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Feb 29, 2012 | 03:11 PM CST
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
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
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
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.
Feb 24, 2012 | 11:15 AM CST
In an effort to compete more effectively, P&G eliminates jobs, shifts focus of marketing efforts and targets growth in emerging markets; expects $10 billion in savings by 2016.
Feb 23, 2012 | 08:31 AM CST
Posting record sales of €165.7 million, German-based Cosnova Beauty gains market share in its home market while also managing to grow in otherwise down markets such as Italy and Spain.
Feb 17, 2012 | 04:09 PM CST
By: Nancy Jeffries
“I think the greatest opportunity is to create a community for the customer by enhancing the brand, bringing it to life and making the customer feel welcome,” Ulta’s Chuck Rubin told CEW members.
Feb 17, 2012 | 09:52 AM CST
Men also ranked Dove in their top 10 favorite brands.
Feb 17, 2012 | 09:43 AM CST
The company achieved net sales of $1,381.4 million in 2011, which represents a 4.5% increase over its 2010 net sales.