Rose Sheet is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Ryan Nelson

Managing Editor, Rose Sheet

Washington, D.C.
I joined FDC Reports (The Gray Sheet) in October 2004, so have been with the business that Informa inquired from Elsevier for almost 12 years. In my current role, I either write or edit all Rose Sheet content. My expertise is in the areas of cosmetics industry regulation, legal issues in the sector, the competitive landscape, marketplace dynamics, etc. 
Set Alert for Articles By Ryan Nelson

Latest From Ryan Nelson

P&G's China Turnaround Fueled By Premium Skin-Care Gains, Hair Innovations

SK-II sales jumped 40% in China during the firm's fiscal 2018 first quarter, and Olay also was up in the mid-teens, P&G reports. Execs discussed hair-care innovations in the country and the importance of engaging Chinese millennials during the firm's Q1 call with analysts.

Sales & Earnings Commercial

J&J's Proganix Hair 'Repair' Claims Draw False-Advertising Suit

"The truth is that damaged hair cannot be repaired," says the plaintiff in a putative class action in New York district court, challenging claims on the firm's Proganix Repair products.

Advertising, Marketing & Sales Legal Issues

California's Prop 65 Gets Pro-Biz Amendments, But Upshot Remains To Be Seen

California's AB 1583, signed into law in early October, was crafted to help even the playing field for defendants in Prop 65 litigation by promoting transparency in the factual bases that give rise to private enforcement actions and giving the Attorney General a greater role in separating cases with merit from those without. Industry groups and attorneys generally are taking a wait-and-see approach to the changes.

Legislation State News

Clorox On Burt's Bees Makeup, Weather-Based Marketing And AI Personalization

The Oakland, Calif.-based firm is optimistic about recently launched color cosmetics from its Burt's Bees outfit, touted as "effective because they're natural, not in spite of it." Leadership provided insight into the company's targeted marketing strategies for Burt's during a recent Analyst Day presentation.

Business Strategies Advertising, Marketing & Sales

L'Oreal Boosting Startups That Optimize Sampling, 'Recognize' Digital Product Images

"Merging the innovation capacities of L'Oréal with those of beauty tech startups creates a powerful synergy which helps to address the aspirations of our consumers and to build a new generation of personalized and smart digital services," explains Chief Digital Officer Lubomira Rochet in L'Oreal's announcement.

Business Strategies Innovation

ECHA Reviewing Discounted REACH Fees To Ensure SMEs Truly Qualify

The European Chemicals Agency will be asking companies that benefited from reduced fees on REACH registrations during the 2013-2015 period to provide documentation verifying their SME status. Registrants need to be checking REACH-IT regularly and potentially taking proactive measures to avoid penalties.

Regulation Europe
See All