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    Meet the Moroccan women making argan oil for the beauty industry

    In the arid mountains of southern Morocco, local women harvest argan oil, a natural product they have long used in cooking but which has become highly prized by the global beauty industry...

    By Ahmed Eljechtimi and Abdelhak Belhaki 15 Jun 2021

    Goodleaf merges with Highlands Investments to create R650m cannabis company

    South African premium CBD brand Goodleaf is merging with Highlands Investments, formerly Canopy Growth Africa, in a deal that will see the combined company be valued at approximately R650m...

    4 Jun 2021

    L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030

    L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

    26 Apr 2021

    Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes

    Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

    21 Apr 2021

    #ConsciousLiving: Ashaki driving purpose-led beauty through impact sourcing

    Through her natural haircare brand Ashaki, Nthabiseng 'Joy' Duff has set out to prove that the beauty industry can be a positive force for change...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Oct 2020

    L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge

    The international competition recognises the most innovative startups supporting responsible, sustainable and inclusive beauty...

    14 Oct 2020

    Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety - keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on

    So you finally hit the shops and cafes after weeks of lockdown. After disinfecting your hands, following the arrows around the shop or to your table, taking care to avoid others where possible...

    By Jessica Vredenburg and Megan Phillips 24 Jul 2020

    Consumer markets under pressure in 2020

    As Covid-19 shifts the global economic outlook into deep recession, reflecting the impact of social distancing measures on economic activity, no industry remains untouched...

    By Camilla Butler 5 Jun 2020

    There's a complex history of skin lighteners in Africa and beyond

    Somali-American activists recently scored a victory against Amazon and against colourism, which is prejudice based on preference for people with lighter skin tones...

    By Lynn M. Thomas 25 May 2020

    20 awarded in regional L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Young Talent Awards

    Twenty women researchers from 15 countries in the Sub-Saharan African region were recently awarded in the 2019 Young Talent Awards as part of the L'Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science programme...

    25 Nov 2019

    These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019

    The Shoprite Group honoured its most innovative and reliable suppliers at its annual Supplier Awards this past weekend...

    19 Nov 2019

    6 pharmacy retail trends to watch in 2020

    Global pharmaceutical sales are predicted to reach $1567.80 billion by 2023...

    By Eben Esterhuizen 18 Nov 2019

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    Shop Association releases Storedits global display research

    A new research report from Shop Environments Association, Storedits: Skin Care, Make-up and Cosmetics, shares findings from 177 store audits of skin care, make-up, and cosmetics displays across Europe, Asia, Africa...

    30 Aug 2019



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