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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.

Jul 09, 2012 | 04:41 PM CDT

The Parallel Worlds of Hair Care

By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International

Developed and emerging markets are currently consuming hair care products in two very diverse, distinct ways—one trading down and the other trading up.

Jul 09, 2012 | 04:17 PM CDT

Touch Me, Tell Me, Sell Me: The Business of International Beauty

By: Daniela Ciocan

A view of the global beauty retail scene.

Jun 25, 2012 | 03:27 PM CDT

Lip Care Products Big in Europe

A variety of influences have come together to make lip care popular in Europe lately, including product innovations and fashion trends.

Jun 14, 2012 | 11:55 AM CDT

The Anatomy of Global Skin Tones

professional skin care client with skin of color
By: Pamela Springer

Meet consumers' needs by understanding the skin's mechanism as it relates to ethnic differences.

Jun 14, 2012 | 11:08 AM CDT

PZ Cussons Reports for Year Ended May 2012, Launches New Beauty Brands

A strong performance in the U.K. and momentum in emerging markets help buoy the company, which had reported an expectation of lower profits, and the company is targeting mom and babies and the anti-aging market with new brand launches.

Jun 01, 2012 | 09:10 AM CDT

A New Tax for Cosmetics in France

By: Claire Thévenin

The new tax, requiring cosmetic companies to pay 0.1% of their annual turnover, mimics the country's pharmacovigilance tax system.

May 21, 2012 | 05:07 PM CDT

Boots Shows Growth in 2011/2012 Financial Report

The UK-based pharmacy chain and beauty brand owner's health and beauty division saw revenue increase year-on-year by 0.6% to £7,671 million.