December 7, 2012

The fragrance and scent business is on an upswing, with this worldwide $35 billion dollar industry expected to post increased year-end sales and new product and category launches. To spotlight these innovations, HBA Global has announced that it will launch a Splash! on Fragrance Pavilion at its industry event in New York in June.

December 4, 2012

The International Fragrance Association of North America has announced the release of "The Story of Fragrances," a documentary that gives an inside look at the fragrance industry and the science behind some of the world's most well-known and successful perfumes.

July 20, 2012

Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has announced that its operating subsidiary, Boldface Licensing + Branding, has signed celebrity Mario Lopez in the fragrance category.

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.

June 13, 2012

New trends in nail care, dramatic eye looks and the appeal of limited-edition scents significantly bolstered sales in the 2011 U.S. personal care market, which exceeded $38 billion at the manufacturers’ level, surpassing pre-recession levels and representing robust growth of 4.2%, according to the recent "Cosmetics & Toiletries USA" report from global consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

June 6, 2012

Custom fragrance development company Tru Fragrance has announced the launch of Tru Blooms Chicago, a community initiative debuting in Chicago that aims to transform the city’s public and neighborhood green spaces into growing spaces for flowers whose distinctive, fragrant notes will be captured in a limited-edition perfume.

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 3, 2012

Perfume and fragrance retailer Perfumania announced Friday that it will acquire Parlux Fragrances in a deal valued at $170 million.

December 21, 2011

Inter Parfums has announced that its Paris-based subsidiary, Interparfums SA — the prestige fragrance company and exclusive worldwide licensee for Burberry fragrance products — and its licensor, global luxury company Burberry Group, are in discussions regarding the establishment of a new operating structure for the Burberry fragrance and beauty business.

November 3, 2011

Romane Fragrances, which creates, manufactures, launches and markets private-brand fragrances for retailers worldwide, has changed its name to Tru Fragrance and launched a new website at

September 12, 2011

Church & Dwight has added a Sensitive Skin Plus scent detergent to its line of Arm & Hammer sensitive skin laundry detergents.

July 20, 2011

Arm & Hammer is answering the pleas of sensitive skin sufferers by rolling out a new laundry detergent that provides deep cleaning and freshness to clothes.

July 7, 2011

The adorable, vibrant packaging that has a playful take on modern femininity is what initially caught our eye, but it’s what’s inside the formulas of Love & Toast by Margot Elena that also makes this line special.

July 5, 2011

It has been a bit of an uphill battle for fragrance within the mass market, but industry sources remain optimistic as “new” continues to drive much of the business and celebrity scents remain in the spotlight.

June 16, 2011

Coty Beauty has announced the launch of the newest scent in the Beyonce Parfums portfolio, Beyonce Pulse, which will debut in September.

May 25, 2011

The latest refillable perfume and cologne atomizer made for on-the-go consumers has hit the market.

May 23, 2011

Pop star Justin Bieber has dabbled in nail polish and a unisex fragrance. Now, the singing sensation is launching a women's fragrance called "Someday."

April 25, 2011

Payless ShoeSource is expanding its beauty offering with the availability of a new beauty brand, SXY by Unforgettable Moments, arriving in stores this week. Featuring nearly 20 affordable beauty and body items, the new line represents yet more competition for chain drug beauty.

March 17, 2011

St. Patrick's Day is here, and QVC has kicked off its celebration with 24 hours of Irish programming that will feature an extensive assortment of authentic Irish goods, many of which were created especially for QVC.

February 8, 2011

Coty has announced the launch of the new fragrance Reveal by Halle Berry.

October 5, 2010

Recording artist and Broadway star Jordin Sparks is launching in October her first fragrance line,...

June 6, 2010

A new report by activist group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics alleging that a number of...

May 11, 2010

A new report by activist group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics alleging that a number of...