November 30, 2010



Dior Beauty Unveils New Website


The new Dior.com features e-shopping, beauty advice and contests.   continue reading »

Venetian Beauty Launches 24k Gold Products


The company has partnered with a Florida-based skin care manufacturer.   continue reading »

November 29, 2010



Coty Close to Acquiring Nail Polish Maker OPI


OPI held about 6% of the U.S. nail polish market last year.   continue reading »

Latinas Joining Mary Kay in Record Numbers


The direct seller has increased its Latina independent sales force by 39 percent.   continue reading »

November 24, 2010



Coty Agrees to Purchase Philosophy


The product line is expected to generate more than $200 million in sales this year.   continue reading »

LVMH, L’Oreal Lose Ruling on $62 Million French Fine


The Cour de Cassation restored the regulator’s fine for “hardcore restrictions” on competition.   continue reading »

MAC Cosmetics to Launch Pink Friday Lipstick


The cotton candy pink shade will be made available to the public only on four specific days.   continue reading »

November 23, 2010



Coty to Close North Carolina Plant


More than 300 jobs will be be eliminated.   continue reading »

L'Occitane Looks to Expand in U.S. and Italy


The company wants to grow the number of retail outlets in the U.S. from 170 to 300.   continue reading »

November 22, 2010



Alcan Packaging Beauty Changes Name to Albéa


Announces new company brand name, following its change of ownership in July 2010   continue reading »

Scott Kestenbaum Promoted at Maesa


Now Senior Vice President of Maesa Packaging   continue reading »

November 19, 2010



Cosmoprof Asia Deemed a Success


The 2010 edition closes with record figures   continue reading »

Fusion Packaging Opens East Coast Office


Located in Secaucus, NJ   continue reading »

November 18, 2010



Unilever Reveals Ambitious Sustainability Plans


Aims to halve the environmental footprint of its products   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Reports Positive Trends


Sales boosted by Burberry Beauty makeup line   continue reading »

November 17, 2010



The Fragrance Foundation Pumps Up Campaign


Aims to attract holiday shoppers   continue reading »

Dabur Enters Ethnic Hair Care Market


Expands in U.S., Europe and Africa   continue reading »

November 16, 2010



Coty Inc. Builds Color Cosmetics Holdings


Acquires leading cosmetic producer in Germany   continue reading »

Katy Perry Collaborates on New Collection


Launches nail polish on the heels of her new fragrance   continue reading »

November 12, 2010



Inter Parfums Reports Third Quarter Earnings


Reports higher sales in Europe, lower sales in the U.S.   continue reading »

Coty and Lady Gaga Announce Fragrance Deal


The yet-to-be named fragrance line is expected to launch in spring 2012.   continue reading »

November 11, 2010



Beauty Encounter Unwraps Holiday Gift Guide


The fragrance and beauty online retailer highlights the season's hottest gifts.   continue reading »

House of Fraser Launches New Bobbi Brown Online


Customers can now find Bobbi Brown products online through the House of Fraser site.   continue reading »

November 10, 2010



L'Oréal and UNESCO Honor Women Scientists


Each of the five scientists will receive $100,000 in recognition of their contribution to science.   continue reading »

Vera Wang Celebrates Anniversary With New Fragrance


The packaging features an elegant faceted bottle embellished with lavender petals.   continue reading »

November 9, 2010



Barclays Says Estee Lauder is 'Overweight'


Estee Lauder has announced a 36% boost to its annual dividend payout.   continue reading »

Perfumania and Kardashian to Appear on The Apprentice


Perfumania.com will run "The Apprentice Challenge" sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to NYC and meet Donald Trump.   continue reading »

November 8, 2010



Mary Kay to Ramp Up Sales Effort in India


The company plans to add 100,000 additional independent beauty consultants.   continue reading »

Avon to Sell its Japanese Subsidiary


The planned sale is consistent with Avon's strategy of focusing its portfolio and investments on direct selling markets with higher growth potential.   continue reading »

November 5, 2010



Campbell Accused of Perfume Case Perjury


Moodform Mission claims the model lyed about perfume royalties.   continue reading »

Beiersdorf Has Disappointing Third Quarter


The company's UK and Russian business remained strong.   continue reading »

November 4, 2010



European Sales Lift Elizabeth Arden Profits


The beauty company's sales in Europe rose 14 percent.   continue reading »

Iran Frees Jailed Oriflame Employee


The Tehran office of Oriflame was shut down by authorities in August and five of its employees were arrested.   continue reading »

November 3, 2010



Modiface Launches Industry Forecasting Tool


ShadeCast provides a ShadeScore to appropriately position the hottest and most sampled colors from the iPhone app.   continue reading »

Alliance Boots Reveals Strong Sales


Strong cash flow and lower interest rates helped reduce net borrowings.   continue reading »

November 2, 2010



Taylor Swift and Elizabeth Arden Sign Fragrance Deal


The first fragrance will debut in prestige retailers in North America during the fall of 2011.   continue reading »

Prestige Boutique Beautybar.com is Launched


The site features free 1-2 day shipping.   continue reading »

November 1, 2010



WFFC Continues Charitable Donations


In 2010, several contributions were made to a variety of organizations in the U.S. and abroad.   continue reading »

Sephora Expands Into Mexico


Two store openings are slated for the second half 2011.   continue reading »

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