Elizabeth Arden: hired JuE Wong as president, Elizabeth Arden Brand, effective Aug. 3, 2015. A seasoned professional within the beauty industry, Wong was previously CEO of StriVectin and Astral Brands and also held several leadership positions for br… Read More »
Ingredion Inc: has announced that Jorge Uribe has joined its board. The Chicago is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of dextrose, a kind of sugar found in plants and fruits.
Uribe, who recently retired after more than 30 years wit… Read More »
The US chemical industry is the global leader in production, providing more than 15% of the world’s chemicals and representing 14% of all US exports. It is also one of America’s largest manufacturing industries, an $801 billion enterprise… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists will hold a Regulatory Update course Sept. 9-10 at the SCC National Office in New York City.
This all-day course, instructed by Michelle Desrosiers, will concentrate on the major changes to the regulations of pe… Read More »
The Personal Care Products Council applauded Congressional passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.
“We now look forward to continued progress and finalization of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trad… Read More »
Blue, like beauty, is apparently in the eyes of the beholder.
Beiersdorf recently won a ruling from a top court that gives it a second chance to defend a trademark for the blue color on its Nivea products in an ongoing fight with Unilever. The… Read More »
CHINA: Returning to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from March 1-3, 2016, the 9th edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show will see the introduction of several new features, including ex… Read More »
FRANCE: AmorePacific Corporation and Parfums Christian Dior have signed a MOU in which AmorePacific will offer its “cushion” technology to Parfums Christian Dior.
The two global cosmetics companies said they expect that this newfound str… Read More »
KOREA: Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. recently received several honors for its humanitarian efforts around the world. These honors, from Korea, Greater China and the US, recognize the company for its commitment to improving the lives of children worldwide… Read More »
CHINA/JAPAN/S.KOREA: At-home beauty device firms have found a home in Asia, according to Kline’s new report, Beauty Devices: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities. Asia’s sales growth for the beauty devices market outpaces the US and E… Read More »
Despite high interest in natural and organic cosmetic products by European consumers, the market is highly fragmented with very few brands having a strong presence throughout the region. The main issue is in the definition; natural is a very loose te… Read More »
Sales: $1.0 billion
Key Personnel: Joseph Nissim, founder; Soly Benveniste, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men’s… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre-Yves Revol, president of Pierre Fabre Foundation and vice chairman Pierre Fabre S.A. Supervisory Board; Eric Ducournau, chief executive officer, dermo-cosmetics division; Mich… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Eduardo Belmont, founder and chief executive officer; Pedro Malo, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Beauty Red by Esika and Oh Red by Cyzone fragrances; L’Bel Lederm skin care
Co… Read More »
Sales: $1.6 billion
Key Personnel: Satoshi Suzuki, president and chief executive officer; Naoki Kume, director and vice president, finance; Yutaka Den, chief global business officer.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics,… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Christine Courtin-Clarins, president of the supervisory board; Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Clarins skin care and cosm… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion
Key Personnel: Bris Rocher, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care and cosmetics sold under seven brands—Yves Rocher, Stanhome, Dr. Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouvance,… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion
Key Personnel: Alain Wertheimer and Gerard Wertheimer, co-owners; Maureen Chiquet, global chief executive officer; John Galantic, president, US and chief operating officer.
Major Products: Fragrances—… Read More »
Sales: $6.4 billion
Key Personnel: Masahiko Uotani, president and chief executive officer; Norio Tadakawa, chief financial officer; Ralph Ahrbeck, chief strategy officer and president, China region; Chikako Sekine, chief beaut… 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 Lavernos, e… 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, chie… Read More »
The proliferation of Facebook has brought new life to “like.” Drones everywhere “like” this and “like” that...too bad there’s no “unlike” button to tell friends how we really feel about photos of… Read More »