Andrew McDougall is a Deputy Editor and a Reporter for both Cosmetics Design working across the board on its Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific websites. Cosmetics Design is the leading online trade publication, providing insights and breaking news from the cosmetics industry. CosmeticsDesig...
New York-based researcher L2 ThinkTank released its latest Digital Beauty report ranking the activities of the top cosmetics companies in the U.S. and finds that in 2013, the Beauty sector will register 6% growth. More interestingly, e-commerce in Beauty is projected to grow a staggering 29.1% too which is the best growth of all the (soft goods) sectors online.
A new study in the Cell Press journal says that the growing demand for vegetable oil, which has already led to the conversion of Southeast Asian forest into oil palm plantations, is causing serious environmental damage and needs to be acted upon now.
Scent maker Givaudan has branded fragrance as one of the most important factors in a consumer's decision to buy a product, be it any type of cosmetic, at an Open Innovation event held by Beiersdorf for new concepts for its Nivea brand in Hamburg.