An appeals court in the state of New Jersey has found in favor of Johnson & Johnson, dismissing a US$223.8 million verdict awarded by a jury at the district level and ordering a new trial.
The International Fragrance Association and Cosmetics Europe have issued a statement welcoming the European Parliament’s support for the revision of the Regulation on the Classification, Labeling and Packaging of Chemical Substances and Mixtures (CLP).
DFS has announced that it will open a seven-star retail and entertainment destination in Sanya, Hainan, China by 2026. DFS Yalong Bay, as the new 128,000 sq m site will be known will feature more than 1,000 luxury brands.
Qatar Duty Free has named Grant Fleming as Vice President, Food & Beverage and Nuno Moreira as Vice President, Strategy & Commercial, effective immediately.
Jennifer Lopez’s beauty brand, JLo Beauty, has hit shelves at Macy’s. The skin and body care range will be available to buy at select stores as well as on the department store’s website and app.
Unilever Philippines has ramped up production by 15 percent thanks to an €80 million investment in a state-of-the-art facility.
L’Oreal has sold its stake in Sanoflore to Ekkio Capital and Sergio Calandri, Sanoflore’s CEO, for an undisclosed sum.
BASF, Vattenfall and Allianz have inaugurated a jointly-owned 1.5 gigawatts wind farm in the North Sea. One of the largest in the world, the new offshore facility will supply renewable power to support BASF’s chemical production in sites across Europe.
Garnier and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation have announced a multi-year partnership to support the survival of the world’s largest coral reef system.
Olaplex has been raising awareness of ‘dupe culture’ via a playful social media campaign. The hair care brand used social listening tools to identify how often it was being duped and launched Oladupe to demonstrate to shoppers that the only company that could recreate its patented formula is Olaplex itself.
Aurelius Group has been named as the latest suitor for Natura &Co’s The Body Shop. The Brazilian beauty behemoth is said to be working with Morgan Stanley on a potential sale and could reach a provisional agreement with one of the interested parties by the end of the month.
L’Oreal has cut the ribbon on its new, purpose-built UK headquarters in London’s White City. The French beauty giant has moved al 1000+ head office employees into the new space.
MAV Beauty Brands has announced that Scott Beattie has joined its Board of Directors as an Independent Director, effective immediately. Following his appointment, Jeffrey Barber and Kathy Mayor have resigned from the Board.
Kao is mulling the sale of several non-core cosmetics brands in a bid to return to profit. The Japanese owner of Molton Brown is forecasting a further drop in net profit for 2023.
Just months after an investment from Oprah Winfrey, Dr Barbara Sturm’s eponymous skin care brand is said to be up for sale.
French prosecutors are currently investigating a transaction between Bernard Arnault, the CEO of LVMH, and a Russian businessman over suspicions of possible money laundering.
Estée Lauder has unveiled the executive pay for 2023, revealing a significant cut.
Sharon White, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, has informed the Partnership Board that it is time to begin searching for her successor as her term nears its end.
Walmart is changing titles and pay for many of its corporate employees.
Procter & Gamble India (P&G India) is setting up a ‘P&G Supply Chain Catalyst Fund’ worth 300 crore.
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) is opening an Atelier in Paris following a 40% increase in fragrance sales since 2019.
Fenty Beauty is set to launch at Ulta Beauty within Target stores on October 1, 2023, offering a selected range of products from Rihanna’s beauty brand.
Shinsegae International has entered into an exclusive deal with Dolce & Gabbana to distribute its beauty products in South Korea.
Tesco has started a new sensitive skin section trial in some of its stores. This section is intended to make it easier for customers to find products suitable for sensitive skin.
Maybelline New York has joined forces with the game Splash on Roblox, aiming to attract a new group of makeup enthusiasts within the platform’s music community.