical suppliers—Chemyunion and Cedar Concepts.
Micki Olsen, director of operations, commented, “We are v… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: Clive Christian, a British luxury interiors and fragrance brand, has been acquired by EME Investments 5 Ltd., a consortium of private investors.
The British luxury goods company, founded in 1978, is credited with the creation o… Read More »
FRANCE: Polychromatic (PCC), the nail polish division of Keystone Industries, has acquired French company Centre 7 (C7). C7 has a distinguished reputation in the masstige and luxury cosmetic market. When complete, this acquisition will sign… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: Omo (also known as Persil in the UK and Surf Excel in India) has launched the Learning for Tomorrow Initiative, which the Unilever detergent brand is calling the “first step in committing to help improve the future of children a… Read More »
Much as they are in skin care, European consumers are changing their hair care regimens to include a variety of targeted products for different hair and scalp conditions. As a result, the scope for product innovation is much wider, as companies exten… Read More »
In a move from laundry detergent to lamb processing, Procter & Gamble president who will retire later this month has been hired to lead brand development for JBS, a Brazilian company that is the world’s largest processor of beef, lamb an… Read More »