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Mary Kay takes on Ulta in trademark lawsuit

Mary Kay is taking on beauty chain Ulta, after filing a case in federal court last week for using its ‘LASH LOVE®’ trademark.

Olaplex acquired by private equity firm

The hair care brand has been acquired by one of the largest global private equity investors.

Estée Lauder to take full control of Dr. Jart+ parent company

Estée Lauder Companies Inc. it set to take full control of Have & Be. Co., the parent to Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing.

Expert advice: How to take your brand overseas

BD sat down with Clémence Organics founder, Bridget Carmady, to chat about her top tips for international brand expansion.

Coty buys majority stake in Kylie Cosmetics

The deal means that Jenner will keep a 49 per cent stake in her business.

Nip + Fab’s next move to become the ultimate millennial skincare brand

Nip + Fab is looking to bring on a majority partner for the millennial-focused skincare brand.

Walgreens Boots Alliance approached with record-breaking buyout

The deal, which is expected to reach US$70b, would be the biggest private equity buyout in history.

Hearst staff take a stand against employment conditions

Employees have formed a 500-strong media union that will encompass more magazine and digital titles than almost any other in the US.

Could LVMH be launching a new beauty brand?

According to multiple sources, LVMH is seeking an experienced manager to lead the development of a start-up.

FOREO receives largest compensation payout in IP infringement lawsuit

Swedish skincare brand, FOREO has won its IP infringement lawsuit against Kingdom Zhuhai’s counterfeit product, KD 308.

This is how Australia's 'Conscious Consumer' is shopping in 2019

Earlier this week, PayPal released its 2019 mCommerce Index – a report that looks at payment patterns and expectations of both smartphone-using consumers and businesses that retail online.

ModelCo heads to NYC for new venture

DMA United and ModelCo previously worked on the latter's Karl Lagerfeld collaboration in 2018.

Coty to explore sale of Professional Beauty business

The company has announced it will now be focusing more on its fragrance, cosmetics and skincare businesses.

Top beauty retailer hires advisors to explore sale

Other retailers are also exploring sales.

Instagram introduces @Creators hub to inspire brands and influencers

Instagram has launched new @Creators account, which aims to educate influencers and brands on content creation.

Shiseido acquires Drunk Elephant for $845 million

The acquisition is in line with Shiseido's global expansion strategy.

NYX founder returns to beauty with new project

Toni Ko has announced her return to the beauty industry with the launch of a new company.

The Beauty Chef raises $10 million from new Aussie investment fund

Pioneers of the inner beauty industry, The Beauty Chef, has raised $10 million from Point King Capital.

The company making beauty products out of everyday ideas

Volition is the first of its kind to act as an accelerator for ideas submitted by the general public.

The surprising digital content rating results for August

Results for the August Nielsen Digital Content Ratings (DCR) are in, with some surprising increases and falls across the board.

Oscar de la Renta fragrance deal locked in until 2031

The agreement between the fashion brand and Inter Parfums will continue for another 12 years, following strong sales growth.

Leonard Lauder to pen memoir

The chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is publishing a book about his life.

Why beauty mergers and acquisitions are set to slow down

Gone are the boom days of 2016-2018 when the flow of M&As seemed constant, and it appears there's a few reasons for that.

Beiersdorf launches new unit for indie brands

The new business unit, which will strengthen existing brands, will also serve as an innovation cell for new concepts.

Cult-favourite brand raises US$15m

The cult-favourite prestige brand has just scored its first outside investment.

Beauty companies named in Best Workplaces for Innovators list

Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, P&G and Sephora were among the brands that made the list.

Vice Media in talks to acquire Refinery29

While an offer can not yet be confirmed, its thought discussions are still in process.

Lack of customer loyalty impacts Kylie Cosmetics

Kylie Jenner's namesake brand is apparently suffering due to a lack of customer loyalty.

2019 Unilever sales strengthened by luxe beauty

Dermalogica, Hourglass and Ren were singled out for their double digit growth.

beautyheaven welcomes former GLAMOUR beauty editor to the team

She will be taking over the role from Sophie Howe who is relocating to London at the beginning of August.


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