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Aug 28, 2008 | 03:47 PM CDT
Basic hair color technology has changed little over the years, but growth has come through adapting technologies and answering consumer demand.
Aug 28, 2008 | 03:43 PM CDT
Color expresses mood, attitude and style. The inspiration for color cosmetics comes from the fashion industry, general color trends and more—and successful color cosmetics begin with successful forecasts.
Aug 28, 2008 | 03:39 PM CDT
Depending on whom you ask, color is either the first or second reason for selecting a candle for use in the home.
Aug 28, 2008 | 02:43 PM CDT
By: Michael Long and Chris Czajkowski
The idea of launching international brands into the U.S. market presents an exciting yet intimidating proposition for many international brands. A strong U.S. management partner is the first step to meeting the challenge.
Aug 28, 2008 | 02:36 PM CDT
Co-promotional marketing opportunities will focus on similar male consumers.
Aug 28, 2008 | 02:27 PM CDT
By: Imogen Matthews
At one time, the word spa denoted something accessible to the lucky few who could afford it, but today it’s a household word. As a result, the cosmetics and toiletries market feels the impact.
Aug 28, 2008 | 02:22 PM CDT
In a segment growing crowded with product choices, brand owners are changing retail strategies to encourage customers to buy.
Aug 28, 2008 | 02:18 PM CDT
By: Nancy Jeffries
Fresh strategic planning for bath and body meets market demands and offers the promise of growth.
Aug 28, 2008 | 01:23 PM CDT
By: Briony Davies
A new crop of emerging, promising markets offers opportunities beyond those explored heavily by manufacturers in recent years—and just in time to pick up the slack of mature, underachieving markets.
Aug 28, 2008 | 12:29 PM CDT
By: Peter Kelly
The Chinese economy and the industry from which we craft our living has grown seemingly beyond limit: new malls, new high-rise buildings and, to the western cosmetics professional, new competitors with which to contend.