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Is single-dose beauty packaging what retail needs to succeed?

By Deanna Utroske

Before the Coronavirus pandemic, beauty product testing was a mainstay of cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance retail. With stores starting to reopen in the Americas region, brands and retailers are looking for the right way to let shoppers test makeup...

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L’Oréal closes all retail in Canada

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty maker announced this week that all L’Oréal – owned stores across the country are closed “until further notice to help protect employees and customers from the threat of COVID-19.”

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2 of SEED Beauty’s newest brands land at Ulta

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the vertically integrated cosmetics and personal care accelerator brought its DTC brands Fourth Ray Beauty and SOL Body in to the conventional retail channel in a deal with Ulta Beauty.

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Indie beauty brands are winning with QVC and HSN

By Deanna Utroske

Following a pitch competition in mid 2019, the video commerce channels owned and operated by Qurate Retail Group are putting winning brands on air and in front of millions of consumers.

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What beauty retail brought us in 2019

By Simon Pitman

Beauty retail has come full evolved beyond all recognition in the past few years, with digital retailers, social media and the growth of dedicated high street chains such as Ulta and Sephora all playing a part.

Cosmetics, beauty trends 2020 by CosmeticDesign global editors

10-MINUTE WATCH:TRENDS 2020 BY COSMETICSDESIGN EDITORS

15 global beauty trends to watch in 2020: From CosmeticsDesign's editors

By Kacey Culliney

Next-generation vegan, clean & ethical and derma beauty products will take the spotlight next year, amid a consumer green uprising, focus on ingredient circularity and rapid growth in China's fine fragrance market. CosmeticDesign's global...

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This Month in Fragrance: November 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Top fragrance news on CosmeticsDesign.com this month featured a new retail shop, a new fragrance brand, and a new approach to ingredient transparency.

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