Major palm oil buyers face being graded for their green credentials after figures showing they have bought only a fraction of the sustainable palm oil available, environmental group WWF said on Tuesday 12 May.
Madonna will be the new face of Louis Vuitton in its next publicity campaign, for the ladies’ off-the-peg collection for next winter following the “unprecedented success” of the previous campaign, announced the luxury house.
Procter & Gamble failed to adequately address contamination and other manufacturing problems at a plant in Puerto Rico that produces over-the-counter drugs and Olay cosmetics, U.S. regulators said in a letter released on Tuesday 5 May.
Uma Thurman has joined the Givenchy dream team. From this autumn the heroine of cult films Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill (Quentin Tarantino) will be the face of the fashion house, with a perfume that is still under review due in September.
Could Aeffe be the latest victim of collateral damages from the economic crisis? The Italian luxury group, owner of Alberta Ferretti and Moschino, could be forced to cut jobs owing to a harsh trading climate and the loss of two licences.
The Ethisphere Institute on Monday 13 April named 99 companies it says are the world's most ethical, its third annual listing designed to encourage ethical practices within the global business community.
Hungary's competition watchdog GVH has fined cosmetics maker L'Oreal's Hungarian unit 150 million forints ($636,800) for misleading customers about its products, GVH said in a statement late on Monday March 16.
Italy's Economic Development ministry says in a statement : Appoints three special administrators for IT Holding's Ittierre unit. The administrators are Stanislao Chimenti, Roberto Spada and Andrea Ciccoli. "The objective ... is to preserve the day-to-day business of Ittierre".
She's called the "recessionista" and she delights in spending $70 (62 pounds) rather than $700 on a cashmere cardigan or $1 to make a kiwi fruit face mask instead of shelling out $100 for a session at a trendy day spa.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co (ANF.N) has laid off about 50 employees at its headquarters, a spokesman said on Friday, as part of what the teen retailer called its ongoing focus on managing expenses in the recession.