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North American trade deal cutting regulatory barriers

The US, Canada and Mexico are moving towards personal care product regulatory harmonisation

Avon strengthens executive team with CFO appointment

Gustavo Arnal, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s current Senior VP, will take up the new position in spring 2019

P&G snaps up people of colour beauty start up Walker & Company

Acquisition strengthens beauty giant’s multicultural business arm

Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island beauty brands capitalise on indigenous ingredients

A natural approach is winning big for beauty brands in the Australasian and Pacific Island cosmetics markets. Barbara ...

3 steps to secure consumer trust

How can legacy brands win the battle for the 21st century’s most elusive currency: trust

Best face forward - innovation helps boost sales of selective foundations in France

Innovation in new textures and formats has seen the number of launches jump to 80 over last year.

Huda and Mona Kattan on influencer marketing, expanding into perfume and finding the perfect investor

The founders of Huda Beauty discuss how they found their ideal perfume partner and the future of their new fragrance ...

Online seasonal sales suffer from slow loading landing pages

Retailer’s websites struggle to cope with Christmas demand online

L’Oréal splits from long-standing spokesmodel Cheryl

The French cosmetics giant joined forces with the former Girls Aloud band member in 2009

Tourist spend still boosting Japan's cosmetics market

Despite a shrinking domestic audience, Japan’s personal care sales are thriving thanks to Asian shopping tourists, ...

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 biggest trends in bath and body care

Colour cosmetics and facial skin care have been disrupted and redefined. Now it’s bath and body care’s turn to make ...

Competition between beauty brands in India intensifies

India’s beauty sector is diversifying as it grows and matures. But brands need sharpness to profit

Aromatherapy Associates CEO steps down and hires successor

Tracey Woodward took on the position after the brand’s co-founder Geraldine Howard passed away in 2016

‘Robust’ e-commerce helps double-digit Q3 2018 growth for Ulta Beauty

US retailer announced a 16.2% increase in its Q3 2018 sales, to US$1.56bn