All news articles for March 2018

Can Qurate Retail Group become the Netflix of beauty commerce?

Can Qurate Retail Group become the Netflix of beauty commerce?

By Deanna Utroske

At yesterday’s CEW event in New York City, Qurate CEO Mike George told the sold-out room that he thinks it’s a realistic goal. Beauty is big business in the new age of retail; the personal care, cosmetics, and fragrance sectors generate annual sales of...

Jane Larkworthy (left), Aerin Lauder, Karyn Khoury, Honorine Blanc (image courtesy of The Fragrance Foundation)

Aerin: The luxury lifestyle brand that fragrance built

By Deanna Utroske

At The Fragrance Foundation’s third annual Creatives event this week in New York City, Aerin Lauder and her colleagues Karyn Khoury and Honorine Blanc sat down with Jane Larkworthy to discuss the ins and outs of building a luxury lifestyle brand centered...

Indie Beauty Profile Terry Zickerman Love Sun Body

Indie Beauty Profile

Terry Zickerman, Love Sun Body

By Deanna Utroske

In his Indie Beauty Profile, Terry Zickerman, CEO of Love Sun Body, explains why he sees alternative ingredients and the challenge of developing more globally compliant personal care products as an opportunity for indie brands.

image courtesy of OUTFRONT Media Inc.

The Body Shop launches new campaign for UN animal testing ban

By Deanna Utroske

The Natura brand is, for the first time, promoting its animal testing ban initiative in public spaces in the US. The company is hoping to inspire millions of people to sign a petition calling on the United Nations to end animal testing of cosmetics and...

Well-Kept Beauty app joins Accelerate Baltimore

Well-Kept Beauty app joins Accelerate Baltimore

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week, the seed accelerator program of Baltimore City’s Emerging Technology Centers announced the seven companies selected to participate during 2018. And Sheena Deanne, the founder of Well-Kept Beauty is among the innovators selected to take...

In-cosmetics Global 2018 – trends to look for in Active Materials

In-cosmetics Global 2018 – trends to look for in Active Materials

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

In-cosmetics Global is without a doubt the biggest raw material exhibition in the world for the Personal Care industry. Its no surprise then that this is the ‘show to watch’ for the latest launches and trends for the year ahead when looking for the next...

Today is National #FragranceDay

Today is National #FragranceDay

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of 2018, The Fragrance Foundation hosted an event for members (and the press) where new president Linda Levy announced not only the professional organization’s refreshed mission but also a new official national day. March 21, 2018 is the...

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