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March 24, 2014

OPI Products, a subsidiary of Coty, has collaborated with Coca-Cola to create a line of OPI nail lacquers inspired by several of the company’s most recognized brands, including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Cherry Coke, Vanilla Coke, Sprite and Fanta.

LOS ANGELES — OPI Products, a subsidiary of Coty, has collaborated with Coca-Cola to create a line of OPI nail lacquers inspired by several of the company’s most recognized brands, including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Cherry Coke, Vanilla Coke, Sprite and Fanta.

The line of limited-edition nail lacquers will launch internationally in June.

January 6, 2014

Global beauty company Coty has entered into an agreement to acquire Lena White, the largest international distributor of OPI, which is one of Coty's power brands.

NEW YORK — Global beauty company Coty has entered into an agreement to acquire Lena White, the largest international distributor of OPI, which is one of Coty's power brands.

For the past 30 years, Lena White has served as OPI's distributor in the U.K. for the professional and retail beauty channels.

Through this purchase, Coty will directly lead the development of the OPI brand in the U.K., its second-largest market, providing the necessary resources to accelerate development in both retail and professional channels.

January 6, 2014

Nail care brand Nicole by OPI and Dove Dark Chocolate are ringing in the New Year with the launch of the "Discover Your Dark Side in the New Year Sweepstakes."

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Nail care brand Nicole by OPI and Dove Dark Chocolate are ringing in the New Year with the launch of the "Discover Your Dark Side in the New Year Sweepstakes." 

The Facebook-based promotion will randomly award 25,000 entrants with two exclusive Nicole by OPI nail lacquer shades inspired by Dove Dark Chocolate: "Better After Dark" and "Promises in the Dark."

November 22, 2013

Coty has appointed Mary van Praag as GM of the OPI brand, effective Jan. 1, 2014.

NEW YORK — Coty has appointed Mary van Praag as GM of the OPI brand, effective Jan. 1, 2014. She will step into her new role and lead the brand's further growth and expansion as founder and CEO George Schaeffer announces his retirement.

Van Praag's successor will be announced in the coming weeks. Schaeffer will continue to work with OPI's management team through a newly created role as OPI's strategic board adviser.

October 30, 2013

Nicole by OPI has launched for holiday two new gift sets featuring nail lacquers inspired by actress and singer Selena Gomez.

NEW YORK — Nicole by OPI has launched for the holiday season two new gift sets featuring nail lacquers inspired by actress and singer Selena Gomez.

October 24, 2013

OPI has teamed up with celebrity partner Gwen Stefani in announcing seven new limited-edition nail lacquers for 2014, featuring color in breakthrough finishes.

NEW YORK — OPI has teamed up with celebrity partner Gwen Stefani in announcing seven new limited-edition nail lacquers for 2014, featuring color in breakthrough finishes.

Highlights from the collection include a bold red lacquer that pays homage to Stefani’s signature lipstick, a new semi-matte satin finish in shades of gold and black, and a mirrored chrome paired with a special base coat.

September 25, 2013

OPI is launching 18 new limited-edition holiday nail lacquers inspired by recording artist Mariah Carey.

NEW YORK — OPI is launching 18 new limited-edition holiday nail lacquers inspired by recording artist Mariah Carey.

This seasonal promotion includes an assortment of red, burgundy, maroon and chocolate brown hues, along with glitter-packed gold, bronze and pearl shades. Mariah Carey Holiday also features six new Liquid Sand lacquers, ranging from icy blue to frosted pink to sparkling graphite. Each of the Liquid Sand shades showcases OPI’s technology for a textured, matte finish infused with reflective sparkle.

August 14, 2013

Nicole by OPI has developed a new nail lacquer collection inspired by six-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood.

NEW YORK — Nicole by OPI has developed a new nail lacquer collection inspired by six-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood.

Available in January, the collection of 14 shades features a colorful mosaic of hues ranging from soft pastels to dark sultry shades to playful glitters. In addition, the line will include a signature gold textured shade called Carrie’d Away, created exclusively for Carrie.

February 13, 2013

Nicole by OPI will produce three custom nail lacquer shades for Kellogg's Special K starting in April under a partnership with the cereal brand.

LOS ANGELES — Nicole by OPI will produce three custom nail lacquer shades for Kellogg's Special K starting in April under a partnership with the cereal brand.

