Regulatory developments are relentless

The incredibly fast technological progress imposed to the society over the last few years has caused many changes in cosmetic manufacturers’ lives

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Latin Americans turn to local brands

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Due to the growth spurt, local companies have had fertile ground to develop and in some cases become world class competitors in their own right.

Finance | Latin America | Manufacturing | Cosmetic News Weekly

DuPont to increase packaging & industrial polymer production

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DuPont, a leading materials supplier to the packaging and consumer industries, will be expanding its production capacity of ethylene copolymers to meet growing market demand

Packaging | Manufacturing | Cosmetic News Weekly

Japan’s Naris opens in Vietnam

Naris Cosmetics, a medium sized manufacturer, has shown a transformation from a domestic company selling door-to-door, mail order and in salons, to an international company

Asia | Manufacturing | Cosmetics International

Innovative sprays that stay

Bernice Ridley and Katie Landon introduce an innovative ‘fly-stay’ polymer that stabilises emulsion systems to provide fine sprays from even viscous creams

Packaging | Sun Care | Manufacturing | SPC

Japanese firms eye opportunities following natural skin care boom

Now that consumers are looking for natural ingredients, Japanese makers are building brands with natural credentials

Ingredients | Asia | Manufacturing | Cosmetic News Weekly

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

Novel active ingredients shape the future

Finding the right company to work with in the NPD chain to have a long lasting and profitable business relationship can be difficult to find in a competitor list dotted with pretenders

Ingredients | Europe | R and D | Manufacturing

Cosmetics marketing now targets the senses over benefits

As we run out of new ways to talk about the benefits of skin care, the personal care industry is messaging on products’ sensory aspects

Europe | Body Care | Skin Care | Manufacturing | SPC

More than one way to co-create

Co-creation helps generate a hothouse environment for fast innovation. But, as Steve Gibbons notes, it is not the only technique

Packaging | R and D | Manufacturing | SPC

Namnews: Optimising the shift in the balance of power

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A change in the balance of power between C&T suppliers and retailers has resulted in unique opportunities for both, says Brian Moore

Ingredients | Packaging | Finance | Retail | Manufacturing | ECM

Vitro to open Brazilian manufacturing plant

Mexican glass manufacturer to open plant in Brazil, with operations expected to commence in 2016

Packaging | Latin America | Manufacturing | SPC