L'Oreal India ad L’Oréal is bullish about the Indian economy – because it’s worth it.

India has become the sixth country in which the French cosmetics group has complete operations – including marketing manufacturing, and research facilities – joining France, the US, Japan, China and Brazil. Continue reading »

Indonesia might not be the obvious place for a multinational cosmetics group to put its biggest factory. But L’Oréal of France on Wednesday opened its largest plant in the world at the Jababeka industrial estate near Jakarta.

The €100m production site will serve south-east Asia, one of the globe’s fastest-growing regions, making skin and haircare products under the L’Oréal Paris and Garnier brands. With 450 jobs, it will be a welcome boost to Indonesia’s efforts to diversify away from commodities exports. Continue reading »

Colombia’s female beauty is renowned for being naturally stunning. Sometimes there are some enhancements to what nature originally provided, though, helped by the scalpel of a plastic surgeon or by the brush of a cosmetologist.

For those that prefer make-up, there’s good news: France’s cosmetics giant, L’Oréal, has expanded its presence in the Andean country after the acquisition of Vogue, a local cosmetics brand. Continue reading »