IZOD to Launch Fragrances
19 March 2007
Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (PVH) and Gemini Cosmetics Inc. have reached a licensing agreement that will allow Gemini Cosmetics to market and distribute fragrances under PVH’s IZOD brand name. Read more...
Risdon Opens Shanghai Office
15 March 2007
Risdon International Inc., a supplier of primary packaging components for the cosmetics industry, has opened a new office in Shanghai. Read more...
ICMAD Announces CITY Awards Guest Presenter
12 March 2007
The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD, Palatine, IL) has named hair care entrepreneur Sam Brocato as the guest presenter for its fourth annual Cosmetic Innovators of the Year (CITY) awards. Read more...
Crabtree & Evelyn Appoints New Director of Global Purchasing, Inventory Control
08 March 2007
Crabtree & Evelyn has appointed Becky Staveski director of global purchasing and inventory control. Read more...
Alpha Packaging Acquires Blow Molder
22 February 2007
Supplier Alpha Packaging (St. Louis) has acquired bottle blow molder Quality Container (Ypsilanti, MI). The transaction will add more than 200 high-density polyethylene bottle styles to Alpha’s stock line. Read more...
Correction to story: Cosmoprof North America Helps Small Companies Attend Show
22 February 2007
Organizers of the Cosmoprof North America trade show will offer a travel stipend to 300 OTC distributor companies throughout the United States. Read more...
Coty Forms Global Business Unit
21 February 2007
Coty Inc. has created a new global business unit, Coty Beauty. This unit combines the company’s mass-market businesses in America, Europe, and Asia. Read more...
The Carlyle Group to Acquire philosophy Inc.
01 February 2007
Global private equity firm The Carlyle Group announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire personal care brand philosophy inc. Read more...
Perry Ellis Fragrances Sold
31 January 2007
Perry Ellis International Inc. has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Falic Fashion Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Duty Free Americas Inc. Read more...
Coty Sells healing garden, Calgon
23 January 2007
Coty Inc. has agreed to sell personal care brands the healing garden and Calgon to Ascendia Brands Inc. Read more...