Nicole by OPI said shoppers will have the opportunity to receive three full-size bottles of its nail lacquer by signing up for the Kellogg's Family Rewards program and entering codes from specially marked boxes of Special K products while supplies last.

December 20, 2012

OPI has announced the launch of six limited-edition nail lacquers and a new Liquid Sand shade, inspired by Disney’s "Oz The Great and Powerful" film that opens in theaters on March 8, 2013.

NEW YORK — OPI has announced the launch of six limited-edition nail lacquers and a new Liquid Sand shade, inspired by Disney’s "Oz The Great and Powerful" film that opens in theaters on March 8, 2013.

With a mix of soft cream and warm glitter shades, the line is ideal for layering to create rich, complex looks. In addition to the Liquid Sand nail lacquer in "What Wizardry is This?," the promotion includes:
 

November 21, 2012

Classic meets contemporary with Euro Centrale by OPI for spring/summer 2013.

NEW YORK — Classic meets contemporary with Euro Centrale by OPI for spring/summer 2013. Celebrating a region where history meets modern design, the collection’s 12 new nail lacquers offer a mixture of metallic hues; bright shades in periwinkle, aqua and pink; and blues in indigo, midnight and aubergine.

August 27, 2012

OPI Products has announced the appointment of John Heffner as the brand's new president and general manager.

LOS ANGELES — OPI Products has announced the appointment of John Heffner as the brand's new president and general manager. With this change, George Schaeffer remains founder and CEO. Suzi Weiss-Fischmann will retain her title as EVP and artistic director.

August 10, 2012

OPI Products has teamed up with multiple Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling recording artist Mariah Carey.

LOS ANGELES — OPI Products has teamed up with multiple Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling recording artist Mariah Carey.

Carey will be the inspiration for a line of OPI limited-edition nail lacquers that will launch in January 2013.

May 30, 2012

Nicole by OPI is launching new fall shades of nail lacquer exclusively at Target this fall.

NEW YORK — Nicole by OPI is launching new fall shades of nail lacquer exclusively at Target this fall.

“Nicole by OPI is excited to bring the fashion-forward Target guest new lacquers for the fall season,” stated Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Nicole by OPI EVP and artistic director. “Not only do the shades add the final touch to runway trends, the shimmery finish [also] adds elegance and depth to these trendy colors.”

The richly pigmented formulas come in shimmering shades of deep blue, gold, purple, mauve and green.

August 29, 2011

Tennis champion Serena Williams joined OPI co-founder Suzi Weiss-Fischmann at a New York City event on Aug. 25 to officially launch the final series of nail lacquers in her Glam Slam! by OPI promotion, which kicked off earlier this year.

LOS ANGELES — Tennis champion Serena Williams joined OPI co-founder Suzi Weiss-Fischmann at a New York City event on Aug. 25 to officially launch the final series of nail lacquers in her Glam Slam! by OPI promotion, which kicked off earlier this year.

The colors included in the Glam Slam! U.S. limited-edition duo-pack are a shimmering red named Love is a Racket and a glittering bronze titled Pros & Bronze.

August 25, 2011

This holiday season, OPI is paying homage to America’s Muppet friends as they hit the big screen in Disney’s “The Muppets” with a limited-edition collection of Muppet-inspired nail lacquers available beginning in November at nail salons, Ulta and JCPenney.

NEW YORK — This holiday season, OPI is paying homage to America’s Muppet friends as they hit the big screen in Disney’s “The Muppets” with a limited-edition collection of Muppet-inspired nail lacquers available beginning in November at nail salons, Ulta and JCPenney.

With an all-star cast, including Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Kermit, Miss Piggy and the entire Muppet crew, the comedy opens in theaters nationwide on Nov. 23. 

July 18, 2011

Nicole by OPI is launching for the holiday season Kardashian Kolors, a line of nail lacquer shades inspired by the Kardashians.

NEW YORK — Nicole by OPI is launching for the holiday season Kardashian Kolors, a line of nail lacquer shades inspired by the Kardashians.

"We are so excited to work with everyone's favorite TV family, ­ the Kardashians, ­ to share a diverse collection of fashion-forward shades," stated Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Nicole by OPI EVP and artistic director. "With lacquers ranging from high-shine and sparkly hues to neutral taupe and pinkish coral, Kardashian Kolors offers the perfect accessory for every woman, from teens to moms and everyone in between."

