The South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) is poised to ban the use of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and eight perfluorinated compounds in cosmetics, according to a report published by Chemical Watch.
Loop Industries has announced the selection of a site for its first European Infinite Loop manufacturing facility. Loop and Suez, who have previously announced their intention to form a joint venture, have secured exclusive rights to purchase a 130,000 m2 parcel of land in Normandy, France for €1.3 million.
Private equity firm Ardian has snapped up a majority stake in Italy’s Biofarma from White Bridge Investments.
Spectrum Brands Holdings and Manchester United have extended their global partnership, which will see Spectrum’s Remington brand continue as the soccer club’s Electrical Styling Partner.
Unilever-owned Ren Clean Skincare has named Michelle Brett as Chief Executive Officer, WWD reports. Brett replaces Arnaud Meysselle who has left the company to take up the role as CEO of toy company Jellycat, according to his LinkedIn profile.
London-based esports brand Fnatic has announced a partnership with L’Oréal Men Expert. As part of the deal, the duo will develop and deploy engaging and creative content as well as co-branded product activations.
Unilever has responded to rumors swirling around a potential purchase of GSK’s Consumer Healthcare unit. The UK-based FMCG giant confirmed that it has approached GSK and Pfizer about a potential acquisition of the business.
British Vogue’s February issue hits news stands today with a cover described as ‘momentous’. The Conde Nast-owned title is celebrating African beauty with nine models descended from the continent, pictured together and separately.
Shiseido-owned Cle de Peau is marking its 40th birthday with the appointment of three new global brand ambassadors, Dakota Fanning, Diana Silvers, and Ella Balinska.
LVMH-owned Sephora will be rolling out the packing crates after signing a lease for a new office in San Francisco – the city’s biggest such deal during the pandemic, according to a report published by the San Francisco Chronicle.