ers report that a number of companies
have already signed up for the 2009
event, which will be held Sept. 9-10 in
More info: www.in-cosmeticsindia.com
Skinprint Launches in Asia
THAILAND: Skinprint is partnering
with the Add-Life Anti-Aging Center in
Bangkok to launch Skinprint products
and services throughout the region.
Add-Life Anti-Aging Center, which
custom blends nutraceuticals, will
reportedly formulate Skinprint’s cosmeceutical products in a new cosmetics
More info: www.skinprint.com
Vietnamese Cosmetics Market
VIETNAM: With more than 60% of its
population under the age of 35,
Vietnam is poised to be a growth
market for cosmetics companies. A
number of brands, including Shiseido,
L’Oréal and Estée Lauder, are
already touting their wares in the
southeast Asian nation.
According to a published report, a
Nielsen survey conducted last year
indicates that in recent years,
Vietnam’s cosmetics market has
maintained strong growth, at about
16% a year, and consumers are willing to pay high prices for well-respected international brands.
CavinKare Launches Adidas
Personal Care in India
INDIA: CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. will
launch Coty’s Adidas range of personal
care products—deodorant, body spray,
shower gel, aftershave and eau de toilette—in India.
“We will jointly invest in building
the brand in the Indian market. In the
long run, depending on the demand,
we may even consider introducing customized fragrances by setting up a
manufacturing facility here,” said C.K.
Ranganathan, chairman and managing director of CavinKare.
Priced slightly above Axe, the
Adidas range will be stocked in more
than 50,000 shops in India.
Cognis’ Communications Efforts
Honored by PR Magazine
GERMANY: Cognis has received the
2008 European Excellence Award in
the “Evaluation” category in recognition of its worldwide corporate communications.
The European Excellence Awards
honor the best communications and
PR activities across Europe, and are
organized by European corporate
communications and PR Magazine
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