March 26, 2008



Revlon Signs Elle Macpherson as New Global Brand Ambassador


Elle Macpherson—entrepreneur, actress and supermodel—has been signed to represent Revlon globally.   continue reading »

March 25, 2008



Joico Launches Re:Nu Age Defy Line in NYC


Joico has gotten one step closer to tapping the proverbial fountain of youth.   continue reading »

P&G To Acquire Frederic Fekkai


Acquisition adds salon brand to P&G's arsenal   continue reading »

March 20, 2008



Ulta Sees Boost in Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007


Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. posted a rise in sales for both its fourth quarter and full year 2007.   continue reading »

Mintel Launches New Platform for Market Research


Mintel has launched Mintel Oxygen, a new online platform for its market research reports.   continue reading »

March 19, 2008



Avon, Marimekko Partner for Cosmetic Line


Avon Products, Inc. has exclusively collaborated with Finnish textile and clothing design company Marimekko.   continue reading »

March 14, 2008



Coty Partners with Halle Berry for Fragrance


Coty Inc. announced the signing of Oscar-award winning actress Halle Berry to market her debut fragrance.   continue reading »

Avon and Ungaro to Introduce Signature Fragrances


Avon has collaborated with fashion house Emanuel Ungaro Maison to create two signature fragrances.   continue reading »

March 13, 2008



K-C to Acquire Remaining Interest In South African Affiliate


Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C) announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining stake in its South African subsidiary, Kimberly-Clark of South Africa (K-CSA).   continue reading »

The Fragrance Foundation Announces 2008 FiFi Finalists


The Fragrance Foundation revealed the top ten finalists in each distribution category for the 2008 Fragrance of the Year FiFi Award.   continue reading »

March 12, 2008



New Survey on Safety of Cleaning Products


More than eight out of ten Americans recognize that the cleaning products they buy are safe when used as directed.   continue reading »

P&G to Carry Out Data Pilot Project with SAND


SAND Technology Inc., an international provider of intelligent enterprise information management software, has signed a deal with Procter & Gamble (P&G) for a pilot project to evaluate the benefits of nearline storage (NLS).   continue reading »

March 11, 2008



Record 4Q, Year-End Results at Inter Parfums, Inc.


Inter Parfums, Inc. announced record results for the fourth quarter and year that ended Dec. 31, 2007.   continue reading »

Physicians Formula Posts Profitable 4Q and Year-End 2007


Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. posted its financial results for the three and 12 months that ended Dec. 31, 2007.   continue reading »

March 10, 2008



Olay and ASDS Host Annual Free Skin Screenings


Marcia Cross will be the spokesperson for "Skin Cancer Takes Friends," the annual awareness campaign that encourages skin cancer prevention and detection through a national offering of free screenings.   continue reading »

Scott's Liquid Gold Announces 2007 Operating Results


Household and skin care company Scott's Liquid Gold announced its operating results for the year 2007.   continue reading »

March 7, 2008



IRI Reveals Most Successful New Brands


The most successful new consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands were recently revealed by Information Resources, Inc (IRI).   continue reading »

Management Changes at Kimberly-Clark


Steve Kalmanson, group president of Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s North Atlantic consumer products business, is retiring following a more than 30-year career with the company.   continue reading »

March 6, 2008



New Cosmetic Standards Big for 2008


Organic Monitor sees 2008 as a defining year in which the adoption of private standards leads to a clear demarcation between pure natural/organic cosmetic and pseudo products.   continue reading »

BeautyBank and HSN to Launch Made-for-TV Beauty Brand


Estée Lauder subsidiary BeautyBank plans to launch a first-to-market beauty brand specifically developed for HSN and HSN.com.   continue reading »

March 5, 2008



First U.S. Organic Standard for Beauty, Personal Care


Organic And Sustainable Industry Standards (OASIS), the first organic standard for the U.S. beauty and personal care market, recently launched.   continue reading »

IRI, NPD Join Forces to Launch Cross Channel Tracking Product


nformation Resources, Inc. (IRI) and The NPD Group, Inc. are partnering to launch the Beauty Cross Channel Monitor, the U.S. beauty industry’s first and only cross-channel, retail tracking product.   continue reading »

March 4, 2008



Natural Health Trends Corp. Appoints Leader of European Operations


International direct-selling company Natural Health Trends Corp. appointed Paolo Giuliani to direct subsidiary operations in Europe.   continue reading »

March 3, 2008



Unilever Combines Home & Personal Care with Foods


Building on the success of its One Unilever program, the company now intends to combine its Home & Personal Care and Foods into a single category.   continue reading »

Palomar and P&G Enter New License Agreement


Researcher and developer of light-based systems for cosmetic treatment Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. has entered into a non-exclusive license agreement with Procter & Gamble (P&G) regarding home-use light-based hair removal devices for women.   continue reading »

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