Beauty Buzz


  • WestRock Signs Deal to Buy KapStone

    Citing strong demand for packaging products in “a growing U.S. economy and a booming e-commerce market,” WestRock is adding to its holdings. The packaging supplier announced an agreement to buy KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. for about…
    03.07.18

  • IOPP Elects Suzanne Fenton to Board of Directors

    TricorBraun’s vice president brand marketing Suzanne Fenton has been elected to the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) Board of Directors, for a second consecutive term. In 2013, Fenton was inducted into the organization’s Colle…
    03.07.18

  • Cosmetics | Eco-friendly | Sets/Kits | Skin Care/Sun Care
    NaturaBrasil Opens Second U.S. Boutique

    NaturaBrasil Opens Second U.S. Boutique

    NaturaBrasil, the largest cosmetics company in Brazil, has opened its second location in the U.S., with the reveal of its new boutique at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, NJ. The first flagship store opened in 2017 on Elizabeth Street in Nolit…
    03.07.18

  • Sustainable Pkg/Practices

    Amcor to Develop All Packaging To Be Recyclable or Reusable by 2025

    Amcor has become the first global packaging company pledging to develop all of its packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2025. At the same time, the company committed to significantly increase its use of recycled materials and drive more recyclin…
    03.07.18

  • Henkel Opens Two State-of-the-Art R&D Facilities in CT

    Henkel Opens Two State-of-the-Art R&D Facilities in CT

    In January, Henkel held ribbon-cutting ceremonies at two new research and development facilities in Trumbull and Stamford, two cities in Connecticut. “Our new location in Stamford allows for optimal access to key suppliers and customers, whi…
    03.07.18

  • BillerudKorsnäs Opens Chicago Office

    BillerudKorsnäs Opens Chicago Office

    BillerudKorsnäs has announced the opening of a regional facility in the Chicago area. Combined with current offices in Portland, OR and Miami, FL, the Swedish company says the new location represents “a significant expansion of customer se…
    03.07.18

  • ‘Art of Packaging’ Gala to Honor Industry Supplier

    ‘Art of Packaging’ Gala to Honor Industry Supplier

    After 28 years of honoring cosmetic companies for their contribution to the “Art of Packaging” Pratt Institute is recognizing a supplier, Groupe Pochet, for their centuries of excellence in “making packaging designers’ creat…
    03.07.18

  • Berry Global Announces Board of Directors Leadership Change

    Berry Global Announces Board of Directors Leadership Change

    Berry Global Group, Inc. has announced that Jonathan D. (Jon) Rich will retire as executive chairman and a Board member, and that the Board has unanimously elected CEO Thomas E. (Tom) Salmon to succeed Rich as chairman of the Board. Salmon has served…
    03.07.18

  • HCP Expands Rusi Site in Germany

    HCP Expands Rusi Site in Germany

    HCP Packaging Group has begun construction on the planned initial phase of a manufacturing expansion project at its Rusi site in Bechhofen, in the district of Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany. Klaus Sindel, whose family founded the company in 1976, opene…
    03.07.18

  • Sustainable Pkg/Practices
    Unilever Calls for Industry to Step Up Action Regarding Packaging Waste

    Unilever Calls for Industry to Step Up Action Regarding Packaging Waste

    One year after Unilever made its commitment to ensure 100% of its plastic packaging was fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025, CEO Paul Polman praised news that 10 consumer goods companies have made similar pledges. He urged more to ste…
    03.07.18

  • Sustainable Pkg/Practices
    EU Says All Plastic Packaging Must Be Recyclable by 2030

    EU Says All Plastic Packaging Must Be Recyclable by 2030

    The EU has revealed a plan that would make all plastic packaging in the bloc recyclable, reduce single-use plastic and restrict microplastics. The plan would “lay the foundations for a new plastic economy.” “If we don’t cha…
    03.07.18

  • Revlon Changes Top Leadership

    Following a year of balancing the absorption of Elizabeth Arden, Revlon announced that after just two years at the helm, Fabian Garcia has stepped down as president and CEO, “to pursue other opportunities.” Paul Meister, a member of Re…
    03.07.18

  • Avon Products Names Unilever Exec as New CEO

    Avon Products Names Unilever Exec as New CEO

    Avon Products, Inc. has appointed Jan Zijderveld as chief executive officer. He succeeds Sheri McCoy, who has retired from the company and board. Zijderveld will also serve as a member of the board of directors. Zijderveld joins Avon from Unilever…
    03.07.18

  • These 5 Global Brand Marketers Dominate Online Beauty

    “The Global Online Beauty and Personal Care Products Market 2018-2022,” a report from Research and Markets, states that Beiersdorf, Estée Lauder, L’Oréal, P&G and Unilever dominate this global market, which is expe…
    03.07.18

  • Cosmetics
    U.S. Prestige Beauty Sales Rise 6% in 2017

    U.S. Prestige Beauty Sales Rise 6% in 2017

    Prestige Beauty and Skincare have alternated in their category-leading positions in recent years, but Skincare now has the No. 1 slot, according to global information company The NPD Group. Skincare sales grew by 9%, reaching $5.6 billion and contrib…
    03.07.18

  • Health and Beauty | Personal Care
    Colgate-Palmolive Purchases Professional Skincare Brands

    Colgate-Palmolive Purchases Professional Skincare Brands

    Colgate-Palmolive continues its strategy to focus on higher-margin oral care, personal care and pet nutrition businesses, most recently announcing an agreement to purchase PCA Skin and EltaMD, described as two of the fastest-growing brands in profess…
    01.26.18

  • Shiseido Reveals Personalized Skincare System

    Shiseido Reveals Personalized Skincare System

    In the race for effective skincare personalization, Shiseido has announced a new skincare system, called “Optune,” which it says realizes skincare personalization by coupling digital technology with their cutting-edge skin science and bea…
    01.26.18

  • Health and Beauty
    Unilever Continues Acquisition Streak

    Unilever Continues Acquisition Streak

    Unilever, which has been on an acquisitions streak over the past couple of years, has now announced an agreement with Sundial Brands, a New York-based personal care products company. The multinational has appointed Esi Eggleston Bracey, a seasoned be…
    01.26.18

  • Henkel Beauty Care ‘Revolutionizes’ Pro Hair Care

    Henkel Beauty Care ‘Revolutionizes’ Pro Hair Care

    Henkel has taken another step forward in Hair Care with the Schwarzkopf Professional SalonLab, described as “a digital ecosystem for quantifying and customizing the hair care experience.” SalonLab was a two-time recipient of this year&rsq…
    01.26.18

  • ICMAD Expands Dallas Office

    Effective January 31, 2018, ICMAD (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors) will close its Deer Park, IL office as it expands its headquarters in Dallas. The organization will maintain its Washington, DC location. All mail should be ad…
    01.26.18