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Amazon Luxury Beauty Store – not quite plain sailing?

Online sales growth of beauty products has grown in the last few years, and for one of the web’s largest online powerhouses and marketplaces, Amazon, this should all be good news, but is some of the potential being left unfulfilled?

CEW honors cosmetics entrepreneurs with Achiever Awards

Cosmetics Executive Women recognized five industry experts this week in New York City—Laura Geller, Alli Webb, Jane Wurwand, Wende Zomnir, and Sissel Tolaas—for their achievements as innovators and business leaders.

'Gluten free' increasingly important to cosmetics consumers

With the beauty industry’s ‘free-from’ trend on the rise globally, brands are now scrambling to cater to the rise of 'gluten-free', which has made its' way into colour cosmetics and skin care counters.

Specialty chemical company Evonik opens production facility in Brazil

The new plant will produce 50,000 metric tons of ingredients each year, economizing the supply chain for cosmetic and consumer goods companies in the region while banking on the vigorous growth of the South American personal care market.

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How I got to the top: Jill Scalamandre, CEW chairperson and CMO for skin care at Coty
How I got to the top

How I got to the top: Jill Scalamandre, CEW chairperson and CMO for skin care at Coty

Jill Scalamandre has had an illustrious career involving some of the leading and highest profile cosmetics brands in...

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

Instagram is a growing social media force and its photo-sharing appeal seems like a great fit for...

How I got to the top: Kevin Gallagher, president of Global Personal Care & Actives, Croda Inc
HOW I GOT TO THE TOP

How I got to the top: Kevin Gallagher, president of Global Personal Care & Actives, Croda Inc

Kevin Gallagher's career has stretched for almost 40 years, and the vast majority of that has been...

How I Got To The Top: Marc Rosen, fragrance packaging designer
How I Got To The Top

How I Got To The Top: Marc Rosen, fragrance packaging designer

Marc Rosen’s career trajectory has been remarkable. Not only has he made a name for himself as...

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

The US nail color and care market has battled through the recession and is tipped to see...

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