ISSA: the worldwide cleaning industry association, appointed John Barrett executive director, effective Sept. 1, 2015. Barrett replaces John Garfinkel, who will work in a consultative capacity through 2016 to facilitate a smooth transition.
Un… Read More »
For the fiscal year 2015, Procter & Gamble reported a 5% decrease in net sales to $76.3 billion.
Within beauty, hair and personal care, organic sales declined 1% as pricing benefits only partially offset lower volume. Innovation-driven sales gro… Read More »
The global organic personal care products market is expected to expand at a strong CAGR of 9.3% between 2014 and 2020, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
In 2013, the global organic personal care products market was estimated a… Read More »
New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Car… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Iain Napier, chairman; Rik De Vos, chief executive officer; Chris Smith, chief finance officer.
Major Products: Household and personal care.
Comments: McBride is the No. 1… Read More »
Sales: $32.8 billion
Key Personnel: Michael Treschow, chairman; Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief financial officer; Douglas Baillie, chief human resources officer; David Blanchard,… Read More »
Sales: $68.9 billion (estimated) for personal care, household care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $83 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: AG Lafley, chairman, president an… Read More »
First quarter highlights at Unilever show sales growth of 2.8% to $13.6 billion (€12.8 billion) with emerging markets up by 5.4%, according to the company. Personal care sales rose 2.7% to $5.1 billion, while home care increased 3.1% to $2.7 bil… Read More »
The latest creation from Air Products is Rovisome NG cosmetic actives. According to the company, this new line of products offers formulators the high performing profile they expect from Rovisome materials, but has a more label-friendly alternative f… Read More »
New from Jeen International are two patented cationic emulsifiers in free-flowing powder format to address a wide array of formulation challenges for both skin and hair care.
Jeesperse ICE-T CIS-2 (PEG-150 distearate (and) cetearyl alcohol (and) pol… Read More »
In order to ensure public health, professionals in the health care field must continue to rely on over-the-counter antiseptic healthcare products, according to a leading trade association. The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) issued the following re… Read More »
BRAZIL: Natura Cosméticos S.A. says that after a successfully completing testing and product validation phases during the past year using Solazyme’s oils, it will purchasing Solazyme’s high-performance AlgaPur Microalgae Oil, which… Read More »
A cell culture must be viable and functioning in order to assess the biological activity and effect of compounds and formulations on activity. This means that prior to any such study, one must understand the impact of the tested compound on the viabi… Read More »
Anti-glycation has no meaning to most consumers; hence, the claim is usually reserved for higher-priced prestige products that tend to be sold in department stores, which permits some level of consumer education, according to Sarah Jindal, senior inn… Read More »
It may not be the pits, but it’s certainly not coming up roses, either. Regarded by many Europeans as a functional daily essential, deodorants have long been a relatively unexciting product category and posted just a 2% gain in 2013 (the latest… Read More »
Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
Reports to: Director of Operations
Date: June 2015
About the Job
Leading, privately-owned consumer skincare and beauty product organization seeks applicant to manage our logistics operation. T… Read More »
March 2015 came with the somewhat surprising news that Henkel is introducing its Persil brand into the US market through an exclusive deal with Walmart. While the story in home care has typically revolved around multinationals jockeying for position… Read More »