A shopping mall in Brasilia. Brazil devalued its currency last year. Photographer: Gregg Newton/Bloomberg

Unilever said yesterday it would stick to its emerging markets growth strategy as a fourth-quarter recovery in sales boosted the consumer goods maker’(...)

The  L’Oreal building in Paris. A spokeswoman said: “We have decided to discontinue the sales of Garnier products in China and focus our efforts on our two leading brands – L’Oreal Paris, the number one beauty brand, and Maybelline New York, the number one make-up brand in China.”  Photograph: Reuters

French cosmetics giant L’Oreal has halted sales of Garnier beauty products in China to focus on other brands, a week after US rival Revlon pulled out (...)

Alan Ennis has stepped down as chief executive of global cosmetics brand Revlon

Irishman Alan Ennis has stepped down as chief executive of global cosmetics brand Revlon, having held the position since 2009. Revlon said in a statem(...)

It’s hard not to feel just a little bit self-conscious when presented at close quarters with the global chief executive of a huge cosmetics com(...)