September 5, 2012

Revlon announced on Wednesday that to further improve operating efficiency, it is taking steps that will result in the elimination of 250 jobs.

June 18, 2012

American women lead the way in anti-aging facial skin care usage when compared with their counterparts in Germany, France and the United Kingdom, according to new research from Mintel.

March 15, 2012

French beauty brand L'Oréal has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a business ethics think tank, as one of its 2012 "World's Most Ethical Companies."

February 29, 2012

Driving innovation in the year ahead is beauty that’s “plugged in” and encompasses electricity and energy, according to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care, which also predicted that packaging will reflect the increase in interactivity between virtual and real worlds, making greater use of sound, video and QR codes. Enter Kinetique.

December 15, 2011

Mentholatum on Thursday announced two executive moves. Jean Legros was appointed to the role of senior director of marketing overseeing all brands, and Brian Rola was promoted to senior director of U.S. sales.

October 20, 2011

Green laundry brand Seventh Generation has launched a contest whereby entrants can win a trip for two to France, Italy or Vermont.

October 14, 2011

Two classes of drugs for treating Type 2 diabetes will experience the biggest growth in market share of all classes of drugs for the condition, according to a new study by Decision Resources.

July 28, 2011

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois announced its acquisition of a single-furnace glass container plant in France.

July 14, 2011

OSAKA, Japan — Two diabetes drugs made by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. have been pulled from the market in France due to evidence that their use may increase the risk of bladder cancer, Takeda said.

Takeda said its French subsidiary, Laboratoires Takeda, would withdraw Actos (pioglitazone) and Competact (pioglitazone and metformin). In addition, Takeda said it was cooperating with the European Medicines Agency in a pan-European of pioglitazone. Competact is marketed in the United States under the brand name Actoplus Met.

July 5, 2011

General Mills now has a 51% stake in Yoplait S.A.S. and a 50% interest in a related entity that holds the worldwide Yoplait brands, the company announced Friday.

June 6, 2011

A new survey sponsored by drug maker Novo Nordisk, which polled Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and France, found that about 1-in-5 respondents regularly are unable to attend a full day of work due to disruption caused by episodes of dangerously low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemic events.

May 17, 2011

A court in France has ordered generic drug maker Mylan to pay French drug maker Ipsen $24 million for allegedly misleading marketing of a drug, according to published reports.

March 9, 2011

The president of Procter & Gamble's global hair care business is taking on a new role at Sephora.

February 22, 2011

More than 5,000 pharmacies in France face a strong risk of bankruptcy following government efforts to contain escalating healthcare costs, Le Parisien reported.

December 14, 2010

L'Oréal USA is extending its coverage of American hair salons by acquiring the professional distribution business of Peel's Salon Services, a Nebraska-based company.

November 3, 2010

A vaccine for the mosquito-borne illness dengue fever is in the final stages of development,...

October 28, 2010

Sephora, which is owned by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is establishing a retail presence...

October 27, 2010

Colgate-Palmolive experienced a strong third quarter as its global market shares in toothpaste and manual...

October 14, 2010

A new poll conducted by the Financial Times and Harris Poll found that worry over...

September 28, 2010

The drug market for Crohn's disease treatments will see moderate growth over the next decade,...

July 6, 2010

Luxury products group LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton has inked a deal to acquire a...

June 1, 2010

An industry group representing the nation's community pharmacies will present the latest in pharmacy education,...

September 11, 2007

L’Oreal is taking legal action against eBay in five European countries, alleging that the online...