From the country that gave the world the Bodies exhibit comes news that Shanghai-based personal-care company Eco&more has become the first Chinese company to join PETA's cruelty-free list of companies that never test their products, formulati… Read More »
Sales: $27.4 billion
Key Personnel: Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and chief executive officer; Laurent Attal, executive vice president, research and innovation; Nicolas Hieronimus, president, selective divisions; Barbara Laverno… Read More »
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, we’re living in a selfie nation—maybe even a selfie planet. More than 93 million selfies are taken worldwide each day, and in the last year alone, the term “selfie” was mentioned over 154 mill… Read More »
The Body Shop, a unit of L’Oréal, has joined the growing list of cosmetic companies that support The Humane Cosmetics Act (HR 4148). According to Cruelty Free International, an NGO, the bill, introduced by Representative Jim Moran (D-VA)… Read More »
BRAZIL: The Body Shop, a L’Oréal unit, has acquired a 51% stake in the Emporio Body Store in Brazil, with the option to increase its stake to 80% by 2019, according to the company.
Established in 1997 in Porto Alegre by Tobias Cha… Read More »
• L’Oréal posted sales of $28.8 billion last year, a gain of 10.4%. Net income increased 15.1% to $3.8 billion. The company noted that 2012 was a milestone year as new markets became the No. 1 geographic zone.
By division, professi… Read More »
• UNITED KINGDOM: The Body Shop has forged a partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust, the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival of young people with cancer. Under terms of the partnership, the two… Read More »
Facial skin care is always a thriving market but there have been some ups and downs in the past year, despite the fact that product innovation remained high.
Henkel’s new Diadermine Lift + Tono Perfecto C… Read More »
Bare Escentuals: named Simon Cowell as chief executive officer. Prior to this appointment, he was the brand’s chief marketing officer. In the CEO role, Cowell will be responsible for overseeing corporate strategy for the company’s br… Read More »
Companies in Europe, Australia and Japan are buying more certified sustainable palm oil than ever before, but urgent action is still needed to avoid the irreversible loss of tropical forests, according to WWF’s 2011 Palm Oil Buyers’ Sco… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: A global pledge to ban animal testing for cosmetics kicked off at more than 300 The Body Shop stores in the UK, and will roll out over the coming weeks at The Body Shop stores in 65 countries across the world.
Paul McGreevy, int… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: A global pledge to ban animal testing for cosmetics has been rolled out at more than 300 The Body Shop stores in the UK, and will roll out at The Body Shop stores in 65 countries across the world.
In addition to engaging wi… Read More »
By Katie Middleweek, European Cosmetic Markets Tel: (44) 020 7193 6862
Published January 24, 2013
It has been a successful year for the bathroom products category in the Big 5 (Germany, UK, France, Italy and Spain) with all countries reporting an increase in value sales. That’s quite an achievement, especially when one realizes how much t… Read More »
Marketers continue to up the ante when it comes to ready-to-gift sets and seasonal stocking stuffers. Here’s a look at the latest rollouts by way of household and personal care:
• The Body… Read More »
• UNITED KINGDOM: A global pledge to ban animal testing for cosmetics has been rolled out at more than 300 The Body Shop stores in the UK, and will roll out at The Body Shop stores in 65 countries across the world.
In addition to engaging… Read More »
The Body Shop rolled out Rainforest hair care this year.
Sales: $25.8 billion
Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and chief executive officer; Laurent Attal, executive vice president, r… Read More »