L’Occitane has released a trading update for the six months ending September 30, 2017, revealing phenomenal growth in China. Worldwide, the natural cosmetics group saw net sales rise 1.1 percent (2.3 percent like-for-like) to €548.2 million.
Givaudan has laid the foundation for a new production hub in Changzhou, China. The new CHF100 million facility is the flavors and fragrances producer’s largest investment in China to date.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has reversed the record-breaking US$417 million damages awarded by a Californian jury against Johnson & Johnson in a baby powder suit in August, and granted the personal care giant’s request for a retrial.
ICED Media has unveiled Reese Witherspoon’s first activation in her role as Storyteller in Chief for Elizabeth Arden.
Natural skin care company Skin Elements has entered into a joint venture with Australian health care distributor Ageless Products in order to sell its Elizabeth Jane Natural Cosmetics brand in China and other major global markets.