Procter & Gamble-owned Crest could be called upon to defend itself in a class action lawsuit, bought against the US FMCG giant by a New York resident who alleges that P&G over-egged the benefits of its activated charcoal toothpaste on purpose, according to a report published by the Cincinnati Business Courier.
Clarins has announced that Danyelle Boilard-Paul, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Clarins USA is leaving the company on August 31, 2021, after 19 years to pursue new opportunities.
L’Oréal Canada has partnered with Bonjour Startup Montreal to launch an open innovation challenge with which it is seeking to collaborate with innovative Canadian start-ups to revolutionize beauty through novel technology.
P&G-owned Charmin has released its non-fungible token (NFT) crypto collection – three original pieces of digital TP art. The toilet paper brand will auction off the art with proceeds benefitting Direct Relief.
Amway has announced that it is to cut around 6 percent of its global workforce, approximately 900 roles, with the majority to be axed from the direct sales giant’s West Michigan HQ, according to a report published by MiBiz.
Lauder-owned MAC has hired Cushman & Wakefield to help it sublease four of its New York City stores, according to a report published by The Real Deal.
Colgate-Palmolive is focusing on wellness with the launch of its new Co. by Colgate collection, with is said to bolster self-expression.
Inolex has announced the promotion of Lisa Gandolfi to Vice President Marketing.
Estée Lauder has expanded its partnership with QVC and is now featured across all of the shopping channel’s platform including a livestream video launch.
Wella Company has announced its first global ‘We Create’ digital event, which will be an agenda of shows, seminars and conversations aimed at beauty professionals.
Virginia has signed the Virginia Humane Cosmetics Act into law, which will prohibit the sale of newly animal-tested products, according to a report by NBC 12.
B2B e-commerce platform NuOrder raises $45 million investment; Net-a-Porter Founder’s venture capital firm leads
NuOrder, a B2B e-commerce platform, has raised $45 million in an investment round led by Net-a-Porter Founder Natalie Massenet’s venture capital firm Imaginary Ventures.
Ulta Beauty has pressed pause on ad bookings with Teen Vogue after it emerged that the Conde Nast website’s Editor-in-Chief has posted anti-Asian sentiments on social media, according to a report published by Yahoo Finance.
Hailey Bieber is set to star in her own YouTube series. The model and media personality has teamed up with OBB Pictures to launch her own channel, according to a report published by Deadline and posted on OBB Media’s website.
Conair Corporation has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of American Securities for an undisclosed sum.
Revlon CEO Debra Perelman said that the US beauty firm saw ‘positive developments’ in the final quarter of fiscal 2020, despite reporting a 10.4 percent drop in net sales to US$626.2 million.
Helen of Troy has seen its shares swell 59.2 percent in value over the last year, significantly above the wider industry’s 41.8 percent growth, according to a report published by Nasdaq.
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Ulta Beauty has announced its results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2020. Net sales dropped 4.6 percent yoy in the final three months, to US$2.2 billion, while gross profit fell 4.4 percent to US$771 million.
Citibank is penalising the Revlon lenders refusing to repay sums sent to them in error by blocking them from debt offerings, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
AS Beauty has announced the recent acquisition of Mally Beauty, the award-winning cosmetics line founded by celebrity MUA Mally Roncal, from Beauty Visions.
Johnson & Johnson-owned Neutrogena has named Grammy nominated duo Chloe x Halle as its newest brand ambassadors.
e.l.f. Cosmetics joins forces with Chipotle Mexican Grill to launch limited edition beauty collection
Cult beauty brand e.l.f. Cosmetics has teamed up with U.S. fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill to launch a limited edition e.l.f. x Chipotle collection.
Subscription beauty brand Ipsy has partnered with reality star Khloe Kardashian on a limited edition Glam Bag X, named Glam Bag x Khloe.
Procter & Gamble-owned Gillette has announced the return of the Gillette Gaming Alliance, which introduces 11 stars, including Formula 1 star Lando Norris, as streamers.
U.S. beauty retailer Ulta has expanded its partnership with Loop through the launch of a new website, www.loopbyulta.com, which allows consumers to shop for beauty and personal care products in durable, sustainable packaging, which will be refilled and reused.
