Meet French exhibitors at Cosmoprof Asia 2015 - Hong Kong

Thomas Ilhe - 29-sept.-2015 09:23:18
Cosmoprof Asia 2015: Meet French exhibitors at the France Pavilion at Cosmoprof 11-13 November 2015 - Hong Kong Cosmoprof Asia, the largest international beauty trade fair in Asia, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Hong Kong this November!  Over the last two decades, Cosmoprof Asia has expanded in importance and in size, having grown four times bigger since its inception in 1996. Sectors of Exhibits  The most prestigious and trendsetting beauty event in Asia that offers unique business chances in the entire region. The most complete showcase for every facets of the beauty and health industry. Companies on involved in this event ROSIER DAVENNE Laboratory AB COSMETIC ABELLIE ACHALADANELLE ALPOL COSMETIQUE BRETAGNE BEAUTE BIO BRETAGNE COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL BRETAGNE COSMETIQUES MARINS CENTRECO CENTRECO COMPAGNIE DU MIDI COSMETIC RESEARCH GROUP COSMETIC RESEARCH GROUP COVERPLA SA CYPREOS FRANCE EPONGES DELTA PARTNER S ECOCERT GREENLIFE EVOLUDERM FAUVERT I.P.V. BIOCYTE ID bio ID bio SAS INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE BIOLOGIQUE LABORATOIRE ODONTO STOMATOLOGIE LABORATOIRE COSMETIQUE PROVENCAL LABORATOIRE DU HAUT SEGALA LABORATOIRE PYC LABORATOIRE SCIENCE ET NATURE LABORATOIRES GRAVIER MEDIATIC MELCHIOR & BALTHAZAR SAS MICROCOSME NAADAM NATURE NUTRISANTE P&B GROUP PARFEX PLANETE BLEUE PLANTES ET PARFUMS DE PROVENCE VALCENA VERACOVA VINÉSIME VMI YVAN SERRAS BEAUTE More info:  

Pierre Fabre Dermocosmetic and Abbott Healthcare strengthen their partnership for the best French skincare range in India

Ridhima Verma - 05-mars-2015 08:06:37
    Pierre Fabre Dermocosmetic and Abbott Healthcare strengthen their partnership for the best French skincare range in India   ~ Avène Ducray & A-Derma products to re-define care for Indian skin ~ Mumbai, February 27, 2015: Pierre Fabre Dermo-cosmetic, 2nd largest dermo ‐ cosmetics laboratory in the World and Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., one of India’s largest pharmaceutical & healthcare companies have today announced the renewal of their partnership for commercialisation in India of 3 unique dermo-cosmetic ranges, namely AVÈNE, DUCRAY and A-DERMA .   AVÈNE products are formulated with the unique Avène Thermal Spring Water that runs in the South of France. They specialize in highly sensitive skincare, and are globally recommended for Sensitive, Atopic, Intolerant and Allergy prone skin. DUCRAY is the most medical brand existing on the dermo-cosmetic market and A-DERMA is exclusively formulated with Rhealba® oat cultivated organically in the South of France and offering unique soothing properties. This vast range of products covers Cleansing , Moisturizing , Anti-Ageing , Anti-Acne , Sun Protection , Hyper-pigmentation but also healing for atopic and sensitive skins. Pierre Fabre Dermo-cosmetic ranges promise to fulfil the needs of every skin type in India by offering variants for dry, normal and a combination skin.     “Abbott’s partnership with Pierre Fabre shows our commitment to bring to India globally renowned derma-cosmetic formulations.   Its AVÈNE, DUCRAY and A-DERMA globally popular brands addresses multitudes of skin concerns of people with sensitive skin or irritated skin; and preserving health and beauty of normal skin and hair,” said M. Sudarshan Jain, Managing Director of Abbott Healthcare.”     “Pierre Fabre’s background as a pharmaceutical company specializing in Dermatology in addition with its French know-how of cosmetic formulation is today perfectly completed with a high knowledge of the Indian market through our association with Abbott. In order to fulfil the highest expectations of sensitive or fragile skins, clinical and consumer tests have been performed internationally but also locally to show efficiency and acceptation of our formulations on Indian skin.”   Added M. Eric Ducournau, Chairman Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmetics.   Commenting on their plans in the Indian market , M. Pierre BEHNAM, Country Head Indian Operation said, “ The dermo-cosmetic market in India is fairly new but has a lot of potential. The current market size can be pegged at around 100 million Euros (700 Crores Roupies) within 5 years. We have plans to launch 6 new types of products per year and are therefore confident that our premium brands will be instrumental to convert this potential.. ”        T he entire range of Pierre Fabre Dermo-cosmetics products has been meticulously researched and developed to ensure they offer optimal solutions to today’s multiple skin needs particularly in India. Products are available at organized chemist stores across India.   About Pierre Fabre   Pierre Fabre is the 3rd largest French pharmaceutical group and the 2nd largest dermo-cosmetics laboratory in the world. In 2013, its sales reached €2.111 Billion, with Dermo-Cosmetics revenues accounting for 55% and international for 56%. Founded and its headquarters still based in the South-west of France, Pierre Fabre currently has branches in 44 countries and distribution agreements in over 130 countries.   Covering a continuum of healthcare products, from prescription drugs and consumer health care products (OTC, oral care, natural health) to dermo-cosmetics, Pierre Fabre Laboratories employ over 10,000 people worldwide. In 2013, Pierre Fabre allocated more than 17% of its drug revenues to R&D.   With brands such as Avène, Klorane, Ducray, René Furterer, A-Derma, Galénic, Naturactive, Elgydium, Eludril or Drill, Pierre Fabre Laboratories are market leaders when it comes to skin, hair and oral care products distributed in the French pharmacy channel. Avène Thermal Spring Water is marketed worldwide, and is the leading dermo-cosmetics brand sold in Europe, Japan and China. In oncology, Pierre Fabre achieves 90% of its revenues outside of its home country.   Through the Pierre Fabre Participations holding company, the Pierre Fabre Foundation, a government-recognized public-interest foundation, owns 86% of Pierre Fabre Laboratories. Remaining shares are owned by company employees, amounting to 7%, and through treasury stock.   The French certification group AFNOR has audited Pierre Fabre Laboratories for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance at advanced level (AFAQ 26 000)   To find out more, please visit       About Abbott:   Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 77,000 people.   In India, Abbott has more than 14,000 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing and is headquartered in Mumbai.   Visit Abbott at   and connect with us on Twitter at @AbbottNews .   For media enquiries, please contact:     Pierre Fabre Liaison Office P2 Percept House, 3d Floor Raghuvanshi Mills Compound 11/12 Senapati Bapat Marg, 400 013 Mumbai - India E-MAIL :    

