My neighbor is moving. He’s a good neighbor; quiet, willing to lend a hand and best of all, he lives several houses down the street! Good fences make good neighbors, but in lieu of a fence, several hundred feet works just fine. Anyway, he&rsquo… Read More »
Social media analytics company NetBase has released an in-depth study of social media perceptions among beauty and skin care brands and according to its findings, non-traditional cosmetic retailers such as eBay, Etsy and Amazon ranked first, third an… Read More »
Henkel’s Schwarzkopf has won its first Women’s Health Beauty Award win in the “Best Shine Enhancing Product” category for its Ultime Diamond Color & Radiance Shine Boost Tonic.
Women’s Health Beauty Awards honors th… Read More »
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently named the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) a winner of its 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award.
The Safer Choice Program, formerly known as the Design for the Environment (DfE)… 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.
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AUSTRIA: Maesa Group has completed its acquisition of P2 Cosmetics, one of Europe’s leading beauty brands, which is sold exclusively at DM, Germany’s largest drugstore retailer.
“P2 Cosmetics has a proven track record of brin… 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 »
SWEDEN: Moberg Pharma AB has acquired Balmex from Chattem, the US Consumer Healthcare Division of Sanofi. The purchase price was $3.9 million, according Moberg Pharma.
Balmex is best known for its diaper rash treatments. An adult line for soothing s… Read More »
When it comes to spring cleaning, are homeowners going green at greater rates? Sales of green household cleaning products in the US grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30% from 2007 to 2010, according to Packaged Facts. However, the marke… Read More »
Consumer Reports, which recently tested 34 sunscreens, found that nearly a third didn’t meet the SPF claim on their labels, missing the mark by anywhere from 16% to 70%.
But there’s good news in the report: many of the sunscreens Consu… Read More »
Mean Green Super Strength Cleaner & Degreaser and Mean Green Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser are part of a voluntary recall with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The products are labeled “Does not contain Ammoni… Read More »