June 20, 2011

OPI has teamed up with the Miss Universe Organization to unveil a new collection of nail lacquer shades.

LOS ANGELES — OPI has teamed up with the Miss Universe Organization to unveil a new collection of nail lacquer shades.

Miss Universe by OPI includes the following high-shine lacquers:

  • Congeniality is My Middle Name, a berry-wine shimmer;

  • It's My Year, a champagne-rose shade;

  • Swimsuit...Nailed It!, a vibrant, shiny blue; and

  • Crown Me Already!, a sparkling silver.

June 20, 2011

If the Justin Bieber-inspired nail lacquer shades, One Less Lonely Girl, from Nicole by OPI are any indication of the success of Bieber-related 
products, then his upcoming women’s fragrance, “Someday,” is bound to spark Bieber fever.


CLOSTER, N.J. — If the Justin Bieber-inspired nail lacquer shades, One Less Lonely Girl, from Nicole by OPI are any indication of the success of Bieber-related 
products, then his upcoming women’s fragrance, “Someday,” is bound to spark Bieber fever.


The fragrance debuted in June in partnership with Give Back Brands, a new lifestyle products company committed to donating its proceeds to charity. The fragrance is hitting select specialty stores in June and reportedly will be priced between $35 and $55.


May 17, 2011

OPI Products has inked a deal with the Miss Universe Organization to launch the Miss Universe Collection, with colors to be revealed June 14 in Las Vegas at a special event surrounding the 2011 Miss USA Pageant.

LOS ANGELES — OPI Products has inked a deal with the Miss Universe Organization to launch the Miss Universe Collection, with colors to be revealed June 14 in Las Vegas at a special event surrounding the 2011 Miss USA Pageant.

The reigning Miss USA, Rima Fakih; Miss Universe, Ximena Navarrete; and the Miss USA contestants will help OPI unveil the Miss Universe Collection at a private reception at Color, A Salon by Michael Boychuck at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

March 4, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — OPI is launching a new
limited-edition nail lacquer collection based on the
“Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise. In line with the premiere of the franchise’s latest film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” OPI has developed six new nail lacquers, including a new Shatter polish, which leaves behind a crackled, two-texture silver finish when painted over any dry OPI hue. The collection will be available in May at professional salons and at such retailers as Ulta for $8.50 each.

February 16, 2011

New swashbuckling colors are on the horizon as OPI gears up to launch a new, limited-edition nail lacquer collection based on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise.

NEW YORK — New swashbuckling colors are on the horizon as OPI gears up to launch a new, limited-edition nail lacquer collection based on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise.

In line with the premiere of the franchise's latest film, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," OPI has developed six new nail lacquers, including a new Shatter polish, which leaves behind a crackled, two-texture silver finish when painted over any dry OPI hue.

The limited edition line includes:

February 11, 2011

Nicole by OPI has announced that it will reissue its sold-out One Less Lonely Girl nail lacquer shades, inspired by the songs and fans of pop star Justin Bieber.

LOS ANGELES — Nicole by OPI has announced that it will reissue its sold-out One Less Lonely Girl nail lacquer shades, inspired by the songs and fans of pop star Justin Bieber.

With more than 1 million bottles sold since the December 2010 launch, Nicole by OPI plans to ship triple this number to meet consumer demand.

November 29, 2010

It's official. Coty, whose brands include Sally Hansen nail care products, has announced plans to acquire OPI Products, a maker of professional nail salon products.

NEW YORK — It's official. Coty, whose brands include Sally Hansen nail care products, has announced plans to acquire OPI Products, a maker of professional nail salon products.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition will bolster Coty's color cosmetic portfolio by adding more than 200 shades of OPI Nail Lacquer's chip-resistant formula.

October 26, 2010

There's talk that nail polish company OPI Products is looking to sell itself for at...

NEW YORK There's talk that nail polish company OPI Products is looking to sell itself for at least $900 million, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

OPI reportedly is in discussions with several parties, including Coty and private-equity firm Bain Capital, according to WSJ, which cited "people familiar with the matter."

Harris Shepard Public Relations, which represents OPI, stated: "The rumors about the sale of OPI have persisted for years. Other than that, [we] have no comment. Thank you."