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Apr 30, 2009 | 12:47 PM CDT

Honing a Competitive Edge

By: Brian W. Budzynski and Jeff Falk

Innovation is the development of a competitive edge. It’s a linchpin in creating successful business, and includes a willingness to implement new business models, develop new brand experiences and create new strategic partnerships.

Mar 03, 2009 | 02:32 PM CST

Cosmoprof Bologna to Explore Trends

New trends area added to the 2009 show; will explore regions, related and influencing industries, and ideas.

Feb 27, 2009 | 03:13 PM CST

Will Eco-friendly R&D Pale Under Economic Uncertainty?

By: Karen A. Newman

While more than one in seven (16%) global beauty products launched last year were certified organic, ethical or all natural, according to Mintel’s beauty and personal care launch monitor, there are concerns that the global economic climate will stifle new product development, innovation and sustainability programs in 2009.

Feb 27, 2009 | 12:11 PM CST

The Clash of Structure and Chaos

By: Marie Alice Dibon

Innovation is no longer a choice. It is a key to survival. Here’s how to get started.

Feb 10, 2009 | 11:57 AM CST

ICMAD Announces Sixth Annual CITY Awards

Awards designed to honor the "entrepreneurial spirit;" deadline for entry is April 17, 2009.

Jan 27, 2009 | 10:01 AM CST

Calvin Klein Fragrances Launches Online Brand Experience

Interactive Web site features widgets that can migrate from the site to users' social networking pages, allowing them to experience the brand in their own online worlds.

Jan 27, 2009 | 09:53 AM CST

Schering-Plough Signs Spokesmodel for Sun/Skin Repair Product

Brooke Shields to be the face of Coppertone's new sunscreen featuring antiaging ingredients.

Jan 08, 2009 | 02:32 PM CST

Virtual Reality Tool Guides Consumers in Cosmetic Purchases

IBM and EZFace introduce tool that virtually applies product to digital image of consumer at the beauty counter.

Jan 07, 2009 | 04:40 PM CST

20 To Know

By: Karen A. Newman, Jeff Falk, Leslie Benson

It takes a lot of creative, capable people to build and power the exciting and dynamic beauty industry. Every year the editors of GCI magazine meet or hear from hundreds of you who keep us pretty optimistic about the future. Presented here are 20 who captured our imaginations in 2008.

Dec 12, 2008 | 09:05 AM CST

CVS/pharmacy Recognized for Retail Concept; Brand Partnerships

Retail model cited as natural evolution of the retailer within the beauty category; award recognizes strategy of partnering with prestige and niche beauty brands.