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Period: October 9, 2017 to October 16, 2017
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Shareholders Elect All Of Procter & Gamble's Directors To Board

Procter & Gamble said its shareholders have elected all of the company's 11 directors to the P&G board of directors. Activist investor Nelson Peltz of Trian was not elected to the board, the company said.

"P&G Shareholders Elect All Eleven P&G Directors at 2017 Annual Meeting", Procter & Gamble, October 10, 2017

Dollar Shave Club Plans 2018 Europe Expansion

Unilever's Dollar Shave Club unit plans to expand into Europe in 2018, according to the subscription-razor-blade company's founder and CEO Michael Dubin. Acquired by Unilever in 2016 for $1 billion, Dollar Shave Club has grown to grab 20 percent of the razor market by volume and 10 percent in dollar share. In addition to geographic expansion, Dollar Shave Club has also increased its product categories.

"Dollar Shave Club to enter Europe in 2018", Essential Retail, October 09, 2017

LVMH Posts Strong Revenue Growth In First 9 Months Of 2017

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton reported revenue grew 14 percent to €30.1 billion during the first nine months of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016. Organic revenue jumped 12 percent from previous year's figures, the company said. Also, all of the company's business groups, except Wines and Spirits, posted double-digit organic growth.

"LVMH: 12% organic revenue growth in the first nine months of 2017", LVMH, October 09, 2017

Shiseido Launches Skincare And Body-Care Brand For Millennials

Shiseido is launching the Recipist, a brand of skincare and body-care products aimed at millennials in Japan. According to the Japanese beauty brand, the products will be sold exclusively online starting on November 1, 2017. Designed to restore the skin's balance, the products are formulated with natural ingredients, the company said.

"Shiseido Targets Millennials in Japan With Recipist Brand", Women’s Wear Daily, October 06, 2017

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Amorepacific Receives US Patent For Skin Whitening Compound

South Korean beauty brand Amorepacific Corporation has received a US patent for a method for whitening skin and enhancing skin elasticity. Patent details revealed that a collagen peptide, Oldenlandia diffusa, and a white ginseng polysaccharide are the formulation's active ingredients. Also, the liquid crystal oil-in-water emulsion base includes sorbitan stearate, sorbitan laurate, and behenyl alcohol.

"Amorepacific Patents Skin Resilience and Whitening Composition", Happi, October 06, 2017

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