Beauty Buzz

  • Coty Makes $600 Million Partnership Deal

    March 3, 2017
    While Coty continues to work on its acquisition of dozens of P&G brands, the company has also formed a partnership with Younique, which specializes in online peer-to-peer social selling in beauty. Coty intends to acquire 60% of Younique while the…


  • L’Oréal Targets Active Cosmetics Segment

    March 3, 2017
    L’Oréal’s Active Cosmetics Division has been a top performer over the past few years, and now the world’s largest cosmetics company is hitting the mass market in a big way. An agreement with Valeant will add the skin care bra…


  • WFFC Announces Recipients of the 2017 Scholarship Awards

    March 3, 2017
    Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce, Inc. (WFFC) has announced the 2017 WFFC scholarship award recipients. Anna Horowitz is the 2017 recipient of the Rita Flynn Memorial Fragrance Scholarship Award. Horowitz is currently pursuing a BS in The Sc…


  • Shiseido Acquires MATCHCo

    March 3, 2017
    Cosmetics customization takes a step forward at Shiseido with the acquisition of MATCHCo. The privately-held California company utilizes high tech and innovative digital tools to provide consumers with individually customized foundation. Founded i…


  • Verescence and Coty Partner with Le Grand Musée du Parfum in Paris

    March 3, 2017
    Since ancient times, perfume and glass have shared a common history. Meant as a protective vessel, the glass bottle extends the fragrance experience. With this in mind, Verescence opted to be a key partner of Le Grand Musée du Parfum, the new…


  • Diamond Receives P&G’s Sustainability Award

    March 3, 2017
    Diamond Packaging was presented with P&G’s 2016 External Business Partner Excellence in Sustainability Award at P&G’s Gillette headquarters in Boston, MA. The Rochester-NY based company was the only packaging supplier worldwide to…


  • Head & Shoulders Launches in Unique Recyclable Shampoo Bottle

    March 3, 2017
    P&G’s Head & Shoulders (H&S)—the world’s No. 1 shampoo brand—will launch in the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25% recycled beach plastic. In partnership with recycling experts Ter…


  • Unilever Makes Pledge to Recyclability

    Unilever Makes Pledge to Recyclability

    March 3, 2017
    Consumer goods giant Unilever has joined a growing number of large brand manufacturers in boosting their commitments to eco-responsible packaging. The company has announced that all of its plastic packaging will be fully reusable, recyclable or compo…


  • Watch for These Top 10 Global Consumer Trends

    March 3, 2017
    Authenticity will be a standout consumer value in 2017, according to Euromonitor’s report, “Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2017,” and will be touted by everyone from celebrities to chefs. The research firm says this growing trend…


  • Estée Edit Debuts on High Street

    Estée Edit Debuts on High Street

    January 30, 2017
    Estée Lauder is also aiming to capture travelers with a tech approach at its first Estée Edit brick-and-mortar outpost, located at 46 Carnaby Street in London’s Soho. While the store primarily stocks products from its Millennial-f…


  • New CEO Announced at AptarGroup

    New CEO Announced at AptarGroup

    January 30, 2017
    Stephan B. Tanda has been appointed by the board of directors at AptarGroup, Inc., to succeed Stephen J. Hagge as president and CEO, and a member of the board. Aptar previously announced Hagge’s decision to retire after 35 years of service to t…


  • Dior Opens Its First Makeup Concept Beauty Boutique

    Dior Opens Its First Makeup Concept Beauty Boutique

    January 30, 2017
    Dior is counting on specialty brick-and-mortar stores to gain cosmetics ground with consumers, both locals and tourists. The luxury brand’s new retail space, located at Westfield’s World Trade Center, was designed in Paris. The boutique i…


  • Mary Kay Inc. Names New President

    Mary Kay Inc. Names New President

    January 30, 2017
    Nathan Moore, a 20-year Mary Kay executive, has been named president of the Mary Kay North America Region at the company’s global headquarters in Addison, TX. The direct seller is active in 35 countries around the world. In his new role, Moo…


  • TricorBraun’s New Partnership

    January 30, 2017
    AEA Investors LP, a global private investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments in the middle market, has acquired TricorBraun Holdings, Inc., a large distributor of glass and plastic rigid packaging in North America, from CHS Capit…


  • Collcap and Quadpack Merge

    Collcap and Quadpack Merge

    January 30, 2017
    UK packaging provider Collcap Group Ltd and international packaging manufacturer and provider Quadpack Industries SA have merged. The combined group will retain the Quadpack name. Collcap’s office in Leek, Staffordshire, will be the center o…