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Oct 05, 2009 | 02:01 PM CDT
By: Don Condit
Even for those operating in already lucrative markets, assessing the details of an operation and overall production methods can reveal more cost-effective methods that translate to clear market gains. A contract manufacturer of natural and organic soaps considered its development and production capabilities to realize improved gains.
Oct 05, 2009 | 10:24 AM CDT
Glycolic acid can deliver important benefits for hair care products, enhancing the protection and manageability of hair by conditioning, moisturizing, strengthening and preventing breakage.
Oct 01, 2009 | 11:02 AM CDT
Competitive landscape significantly altered; Organic Monitor expects market winners to be those that can successfully differentiate their products from competitors, targeting specific consumer groups or sales channels.
Oct 01, 2009 | 08:51 AM CDT
Global beauty sales gain 3.9% in 2008, according to a Kline & Company report, on back of significant shift in where consumers are shopping in nearly all of the major global markets. Direct marketing leads channels with an 8.6% compound annual growth rate from 2003 to 2008.
Sep 29, 2009 | 09:21 AM CDT
According to Euromonitor International, today's consumers are looking for functionality rather than indulgence; unique retailing options and health and wellness are becoming more important in reaching these consumers.
Sep 25, 2009 | 10:01 AM CDT
Brands such as Sanex, Radox and Duschdas expected to strengthen Unilever's position in skin cleansing and deodorants.
Sep 23, 2009 | 11:43 AM CDT
Promens packaging allows for preservation without the use of preservatives in the cosmetic formula.
Sep 21, 2009 | 09:55 AM CDT
The Estée Lauder Companies concludes that the brand's long term business model is no longer viable; distribution to close by Jan. 31, 2010.
Sep 18, 2009 | 12:25 PM CDT
President steps down to pursue new opportunities; has no immediate plans to replace Smith. CEO Jung aborbs direction of global business units.
Sep 10, 2009 | 04:28 PM CDT
Strengthening of the U.S. dollar and ongoing inventory reduction impacted the company’s performance.