Author: Louise Prance-Miles

Procter & Gamble recognised in Forbes’ list as top ‘corporate citizen’

Procter & Gamble has been ranked number 8 in the Most JUST Company in America list, created in partnership with Forbes and JUST Capital. The pair ranked the largest publicly traded US corporations regarding their performance in ‘environmental sustainability, employee treatment, community support, product impacts and sourcing responsibly’, with P&G coming out on top for personal care companies. Based on surveys formed by ‘public attitudes’, some 9000 people took part in the survey in 2018, with approaching 1000 companies analysed. David Taylor, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, “We’re honored to be recognized by Forbes and JUST Capital...


Birchbox expands retail offering with Walgreens launch

Birchbox has launched in several Walgreens Boots Alliance stores across the US as it looks to develop its retail offering past the direct-sales model, according to a report by Reuters. The move expands on the company’s two retail stores in New York and Paris as Birchbox becomes the latest direct-to-consumer brand to evolve into bricks and mortar retail, with plans afoot to move into 11 Walgreens stores. The Birchbox area will be a separate area within the shop, with consumers able to build their own Birchbox instore by picking various products, while also being able to sign up for...


Glossier CEO unveils big plans as company on target to hit $100m in sales

Direct-to-consumer beauty company Glossier CEO Emily Weiss has stated the company is set to exceed $100million in revenue this year, with larger plans ahead, according to a report by Business Times. Having evolved into a beauty brand following the launch of a blog in 2010, Weiss suggested the Glossier sales model is likely to rival big names in years to come as consumers increasingly seek digital buying options. Talking in a Bloomberg TV interview, she said, “When you look at these incumbents like, say, an Estee Lauder or L’Oréal, in 10 years’ time with the way consumer behavior is...


Anouchah Sanei named Amway new Chief R&D Officer

Amway has announced Anouchah Sanei as new Chief Research & Development Officer. Joining the company from Campbell Soup, Sanei will report to Gan Chee Eng, Amway’s Chief Digital and Product Officer, and will be tasked with leading Amway’s global R&D organization. This includes overseeing around 1000 scientists, engineers, and technicians across 100 countries and territories. Eng said, “Anouchah brings to Amway extensive global experience leading transformational change and driving innovation. “We look forward to leveraging her knowledge and expertise as we continue to develop products, solutions and experiences Amway Business Owners and customers around the world want and can’t...


Yuhan inks deal to supply deer milk-based cosmetics range

South Korean pharmaceutical company Yuhan has forged a deal with New Zealand milk provider Pāmu, which will supply deer milk for a cosmetics range. Said to be the first time New Zealand deer milk has been used in the beauty industry, Yuhan has created a range of cosmetics using the ingredient, which include a serum and a moisturizer. Set to be sold in New Origin stores across South Korea as of early next year, a Pāmu farm technologist discovered that the deer milk had anecdotal qualities. Pāmu Chief Executive Steve Carden said, “This is a very exciting partnership for...