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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 1:12pm
As breast cancer awareness month approaches, beauty companies are working up ways to contribute to a cure. Ulta Beauty, Estée Lauder and Drybar are each leading initiatives to drum up awareness — and cash — for related research. At Ulta, that comes in the form of a Manhattan-... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 11:04am
Shiseido Americas Corp. has appointed Claudia Poccia as chief marketing officer of Bare Escentuals. Poccia will succeed Sandy Saputo, who will remain on board in an advisory role through the end of the year. In her role, Poccia will define and lead all aspects of the... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:36am
Retailers have been shifting their advertising and marketing dollars away from traditional media for years. A new study by the National Retail Federation and Forrester shows just how much their priorities have changed. While retailers have been talking about social media for... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:34am
From fragrance creation to marketing, Marie Le Febvre knows a thing or two about the art of scent. But now, the ISIPCA-trained perfumer is making a case for the scent of art. Since launching in 2014, Le Febvre’s fragrance line Urban Scents has found its home and inspiration in... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:21am
Procter & Gamble Co. has set the final exchange ratio for the spin-off of its specialty beauty brands to Coty Inc. The sale of 41 P&G beauty brands to Coty is structured as a Reverse Morris Trust transaction, under which P&G will spin off the brands into a... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:17am
WOMEN’S DAY: Maria Grazia Chiuri, Dior’s first female couturier, is celebrating all the women housed at 30 Avenue Montaigne that are helping her realize her debut collection for the French house: a spring ready-to-wear collection slated to hit the runway on Friday afternoon.... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:15am
Douglas GmbH is getting a new chief financial officer. Effective Jan. 1, 2017, Michael Rauch will take over the reins from Erika Tertilt, who has held the position for the past four years. Rauch will join the German cosmetics and perfumes retailer from Henkel, where he has... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:03am
Ariana Grande is topping the fragrance charts again with her sophomore release. After making a splashy debut on the scent scene with her fragrance Ari selling more units than any other launch last year, the pop star appears to have another hit on her hands with its follow-up,... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:53am
Ermanno Scervino has opened a women’s corner at Harrods in London. Located on the second floor, the 860-square-foot space is part of the International Designer Room 4, the store’s area dedicated to global luxury brands. The corner carries a selection of Scervino’s most elegant... read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:03am
BERLIN – Picking up the pace of its European expansion, Topshop-Topman said it will open its first two stores in Germany in November. The first Topshop-Topman German unit will be located in the Galeria Kaufhof store on Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, and is slated to open Nov. 17. The... read more

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