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Dec 16, 2014 | 10:44 AM CST

Opportunities for US Beauty in the UK

With £276.6 million in export sales to the U.K., U.S. beauty companies only capturing a small percentage of the U.K.'s £8.9 billion beauty market.

Dec 01, 2014 | 05:11 PM CST

Evolving German Men's Skin Care Market Presenting Sizeable Opportunity

In the traditionally female-oriented skin care market, it is men who present a highly attractive opportunity in Germany, finds new report by Canadean; report also finds many consumers now believe there is little difference between premium branded skin care and private label alternatives.

Nov 04, 2014 | 10:49 AM CST

Italian Consumers Looking for Makeup with Anti-aging Benefits

Italian consumers need makeup to cover age-related skin impurities, according to a recent report by Canadean. The report finds that 19.4% of makeup consumption in Italy is driven by anti-aging needs.

Oct 14, 2014 | 09:49 AM CDT

Growth Forecasted for Color Cosmetics in Portugal

The color cosmetics market in Portugal is forecasted to see growth in upcoming years, despite a decreased spending capacity due to the difficult economy and increasing taxation.

Oct 07, 2014 | 09:47 AM CDT

Coty Bids $239 Million in Stock for Chanel’s Bourjois Brand

Bourjois complementary to Coty’s existing color cosmetics portfolio; addition seen as step toward bolstering positions in a number of Western European countries and strengthen its position overall in color cosmetics.

Sep 11, 2014 | 04:43 PM CDT

Murad Begins International Expansion With Acquisition of UK Partner

Acquisition provides Murad with an opportunity to directly manage its growing business in prestige and professional channels in the U.K. and marks a strategic foothold for its planned expansion of existing operations in Europe.

Aug 20, 2014 | 10:45 AM CDT

CEW(UK) Debuts 'New Face'

Looking to better inspire the next generation of leaders who will shape the future of beauty, CEW(UK) is launching new opportunities, a new logo and a revamped web presence.

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 | 10:18 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.