Recent in Industry News (page 10 of 40)

Revlon Has Purchased Elizabeth Arden

Revlon claimed that the purchase would boost its portfolio and global reach. Of particular interest was Elizabeth Arden’s "highly profitable" growing prestige skin care, color cosmetics and prestige fragrances.

Safic-Alcan and AkzoNobel Extend Partnership

Safic-Alcan UK, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, becomes the sole distributor for AkzoNobel’s polymers, biopolymers and surfactants for the personal care industry in the UK and Ireland, effective June 15.

Alban Muller to Open New Office in Los Angeles

Muller International eyes expansion to the Western US with L.A. hub.

Garcia Promoted to President of Innovation for Farouk Systems

Garcia will be responsible for shows, education and marketing worldwide.

L’Oreal USA Names First-Ever Chief Retail Officer

Marc-Alexandre Risch slotted to lead global cosmetics retail division

Kao Brands Europe Finds New Manager

Kao Brands Europe appointed Debbie Rix as the UK general manager, joining the company from Revlon.

Avon Welcomes New CIO

New Avon LLC hired Helene F. Rutledge as the new chief innovation officer, effective as of June 8, 2016.

P&G Appoints David Taylor to Chairman

Long-time vet succeeds A.G. Lafley in top spot.

Arbonne Expands to New Zealand, Plans for Taiwan

The global cosmetics, skin care and nutrition brand Arbonne has opened a store in New Zealand.

Revlon Acquires Cutex

Revlon and Coty announced that Revlon will be taking over Coty's Cutex business. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

L'Oréal Canada Creates a Chief Retail Officer Position

The company appointed Jared Mackay as new CRO. The creation of this position is a first among the L'Oréal Americas zone, and the role comes as a response to the important changes in the dynamic Canadian-branded retail landscape within the cosmetics industry.

Shiseido to Add Two Iconic Brands to Its Global Portfolio

Laura Mercier and RéVive brands will be added to Shiseido's portfolio with its purchase of Gurwitch Products LLC. The combination is expected to provide Shiseido with significant growth opportunities.

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