German personal care giant Henkel has announced it has finalised the acquisitions of Darex Packaging Technologies and Sonderhoff Group.

L’Oréal has launched its Media Bets initiative, which involves partnering with a range of digital media partners, such as Google, to experiment with new ways to engage consumers. The move sees employees work through data in order to help create six-second advertisements for a video platform.

Personal care giant has shared the results of the first year of its Artificial Intelligence recruitment drive in North America, from July 2016 to June 2017, with the number of applicants doubling in the first 90 days from 15,000 to 30,000.

Nigeria is said to be on the cusp of generating at least $10 billion from honey and hive products for both local and international markets, according to Mr David Musa, the Team Leader, USAID Bee Keeping Pollination Project.

Ingredient maker Croda has released a statement on the steps the company is taking in order to work on reducing the risks of slavery and human trafficking within the company’s business, and supply chains, which will involve the inclusion of modern slavery contract clauses in new purchasing contracts.

Johnson & Johnson is joining forces with other big FMCG brands and retailers via a new online platform which aims to provide unprecedented co-operation on sustainability, according to a report published by The Grocer.

L’Oréal Paris UK has partnered with Snapchat to launch a bespoke lens using a brand new technology that allows users to change their hair color and texture by simply blowing a kiss to the App’s camera.

Amazon is rumored to be planning to enter the Korean online retail market. A report published by the Korean Times pointed to the fact that the company has advertised 48 new positions at its Seoul office, suggesting the e-commerce behemoth is gearing up for launch.

PZ Cussons has launched a range of deodorants under its Imperial Leather banner on the Nigerian market, according to a report published by Nigeria Today.

A campaign designed to promote Unilever’s Baby Dove range has backfired after health organizations, popular mom bloggers and consumers objected to the brand’s ‘support’ for those that believe that breastfeeding in public is wrong.

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