Innovation


  • Eco-friendly
    Aveda Receives 2017 Sustainability Leadership Award

    Aveda Receives 2017 Sustainability Leadership Award

    The 40-year-old beauty company integrates sustainability into all areas of its business.
    11.22.17

  • Design Capabilities
    Pratt Hosts Second ‘Design DNA’ Panel

    Pratt Hosts Second ‘Design DNA’ Panel

    Experts’ design approaches help fuel creative thought across multiple disciplines.
    Online Exclusives Jamie Matusow, Editor-in-Chief 11.16.17

  • Preparing for ADF&PCD PARIS 2018

    Preparing for ADF&PCD PARIS 2018

    Event director Christelle Anya talks about preparations and the changes visitors will see next year.
    11.15.17

  • Skin Care / Sun Care
    J&J is Looking for the Next Big Digital Beauty Innovation

    J&J is Looking for the Next Big Digital Beauty Innovation

    Start-ups are encouraged to enter Johnson & Johnson's JLAB competition to win $50k in funding to solve a skincare issue.
    11.13.17

  • Dispensers | Package Development | Plastics | Pumps
    Innovation on the Rise at the ADF&PCD 2017 in NYC

    Innovation on the Rise at the ADF&PCD 2017 in NYC

    Suppliers are driving big, bold ideas up and down the supply chain
    Online Exclusives Ed Delia 11.09.17

  • Cosmetics
    Another Acquisition for Shiseido Americas

    Another Acquisition for Shiseido Americas

    Giaran, Inc. contributes AI technologies and customization expertise.
    11.08.17

  • Beauty’s ‘Gastronomia’ Trend Remains Healthy

    Beauty’s ‘Gastronomia’ Trend Remains Healthy

    Three innovative personal care products blur the line between beauty and food—and boast innovative packaging to boot.
    Sarah Jindal, Mintel 11.01.17

  • Bottles/Jars | Caps/Closures | Design Capabilities | Personal Care | Skin Care / Sun Care
    Understanding the Rules and Breaking Them All

    Understanding the Rules and Breaking Them All

    The packaging conundrum of Dr Bronner’s
    Dr. R. Andrew Hurley 11.01.17

  • Aerosols | Bottles/Jars | Caps/Closures | Dispensers
    ADF & PCD Wraps Up  Second Successful NY Edition

    ADF & PCD Wraps Up Second Successful NY Edition

    Attendance rose by 10%, and 70% of exhibitors rebooked onsite for next year.
    Marie Redding, Associate Editor 11.01.17

  • Contract Services | Cosmetics | Package Development | Personal Care | Turnkey
    Supporting Indie Brands

    Supporting Indie Brands

    Packaging suppliers are partnering with an influx of passionate independent brand entrepreneurs.
    Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor 11.01.17

  • Pujolasos

    Pujolasos

    Gal•la Romera has joined the Pujolasos team as the new innovation & development manager and business innovation specialist. Romera, with a degree in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering, and Executive Coach (ICF) and Executi…
    11.01.17

  • Lonza

    Daan Thorn Leeson has joined Lonza Consumer Care as global head of skin care technology for its Personal Care businesses. Based in South Plainfield, NJ, Thorn Leeson leads the development of new products and assists in building Lonza’s reputati…
    11.01.17

  • Avery Dennison

    Avery Dennison

    Avery Dennison has further strengthened its research and development capabilities with the hiring of Pascale Wautelet as vice president of R&D – Europe, Middle East and Africa within the company’s Label & Graphic Materials group.…
    11.01.17

  • 20. Kose

    20. Kose

    Japan www.kose.co.jp Beauty Sales: $2.3 billion Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president; Michihito Yanai, director, chief executive officer, Kosé America, Inc. and Kosé Brasil Ltd.; Tomoyuki Nio, executive officer, pr…
    Jamie Matusow with Joanna Cosgrove, Editor-in-Chief with Contributing Editor 11.01.17

  • 17. Chanel

    17. Chanel

    France www.chanel.com Corporate Sales: $5.1 billion (est.) Beauty Sales: $2.8 billion (est.) Key Personnel: Alain Wertheimer and Gerard Wertheimer, co-owners; Alain Wertheimer, global chief executive officer; Christine Dagousset, p…
    Jamie Matusow with Joanna Cosgrove, Editor-in-Chief with Contributing Editor 11.01.17

  • 15. Mary Kay

    15. Mary Kay

    Addison, TX Beauty Sales: $3.5 billion Key Personnel: Richard R. Rogers, executive chairman; David Holl, president and chief executive officer; Nathan Moore, president of Mary Kay North America; Sheryl Adkins-Green, chief marketing office…
    Jamie Matusow with Joanna Cosgrove, Editor-in-Chief with Contributing Editor 11.01.17

  • 10. Kao

    10. Kao

    Tokyo, Japan www.kao.com Corporate Sales: $12.8 billion Beauty Sales: $5.3 billion Key Personnel: Michitaka Sawada, president and chief executive officer; Katsuhiko Yoshida, senior managing executive officer, president, consumer pr…
    Jamie Matusow with Joanna Cosgrove, Editor-in-Chief with Contributing Editor 11.01.17

  • 9. AmorePacific

    9. AmorePacific

    South Korea www.amorepacific.com Beauty Sales: $5.6 billion Key Personnel: Suh Kyungbae, chairman and chief executive officer; Shim Sangbae, president and chief executive officer. Major Products/Brands: Sulwhasoo, Laneige, Mamonde,…
    Jamie Matusow with Joanna Cosgrove, Editor-in-Chief with Contributing Editor 11.01.17

  • 8. Johnson & Johnson

    8. Johnson & Johnson

    New Brunswick, NJ www.jnj.com Corporate Sales: $65.1 billion Beauty Sales: $5.9 billion Key Personnel: Alex Gorsky, chairman and chief executive officer; Jorge Mesquita, executive vice president, worldwide chairman, consumer; Paul…
    Jamie Matusow with Joanna Cosgrove, Editor-in-Chief with Contributing Editor 11.01.17

  • 4. Procter & Gamble

    4. Procter & Gamble

    Cincinnati, OH www.pg.com Corporate Sales: $71.9 billion Beauty: $11.8 billion (Beauty and Baby Care) Key Personnel: David S. Taylor, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh, group president, gl…
    Jamie Matusow with Joanna Cosgrove, Editor-in-Chief with Contributing Editor 11.01.17