PZ Cussons is to close three Sanctuary spas in Bristol, Cambridge and London, with the loss of 20 jobs.
PZ Cussons is to acquire the Fudge hair care brand from Sabre Group of Australia for £25m.
PZ Cussons has acquired St Tropez Holdings, the supplier of sunless tanning products, from private equity firm LDC for £62m.
PZ Cussons is to close its fragrance chemicals plant in Ellesmere Port over the next few months, in order to relocate production and the 25 jobs to its new £26m site in Manchester.
PZ Cussons, the supplier of personal care products, is to relocate its headquarters from Stockport to a new 40,000 sq ft building at the Manchester Business Park in 2010.
PZ Cussons has acquired The Sanctuary Spa Holdings, the supplier of personal care products, for £75m.
PZ Cussons is to increase its planned investment in a new personal care products factory in Salford from £15m to £26m, in order to include a research centre and fragrance development facility.
PZ Cussons is to set up a new £15m shower gels factory in Manchester by 2008, and workers will transfer from its existing site.
PZ Cussons is to close a soap factory in Nottingham by 2007 with the loss of 160 jobs, in order to transfer production to Thailand and Indonesia.
PZ Cussons has acquired the Charles Worthington hair care business for an initial £25m.
PZ Cussons is to sell its 1001 carpet care brand to WD-40 Company of the US for £6m, in order to focus on personal care products.