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Catterton acquires Cover FX

Private-equity firm Catterton Partners has taken a stake in Canada-based cosmeceutical brand Cover FX. The brand, which...
July 13, 2011

TPR buys Freez 24.7

US-based TPR Holdings has acquired prestige skincare brand Freeze 24.7. TPR recently bought haircare brand Oscar Blandi.
July 13, 2011

Puig buys skincare company

Puig’s holding company Corporación Exea Empresarial and M3 Invest, a company owned by Payot president Hervé Lesieur,...
July 13, 2011

Designer Parfums takes over Patou

UK-based Designer Parfums has acquired French fragrance brand Jean Patou from P&G Prestige. The company aims to...
July 13, 2011

Sisley inaugurates eco-factory

French skincare company Sisley has inaugurated a new eco-conceived factory north of Paris. The site, covering 45,000m2...
July 13, 2011

Unilever restructures

Consumer-goods group Unilever has restructured to boost development in emerging markets. The company will be divided into...
July 13, 2011

Luxury brands connect with Gen Y

Luxury brands are capitalizing on the web to make their products more accessible to generation Y, according...
July 13, 2011

Interparfums signs Balmain

Interparfums has signed a 12-year fragrance license with French couture brand Balmain. A new fragrance for the...
July 13, 2011

Patyka gets investment boost

Morocco-based investment company Nebetou Fund has taken a minority stake in Parisian selective skincare brand Patyka Cosmetics....
June 15, 2011

House of Fraser launches Fekkai

UK-based department store House of Fraser is to launch haircare brand Frédéric Fekkai in 10 of its...
June 15, 2011

ELC opens Asia innovation center

The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) opened its Asia Innovation Center this month in Shanghai, China. This new...
June 15, 2011

More changes at P&G

Executive changes continue to make waves in P&G’s beauty business. Charles Bergh, president of the global male...
June 15, 2011

TPR buys haircare brand

  US beauty company TPR Holdings has acquired a controlling stake in premium haircare brand Oscar Blandi....
June 15, 2011

Ed Shirley to leave P&G

P&G’s vice chairman of beauty and grooming Ed Shirley is to leave the company in 2012. He...
May 4, 2011

Guerlain signs up new spa company

Guerlain has signed a licensing agreement with management company Trilogy Spa Ventures to manage its US spas...
May 3, 2011

Debenhams launches app

UK department-store retailer Debenhams has launched an iPhone app called Beauty Club. It features advice, incentives and...
May 3, 2011

Walmart buys tech company Kosmix

In a move to strengthen its social media and e-commerce strategy, US mass retailer Walmart has acquired...
May 3, 2011

L’Oréal appoints Lopez

US pop singer Jennifer Lopez has been named global brand ambassador for the L’Oréal Paris brand.
April 26, 2011

JMG launches traveler study

Paris-based market research agencyJMG Research is to launch a study analyzing consumer behavior in airports. The company...
April 26, 2011
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