L’Oreal to spread salons targets 25% year-on-year growth for next 5yrs

Ridhima Verma - 10-déc.-2014 10:38:44
French beauty and cosmetics major L’Oreal’s professional products divisions will spread its network of salons as it expects a 25 per cent year-on-year growth for the next five years.   "We see at least 25 per cent CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) for the next years. We have doubled our distribution in the last three years. We have gone to a large number of tier II and tier III cities. Idea is to continue growing. While smaller cities will grow faster, bigger chunk of business still exists in big cities," L’Oreal Professional Products Division Director Aseem Kaushik told PTI.   L’Oreal Professionals’ products are available in 350 cities and sold through 35,000 salons. The company’s professional products range contributes 25 per cent to total turnover.   Talking about new launches, Kaushik said: "We continue to add sub brands in India. We know that scalp concerns are a big need gap in India, especially in the professional products arena. We will look at it next year. It will be a full range of products." However, he refused to elaborate on it.   Last year, the company launched L’Oreal mythic oil range. The company is also bullish on its initiative to train and educate hairdressers across the country and had also organized the annual Indian Hairdressing Awards. "This will drive the growth of organizing hair dressing industry. The company has 50 facilities across India and last year it trained 1.5 lakh professionals," Kaushik said.   L’Oreal’s product divisions include luxury, professional products, consumer products and cosmetics.   Source:  

B2B meetings with French beauty brands

Thomas Ilhe - 11-août-2014 15:14:28
UBIFRANCE, the French Trade Commission in India, presents: B2B meetings with French beauty brands 22-24 September 2014 - Mumbai, Chennai & New Delhi French Trade Commission - UBIFRANCE, the commercial services department of the Consulate General of France in Mumbai facilitates partnerships between Indian and French companies. The French Trade Commission is organizing meetings between French cosmetic products & equipment companies and Indian companies in the business of import and distribution in the beauty & wellness space. This B2B event will take place in India from the 22nd - 24th of September 2014 in Mumbai, Chennai and New Delhi. Please click on the link named "Consolidated Profiles" given at the bottom of this email to view the profiles of the participating French brands. We kindly request you to select the companies that you would like to meet and send us your reply by email to the address provided hereunder. We remain at your disposal, should you require any further information.             Consolidated Profiles Contact: Mrs Rupali Save Senior Trade Officer - French Trade Commission (Ubifrance India) Tel: +91 22 66 69 40 91 Email:   UBIFRANCE, French Trade Commission in India

