March 2024 dates set for Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna

June 1, 2023

The 55th edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will take place from Thursday, March 21, through Sunday, March 24, 2024. Additionally, all salons will open simultaneously from Thursday, March 21. Cosmopack, dedicated to the supply chain, and Cosmo Perfumery & Cosmetics, which hosts companies and retail operators for the Perfumery and Cosmetics sector, will run for three […]

Unilever announces leadership changes

May 31, 2023

Unilever has announced that two of its C-suite executives will be parting ways with the company. Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly has informed Unilever’s Board of Directors that he plans to retire by the end of May 2024. The company will now proceed with a formal internal and external search for his successor. “I would […]

Salvalco names Rob Parkes as Sales Director

May 30, 2023

Salvalco, the company behind the Eco-Valve inert gas propelled aerosol valve technology, has announced the appointment of Rob Parkes as Sales Director. Parkes is a 17-year veteran of the aerosol sector, having previously held positions at Lindal and Aptar Group.   Welcoming him to the Salvalco team, Managing Director Peter Shaw said, “Parkes brings with […]

Sure launches two new scents in its aerosol range

May 29, 2023

Sure deodorant brand added two new scents to its existing female and male aerosol range: Sure Nonstop Freesia & Waterlily and Sure Men Nonstop Sensitive. The addition of Sure Nonstop Protection Freesia & Waterlily taps into the 23% of females who see fragrance as a top consideration when choosing an antiperspirant, said Sure parent company […]

Formulated Solutions dedicates TN plant, appoints CSO

May 26, 2023

Formulated Solutions, Largo, FL, has appointed Derek Bush as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). Bush is a proven scientific and business leader and has in-depth experience working cross-functionally to develop and commercially launch new products within the pharmaceutical and consumer health industry worldwide, according to the company. In this role, he is responsible for the new […]

Unilever brands sponsor FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Several personal care brands from Unilever have partnered with the Fédération Internationale De Football Association (FIFA) as official sponsors of the Women’s World Cup 2023. Rexona (also known internationally as Sure and Degree), Dove, Lifebuoy and Lux will sponsor the international soccer competition, to be held in Australia and New Zealand in July. The partnership—which […]

Castrol debuts line of auto care products

May 25, 2023

Castrol, an Indian brand of lubricating products, has expanded into the auto care segment. The new range of products include Chain Cleaner, Chain Lube, 3-in-1 Shiner, 1-Step Polishing Compound and Anti-Rust Lubricant Spray. “The auto care segment is growing at a rapid pace with today’s consumers being increasingly invested in the care of their vehicles, […]

Registration is open for Cosmoprof North America

May 22, 2023

Cosmoprof North America has opened registration for its 20th anniversary event, which will take place July 11-13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This special event occurs as the beauty industry bounces back with an even stronger 2022 performance, making it the only industry across general merchandise retail categories with […]

MAA to host Nov. 9 seminar

May 15, 2023

The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA)  will host a one-day seminar on Thursday, November 9.   Titled “Aerosols: Promotion thru Education,” the seminar will be presented at the Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant in Schaumburg, IL (located at 1901 E. Woodfield Drive; phone: 847-240-5600).  The program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More information, visit okaytospray.com. […]

Hot Shot Insect Control launches upgraded aerosol scents

May 12, 2023

Hot Shot Ant, Roach & Spider Killer aerosols from Specttrum Brands have been newly reformulated with fragrances designed to mask that “unmistakable bug spray smell.” The improved scents provide an enhanced experience with the same  results consumers have come to expect from Hot Shot insecticides—without the odor. The new spray scents – Crisp Linen, Fresh […]