Mergers & Acquisitions: The beauty of investment

Following numerous mergers and acquisitions in the beauty sector over the last 12 months, Gareth Iley, Head of Consumer at Clearwater International, examines current trends and opportunities for mid-market businesses

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Unilever registers slowest sales growth in five years

Dove, Vaseline and Timotei maker saw growth of just 2.1% for last quarter

Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

Bourjois-Coty deal under scrutiny

Bourjois has insufficient presence in emerging markets, according to Euromonitor

Colour Cosmetics | Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

Investors step into Jimmy Choo

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Jimmy Choo is set to list on the London Stock Exchange in October.

Fragrance | Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

Middle East grows amid turmoil

The cosmetics market in the Middle East continues to defy the region’s instability with manufacturers taking advantage of the opportunities provided by Africa

Fragrance | Finance | Africa ME | SPC

CCA Q3 results grow 11.7%

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Health and beauty developer and marketer CCA Industries has reported a Q3 2014 revenue total of $8,017,261, up 11.7% on the prior year.

North America | Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

LVMH revenue rises to €21.4bn

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LVMH announces a 4% increase in revenue to reach a total of €21.4bn.

Europe | Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

Burberry H1 revenue totals £1.1bn

Burberry has announced revenue growth of 14% to reach a total of £1.1bn in the first half of 2014

Europe | Colour Cosmetics | Fragrance | Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

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

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

North Korea imports luxury

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North Korea imported a record amount of luxury goods last year despite UN sanctions

Finance | Asia | Cosmetic News Weekly

Lauder snaps up Le Labo

Estée Lauder is set to acquire Le Labo (The Lab), a high-end fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand

Body Care | Fragrance | Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly