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Nov 01, 2011 | 08:35 AM CDT

The Importance of Efficacy in Cosmeceutical Beauty

By: Abby Penning

Ongoing ingredient innovations and consumers’ constant desire to maintain youthful skin has this beauty segment continuing to develop.

Nov 01, 2011 | 08:30 AM CDT

Using Social Media to Enhance Face-to-Face Encounters

By: Rob Murphy

Building a connection with your audience can be strengthened via face-to-face engagements where social media is a priming factor.

Nov 01, 2011 | 08:25 AM CDT

Let Her Do the Talking: A Case Study for Social Media

By: Alisa Marie Beyer

So much more than merely talking to your consumers, social media has emerged as the fastest and most effective way for a brand to reach its consumers in a world where new modes of communication seem to appear every day—and it’s not the brands that are leading the charge.

Nov 01, 2011 | 08:15 AM CDT

Does Your Package Have a Personality?

By: Jennifer Karsh

The best packaging both acknowledges and elevates the consumer.

Nov 01, 2011 | 08:01 AM CDT

INCI Name: Fragrance

By: Steve Herman

Today’s consumers hate secrets, especially when it involves something they smell or put on their skin. Columnist Steve Herman shares his opinions on transparency.

Oct 28, 2011 | 08:36 AM CDT

Tory Burch Partners With Lauder for Fragrance Foray

The planned fragrances, set to be introduced in 2013, mark the Tory Burch brand's entrance into the beauty market.

Oct 27, 2011 | 11:28 AM CDT

P&G Q3 2011 Results Strong, Beauty Net Sales Up 9%

The company's beauty division recorded $5.4 billion in net sales in the third quarter, its ninth consecutive quarter of growth, on the back of market expansions for key brands and price increases.

Oct 27, 2011 | 11:17 AM CDT

Avon Reports $2.8 Billion in Q3 2011 Revenue Despite Challenges

In light of the economic environment and ever-changing marketplace landscape, the company plans to revisit its long-term planning in early 2012. Financial highlights included strong growth in Mexico and South Africa, but also revenue decreases in North America and China.

Oct 27, 2011 | 10:36 AM CDT

Revlon Records Q3 2011

Although reporting $337.2 million in net sales, an increase of 5.7% over Q3 2010, for Q3 2011, favorable exchange rates helped push the company's net sales into the positive in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA, and its Latin American division continues to work to recover from a fire at its Venezuelan facilities.

Oct 26, 2011 | 03:33 PM CDT

Inter Parfums Notes Strong Sales in Both U.S., Europe for Q3 2011

Strong performances from the fragrance divisions of brands such as Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Montblanc, Betsey Johnson and Bebe helped the company reach more than $170 million in net sales for Q3 2011.