L’Oréal has announced two new executive appointments, with Omar Hajeri becoming President of the Professional Products division and Ersi Pirishi having been named President of the company’s Latin America zone, according to a report by WWD.com.
The Estee Lauder Companies has announced that it has established a new Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence. The new capability is designed to help the US prestige beauty firm deliver on its commitment to build greater equity and representation throughout its business.
EcoVadis has announced the winners of its fifth annual Sustainable Procurement Leadership Awards Program. Johnson & Johnson and L’Occitane scooped the Best Value Chain Engagement title, while Amazon EU’s Gemma Tyndall shared the Outstanding Program Leadership prize with L’Occitane’s Katia Michieletto.
Procter & Gamble has launched its hotly anticipated refill system across the UK, according to a report published by Edie.net. The initiative, announced last October, will be rolled out across all its European markets by the year’s close.
Coty has announced that it has signed a letter of intent to partner with LanzaTech to produce sustainable ethanol made from captured-carbon emissions, which will be incorporated into its fragrance products.
Dior has expanded its relationship with Nina Dobrev, according to a report published by WWD. The Canadian model, who is already an ambassador for the LVMH-owned brand’s beauty unit will also be an ambassador for the Maison’s fragrance arm in the US.
L’Oréal Paris has announced the call for its 2021 Women of Worth nominations. The applications deadline has been set for April 30, with consumers invited to put forward women who have selflessly given back to their community through non-profit leadership.
U.S. retailer Target has profited from the COVID-19 virus outbreak with FY revenues rising 20 percent, reaching $93.6 billion, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has announced the offering and pricing of $600 million of 1.950 percent Senior Notes, due 2031.
Instagram has announced the launch of Live Rooms, which allows up to four users to live stream. The Facebook-owned social media site is using both fashion and Black businesses to promote the launch, according to a report by WWD.com.
L’Oréal-owned Kiehl’s has announced that it has teamed up with Gyrl Wonder, a cross-cultural mentorship program that helps shape young women of color through social impact and career exploration.
Estee Lauder has signed Ana de Armas as its new Global Brand Ambassador. The Golden Globe Award-nominated actor will feature in campaigns across digital, TV, in-store and print starting by fronting ads for a new fragrance set to make its debut this month.
TikTok will pay out some US$92 million to settle a class action suit which claims that the Chinese social media site has breached privacy laws through its use of facial recognition tech to identify a user’s gender, age and ethnicity, according to a report published by BBC News.
In a clear sign that bricks and mortar has plenty of life in it yet, LVMH-owned Sephora is planning its largest US footprint expansion to date, according to a report published by Forbes. The beauty retailer will add some 260 stores to its total this year.
Johnson & Johnson has created a pot of US$3.9 million to settle numerous talc suits, according to a report published by Asbestos.
The Estee Lauder Companies-owned Becca Cosmetics has announced that it will cease to trade from September this year.
Citigroup’s next step in its ongoing battle to recover funds mistakenly paid to Revlon creditors last summer is to seek an extension to the freezing order currently in place on the US$500 million sum, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Ardagh Group has announced that it is set to spin off its metal packaging unit, which will then be combined with Gores Holdings to create an independent public company.
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has acquired a majority stake in The Ordinary parent company Deciem in a $1 billion deal, which values the company at $2.2 billion.
Lauder-owned MAC has named Aida Moudachirou Rebois as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, effective immediately.
Kohl’s has issued a statement in response to an open letter published by an activist investor group comprising Macellum Advisors, Legion Partners Holdings, Ancora Advisors and 4010 Capital.
The Avon Company has debuted a vegan clean skin care brand, Farm Rx, according to a report published by Direct Selling News.
Kris Jenner could be poised to launch her own skin care line, according to a report published by The Cut, quoting E! News.
Californian sneaker brand, Allbirds has announced two high-profile appointments to its board, according to a report published by WWD. Emily Weiss, CEO of Glossier and Mandy Fields, CFO at Elf Beauty will join the sustainable footwear brand’s Board, bringing the total number of Board Members to eight.