China’s cosmetics market slows

Growing beauty consciousness and an increase in disposable income has provided rapid expansion; however, 2013 saw a slowdown in fortune...

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Rhône Capital tightens grip on Elizabeth Arden

Private equity firm Rhône Capital announced last week that it is planning to acquire another 6.4 million shares of Elizabeth Arden

Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

L'Oréal buys Brazilian hair care company

Beauty giant signs agreement to acquire Niely Cosmeticos Group

Finance | Latin America

Natura aims to reverse market loss

The Brazilian company’s revenue has dropped from 12.7% to 9.7% since 2011 due to lost market participation

Finance | Latin America | Cosmetics International

Romania’s Farmec Cluj to expand cosmetics output

Romania’s cosmetics producer Farmec Cluj plans to invest 10.7m lei or US$3.2m in new technological lines

Europe | Finance | Cosmetics International

Combating global counterfeit products

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Manufacturers are facing a growing multi-platform global counterfeit trade which irrevocably devalues brands by consumers associating the real deal with cheap knockoffs

Finance | Retail | Manufacturing | Cosmetic News Weekly

Investing in emerging marketing

Corporate buyers have multiple growth opportunities in emerging markets with numerous recent mergers and acquisitions occurring in the sector

Finance | Africa ME | Latin America | Cosmetics International

Schwarzkopf maker earnings boosted

Henkel (also the maker of Right Guard) has seen its second quarter earnings in 2014 climb but its operating profits dented

Hair Care | Finance | Cosmetics International

Coty reports Q4 losses

The company is expanding sales in emerging markets in Latin America and Asia, which offset the 9% fall in revenue in North America

Finance | Cosmetics International

Upping the tempo in Latin America

Led by the region’s powerhouse, Brazil, the beauty and personal care business in Latin America continues to thrive. This article examines growth drivers in key markets

Finance | Latin America | SPC

L’Occitane’s global strategy a success

L'Occitane International, the French manufacturer of natural beauty products, has, according to a new report by Euromonitor.

Europe | Finance | Cosmetics International

Russian-Ukrainian strife impacts Oriflame

The Swedish beauty products retailer, scrap its fourth quarter dividends and see pressure exerted on this quarter’s profits.

Europe | Finance | Cosmetics International