Beauty giants face €951m fine for price fixing

Those affected include L'Oréal, Unilever, Reckitt benkiser, P&G and Gilette

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Avon to shell out $135m fine in China bribery case

The direct seller is in hot water for paying out bribes to Chinese officials

Colour Cosmetics | Finance | Cosmetics Business News

Oriflame to hike prices in Russia next year

The devaluation of the rubble has negatively impacted the company

Europe | Finance | Cosmetics Business News

Eurofragance 'bets on family' for ambitious growth plan

The Sabatés family has bought back 25% of the company from Aurica XXI

Europe | Fragrance | Finance | Cosmetics Business News

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

US private equity firm Catterton to acquire stake in Intercos

Companies announce a binding agreement, financial terms of which have not been disclosed

Colour Cosmetics | Finance | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

Abercrombie and Hollister sign with Inter Parfums

The fashion brands have signed a seven-year exclusive distribution agreement

Europe | Fragrance | Finance | Cosmetics Business News

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 Business News

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 Business News

Jumei embroiled in US lawsuit

The beauty e-tailer is accused of sharing false and misleading statements

Finance | Asia | Cosmetics Business News

Pierre Fabre to cut more than 550 jobs by 2016

Unlike the dermo-cosmetics arm, the pharma business has not been performing well

Europe | Finance | Cosmetics Business News