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Table of Contents:

November 2009

Business Articles

Fair-trade in Beauty: Certification and Case Studies

By: Imogen Matthews

Sea Change: Beauty’s Historic Opportunity

By: Andrew M. Apfelberg

Keep Tabs on Your Product Liability

By: Steve Buckley and Frank Monaco

Reaching the Right Man: Make Your Packaging Work Overtime

By: Lisa Doyle

Packaging—More Than Aesthetics

By: Elizabeth Abrams

Markets & Trends Articles

Men’s Grooming Booming

By: Carrie Lennard, Euromonitor International

Home Fragrance Solutions—High-tech and Down-to-earth

By: Eric Albee

L’Oréal Taps Argentinean Journalist as New Spokeswoman

By: Cristina Kroll

Men Are Men

By: Jeff Falk