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New CEO to Step in at Shiseido
Citing health reasons, current Shiseido president and CEO Hisayuki Suekawa is set to retire at the end of March.
NPD: Global Prestige Beauty Ends 2012 With Mixed Results
In the U.S., prestige beauty posted a 7% gain, generating $10.2 billion; challenging economic conditions contributed to sales declines across many European countries
Henkel Reports Record Financials for 2012
The company saw a 5.8% rise in sales (3.8% organic) to €16.5 billion.
Cosmoprof North America Reveals 2013 Discover Beauty Participants
The seventh edition of the Discover Beauty pavilion at Cosmoprof North America will feature beauty brands from the U.S., France, South Africa, Norway, New Zealand and more.
Henkel Debuts Syoss in Indonesia
The hair care brand was launched with an event in Jakarta.
Bad Hair Habits Lead to Launch of "Save Our Scalps" Campaign
The Head & Shoulders hair care brand from P&G is setting up events around the country the coincide with the launch of its new Damage Rescue line.
CITY Award Entries Being Sought by ICMAD
The CITY Awards honor innovation in the industry being put forth by independent beauty brands.
PBA; Kline Announce Collaboration on Market Research Data Project
Interactive database utilizes transactional sales data from salon chains, independent salons, distributors and salon/spa software management companies; data to help identify trends, benchmark performance and evaluate competitive beauty-related sectors.

Beauty Ingredient News

Looking to in-cosmetics, New Facilities, New Approvals and More Beauty Ingredient News and Launches for Early March 2013
Get a preview of the beauty ingredient launches from AkzoNobel, Grant, Lipotec, Lubrizol, and many more from in-cosmetics 2013, as well as new on new locations and collaborations, innovations and more.

Featured Articles

Natura Acquires Majority Stake in Australian Skin Care Company
By: Fernanda Bonifacio
Brazilian beauty companies are reaching for a greater global grasp, as well as looking to identify the needs and opportunities at home to obtain a greater market share.
Case Study: The Keys to Manufacturing Success
By: Mac Smith
Beauty brands that work with a contract manufacturer are in a unique situation. They share this partnership for the success of their brand, taking advantage of manufacturer knowledge while also dealing with any issues this relationship may entail.
Ingredients With Global Flair
By: Sara Mason
Ingredients with a global edge offer brands the opportunity to build a marketing story or brand identity that resonates with consumers around the globe.
The Beauty of Water
By: Abby Penning
Mintel’s Chris Lindsley offers a preview of the topic he will present on as part of the 2013 in-cosmetics Marketing Trends education program—water and beauty products.