Mergers and Acquisitions

Unilever Snaps Up Skin-Care Business Carver Korea for 2.27 Billion Euros

The food-to-beauty giant has been steadily building up its high-end hair, cosmetics and skin-care portfolio.

clock September 25, 2017Samantha Conti

Inside Innisfree's New York store.

Beauty Features

What to Watch: Six Beauty Stores Opening in 2017

New York is abuzz with new retail shops offering unique concepts for the beauty obsessed.

clock August 25, 2017Layla Ilchi

Leonard Lavin

Beauty Features

Alberto-Culver Founder Leonard Lavin Dies at 97

Those who knew Lavin professionally remember him as a generous man who never lost his entrepreneurial spirit.

clock August 4, 2017Ellen Thomas

Dermalogica Face Fit

Beauty Features

Dermalogica Unveils First Consumer Campaign in U.K.

The Dermalogica Skin Health School will host a range of interactive sessions featuring advice from beauty industry professionals.

clock July 20, 2017Lorelei Marfil



Unilever Sales Climb 4.9% in Q2

Company in the second quarter and first half gained 3 percent on an underlying basis and against a difficult backdrop worldwide.

clock July 20, 2017Samantha Conti

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Dove Hones in on Science for Intensive Repair Relaunch

The shampoo and conditioner range has new packaging and an influencer-backed marketing campaign.

clock June 29, 2017Ellen Thomas

Beauty Features

UN Women and Unilever Unveil ‘Unstereotype Alliance’

The initiative aims to eradicate stereotypical portrayals of gender in advertising and other brand-led content.

clock June 20, 2017Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Unilever’s Vasiliki Petrou Talks Human Touch in Digital World

The executive vice president of prestige called on brands to “deliver a personal, emotional connection to beauty.”

clock June 20, 2017Ellen Thomas

Hourglass Ambient Light collection.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Unilever Adds Hourglass to Portfolio

Hourglass joins Ren, Murad, Dermalogica, Kate Somerville and Living Proof as part of Unilever’s prestige offerings.

clock June 19, 2017Allison Collins

St. Ives Mixing Bar Ingredient Wall High Res

Skin Care

St. Ives Targets Millennials With SoHo Pop-up

Custom-blended facial scrubs and body lotions are on tap.

clock June 16, 2017Ellen Thomas

Beauty Features

Modern-Day Beauty Integration Involves Less Meddling

Brands like Too Faced, Becca and NYX say they still control their brands, even after being acquired.

clock June 12, 2017Allison Collins

Beauty Features

The C Suite: Creativity, Connectivity, Community Rule at the WWD Beauty Summit

Camillo Pane, Marc Rey, Mary Dillon, Vasiliki Petrou, Laura and John Nelson, Mike George, Jo Malone and Kat Von D and Parham Aarabi spoke at the WWD Beauty Summit Monday.

clock June 5, 2017WWD Staff

Business Features

Report Claims Adopting Global Goals Could Help Unlock $5 Trillion in Market Opportunities in Asia

Unilever ceo Paul Polman said as the global influence shifts east and south, 40 percent of a $12 trillion prize is at stake.

clock June 5, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Three of four major brand launches this year for Dermalogica.

Beauty Features

Dermalogica Ups Product Launches, Digital Programs

The brand’s integrating specific digital and in-store tie-ins tailored to new releases.

clock May 18, 2017Rachel Strugatz


Unilever Makes Hair-care Play, Purchasing Quala’s Personal-care Arm

The Latin American Quala was founded in 1980.

clock May 15, 2017Samantha Conti

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