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More Shoppers Estimating Better Financial Situations for Themselves, According to SymphonyIRI
The report from the market research company also notes that many shoppers will also retain their current, more prudent shopping habits and styles.
Jennifer Aniston Becomes Co-owner, Spokesperson for Living Proof
According to the hair care brand company, Aniston will "actively help build the Living Proof hair care business using her understanding of what drives the beauty culture and hair trends today," including through product development and marketing direction.
Ralph Lauren Exec In as New President of Beauty at Victoria's Secret
Susie Coulter will take on the role beginning in November.
Inter Parfums, Burberry Extend Deal to March 2013
To help ensure a smooth transition of Burberry taking back over the beauty and fragrance rights for the brand, Burberry and Inter Parfums have negotiated an extended time period for the transfer.

Financial News

LVMH Reports Record Revenue of €19.9 Billion
The company increased its revenue 22% overall over the same time period in 2011, and its perfumes and cosmetics business group saw organic revenue grow 8% as well.
J&J Increases Sales to $17 Billion, But Consume Product Sales Drop
The company's strength came from its medical and pharmaceutical divisions, while its consumer products division's sales decreased 4.3% compared to the same time period last year.
CCA Industries' Financial Results Up 14.5% for Q3 2012
The company, which owns beauty brands such as Nutra Nail nail care and Sudden Change anti-aging skin care, recorded revenue of $14 million for the period.

Featured Articles

Fall 2012 Color Preview: The Fantasy of Fall
Pantone Fall 2012 Colors By: Sara Mason
Fantasy and illusion are inspiring designers and makeup artists alike this season, cleverly manipulating reality into enchantment through fashion and cosmetics.
Emerging Markets Still Hold Promise for Beauty
In an analyst insight article from Euromonitor International analyst Robert Walker, Walker explores the new global market frontiers and their desire for beauty products.
Case Study: Hair Brand Gets a Product Packaging Makeover
By: Shannon Payne
First-of-its-kind foil-polymer tube (FPT) and 45–50 mm tall closure system produced by World Wide Packaging LLC serve to upgrade look of select hair care products from Oribe.

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