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Birchbox Reveals Holiday Beauty Behavior
A new holiday survey from Birchbox reveals beauty consumer plans and preparations for the holidays, including their picks for seasonal looks and shopping expectations.
Fragrance Jumps Up on Most Wanted Lists for the Holidays
The NPD Group's Karen Grant: “Shoppers are loving the fragrance offerings this year.”
Packaging Conference to Debut at HBA Expo
The 2012 HBA Global Expo will feature a packaging education conference as part of a collaboration with the Insititute of Packaging Professionals.
Going Green—Emerald Named Pantone's Color of the Year for 2013
Sephora and Pantone also announced the Sephora + Pantone Universe 2013 Color of the Year beauty collection featuring Pantone 17-5641 Emerald, which will be available exclusively at Sephora in March 2013.
PZ Cussons Announces Half Year Trading Update
Profits increased by about 10% versus the comparative period, driven in particular by an improvement in the profitability of the company’s Australian business and a robust performance in the U.K.
Private Equity Firm Invests in Paula's Choice
With its unique e-commerce platform that offers its own products for sale, as well as reviews of other brands' products and skin care research, Paula's Choice will seek to reach a more global audience through this investment.
New Spotlight for Fragrance Slated for 2013 HBA Expo
Highlighting innovations from the fragrance industry, the new Splash! on Fragrance Pavilion at the HBA Global Expo will debut in June.

Featured Articles

CEW Presents Prestige Skin Care’s Top Innovators
By: Nancy Jeffries
Charisse Ford, Estée Lauder; Silvia Galfo, Lancôme; and Tomoko Yamagishi-Dressler, Shiseido Cosmetics America; share strategies and insights into marketing prestige skin care in a changing consumer environment.
The Link is the Thing: Determining a Cohesive Packaging Strategy
By: Abby Penning
Beauty packaging acts as an advertisement for the product inside, and creating a signature packaging look across products can help with consumer focus and brand loyalty.
Identifying Geographic Drivers for Discovery
By: Valerie Jacobs
From moisturizing concoctions in Aboriginal communities in Australia, to garlic-infused nail polish in the Caribbean and teen blogs inspiring consumers the world over, trends have become more global and more niche.