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Cosmetics and Personal Care Packaging: top trends

By Deanna Utroske

Being on trend in the fast-paced business of beauty has its advantages and its challenges. We caught up with Leslie Sherr, co-author of the forthcoming book Material Innovation: Packaging, to discover the top packaging trends in beauty and personal care...

Ingrid Jackel steps in as CEO at Yes To

Ingrid Jackel steps in as CEO at Yes To

By Deanna Utroske

The natural skin and hair care company is positioning itself for innovation and growth with this latest appointment; Jackel most previously led one of the fastest growing cosmetic businesses in the mass category.

Has Estée Lauder forgotten about advertising?

Has Estée Lauder forgotten about advertising?

By Simon Pitman

Estée Lauder was powering ahead of its competitors with breakneck speed until recently, but an analyst’s note underlines the need to spend more on promotional activities to secure a return to growth.

Time for men’s grooming to stand out by going novel

Special Newsletter - Men's Grooming

Time for men’s grooming to stand out by going novel

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The importance of packaging in creating identity for men’s grooming means there is set standards for brands to conform to; but opportunities lie in standing out from the traditional offerings and communicating innovation.

What's the next step in 'smart & connected' product development?

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What's the next step in 'smart & connected' product development?

By Michelle Yeomans

Contemporary consumers expect technology to make their lives easier and more comfortable and the cosmetics sector is taking inspiration from the internet and cashless vending machines to drive more sophisticated and advanced innovations.

Amazon Luxury Beauty Store – not quite plain sailing?

Amazon Luxury Beauty Store – not quite plain sailing?

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

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?

P&G ad criticized for slight against Unilever product

P&G ad criticized for slight against Unilever product

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Procter & Gamble’s Olay Sensitive Body Wash has been recommended to drop print and online ad claims that Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash is ‘harsh’ after brand owner Unilever complained to the National Advertising Division.

M&A a high priority for Estée Lauder

M&A a high priority for Estée Lauder

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Estée Lauder sees merger & acquisition activity as a high priority as it looks to grow more following strong financial results.

Seufert's transparent packaging for cosmetics

Want to look different? Be transparent!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Seufert Transparente Verpackungen has launched a way for cosmetics and perfume makers to make their products stand out on the shelves with its new transparent packaging.

Estée Lauder - ready to make an acquisition?

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Estée Lauder on the look-out: Ready to acquire… if the deal is right?

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The rumour mill is in full swing but it is not too ridiculous to suggest that Estée Lauder could be ripe to join the acquisition trail given its history and the current state of the market. It is not exactly out of character for the big players either…

Round up - shedding light on this year's 'voices of the industry'

Round up - shedding light on this year's 'voices of the industry'

By Michelle Yeomans

Over the last twelve months the Cosmetics Design team has been hunting down the most exclusive interviews and scoops for you, our treasured reader. Here, we've rounded up some of the top execs shedding light on key industry issues.

The new Birchbox site sporting the new logo

Birchbox starts new chapter with new global brand identity

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Having cemented its position in the beauty box market, discovery retail firm Birchbox is not resting on its laurels, as it unveils its new global brand identity and website, in a bid to improve and strengthen customer experience and create a lifestyle...

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