The Anglo-Dutch consumer giant and maker of Dove beauty products revealed on Thursday that its Q1 sales fell compared to last year, announcing a $7.4 billion buy-back scheme ahead of the spin-off of its spreads division.
On Thursday, April 19, Maybelline New York revealed Danish model Josephine Skriver as its new global ambassador. The model will star in the cosmetics brand's upcoming advertising campaign, due to be unveiled in May.
Coty unveiled a blended reality experience in its recently redone Bourjois boutique in Paris where customers can physically hold product samples and virtually test them without hygienic concerns using augmented reality.
Quarterly sales growth at the big consumer goods makers was driven almost entirely by shifting more goods, in a stark illustration of how hard it is for these giants to raise prices in a competitive retail environment.
The fast moving consumer goods (FMGC) conglomerate, CavinKare, has appointed Venkatesh Viajayaraghavan as its new Director and CEO and Srivatsan Krishnamurthi as its Business Head of International Business.
Swiss fragrance and flavours company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a new cosmetic substance it said can reduce wrinkles and help scents linger longer.