Dolce&Gabbana and Shiseido Group sign beauty license

Dolce&Gabbana and Shiseido Group have signed an exclusive worldwide license agreement under which Shiseido will develop, manufacture and distribute the Dolce&Gabbana’s fragrance, makeup and skincare lines. The new collaboration will officially start as of October, 1st, 2016, subject to antitrust clearance. “We are so proud to enrich our portfolio of prestige brands by such a beautiful […]

L’Oreal to acquire niche fragrance brand Atelier Cologne

L’Oréal is adding to its high-end, niche fragrance business with its agreement to acquire Atelier Cologne. The deal was announced on June 30. Launched in 2009 by Sylvie Ganter and Christophe Cervasel, Atelier Cologne specializes in niche perfumery sold in selected retailers. Atelier Cologne creates and manufactures in France “Colognes Absolues”, genuine pure perfumes blending […]

L’Oréal, Shiseido named among the world’s most ethical companies

The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, this week revealed its honorees for the title of  2016 World’s Most Ethical Company. This year, 131 companies, spanning 21 countries and five continents and representing over 45 industries, made the list, including France’s L’Oréal, a seven time winner. […]

Puig integrates Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances into its brand portfolio

Barcelona-based fashion and fragrance house Puig started 2016 by integrating the award-winning ,Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances into its portfolio of owned brands. Puig has been working closely with the Jean Paul Gaultier brand for the past four years, since becoming a majority shareholder of the fashion house in 2011. The integration follows upon the termination […]

Parlux targets U.S. and international fans for launch of new RiRi by Rihanna fragrance

International super star, music icon and fashion muse Rihanna launched her newest scent to huge excitement during New York’s Fashion Week in September, roaming the city with a bright pink custom vehicle displaying her image and the RiRi by Rihanna branding. The new fragrance– feminine and flirty–is said to reflect the star’s softer side and […]