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Table of Contents:

October 2008

Business Articles

Chemical Reaction: The Power of Soap

By: Steve Herman

A Well-designed Supply Chain is No Accident

By: Simon Kaye

Trade Routes: Global Market Warming

By: Michael Wynne

The Future of Beauty

By: Leslie Benson and Jeff Falk

Starting Point: Serve Your Customers

By: Karen A. Newman

Marketing Matters: Fuel Costs Affect Beauty Buys

By: Liz Grubow

The Value of Green Processing

By: Stephanie K. Clendennen, PhD and Neil W. Boaz, PhD

Organics Buzz Grows Brand

By: Emily Keats

Markets & Trends Articles

Meet the Press: Beauty Editors Speak Out

By: Leslie Benson

Bath & Body: Growing Beyond the Basics

By: Izaskun Bengoechea, Euromonitor International

India Quarterly: Lauder Buys Stake in Forest Essentials

By: Priyanka Bhattacharya

Latin Beat: Revlon Sells Its Non-core Brazilian Brands

By: Cristina Kroll

Other Articles

Live from New York: Russian Middle Class Grows

By: Nancy Jeffries