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  • Danica Patrick to launch fragrance

    by Grant Osborne, 09 December 2009

    Today SA Fragrances have announced the signing of a deal to create fragrances for IndyCar driver, Danica Patrick. The first fragrance is due for launch in early 2010.


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  • Zirh and Art of Shaving snapped up by Procter & Gamble

    by Grant Osborne, 17 June 2009

    Procter & Gamble have acquired two US male grooming companies recently, Zirh and Art of Shaving. The two brands are thought to be a good fit with the portfolio of male brands already held by P&G, including Braun, Gillette and Old Spice....

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  • LVMH to acquire 50% share of Russia's Ile de Beaute

    by Grant Osborne, 23 September 2008

    It has been reported that luxury goods company LVMH Moet Hennesy Louis Vuitton have reached an agreement to acquire a 50% share in JSC Edinaya Evropa, which owns the Russian cosmetics and perfumery chain, Ile de Beaute...

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  • Arden acquire Claiborne portfolio

    by Grant Osborne, 29 May 2008

    Elizabeth Arden and Liz Claiborne announced yesterday that they have entered into an exclusive long-term global licensing agreement for the manufacture, distribution and marketing of the Liz Claiborne fragrance brands including Lucky Brand, Usher, Curve and Juicy Couture....

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  • Lalique acquired by Art and Fragrance

    by Grant Osborne, 27 March 2008

    Swiss company, Art & Fragrance, announced last month that it has acquired the French luxury goods company Lalique S.A. from the Pochet group for EUR 44 million. With the acquisition, Art & Fragrance aims to significantly boost growth, make headway in the prestige segment with its perfume brand portfolio and expand its activities in the luxury goods sector.


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  • L'Oreal to buy YSL Beaute from PPR

    by Grant Osborne, 23 January 2008

    L'Oreal are negotiating with PPR's Gucci Group to buy YSL Beaute Holdings. The deal would see L'Oreal obtain long-term fragrance licensing deals for brands including Yves Saint Laurent and Boucheron....

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  • International Cosmetics & Perfumes seek acquisitions in 2008.

    by Grant Osborne, 08 January 2008

    Creed's US and Canadian distributor, International Cosmetics & Perfumes is seeking to acquire other companies in the fragrance and skin care arena in 2008, according to a company spokesperson...

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  • Morris Profumi pick up Atkinsons from Procter & Gamble

    by Grant Osborne, 10 December 2007

    Morris Profumi have acquired Anglo-Italian fragrance house, Atkinsons, from Procter & Gamble for 20m Euros. Atkinsons, famous for its English Lavender fragrance and the I Coloniali bath range, was founded in London in 1799 by brothers, James and Edward Atkinson


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  • Shiseido sells Zirh

    by Grant Osborne, 24 September 2007

    Japanese beauty company, Shiseido have sold their Zirh Skincare brand to previous owner and president, Brian Robinson. Robinson originally sold part of the company to Zirh in 2000, before leaving in 2004....

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  • Inter Parfums buy Lanvin Parfums

    by Grant Osborne, 08 August 2007

    Inter Parfums have acquired the Lanvin brand names and international trademarks for fragrance products and make-up from the Jeanne Lanvin SA Company....

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  • Barney's to be sold

    by Grant Osborne, 25 June 2007

    Jones Apparel Group announced last Friday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its wholly owned subsidiary Barneys New York, Inc. to an affiliate of Istithmar, a Dubai based private equity and alternative investment house for $825 million in cash, subject to certain purchase price adjustments....

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  • Unilever sell Fabergé

    by Grant Osborne, 30 May 2007

    Unilever have sold Faberge to Pallinghurst Resources who intend on using the Fabergename to brand precious and semi-precious stones to "create the world’s most powerful gemstone brand"....

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