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Jun 21, 2019
SC Johnson to acquire Sun Bum®
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Jun 12, 2019
Unilever announces signing an agreement to acquire leading prestige skincare brand, Tatcha. Founded in 2009 by Victoria Tsai in San Francisco with an innovation centre in Japan known as the Tatcha Institute, Tatcha is a modern skincare brand rooted in classical Kyoto rituals. The brand has become a cult favourite introducing Japanese skincare to other parts of the world. Tatcha... [Read More]

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May 9, 2019
A new streamlined baggage screening trial at Perth Airport in Australia will remove the need for passengers to remove laptops and aerosols from bags, the airport has announced. The trial will use a new body scanner and CT X-ray machine for screening carry-on bags, which is hoped will improve the efficiency of the screening process and detection levels. The new equipment... [Read More]

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May 8, 2019
The Axe Gaming Contest is designed to highlight up and coming players who show off their creativity. Axe knows that gamers are passionate about streaming games, but they can struggle to find an audience. That's why Axe has teamed up with FaZe clan member, Cizzorz, to help elevate an undiscovered streamer with a new fanbase of subscribers. Axe and Cizzorz are... [Read More]

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May 7, 2019
Aerosol dispensing systems supplier AptarGroup has announced the appointment of Isabel Marey-Semper to the board of directors. Marey-Semper was most recently executive vice-president, communications and public affairs, and general manager at L’Oréal. She has also held positions at Groupe PSA (Peugeot Citroën), Saint-Gobain and Nokia. “We are thrilled... [Read More]

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Apr 30, 2019
US-headquartered packaging company Crown has announced net sales of $2.755 billion (€2.457 billion) in the first quarter of 2019. Sales were up year-on-year from $2.197 billion in Q1 2018, thanks to increased beverage and can volumes, as well as the impact of the Signode acquisition in April last year, the company said. Income from operations during the quarter was $262... [Read More]

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Apr 26, 2019
US-based Precise Packaging has announced the addition of a new aerosol production line to its facility in Fall River, Massachusetts. The additional line will increase the company’s capacity at its 120,000 square foot facility, strengthening its position as a strategic partner for customers in the aerosols industry. “Customers are increasingly looking for full-service... [Read More]

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Apr 12, 2019
US-headquartered packaging company Crown announced that it has partnered up with cosmetics manufacturer Perio to launch new packaging for Perio’s Barbasol shaving product. The design will be on a new 7 ounce can size and, according to Crown, marks the first time its debossing technology has been used worldwide. “Our longevity as a brand stems from our ability... [Read More]

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Mar 12, 2019
Consumer products supplier Helen of Troy revealed that it is exploring the sale of its ‘ill-performing’ personal care business that includes the Pert shampoo and Brut perfume brands, Reuters reports. According to the report, Helen of Troy told Reuters that the divestiture would allow it to focus on its core brands, including Honeywell air purifiers and OXO... [Read More]

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Mar 5, 2019
The US Women’s National Soccer Team has agreed a partnership with Secret Deodorant for 2019. The partnership is an addition to the antiperspirants ‘All Strength, No Sweat” campaign, which honours ‘barrier-breaking’ women who pursue their passions without “sweating” the obstacles in their path. Secret states that the partnership... [Read More]

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Feb 28, 2019
Dispensing systems company Aptar has been nominated in the Skin Care Packaging Technology category at the Cosmopack 2019 Awards. Aptar’s dual spray aerosol, Apollo is the first of its kind. It offers two spray patterns or flow rates that are tailor made for each brand. Its twist and lock feature allows users to select the spray pattern that they would like. The Cosmopack... [Read More]

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Feb 27, 2019
The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) revealed in a release that its members have produced over 6 billion aluminium cans for the first time. In total, the association claimed that 8.14 billion aluminium cans were produced worldwide. AEROBAL stated that this was the second year in a row in which over 8 billion cans were globally... [Read More]

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Jan 23, 2019
Henkel will step up investments by around €300 million euros annually from 2019 onward, according to the company. Two-thirds of the increased investment will go into brands, technologies, innovations and key markets. The remaining third will go towards funding a company-wide digital transformation. The step up in investment follows good progress towards Henkel’s... [Read More]

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Jan 15, 2019
Personal care company L’Occitane announced that it has acquired skincare brand Elemis for a maximum consideration of $900 million (€785 million). According to L’Occitane, the acquisition is part of the group’s strategy in building a portfolio of premium skincare brands, further strengthening its omni-channel distribution and product categories. Elemis... [Read More]

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Dec 4, 2018
Germany’s Bayer Group has announced plans to strengthen its ‘core’ life science businesses through a range of portfolio, efficiency and structural measures. These changes will see the company exit the Animal Health business as well as sell its consumer health brands Coppertone and Dr. Scholl’s. The significant changes were agreed at a meeting of... [Read More]

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Dec 3, 2018
Germany headquartered personal care company Beiersdorf has announced plans to establish an innovation hub in Seoul, ‘for the next generation of Korean beauty disruptors.’ According to a statement announcing the new initiative, it will be sponsored by Beiersdorf's body-care brand, Nivea. South Korean start-ups selected by the initiative will receive exclusive... [Read More]

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