B2B meetings between French & Indian cosmetics companies

Nathalie OSTERNAUD - 19-nov.-2013 12:51:34
Third successful year of B2B meetings between French & Indian cosmetics companies. Dates: 21st - 23rd of October 2013 5 French companies from the Beauty sector participated in the B2B event organized by the French Trade Commission (Ubifrance Mumbai). This event took place in Mumbai over 2 days & the third day in New Delhi. The event began with a seminar/sectorial presentation by some of the main players of the Indian cosmetics industry followed by B2B meetings in Mumbai & New Delhi. The French participants also got an opportunity to interact with their potential Indian partners / clients during a networking dinner event in Mumbai. The event was a great success and some of the French companies are already in discussion with their potential Indian partners.

Cheryl’s enters into strategic acquisition deal with L’Oreal

Nathalie OSTERNAUD - 07-oct.-2013 12:40:28
Mumbai September 25th, Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals, a pioneer in professional skin care products and treatments in beauty salons today said it has entered into a strategic acquisition agreement with French cosmetics giant L’Oreal to acquire brand name. L’Oreal last week announced acquisition of city-based Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals for an undisclosed amount. "We have entered into a strategic acquisition agreement with L’Oreal under which our 126 products and 150 odd staff will go under French cosmetic major and manufacturing facilities will remain with Cheryl’s," Cheryl’s Director Oscar Pereira told reporters here. Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals was created in 1986 and is known for skin care treatments and products across salons in India. In 2013, Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals had a distribution network spanning over 10,000 salons in India and a turnover of nearly Rs 30 crore, Pareira said. "This is an attractive opportunity for L’Oreal in India as it broadens the product offering of our professional products division in this country to also include skincare products and services," L’Oreal India Managing Director Jean-Christophe Letellier said. L’Oreal India has been present in the country as a wholly- owned subsidiary of L’Oreal SA since 1994. Source PTI  

Indo-French Business Meet in the Beauty and Wellness sector - Mumbai & Delhi from 12 to 15 December 2011

India - 07-déc.-2011 10:04:35
Indo-French Business Meet in the Beauty and Wellness sector - Mumbai & Delhi  from 12 to 15 December 2011-   December 2011: The French Trade Commission – Ubifrance in India is organizing an Indo-French business meet in beauty and wellness sector on 12 th & 13 th December in Mumbai and on 14 th & 15 th December in Delhi, bringing together a delegation of 5 French companies. These French companies are looking forward to unveil 7 leading brands, introduce their beauty and wellness products and evaluate business opportunities in the Indian market.   The seminar opens in Mumbai with a presentation highlighting the growth of the Indian beauty and wellness industry. This will be followed by presentations by the French companies showcasing their exclusive products to the key decision makers and professionals of the Indian beauty and wellness industry. The French presence includes leading companies like BEAUTYMED SAS, INTERPRESTIGE, COSMETIC RESEARCH GROUP, ESTEBAN SA and GAMMA-MG BROSS specializing in cosmetics and skin care products. It is imperative to bring the industry together on a platform to share these high-quality skin care products.   BEAUTYMED SAS offers a range of cosmetics & skin care products under the brand name Aquatonale , INTERPRESTIGE offers Christian Breton dermo-cosmetic products. COSMETIC RESEARCH GROUP (CRG) France, a specialist in skincare products has two flagship brands in its portfolio known as SOSKIN Paris and TOM ROBINN Paris . ESTEBAN SA presents a range of perfumes and home fragrances. GAMMA-MG BROSS presents Institut Arnaud laboratories which develop premium range of skin care products and also offers skin care and depilatory products especially suited for the Indian skin with its brand Arsène Valère France .The delegation will participate in interactive sessions followed by B2B meetings with potential Indian partners in the field of beauty and wellness.   Here is a list of participating companies:   BEAUTYMED SAS: COSMETIC RESEARCH GROUP (CRG) FRANCE: ESTEBAN SA: GAMMA-MG BROSS:                                   INTERPRESTIGE:   For further information, please contact : Sébastien ANDRIEUX Head of Lifestyle, Consumer Goods & Healthcare Department French Trade Commission Consulate General of France, Mumbai Tel: +91 22 66 69 40 95 Email: sé
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