PE Firm Advent Buys Olaplex

Private equity firm, Advent International, has agreed to acquire Olaplex, the professional hair care brand known best for fighting hair damage during a chemical service, such as a color treatment.

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Anisa International Invests in Clean Beauty

Anisa International is investing for the future, putting focus on responsible manufacturing. For more than 25 years, Anisa International has been designing and manufacturing cosmetic brushes and skin care tools….

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CEW U.K. Announces 2019 Beauty Awards Winners

CEW’s U.K. chapter held its annual Beauty Awards ceremony on Friday, April 26 at the London Hilton on Park Lane. This year’s awards program received just under 300 entries across 31 categories.

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CEW + Alibaba at Shoptalk 2019

CEW sat down with several Alibaba Group team members to hear the latest about what’s happening in beauty at one of the world’s largest retailers.

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Korea Herald: Amorepacific’s Painful Dilemma

According to the Korea Herald, market watchers are voicing concerns that this year will be a make-or-break period for the group, as a continued sales downfall will make it harder for the company to recover from its ongoing slump.

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Tribe Dynamics: Q4 Global Beauty Report

In this quarterly report from Tribe Dynamics, the company ranks the top beauty brands in earned media performance across major international markets including the U.S., Canada, U.K, France, Japan, Spain and Italy.

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5 Minutes with Physicians Formula's Alice Chen

Since being at the helm, a few of Alice’s achievements include the brand reentering Walgreens, and increasing its No-No List from 150 to 500-plus, one of the largest in the mass market. Here, Alice talked with CEW’s Beauty Insider about the changes she’s made at Physicians Formula, product inclusivity, and strategies to reach consumers.

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