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Oct 23, 2014 | 02:28 PM CDT

Inter Parfums Reports 6% Increase For Q3 2014

Inter Parfums announced net sales of the company’s ongoing brands (excluding Burberry brand sales) increased 6.0% to $134.2 million; Jimmy Choo sales rose 23% due in part to the successful launch of Jimmy Choo Man and the continued popularity of the brand’s signature scent.

Oct 23, 2014 | 12:47 PM CDT

Despite Receding Ecomony, Makeup in Brazil to Grow

An obsession with beauty and image continues to propel makeup sales in Brazil; direct selling or relationships with local shops and salons among the keys to success.

Oct 23, 2014 | 11:22 AM CDT

Mintel Explores 2015 US Consumer Macro Trends

By: Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler

Mintel trends analysts Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler discuss the four key U.S. consumer trends identified by Mintel as the most impactful for 2015—and what this will mean for both consumers and brands in the year ahead.

Oct 22, 2014 | 01:25 PM CDT

CEW Honors Leonard Lauder, 2014 Industry Achievers

By: Nancy Jeffries

Geller, Webb, Wurwand, Zomnir and Tolaas awarded; Leonard Lauder honored as the man who changed the paradigm, inspiring women in the industry and generously sharing his time and knowledge along the way.

Oct 20, 2014 | 12:00 PM CDT

L'Oréal USA Signs Agreement To Acquire Carol's Daughter

Acquisition will enable L’Oréal USA to build a new dedicated multi-cultural beauty division; strengthen the company's position in the dynamic multi-cultural market segment.

Oct 17, 2014 | 03:40 PM CDT

China Losing Out in Expanding Asian Natural Cosmetics Market

With the exception of Hong Kong, Organic Monitor reports that the Chinese market for naturals has declined, with markets such as India, Thailand and Singapore picking up momentum.

Oct 17, 2014 | 02:49 PM CDT

Promising Ethnic Beauty Market Gives Way to Intensified Competition

Kline report finds that multicultural beauty marketers are breaking boundaries between general and multicultural beauty.

Oct 16, 2014 | 05:00 PM CDT

Digital Shopping Moves to Epicenter Brand Distribution Strategies

Kline reports that alternate shopping channels and sub-channels have emerged as essential for the growth of brands; digital shopping has moved from the peripheral to the epicenter of a brand’s distribution strategy.

Oct 15, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

Lauder to Acquire Le Labo

The Estée Lauder Companies acquiring prestige fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand; addition will complement and strengthen the company’s portfolio of brands.

Oct 14, 2014 | 09:49 AM CDT

Growth Forecasted for Color Cosmetics in Portugal

The color cosmetics market in Portugal is forecasted to see growth in upcoming years, despite a decreased spending capacity due to the difficult economy and increasing taxation.