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So Many Brands So Few Owners


Your Beauty Brand favourites....who owns them?
Who owns the beauty brands?
photo copyright Janie Smith


why it matters......


What do Rimmel, Marc Jacobs Miss Sporty or Bourjois have in common? Or what about Nivea and La Prairie? Yep, you guessed it they are owned by huge umbrella companies.
Okay, it is not a secret that very few companies own many beauty brands. There’s a big fat chance that you already know this. Brands move to different companies fairly frequently and there have been some really recent acquisitions. But why you might be asking, does it matter? Well, it might well be working to your advantage!
Many umbrella companies have brands covering a range of prices and demographic appeal. But despite there being lots of range they all share the same technology and innovations when it comes to their formulations. If you are a  beauty junky it is a win - win situation!

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Namaste
Janie x 

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