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Oct 23, 2014 | 12:47 PM CDT

Despite Receding Ecomony, Makeup in Brazil to Grow

An obsession with beauty and image continues to propel makeup sales in Brazil; direct selling or relationships with local shops and salons among the keys to success.

Oct 17, 2014 | 03:40 PM CDT

China Losing Out in Expanding Asian Natural Cosmetics Market

With the exception of Hong Kong, Organic Monitor reports that the Chinese market for naturals has declined, with markets such as India, Thailand and Singapore picking up momentum.

Oct 10, 2014 | 04:45 PM CDT

L'Oréal Obtains Business License to Market Chinese Episkin

L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.

Sep 10, 2014 | 10:06 AM CDT

L'Oréal To Acquire Brazil-based Niely Cosmeticos Group

With a net revenue of 405 million Brazilian reals in 2013 and brands well accepted by Brazil's growing middle class, the Niely Cosmeticos Group expected to positively complement the L'Oréal products already offered in Brazil.

Aug 19, 2014 | 10:23 AM CDT

Rhône Capital Makes Investment in Elizabeth Arden

Rhône Capital also has advised Elizabeth Arden that, subject to market conditions and applicable legal or regulatory approvals, it intends to increase its ownership of the company’s common stock over time.

Aug 19, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

Men in India Seeking Fragrance to Promote Themselves

As image consciousness builds in men in India, they are seeking out more quality fragrance products—but they still are sensitive to price, as well.

Aug 19, 2014 | 10:18 AM CDT

New Operations in India and Mexico, Airless Development, and More Beauty Packaging News and Launches for Late August 2014

Packaging suppliers TricorBraun and Vitro have expanded into India and Brazil, respectively, and Fusion Packaging, Aptar and Albée have collaborated on innovative new beauty pack launches.

Aug 19, 2014 | 09:29 AM CDT

Financial Briefs from Global Beauty Companies

See the Q4 and fiscal year end results for both The Estée Lauder Companies and Elizabeth Arden Inc., as well as results for Oriflame.

Aug 13, 2014 | 10:59 AM CDT

Fighting Against Green Beauty Roadblocks in Asia

At the upcoming Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Asia-Pacific, beauty brands, suppliers and industry stakeholders will discuss the difficulties in going green with a beauty brand and the innovative ways they’ve come up with to solve these problems.

Aug 11, 2014 | 09:38 AM CDT

Eye on India

By: Priyanka Bhattacharya

As India continues to gain prominence on the global beauty stage, markets such as hair care, skin care, natural/organic and men’s care are all seeing shifts there.