February 15, 2013

Coty and Puig S.L., a fashion and fragrance company, have mutually decided not to renew their distribution agreement in North America, which expires June 30. This decision is the end to a six-year partnership.

January 7, 2013

Bernd Beetz, former CEO of Coty, has been appointed to the board of directors of Archetypes, a personal lifestyle company that was founded on the philosophy of archetypes.

November 28, 2012

Coty has announced the appointment of Marc Rey as president of Coty Prestige U.S. and regional VP of Coty Prestige North America, starting Jan. 2.

November 28, 2012

Coty has signed singer, songwriter and entertainer Katy Perry to develop and market her own line of signature fragrances. As part of the project, Coty will also distribute the artist's successful existing fragrance portfolio, comprised of Purr and Meow!, effective immediately.

September 19, 2012

Beauty company Coty has appointed Jean Mortier as president of its Prestige business, effective immediately.

August 14, 2012

Coty has announced the introduction of the new Adidas personal care line for men, which is available exclusively at Walmart.

July 25, 2012

Coty CEO Bernd Beetz is retiring from the beauty company, effective Aug. 1, and will be succeeded by Michele Scannavini, who has been president of Coty Prestige for the past decade.

June 29, 2012

Coty has filed to raise as much as $700 million in an initial public offering.

June 21, 2012

Bold, creative, daring and hot. Those are the words that come to mind when I think of nail polish.


June 15, 2012

Coty, in association with Lady Gaga's Haus Labs, is releasing in September the artist's first fragrance, called Lady Gaga Fame.

May 30, 2012

Coty's Sally Hansen brand has introduced its new Magnetic Nail Color to create a 3D nail effect in seconds.

May 17, 2012

Coty has announced the May launch of its new Nautica Aqua Rush fragrance for men.

May 16, 2012

Tracking all of the latest trends within beauty can be about as simple as herding cats, but there undoubtedly are some niches within beauty that are making waves at food, drug and mass.


May 15, 2012

Just days after Coty upped its proposal for Avon, the former has decided to withdraw its offer, citing Avon’s “delay and unwillingness to engage in discussions.”

May 14, 2012

Avon Products on Sunday advised Coty that its board of directors, in conjunction with management and the company's financial and legal advisers, is considering Coty’s sweetened bid.

May 2, 2012

Beauty company Coty and DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, jointly raised $3.2 million to support the fight against blood cancer during the recently held DKMS 6th Annual Gala: Linked Against Blood Cancer.

April 17, 2012

Two weeks after Avon rejected Coty’s bid to snap up the company in a deal valued at $10 billion, Coty is reaffirming its interest in Avon and is urging Avon shareholders to push for the offer.

April 9, 2012

Avon, which recently rejected a bid from Coty, has ended its previously announced search for a new CEO by hiring former Johnson & Johnson executive Sheri McCoy to take the helm.

April 2, 2012

Coty announced on Monday that it has submitted a nonbinding proposal to acquire Avon in a deal valued at about $10 billion; however, Avon has rejected the unsolicited bid.

March 21, 2012

Coty has announced that the new Beyoncé Pulse Summer Edition fragrance, the new addition to the Beyoncé Parfums collection, will be on counters this spring.

January 27, 2012

Coty has unveiled the latest scent in the Halle Berry fragrance portfolio: Reveal the Passion by Halle Berry.

January 20, 2012

Coty’s Sally Hansen brand has teamed up with pop star Avril Lavigne to launch a limited-edition collection of edgy Salon Effects real nail polish strips designs.

January 13, 2012

Actress Kristen Stewart will be the face of the newest Balenciaga fragrance for women to be revealed in fall 2012.

January 4, 2012

Coty’s NYC New York Color brand is introducing in its spring 2012 collection the new Matte Me Crazy and Big City Dazzle Sparkle topcoat for nails.