Cosmopolitan Cosmetics GmbH, Cologne, Germany, Wella AG’s fragrance arm, acquired the brand rights and business operations of Atkinsons, Milan, from Lever Faberge Srl. Cosmopolitan’s portfolio includes Escada, Dunhill, Gucci, Trussardi, Montblanc Rochas, Puma, Mexx, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Gabriela Sabatini. The $43.4 million transaction took place last month.
The latest exclusive market research from Smithers Pira projects positive growth for the across the nonwoven wipes industry. This market can be subdivided into two major types:
Consumer wipes include b…