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Mar 02, 2012 | 03:56 PM CST

Building Shampoo

By: Eric Abrutyn

An examination of the ingredient components of shampoo, their function and examples of brands’ methods of differentiating through their use of ingredients.

Mar 02, 2012 | 09:12 AM CST

NPD Group Report Sees Incredible Prestige Beauty Gains, Immense Fragrance Growth

The market research company found the prestige beauty market generated $9.5 billion in 2011, an 11% increase over 2010—the largest increase The NPD Group has seen in the 15 years it has tracked this market.

Mar 01, 2012 | 04:46 PM CST

In-cosmetics Focuses on "Solar Beauty"

Consumer perception of and misconceptions about sun care products, as well as scientific advances in sun protection and interactive sun care product demonstrations, among the highlights of the 2012 event.

Mar 01, 2012 | 11:12 AM CST

Shiseido to Launch New Web-based Total Beauty Service

Called Watashi+ and launching in April, the service will help provide questions and information to beauty consumers.

Mar 01, 2012 | 11:07 AM CST

Beiersdorf Sees 1.1% Sales Rise in 2011

Moving ahead with the realignment of the company's corporate structures and streamlining of its consumer business, Beiersdorf recorded group sales of €5,633 million.

Feb 29, 2012 | 03:11 PM CST

The Changing Face of Beauty Distribution

By: Ada Polla

Insights from beauty retailers—department stores to flash sale sites—shows the various opportunities beauty brands have to reach out to and connect with consumers.

Feb 27, 2012 | 09:36 AM CST

Focusing on Emerging Markets, Symrise Makes Strategic Acquisitions, Partnerships in U.S., Brazil and Europe

The fragrance company announced transactions that include an acquisition of Belmay's Brazilian fragrance business, a partnership with Swedish biotech firm Indevex, and the acquisition of U.S.-based Trilogy Fragrances.

Feb 27, 2012 | 07:59 AM CST

Online Retail to Reach $327 Billion by 2016

Forrester Research report forecasts online shopping to account for 9% of overall retail sales by 2016; changing consumer behavior and changes in technology among factors.

Feb 24, 2012 | 03:51 PM CST

Study From Total Beauty Media Group Shows Strength of Luxury

The study also shows many women often buy luxury beauty products on discount websites and that sampling is the number one factor in influencing a purchase, followed by peer product reviews.

Feb 24, 2012 | 03:41 PM CST

Limited Brands Reports Q4, Full Year 2011 Financials

Reported 2011 full-year operating income was $1.238 billion compared to $1.284 billion in 2010; and net income was $850.1 million compared to $804.8 million in 2010.