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Regis opts not to sell

Hair salon operator Regis Corporation has decided to remain an independent public company. The group had said...
February 2, 2011

TPR buys Trilogy

New-York based company TPR Holdings has acquired Trilogy Fragrances, a 130-year old US company specialized in the...
February 2, 2011

Interparfums signs Boucheron

French group Interparfums has signed a fragrance license with Boucheron. The license was previously held by L’Oréal....
February 2, 2011

Kohl’s adds Vera Wang color

US department-store retailer Kohl’s is reinforcing its exclusive branded cosmetics offer in its stores. The retailer is...
February 2, 2011

BDF sells Juvena & Marlies Möller

German group Beiersdorf (BDF) is to sell skincare brand Juvena and premium haircare line Marlies Möller and...
February 2, 2011

L’Oréal acquires more US salons

 L’Oréal USA has acquired Peel’s Salon Services, its fourth American salon distributor purchase this year. Peel’s, which...
February 2, 2011

BPI names new US president

BPI has named Patrice Beliard president of its US division. He replaces Nicolas Munafo, who has left...
January 26, 2011

Coty signs Klum

US beauty group Coty’s mass division, Coty Beauty has signed a fragrance licensing agreement with celebrity model...
January 26, 2011

John Lewis to open spa concept

UK department-store retailer John Lewis will launch an in-store spa concept in two department stores (in Reading...
January 26, 2011

Beiersdorf’s innovation platform

Beiersdorf has launched Pearlfinder, a web platform to attract innovative product formulation and packaging ideas. The platform...
January 26, 2011

Interparfums 2010 sales increase 18%

Sales at fragrance company Interparfums increased by 17.9% in 2010 to reach €305.7m. By region, Eastern Europe...
January 26, 2011

IFF invests in Asia

IFF is to invest $100m in China and Singapore over the next three years. The investment will...
January 26, 2011

PPR beefs up e-commerce

France-based luxury and retail group PPR has created a new business unit for e-commerce. The E-Business Development...
January 26, 2011

Target to enter Canada

US-based retailer Target is to enter Canada through the acquisition of up to 220 leases from Zellers,...
January 26, 2011

Coty gets cash injection

US-based Coty has received an injection of cash from private-equity companies Berkshire Partners and Rhône. The companies...
January 26, 2011

Douglas reports 2009-2010 sales

    German retailer Douglas reported that sales for its perfumery division rose by 1.4% to nearly...
January 26, 2011

Beiersdorf sees fall in 2010 profit

German group Beiersdorf (BDF) saw profits after tax fall by 19% to €308m, according to preliminary figures....
January 12, 2011

Lane Crawford expands in China

Hong Kong-based department store Lane Crawford is to open three stores in China over the next two...
January 12, 2011

Shiseido names new ceo

Shiseido has named Hisayuki Suekawa as its new president and ceo effective April 1. Suekawa replaces current...
January 12, 2011

Katz moves to TPR

US company TPR Holdings has named beauty executive Neil Katz as special advisor. Katz was formerly ceo...
January 11, 2011

Italy beauty sales 2010

Beauty sales in Italy reached €9.3bn at retail in 2010, up 1.3% from last year, says cosmetics...
January 11, 2011

Macy’s beefs up e-commerce

US department-store group Macy’s is to hire 725 people in the next two years to boost e-commerce...
January 11, 2011

Kao opens plant in China

Japanese group Kao Corp is to open a new 125,000m2 (1.35 million ft2) manufacturing plant in China....
January 11, 2011

Unilever signs with BioLeap

Consumer-goods group Unilever has signed a two-year agreement with US drug company BioLeap to develop consumer-goods products...
January 11, 2011
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