23 Jul 2024
--- Dermatologist-powered and personalized skin care brand Curology is headed for CVS stores across the US while two brothers introduce their made-in-Italy hair care line Aeterna to Miami’s Miracle Mile. Curology’s... Read More
23 Jul 2024
--- The Korean Wave (Hallyu) and K-beauty help South Korea’s cosmetics exports hit an all-time high of US$4.82 billion in the first half of the year, marking an 18.1% increase compared to the same period last year. Major... Read More
22 Jul 2024
--- Milani Cosmetics joins forces with four top American athletes to launch the “Face Set. Mind Set.” campaign. Players include Team USA silver medal-winning artistic gymnast Gymnast Jordan Chiles, Women’s... Read More
19 Jul 2024
--- Months after going public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Douglas Group reports solid third-quarter results, with revenue rising 7.3% thanks to in-store and online sales. Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson (J&J) also saw... Read More
17 Jul 2024
--- Coty launches its cosmetics brand, Max Factor, in India through a partnership with retailer House of Beauty. The American multinational beauty company also recruits actress Priyanka Chopra as a brand ambassador. Coty... Read More
16 Jul 2024
--- Quadpack Industries (ALQP) and PSB Industries are combining into a single group, placing the two beauty packaging manufacturers and providers under the umbrella of PSB Industries. The merger will position PSB Industries... Read More
15 Jul 2024
--- Unilever is reportedly cutting a third of all office roles in Europe by the end of 2025 in a profits push by the CEO. The FMCG giant told senior executives on Wednesday that 3,200 office jobs will be made obsolete. The move... Read More
15 Jul 2024
--- The European Investment Bank (EIB) extends €435 million (US$474 million) funding to Stora Enso, supporting its transition to circular and recyclable packaging solutions for the food and personal care sectors. The... Read More
11 Jul 2024
--- Puig Brands joins Spain’s Ibex 35 index starting July 22. The index comprises the 35 most liquid securities listed on the Electronic Stock Market Interconnection System across stock exchanges in Madrid, Barcelona,... Read More
10 Jul 2024
--- Univar Solutions seals a deal with Vizor Sun Holdings, becoming an exclusive distributor of Vizor Super Zinc powders and dispersions for sun care and daily-wear SPF products. The specialty ingredients and chemicals provider... Read More
09 Jul 2024
--- Superdrug’s annual sales increased 11.8% to £1.5 billion (US$1.9 billion), boosted by store expansions and own brand sales. Pre-tax profit jumped 43% to £111.6 million (US$142.8 million), compared to... Read More
09 Jul 2024
--- Kolmar Korea partners with Amazon, the multinational e-commerce platform, to bring K-beauty brands to the global market. In his welcome speech at the Amazon K-Beauty Conference Seller Day in Seoul, South Korea, Sang-hyun... Read More
09 Jul 2024
--- Eurofins Scientific acquires Labormar, a chemistry lab in Barranquilla, Colombia. The global tester of food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products believes the business move will strengthen its network, with its... Read More
08 Jul 2024
--- Unilever Ventures invests US$4 million in Indonesian skin care start-up Esqa and over £2 million (US$2.56 million) in intimate body care brand Luna Daily. The FMCG giant’s venture capital arm led the Series B... Read More
05 Jul 2024
--- Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), parent company of Saks Fifth Avenue, enters a definitive agreement to acquire Neiman Marcus Group, parent company of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, for a total value of US$2.65 billion.... Read More
03 Jul 2024
--- Patanjali Foods will acquire Patanjali Ayurved’s Home And Personal Care business for Rs. 1,100 crore (US$132 million), “subject to customary closing date adjustments.” The company states: “With the... Read More
28 Jun 2024
--- Revolution Beauty Group’s full-year results for the year ended February show a return to profitability and progress with its “Reigniting the Revolution” strategy.The multi-channel mass beauty innovator... Read More
26 Jun 2024
--- Shein reportedly filed confidential papers with UK regulatory bodies ahead of a potential initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange. The fast fashion giant is rumored to be preparing to list in the second... Read More
24 Jun 2024
--- Target plans to introduce a new generative AI (GenAI) tool to its nearly 2,000 stores by August. Store Companion is a chatbot designed by Target that can answer on-the-job process questions, coach new team members and... Read More
21 Jun 2024
--- Tate & Lyle seeks to expand in the lucrative plant-based and clean ingredients space with its plan to buy CP Kelco in a deal worth US$1.8 billion. The move aims to create a global specialty food and beverage solutions... Read More