21 August 2020
COVID-19: Poll finds business sentiment is improving
The COVID-19 pandemic has cast doubts on the future prospects of businesses as customers remain wary of spending amid uncertainty. Verdict has been running a poll to assess the business...
10 July 2020
How has Covid-19 changed the face of M&A for beauty businesses?
With a big shake-up resulting from Covid-19, big players will be looking to partner with small, newer brands off the back of Covid-19 to keep their consumer base up. Brands...
26 June 2020
Few employees want to return to office full-time when lockdowns are eased: Poll
Remote working or working from home has become the new norm during the COVID-19 times which call for maintaining physical distancing and complying with lockdown measures to curb disease spread.
29 May 2020
Cosmetics shopping experience will undergo a significant facelift after the pandemic
Australia is getting a glimpse of what the post-pandemic retail experience will entail, and beauty shoppers, in particular, are likely to feel the difference in the cosmetics shopping experience. The...
11 June 2019
Priv and beGlammed announce merger
Two US-based on-demand beauty service providers Priv and beGlammed have announced their merger.
7 March 2019
Maharshi: High-performance packaging and printing machines
Indian company Maharshi provides high-performance machines for labelling, printing, visual inspection and leak testing for a number of industries. In North America, its exclusive distributor is Daiichi Jitsugyo (DJA). We...
15 December 2018
Accurate Machines: Blister packing specialists
Daiichi Jitsugyo (DJA) is the US distributor of Accurate Machines’ blister packing units that are widely used throughout the pharmaceutical industry. DJA general manager and vice-president Rusty Nelson tells us...
16 November 2018
South Korea’s ‘Escape the Corset’ movement challenges the cosmetics industry
South Korea is widely viewed as the epicentre of beauty innovation. The term ‘K-beauty’ was even coined in recognition of the huge global influence of South Korean-inspired beauty trends. But...
24 October 2018
Johnson & Johnson agrees to buy remainder of Japan’s skincare firm Ci:z
US-based Johnson & Johnson has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Japanese skincare firm Ci:z Holdings that it does not already own for JPY230bn ($2.05bn) in cash.
15 August 2018
Acon Investments to acquire hair styling tool maker Goody Products
Acon Investments and its affiliates have signed a definitive agreement to acquire hair styling tool manufacturer Goody Products.