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Growth of unisex fragrances

It looks like the re-emergence of the unisex fragrance trend is set to be around for some...
April 12, 2016

Growth in niche

It’s no secret that the niche and high-end fragrance market is attracting more attention from brands and...
March 30, 2016

Niche fragrance still growing

The niche fragrance market is still hot. Last week, Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) announced that it had...
March 1, 2016

Rise of connected stores in beauty

There has been much talk for some time about the connected store—a boutique that incorporates the latest...
November 17, 2015

Rethinking the fragrance business

The fragrance market could be doing better. Unit sales continue to decline, consumers are spending more on...
October 21, 2015

Busy first half for M&A in beauty

It’s been a busy first half for M&A in beauty, with the acquisitions of fragrance brands L’Artisan...
October 8, 2015

Beauty-box model proving popular

When beauty subscription boxes hit the market about five years ago many questioned whether brands would embrace...
September 23, 2015

Innovation in travel retail

Travel retail has been singled out as one of the most innovative distribution channels for beauty for...
August 25, 2015

Coty’s big P&G deal

The big news over the past week has been reports that Coty is to take over P&G’s...
June 23, 2015

Mixed reactions to Douglas deal

The fate of German perfumery retailer Douglas has been sealed—for the next few years at least. The...
June 9, 2015

Brand and retail M&A continues

Brands may be busy thinking about how they will face up to an increasingly consolidated retail environment,...
April 15, 2015

More consolidation in travel retail

These are changing times for travel retail, with what was once a fragmented marketplace rapidly consolidating. Less...
March 31, 2015

Talk about Tmall

How things change. Just a few years ago, China-based Alibaba’s online shopping website Tmall was viewed with...
January 20, 2015
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