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  • Plenty of Good News For Prestige Beauty

    Plenty of Good News For Prestige Beauty
    04.05.11

  • Beauty Is Back, Says NPD in Report

    Beauty Is Back, Says NPD in Report
    03.11.11

  • Down To Earth Trend Shapes Beauty Business in 2011

    ‘Down To Earth’ Trend Shapes Beauty Business in 2011
    02.17.11

  • Prestige Makeup Sales Start to Perk Up

    Prestige Makeup Sales Start to Perk Up

    Prestige Makeup Sales Start to Perk Up
    11.23.10

  • Holiday Spending Forecast: Spectacularly Unspectacular

    Holiday Spending Forecast: Spectacularly Unspectacular

    Holiday Spending Forecast: Spectacularly Unspectacular
    11.04.10

  • Skin Care Benefits Gain Ground As Makeup Use Evolves

    Skin Care Benefits Gain Ground As Makeup Use Evolves
    10.01.10

  • Small Is Big In Personal Care

    Small Is Big In Personal Care

    Small Is Big In Personal Care
    09.07.10

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    Luxury Shopping Trends • When analyzing luxury shopping in 2009, it was more booze, fewer shoes—but there was some good news for the beauty business: cosmetics and makeup showed some growth. According to the Personal Luxury Report 20…
    08.03.10

  • Do Department Stores Need A Makeover?

    Do Department Stores Need A Makeover?

    Do Department Stores Need A Makeover?
    07.09.10

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    P&G’s CoverGirl A Consumer Favorite Favorite Makeup Brand In a new beauty survey conducted by Market Force Information, Boulder, CO, Procter & Gamble’…
    06.02.10

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    Good Things Comein Small Packages Smaller sizes of perfume are growing While prestige fragrance sales attributed to Valentine’s Day have been declining since 2006—dropp…
    03.09.10

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    The Brave New World of Retail Odysseus had nothing on the American retailer. After all, the hero of Homer’s Odyssey only had to endure 10 years of troubles. To hear some analysts talk about it, the retail landscape will never be the same&m…
    02.04.10

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    Millennials Will Drive the U.S. Economy Millennials—those Americans born between 1979-1989—are one of the largest demographics in the country and will soon be entering a strong growth period in both income and consumer packaged goods…
    01.04.10

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    Prestige Beauty Sales Fall in the First Half of 2009 Retail sales of the U.S. prestige beauty industry fell 7% in the first half of the year to $3.7 billion, according to data from the NPD Group, Inc., Port Washington, NY. Moreover, June 2009…
    10.05.09

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    The Lipstick Effect Spurs Beauty’s Share in Luxury The lipstick effect still had legs in 2008, according to data released by Unity Marketing. In the Stevens, PA-based company’s new Luxury Beauty Snapshot Report 2009, six of the top 1…
    09.03.09

  • Anxiety Over Economy Curtails Consumer Spending

    Anxiety, insomnia, fear—that’s what women say they feel today, showing that this group has been drastically affected by the economic downturn both in their spending habits and their psychological well being, according to a survey by Betty…
    12.08.08

  • U.S. Cosmeceuticals Market To Top $8 Billion by 2012

    Demand for cosmeceutical products is expected to increase 7.4% a year to $8.2 billion in 2012, driven by an aging populace seeking to youthful appearance in an image-conscious society, according to a new report from Freedonia Group. This, coupled wit…
    12.08.08

  • Fair Trade Cosmetics Gain Momentum

    As the European market for natural and organic cosmetics gets ready to break the $2 billion barrier for the first time this year, there’s greater interest in fair trade policies as well as green chemistry and packaging. According to new report…
    12.08.08

  • More Than 80% of U.S. Adults Exhibit Some Green Motivation

    According to new research by Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), more than 80% of the total U.S. adult population shows some type of green motivation. While LOHAS consumers (those identified as having the strongest environmental, social, and corporate…
    12.08.08

  • U.S. Prestige Beauty Sluggish but Stabilizing

    According to new statistics culled by NPD Group, Inc., Port Washington, NY, the U.S. prestige beauty industry is showing signs of stabilizing after a slow start to the year. The total U.S. prestige beauty market (defined by NPD as products sold in U.…
    11.17.08