Colgate Acquires Prestige Skin-care Brand Filorga in 1.5 Billion Euro Deal

Colgate has reached a deal to buy Laboratoires Filorga Cosmétiques for 1.5 billion Euros. The deal is meant to bolster Colgate’s access to high margin categories, and follows the company’s acquisitions of EltaMD and PCA Skin in late 2017. Filorga is a high-end antiaging skin-care brand based in France. The business has a significant international presence in Italy, Spain and […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Sephora Builds Lower-priced Skin-care Offering With the Inkey List

The Inkey List is launching at Sephora. The brand, started by the fast-beauty firm Be for Beauty, sells low-priced skin-care products with simple names, like Retinol Serum, Vitamin C Serum, Turmeric Moisturizer and Squalane Oil. The company's products are priced under $15. The Inkey List will hit Sephora online April 19, before entering 285 stores starting on April 26, the […]

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Davines Unveils New Plant

PARMA, Italy — It takes a village to develop a business. Davines Group’s president Davide Bollati is well aware of this and decided to celebrate his family-owned beauty company and all the people working for it with a new architectural project. Named Davines Village, the firm’s new plant unveiled on Wednesday in Parma — in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna — […]

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Tan Luxe Owner Future Beauty Labs Hires Baylor Klein to Explore Deal

Future Beauty Labs, the parent company of Tan Luxe, Isle of Paradise and Tanologist, has tapped corporate financial advisory firm Baylor Klein to explore a deal, Marc Elrick, chief executive officer and cofounder of the company, confirmed to WWD.  “We’re going to market because we are struggling to keep up with demand,” Elrick said. “There is a huge opportunity for tanning […]

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