Unilever’s Love Beauty and Planet brand has taken out a full-page ad in the New York Times which is ‘reusable’ as it’s designed to be repurposed as wrapping paper, according to a report published by Marketing Dive.
Color institute Pantone has announced its 2020 color of the year as Classic Blue.
Canadian department store Hudson Bay has launched its first own-brand beauty line named Les Essentiels, a collection of exclusive, essential beauty, skincare and make-up.
Dr. Stephen Hahn, a Donald Trump-nominated candidate, is one step closer to heading up the Food and Drug Administration with Senate lawmakers said to be ready to confirm the choice, according to the NY Times.
Unilever has made a series of changes to its Leadership Executive due to the retirement of Amanda Sourry, President, Unilever North America.
Canopy Growth has launched a hemp-derived CBD brand on the US market, according to a report published by BNN Bloomberg.
This year’s Cyber Monday is set to break all records for e-commerce sales in the US, according to a report published by the Financial Times.
Eos Products has announced the appointment of Jane Ko as Vice President of North America Marketing.
Ulta Beauty has announced that Patricia Little, former SVP and CFO of The Hershey Company, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Amazon and eBay are facing accusations of selling cosmetics products that feature high mercury levels, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Payment service PayPal is set to acquire privately-held shopping and rewards platform Honey Science Corp in a deal estimated to be around $4 billion.
K Beauty brand incubator Memebox has announced a rebrand, now being known as MBX, and has appointed a new executive team to lead the San Francisco-based team.
Barneys New York is expected to offer rare Black Friday deals on its luxury products as it seeks to offload stocks following bankrupty, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Beauty firm Kendo has announced a slew of new appointments in a managerial shake-up, according to a report by WWD.com.
Colgate-Palmolive has announced that it has received a US Green Building Council (USGBC) 2019 Leadership Award in recognition of its exemplary work and leadership in the green building industry.
Givaudan has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the cosmetics business of Indena.
Mary Kay has filed a suit in a federal court charging Ulta with infringing its LASH LOVE trademark, according to a report published by The Fashion Law.
Procter & Gamble has teamed up with Spotify to investigate bias in music with the launch of an original podcast named Harmonize.
Tara Simon, Senior Vice President of Merchandising at Ulta Beauty is set to leave the company after seven years of service, according to a report published by WWD.
Kylie Cosmetics has launched onto the travel retail market. The brand will be sold via eye-catching vending machines.
LVMH has announced that it has agreed to acquire Tiffany for US$16.2 billion, its largest deal ever.
Unilever, Henkel and Colgate-Palmolive are all vying to become the new owner of Coty’s US$7 billion beauty business, according to a report published by Reuters.
Procter & Gamble-owned Aussie has been accepted onto PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies program.
Gulden Mesara-Dogan has resigned from her role of Group Vice President, Communications at Walgreens, according to a report published by PR Week.
UK-based Mad Beauty has had its Disney license extended to cover the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, according to a report published by License Global.
Colgate-Palmolive has begun the switch to a first-of-its-kind recyclable toothpaste tube and will share the technology.
Beauty Vlogger James Charles has announced the launch of a new beauty reality show hosted on YouTube in collaboration with Brian Graden Media, with a working title of ‘James Charles Instant Influencer.’
Private equity investor Advent has announced the acquisition of professional haircare brand Olaplex.
MAC has announced the appointment of Ukonwa Ojo as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, effective 2nd December, 2019.
The Estee Lauder Companies is claiming to be the first prestige beauty company to execute a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) after it signed an agreement for the Ponderosa wind farm in Oklahoma.
Cruelty Free International and The Body Shop have applauded the introduction of the new Humane Cosmetics Act in the US Senate.
Coty and Kylie Jenner have announced that they have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to jointly build and further develop Kylie’s existing beauty business into a global powerhouse brand.
P&G Ventures and venture engine M13 has announced the launch of a new direct-to-consumer brand, named Kindra.
Neptune Wellness Solutions has announced that it has entered into a collaborative agreement with International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) to co-develop hemp-derived CBD products for the mass retail and health and wellness markets.
Walmart has raised its annual profit forecast after reporting a healthy set of quarterly results, according to a report published by the Financial Times.
Cosmetics subscription service Ipsy is continuing to diversify its business model with the launch of its own-brand beauty line Complex Culture.
London-based technology accelerator and incubator Founders Factory is to expand into the U.S. with a new healthcare hub based in New York, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Development Corp.
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Deva Parent Holdings, owner of the DevaCurl brand from its private equity owners Ares Management Corporation.
Private equity firm KKR has offered to buy out Walgreens Boots Alliance, according to a report published by the Financial Times.
Procter & Gamble has launched an assessment of the property it owns in South Boston with a view to supporting the future growth of its Gillette operations, according to a report published by Boston Business Journal.
Revlon has announced its results for the third quarter of the current financial year. The company saw net sales plummet 8.9 percent to US$596.8 million compared to the same three-month period in 2018.
Make-up artist Nam Vo has been singing the praises of a uber prestige skin care serum, which she says has rolled back the years to the extent that she’s often mistaken for a teenager, according to a report published by Allure.
Sally Beauty has announced that it has expanded its ColorView AI Technology to its own app as well as to kiosks in 500 Sally Beauty stores across the US.
Elf Beauty has announced its results for the three and six months ended September 30, 2019.
Target has been accused of racial profiling after a customer tweeted an image of a shelf in-store lined with foundations, with those in the darker shade ranges fitted with security tags, according to a report published by 7 News.
The owner of Beautycounter, Counter Brands has announced that it will endorse the Natural Cosmetics Act.
Coty has reported a YOY Q1 revenue fall of 4.4 percent to $1.94 billion, missing Wall Street expectations of $1.97 billion. The fall was said to be due to a decline in North American sales.
Walgreen Boots Alliance is reportedly considering a deal to go private in what could be the biggest ever leveraged buyout, according to Reuters.
Chemicals maker Dow Inc has beaten Wall Street estimates in the third quarter following a cost cutting exercise to offset the fall in demand for plastic and manufacturing chemicals.
International Flavors and Fragrances has warned that it may freeze payments to several former senior employees of Frutarom linked to the ‘improper payments’ uncovered back in summer, according to a report published by CTech by Calcalist.