Mass market retailers, well-known for their beauty and personal care departments, fare much better than the specialty cosmetic retail shops that received grades as part of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families annual retailer report card program.
Cosmetics Design caught up with Katharine L’Heureux, founder of Kahina Giving Beauty, to take a closer look at where the naturals category is headed, how big brands are getting involved, and what formulators can do to keep pace.
Estée Lauder CEO and president Fabrizio Freda believes that despite a recent slowdown in department store sales for mainstream brands such as Clinique, the market will pick up again as the holiday season approaches.
NYX Cosmetics is once again focusing on expanding its cosmetics range in Europe and is exhibiting in two locations at Cosmoprof Bologna, after recently concentrating its efforts on the Asia Pacific region.
Natura wants to corner the global market for natural-based cosmetic
products, choosing to target the US, France, the UK and Russia as
it expands beyond the horizons of its now well developed domestic
market in Brazil.
Parlux Fragrances is extending the launch of its Paris Hilton
fragrance in Europe. The fragrance is being launched tomorrow in
France and at the beginning of next week in the UK, following its
big success in the US, and is a sign...
Sales of Beauty products in the US are mustering only small
increases at the moment. But as the face of US retail changes, it
is the specialty and discount stores that are winning market share
from the more traditional department...
Looking for higher growth and lower risks, the world's leading
cosmetics companies are diversifying their distribution channels,
in particular focusing on mass retail outlets which they had
previously spurned. Estée Lauder is...