The first section on the guidelines published in October 2012 by The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for testing of chemicals includes a list of relevant physical-chemical properties.1 Identification of the composition o… Read More »
China remains one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but the GDP growth figures that hit double digits in 2009 have declined dramatically, stabilizing at around 7.5%. Consumers still have disposable income to spend, and the middle class… Read More »
Estée Lauder has signed a deal to acquire Le Labo, a high-end fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand with a distinct French heritage and an emphasis on fine craftsmanship and personalization in its products and services. Terms of the deal were… Read More »
Amid signs of increased optimism about their personal finances, 25% of US consumers plan to spend more on holiday shopping this year compared to 20% in 2013, and spending on holiday gifts is expected to average $718, according to Accenture’s an… Read More »
AUSTRALIA: Perfume critic and author Chandler Burr has curated a new scent art exhibition called “Hyper-Natural: Scent From Design to Art,” which is currently open at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
The exhibition… Read More »
Procter & Gamble and Pantene hosted their fourth ponytail donation event in support of the Beautiful Lengths program, which is celebrating its eighth anniversary. P&G employees, their families and friends, and the local community gathered in… Read More »
Sales: $810 million
Key Personnel: Kenji Ikemori, chairman and chief executive officer; Kazuyoshi Miyajima, president; Tsuyoshi Tatai, vice president; Yasushi Sumida, executive director and general manager of Fancl Research Ins… Read More »
Sales: $1.9 billion
Key Personnel: Satoshi Suzuki, president and chief executive officer; Naoki Kume, vice president, finance; Yutaka Den, chief global business officer.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics, personal ca… Read More »
Sales: $1.9 billion
Key Personnel: Magnus Brännström, chief executive officer and president; Jesper Martinsson, executive vice president, global sales and markets, and deputy chief executive officer; Gabriel Bennet,… Read More »
Sales: $3.2 billion (estimated) for home fragrance and personal care products. Corporate sales: $10.7 billion. Net income: $903 million for the year ended Feb. 1, 2014.
Key Per… Read More »
International tennis star Maria Sharapova has been tapped as the face of Avon Luck, the beauty company’s new fragrances for men and women.
“When we created Avon Luck, we wanted to capture the intoxicating charisma of someone who cr… 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 »
CHINA: The Dickson Group of Companies will roll out new Beauty Avenue store locations throughout the Greater China marketplace within the next two years. The announcement follows the launch of its first prototype store in Mongkok in November 20… Read More »
Paul Mitchell is getting down and dirty as it returns as a national sponsor of this year’s Dirty Girl Mud Run, the largest women-only 5K obstacle run series.
At the events, Paul Mitchell stylists are on-site to provide styling, brush-outs, hai… Read More »
Croda Inc has received certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), a multi-stakeholder initiative dedicated to promoting sustainable production of palm oil worldwide, for Mass Balance production at both of its manufacturing site… Read More »
PHILIPPINES: Sealed Air and Pepsi-Cola Philippines Products, Inc. (PCPPI), along with several other global companies, joined forces to provide 300,000 liters of potable drinking water encased in water pouches to the Philippines in the wake of Super T… Read More »
The NPD Group, Inc. reports that demand for men’s scents drove gains in the US and UK fragrance market between November 2012 and October 2013. However, total fragrance performance was soft elsewhere in Europe, with declines across men’s a… Read More »