Personal care

J&K’s Doda district will now be known for Lavender, says Jitendra Singh

08 Mar 2022

HUL April-June net profit rises 19.2% to Rs1,529 crore

17 Jul 2018

Court orders J&J to pay record $4.69 bn in Baby Powder case

14 Jul 2018

A jury in the US on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged that the company’s talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer

Nykaa raises Rs165 crore in Series D funding

15 May 2018

Reckitt Benckiser sets up first solar-powered factory in India

23 Mar 2018

From landfill to lipstick: Grape waste can be used as a cosmetics, food ingredients

20 Mar 2018

L’Oreal to buy Canadian beauty technology company ModiFace

16 Mar 2018

Unilever to move from London to Rotterdam

15 Mar 2018

After almost a century of being headquartered in London, Unilever PLC today said it will consolidate its dual headquarters in Rotterdam instead of London, ending its dual structure

P&G joins Unilever to cut digital ad spends, return to basics

03 Mar 2018

Procter & Gamble Co cut digital advertising spend by $200 million in 2017, transferring this amount to traditional media like TV and audio, as consumer goods firms become suspicious of ‘walled gardens’ like Google and YouTube

UK, Netherlands lobby for Unilever HQ

22 Feb 2018

Amazon to take on Myntra with own line of personal care products

09 Feb 2018

Procter & Gamble to source $30 million from women-owned businesses in India

30 Jan 2018

Investors want Avon to sell itself

29 Jan 2018

Claire’s withdraws more than a dozen items from store shelves after asbestos found in kids make-up

28 Dec 2017

Seaweed could hold key to environmentally friendly sunscreen

07 Dec 2017

HC again bars Patanjali ads, this time for chyawanprash

08 Sep 2017

Unilever to buy personal, home care brands from LatAm firm Quala

16 May 2017

Patanjali doubles turnover to Rs10,561 crore, to double sales in FY18

05 May 2017

The Haridwar-based company, which doubled FY17 revenues from around Rs5,000 crore in fiscal 2015-16 to Rs10,561 crore in FY17, now hopes to cross Rs20,000-25,000 crore in sales this financial year

Private equity firms in the race for L'Oreal’s The Body Shop worth £1 bn

05 Apr 2017

Marico acquires 45% stake in Beardo

18 Mar 2017

Kraft Heinz may sweeten $140-bn bid as Unilever rejects takeover bid

18 Feb 2017

Kraft Heinz suggested it could make another offer after Unilever said the initial offer of $50 a share "fundamentally undervalues" the company, despite being nearly 20 per cent higher than Thursday's closing price

Activist investor Trian raises stake in P&G to $3 bn

15 Feb 2017

ITC Q3 net profit rises 5.7% to Rs2,647 cr on higher cigarette revenues

28 Jan 2017

Coty to buy majority stake in online cosmetics retailer Younique for $600 mn

11 Jan 2017

With operations in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, and Hong Kong and over 4 million consumers worldwide, Younique is expected to generate approximately $400 million in net revenues in 2016

HUL to enter Ayurveda turf to fight Ramdev’s Patanjali: report

29 Dec 2016

Consumer goods multinationals, including Hindustan Unilever, Garnier, Colgate-Palmolive and Loreal, are shifting wholesale to herbal or Ayurvedic products to counter Patanjali Ayurved