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Table of Contents:

June 2009

Business Articles

Exploring Outsourcing—Challenges and Opportunities

By: Marie Alice Dibon, PharmD

The New Wave for Creative Fragrancing

By: Nancy C. Hayden

Karen Khoury: The Delicate Balance

By: Brian Budzynski

Everything Old is News Again

By: Nancy McDonald and Salvador Pliego

Innovative Ways to Promote Your Products in a Tight Economy

By: Donna C. Barson

The Science of Innovation

By: Alexandra Voigt

Evolution of Spa Treatments Harkens Changing Consumer Attitudes

By: Cathy Christensen

The Speed of Change

By: Jeff Falk

Markets & Trends Articles

The Hypothetical Nature of Natural

By: Steve Herman

State of the Industry: Bright Spots Remain in Down Market

By: Carrie Lennard, Euromonitor International

Inside Brazil: Direct Sales Grow 14% in 2008

By: Fernanda Bonifacio

Rexam Grows in Latin America with Pavisa Acquisition

By: Cristina Kroll