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Symrise Acquires Belmay Global Fragrance Business
The acquisition will help strengthen Symrise's business in North America, and follows Symrise's acquisition of Belmay's Brazilian fragrance business in early 2012.
Beiersdorf Sales Up 4.7% in 2012
The company's consumer business segment—which includes skin care brands Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie—faired well, up 5.8% to €5 billion in sales worldwide, with particularly strong showings in the Americas and Asia.
L2 Ranks Hair Care Brands' Digital Success
The digital think tank L2 examined the digital presences of hair care and color brands to find what they are doing right—and wrong—across websites, digital marketing, mobile and social media.
PCPC Meeting Focuses on Innovation, Global Growth, Legislative Efforts, Digital Technology
Speakers at the event included Council president and CEO Lezlee Westine and Council chairman and Elizabeth Arden CEO and president Scott Beattie, and topics included social media efforts, collaborative partnerships, marketing solutions and more.
P&G Looks to Make a Greater Connection with U.S. Latinas Through New Board
P&amg;G's Orgullosa program has appointed three Latina women to its new board of faldas, or board of skirts, meant to help the company and its brands connect better with Latina women in the U.S.
Euromonitor Segments Consumer Types and Investigates Their Potential in New White Paper
Euromonitor International released a white paper identifying four consumer types to help brands and companies optimize marketing strategies, keying in on the importance of online and digital initiatives.
L'Oréal Seeks Greater Consumer Interactivity with New Website
The relaunch also features the beginning of an exclusive content production and syndication partnership between L'Oréal and AOL.
Symphony IRI Tracks Consumer Retail Behavior for 2012
While the economic rebound slowly builds, consumers continue to play it safe and seek value overall in their retail purchases. With this in mind, brands, manufacturers and retailers need to make the value obvious up front, according to Symphony IRI.

Beauty Packaging News

Expansion in Latin America, New Collaborations and Innovations, and More Beauty Packaging News for Early March 2013
Comb Foamer packages from Quadpack partner Apollo New beauty packaging launches for the hair care, skin care, color cosmetics and body care lines are featured, including options from Neopack, Cosmogen, HCT, M&H and many more.

Featured Articles

Looking to Beauty in 2020
By: Abby Penning
Get a preview of Emmannuelle Bassmann's marketing trends seminar, "What's on the Horizon for Beauty 2020," from the upcoming in-cosmetics.
A Tipping Point for Beauty
By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International
By 2015, sales of beauty and personal care products will be higher in emerging markets than in developed markets, according to forecast data from Euromonitor International. It is a game changer for the industry.
Emotional Connections with Brand Packaging
By: Donna Sturgess
A study on non-conscious responses to packaging from Buyology shows the kind of behind-the-scenes thinking that can affect consumer purchases and brand loyalty.
Translating Trends for Hair Care Product Development
By: Feifei Lin and Kevin Murphy
Learn how demographics and cultural trends act as key influencers in the development of products for the hair care marketplace.