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Apr 10, 2012 | 12:02 PM CDT
By: George Spilka
Heeding global market signs, investment banker and acquisition consultant George Spilka suggests the time is now for selling a business. This updated article also now includes contact information for Spilka.
Apr 09, 2012 | 09:29 AM CDT
Among the roles to change hands are president and CEO, as well as chairman of the board, and more.
Apr 09, 2012 | 08:31 AM CDT
Shari McCoy, formerly of Johnson & Johnson, will take on the role at Avon, which recently rejected an acquisition bid from Coty.
Apr 06, 2012 | 02:43 PM CDT
By: Abby Penning
Gaining a greater foothold in the South American beauty battleground was a key target in Coty's $10 billion acquisition proposal for Avon, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Apr 05, 2012 | 01:20 PM CDT
By: Jeff Falk
Leading up to a Personal Care Product Council presentation at the Natural Beauty Summit America conference, the council's Francine Lamoriello and Farah Ahmed discuss efforts toward harmonization of cosmetic regulations and standards, as well as the differences and similarities of U.S. and EU regulations.
Apr 04, 2012 | 05:12 PM CDT
By: Steve Herman
A brief look at why concerns over the use of silicones have been raised and why they won't likely become the lightning rod other ingredient types have become.
Apr 04, 2012 | 04:43 PM CDT
By: Shyam Gupta, PhD, and Linda Walker
Preventing skin aging by targeting multiple causes with a single bullet is of primal scientific and consumer interest. Treatments based on cellular anti-senescence can offer this single solution to multiple skin ailments, including skin aging.
Apr 04, 2012 | 04:24 PM CDT
By: Abby Penning
Beyond their obvious functional value, ingredients can be integral to the story beauty brands share with consumers.
Apr 04, 2012 | 04:06 PM CDT
By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International
With sustainability, social responsibility and environmental integrity as key components of the long-term operational landscape in beauty, new choices in ecologically friendly packaging could be a catalyst to a radical shake up of the packaging mix.
Apr 04, 2012 | 03:45 PM CDT
By: Darrin C. Duber-Smith and Gregory Black
The beauty industry is hypercompetitive, and on-shelf success requires that new product development is conducted as scientifically as possible, utilizing proven models and due diligence.