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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

Superdrug launches nail bars

AS Watson-owned UK chain Superdrug has launched a nail bar at two of its London stores. The...
April 26, 2011

BDF opens Vietnam affiliate

German group Beiersdorf (BDF) has opened an affiliate in Vietnam, a move that will bring the company...
April 26, 2011

Hermès creates holding

Following LVMH’s purchase of shares in French group Hermès, which the familyowned company saw as an attempt...
April 26, 2011

Bettencourt ends feud with daughter

The feud involving L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt and her daughter Françoise Bettencourt Meyers has ended. The two...
April 26, 2011
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