June 6, 2014

Ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature has named Africa Miranda — singer, model, activist and star of Bravo's docu-drama TV show "The New Atlanta," — as its new brand ambassador. Miranda already is featured as one the models for Creme of Nature's Argan Oil from Morocco product line.

June 2, 2014

Walmart Canada president and CEO Shelley Broader’s responsibilities have been significantly expanded to include oversight of Europe and Africa.

April 28, 2014

The global mobile commerce market will grow from $116.1 billion in 2014 to $467.3 billion in 2019.

April 15, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette brand is enhancing its collaboration with McLaren Mercedes to bring to life a marketing campaign focused on Precision Engineering.

March 5, 2014

Personal care company Kimberly-Clark, whose portfolio includes Kotex, has announced executive changes designed to further enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion.

February 21, 2014

The Detroit Lions and Walgreens earlier this week teamed up to tackle the flu in Detroit Public Schools.

January 21, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. has announced the promotion of Chris Good to president, United Kingdom and Ireland, and Sandra Main to global brand president, La Mer.

January 9, 2014

Consumers who purchase the ultra-rich Out of Africa Hand Cream — which is a natural formula made with 20% of unrefined shea butter — contribute 15 cents with each purchase to help provide education to women and children in West Africa.

December 10, 2013

David Cheesewright has been promoted to president and CEO of Walmart International, the company's second-largest operating segment.

November 19, 2013

Unilever is looking to sell its Soft & Beautiful, TCB and Pro-Line Comb-Thru brands to Strength of Nature. The sale excludes TCB’s business in Africa.

November 13, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced a string of organization changes, including the retirement of 37-year company veteran Dimitri Panayotopoulos, vice chairman and adviser to the chairman and CEO, effective Jan. 2, 2014.

November 13, 2013

During the past five football seasons, Head & Shoulders, the official shampoo of the National Football League, has gone to great lengths to celebrate "Mane Man" Troy Polamalu's legendary locks, from insuring his hair for $1 million to immortalizing it in wax. After growing his infamous mane for more than 11 years and using Head & Shoulders along the way, Polamalu participated in a ceremonial haircut Tuesday during The “VFW Mane Event” at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.

November 8, 2013

Beauty company Coty has announced the formation of a new, wholly owned subsidiary in South Africa in order to direct, manage and fully operate all of its South African business as well as its business in 13 other African countries.

October 23, 2013

Out of Africa, which is a line of natural and vegan skin care products using 100% pure, unrefined shea butter, is sponsoring in November the Shine On Sierra Leone’s Cash & Rocket VolunTourism Trip Sierra Leone, which will launch the building of the first and only secondary school in the Bongema Village.

October 22, 2013

Biotech drug maker Amgen has acquired from Roche the rights to drugs used to boost the immune systems of cancer patients on chemotherapy in 100 markets.

September 26, 2013

Shea butter is renowned for its moisturizing benefits and its power to improve the lives of women in West Africa, where women are solely responsible for the harvesting of the ingredient. KAO USA’s Jergens skin care has stressed its commitment to uplifting these women and their families by purchasing the shea butter from them and infusing it the new Jergens Shea Butter collection.

September 10, 2013

Boldface Group, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based celebrity beauty licensing company, has announced that it is expanding international distribution and will launch Kardashian Beauty into South Africa.

August 1, 2013

Reckitt Benckiser named Alexander Lacik, 48, to the position of president, Reckitt Benckiser North America, effective June 2013. Lacik reports directly to Rob de Groot, EVP Europe and North America, and will be a part of the ENA leadership team.

July 31, 2013

A nutrition-education group is promoting health and wellness in African-American communities by teaching about traditional African cuisine.

May 17, 2013

Eco Lips launched Mongo Kiss, a lip balm made with mongongo nut oil and formulated with nutrients like vitamin E and essential fatty acids.

May 8, 2013

Ethnic beauty industry veteran Brian K. Marks and his wife, former model Nene Marks, have introduced the new Nene's Secret hair care collection.

August 29, 2012

Global consumers' intent to buy food and beverages online has jumped 44% in two years, and more than one-quarter (26%) said they planned to purchase food and beverage products by way of a device with Internet access — such as a computer, mobile phone or tablet — in the next three to six months, according to Nielsen.

August 21, 2012

A regional retail pharmacy chain is donating nearly 20,000 pairs of eyeglasses to poor communities around the world.

July 30, 2012

Coca-Cola has streamlined its operating structure and the senior leaders for those businesses, the company said.