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Nov 18, 2014 | 09:33 AM CST

Kendo Acquires Bite Beauty

Kendo, an LVMH company, announces the acquisition of Bite Beauty, a Toronto‐based beauty brand specializing in natural lip products; as part of Kendo, Bite Beauty will focus on expanding its digital presence and international distribution.

Nov 14, 2014 | 03:11 PM CST

Anti-aging Hair Care Q&A With Kline

In a Kline blog post, Donna Barson, senior associate for Kline’s Consumer Products Practice, explores questions about trends in anti-aging hair care; more technologically advanced products just as important for mass brands as it is for salon brands.

Nov 14, 2014 | 02:48 PM CST

Beauty Holiday 2014 Outlook

For the first time in a decade, according to The NPD Group, the performance of the overall skin care category is below that of fragrances; taking advantage of opportunities in unexpected spaces is key in today’s shifting prestige beauty market,

Nov 14, 2014 | 02:43 PM CST

NPD Highlights U.S. Prestige Beauty in Q3 2014

Sales of U.S. prestige beauty products were $2.4 billion in Q3 201, a 6% increase from Q3 2013; fragrance "having a great run" heading into the holiday season.

Nov 14, 2014 | 02:19 PM CST

Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire Duracell in Exchange for P&G Shares

Following the company's previous announcement on "focusing on our biggest opportunities,” including beauty and personal care, P&G will exchange a recapitalized Duracell Company for Berkshire Hathaway’s shares of P&G stock.

Nov 11, 2014 | 11:55 AM CST

Nu Skin Reports Q3 2014 Decline

Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) today announced third-quarter results with revenue of $638.8 million, the top end of the company's prior guidance and a 30% decline from the prior-year period.

Nov 11, 2014 | 11:40 AM CST

Toly and Coradin Join in Eco-friendly Packaging Effort

The Toly Group announced it will partner with plastic injection company Coradin to create premium eco-friendly dispensing packaging.

Nov 11, 2014 | 11:09 AM CST

Estée Lauder Expands in Fragrance with Frédéric Malle Acquisition

Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has expanded its fragrance offering once again with the agreement to acquire Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle.

Nov 11, 2014 | 11:05 AM CST

Euromonitor Asks: Is Men's Care Ready for the Next Step?

In honor of the Movember charity organization, Euromonitor International is posting weekly articles related to men's grooming and in the Nov. 6, 2014, blog post, analyst Nicole Tyrimou explores whether the men's care segment is ready to move beyond the basics.

Nov 11, 2014 | 10:37 AM CST

Women Want Youthful Face More Than Youthful Body

Women desire a youthful looking face more than a youthful looking body, according to the results of a national survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Allergan Inc.