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Dec 13, 2011 | 08:40 AM CST

Shiseido to Expand Bare Escentuals Into Brazil

For the first extension of the Bare Escentuals' bareMinerals brand into South America, Shiseido will begin selling the products in Brazil in May 2012, targeting the country's growing prestige and natural consumers.

Dec 07, 2011 | 11:59 AM CST

Inter Parfums Signs Licensing Deal With La Maison Repetto

Under the 13-year agreement, Inter Parfums will create, develop and distribute fragrances for the Repetto brand, which is currently executing a rapid global expansion plan.

Dec 06, 2011 | 11:12 AM CST

L’Oréal Expands Presence in Africa With Kenyan Subsidiary

The Kenyan subsidiary will act as the hub of L’Oréal's activity in Eastern Africa, which the company is targeting for strategic growth efforts, particularly in the segments of hair care, body care and deodorants.

Dec 06, 2011 | 11:07 AM CST

Unilever Moves Ahead with Concern Kalina Acquisition

The acquisition gives Unilever a much more significant foothold in the Russian beauty market, which the company sees as a key driver to future growth.

Dec 06, 2011 | 11:04 AM CST

Green Efforts, Fiscal Requirements Sees Beauty Companies Shifting Marketing Focus

A report from Kline & Company notes that many beauty companies are reducing and shifting marketing expenditures as materials costs continue and green efforts remain a consumer focus.

Dec 05, 2011 | 09:05 AM CST

Jurlique Acquired By Pola Orbis

Japanese beauty brand owner purchases Australia-based Jurlique to capitalize on existing multichannel distribution and continue geographic expansion.

Dec 02, 2011 | 09:44 AM CST

Ulta Records Estimate-beating Quarter

The beauty retailer increased its market share and saw a 22% increase in revenue, reaching $413.1 million.

Dec 01, 2011 | 09:34 AM CST

Prestige Beauty Sees 8% Rise in 2011 So Far

The NPD Group reports the prestige beauty category is up in all segments, including eye, color, lip, face, sets and a notable 59% increase in nails.

Nov 30, 2011 | 12:24 PM CST

Evolving Gender Stereotypes Drive Growth in Asian Men’s Personal Care

By: Liz Grubow and Alan Kastner

Increased incomes and changing cultural patterns have the Asian male population becoming a significant driver in the beauty industry on an international level.

Nov 30, 2011 | 12:15 PM CST

First Steps to Comply With New EU Regulation Begin in January 2012

By: Claire Thévenin

A transition period of 18 months allows companies to get ready for the July 2013 deadline of European Union’s Regulation No. 1223/2009.