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  • Beauty Is Back, Says NPD in Report

    March 11, 2011
    Beauty Is Back, Says NPD in Report


  • Down To Earth Trend Shapes Beauty Business in 2011

    February 17, 2011
    ‘Down To Earth’ Trend Shapes Beauty Business in 2011


  • Prestige Makeup Sales Start to Perk Up

    Prestige Makeup Sales Start to Perk Up

    November 23, 2010
    Prestige Makeup Sales Start to Perk Up


  • Holiday Spending Forecast: Spectacularly Unspectacular

    Holiday Spending Forecast: Spectacularly Unspectacular

    November 4, 2010
    Holiday Spending Forecast: Spectacularly Unspectacular


  • Skin Care Benefits Gain Ground As Makeup Use Evolves

    October 1, 2010
    Skin Care Benefits Gain Ground As Makeup Use Evolves


  • Small Is Big In Personal Care

    Small Is Big In Personal Care

    September 7, 2010
    Small Is Big In Personal Care


  • News Front

    August 3, 2010
    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…


  • Do Department Stores Need A Makeover?

    Do Department Stores Need A Makeover?

    July 9, 2010
    Do Department Stores Need A Makeover?


  • News Front

    News Front

    June 2, 2010
    P&G’s CoverGirl A Consumer Favorite Favorite Makeup Brand In a new beauty survey conducted by Market Force Information, Boulder, CO, Procter & Gamble’…


  • News Front

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    March 9, 2010
    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…


  • News Front

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    February 4, 2010
    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…


  • News Front

    News Front

    January 4, 2010
    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…


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    October 5, 2009
    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…


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    September 3, 2009
    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…


  • Anxiety Over Economy Curtails Consumer Spending

    December 8, 2008
    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…