10 Jul 2024
--- Dyson will axe over a quarter of its UK jobs as a means of cost-cutting, with the chief executive emphasizing the need for the technology company to be “entrepreneurial and agile.” In an email this Tuesday, the... Read More
05 Jul 2024
--- Chemicals supplier Syensqo and Allozymes, a Singaporean enzyme engineering start-up, sign a Memorandum of Understanding to develop home and personal care biosolutions. The partners will leverage enzymes to deliver... Read More
01 Jul 2024
--- Guerlain enlists Pure Trade to craft an exclusive stainless steel candle lid for its home-scented candle, L’Art& la Matière. The delicately polished gold lid sports the brand’s debossed logo, bringing... Read More
27 Jun 2024
--- Target Plus will expand thanks to a partnership with the global commerce platform Shopify. The partnership involves select merchants offering “a hand-selected assortment of new and on-trend products.” The... Read More
01 May 2024
--- The Federation of Beauty Companies (FEBEA) is proposing three measures relating to manufacturing and packaging standards and streamlining regulations in the cosmetics sector in response to the French government’s call... Read More
19 Apr 2024
--- Unilever has launched Wonder Wash, developed with robotics and AI, under its Dirt Is Good brand — also known as OMO, Persil, Skip, Surf Excel, Rinso and Breeze — in response to consumers evolving laundry needs... Read More
01 Apr 2024
--- March saw key regulatory bodies take action, with the EU offering more information about the upcoming PFAS ban, the US FDA backing benzene despite a health warning from an independent quality assurance provider and the US... Read More
18 Mar 2024
--- The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to enhance the resilience of biomass supply chains for domestic bio-based manufacturing, which includes personal and home care products. The initiative seeks to bolster... Read More
13 Mar 2024
--- Cosmetics Europe, representing national-level manufacturers and associations, applauds the EU Parliament’s adoption of the Green Claims Directive. The governmental body seeks a pre-approval and verification process for... Read More
01 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, Sephora had its first Impact Summit for beauty brands founded by people of color. Lush released a line inspired by food aromas and record producer DJ Khaled became a shareholder of luxury oral... Read More
22 Feb 2024
--- As the UK gears up for its general election, the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) is making waves with its first manifesto that urges the incoming government to craft a strategy for the cosmetics and... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- New York City, US, lawmakers propose the Pods Are Plastic Bill, which, if passed, would make it unlawful for any person or entity to sell or distribute any laundry or dishwasher detergent pods and sheets containing polyvinyl... Read More
05 Feb 2024
--- Nouryon says its latest multifunctional innovation, Berol Nexus surfactant, will provide customers with an advantage in household and industrial cleaning applications by improving performance and activity. Unveiled at the... Read More
26 Jan 2024
--- In industry news this week, SkinBioTherapeutics acquired Dermatonics and Kaffe Bueno secured Series A funding. Meanwhile, South Korea-based CJ Olive Young collaborated with Kolmar Korea to create a research lab for... Read More
19 Jan 2024
--- Hindustan Unilever posted weaker earnings than expected in the December 31, 2023 quarter. Profit rose just 0.6% to ₹25.2 billion (US$303 million) amid softer demand from the country’s rural regions, where winter came... Read More
18 Jan 2024
--- Evonik makes its first product from its newly completed rhamnolipid biosurfactant plant in Slovakia. Rhamnolipids are biosurfactants that can be used instead of petrochemical ingredients to lift dirt and grease.The specialty... Read More
17 Jan 2024
--- Givaudan expands its fragrance precursor collection with Scentaurus Vanilla to help consumers “feel fresh all day.” Company perfumer Nadia Geyken says, “In a detergent fragrance, it brings softness and... Read More
16 Jan 2024
--- Heubach showcases its latest range of sustainable and biodegradable pigment preparations at the Home & Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI) trade show this week in Mumbai, India.Uncover Cosmenyl S 100 is a range of... Read More
08 Jan 2024
--- Indian multinational corporation Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) releases an overall summary of its operating performance and demand trends during the quarter ended December, 2023. The Mumbai-based company’s Indonesia... Read More
18 Dec 2023
--- Innovations with an eye to sustainability dominated 2023, with companies creating cleaner laundry sheets, eco-friendly detergent solutions and refillable deodorant packaging. Skin care was boosted by ground-breaking research... Read More