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Sep 19, 2012 | 09:55 AM CDT

PZ Cussons Optimistic, Still Sees Challenges in Global Market

The company's U.K. and Asia divisions were strong, while issues remain in Africa and a few other areas.

Sep 14, 2012 | 10:19 AM CDT

BirchBox Acquires JolieBox

The acquisition expands Birchbox’s footprint, distribution and partnerships and establishes it as a global lifestyle brand.

Sep 12, 2012 | 11:19 AM CDT

Mintel Shows Increase in Makeup Sales in the U.K., With Nails as the Star

The research from Mintel also finds women do not see makeup as just something utilitarian, but relate to it at an emotional level—eight out of ten (80%) say that wearing makeup makes them feel more confident in themselves and is the main reason for them to wear color cosmetics.

Sep 06, 2012 | 04:53 PM CDT

New Technologies and Novel Ingredients Top European Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Agenda

By: Organic Monitor

The European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will take place November 21–23 in Paris.

Aug 28, 2012 | 11:18 AM CDT

Skin Care Market Radiant for Foreseeable Future

By: Nicole Tyrimou, Euromonitor International

The Asia-Pacific region has been pivotal in setting trends in skin care, leading to a skin care market forecast to reach $113 billion in absolute terms by 2016.

Aug 17, 2012 | 10:48 AM CDT

Yves Rocher Acquires Turkish Beauty Company

The France-based Yves Rocher purchased a 51% stake in Turkey-based Flormar, following the lead of other global brand owners expanding their reach into Turkey to take advantage of a market that's growth is set to reach more than $2.8 billion.

Aug 14, 2012 | 09:38 AM CDT

Sales Slightly Up for Oriflame in the Quarter Ending June 30

The number of the Oriflame consultants dropped, but local currency sales increased by 1% and euro sales were up by 2% to €373.6 million.

Aug 01, 2012 | 04:17 PM CDT

Baby Care Shows Dynamism in Face of Aging Demographics, Slowing Economies

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

Baby and child-specific products outperformed all beauty and personal care categories in 2011, generating global retail growth of 7% at fixed US dollar prices. And despite the dual challenge of aging demographics and acute economic instability, the category’s global growth prospects to 2016 look promising. Euromonitor International assesses the main category battlegrounds and identifies where brands ought to be strengthening their positions going forward.

Jul 27, 2012 | 09:33 AM CDT

L’Occitane to Acquire Majority Stake in Erborian

The acquisition of the Korean skin care brand is a first step into developing a larger presence in the Asian market for L’Occitane.

Jul 25, 2012 | 04:29 PM CDT

Professional Skin Care Market Up

Continued weak consumer spending confidence and the increased use of at-home beauty devices and treatments paint a murkier picture of the category's future, however.