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No so private label

Should beauty brands begin to worry more about private label? Most of the big players do not...
March 16, 2010

Trading right

The recession brought up many questions about the pricing of beauty products. Some thought it would bring...
March 3, 2010

Smart growth

A new business book called Smart Growth: Building an Enduring Business by Managing the Risks of Growth...
February 17, 2010

Beauty’s green shoots

Beauty brands are beginning to spend again. Both Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) and P&G said last week...
February 3, 2010

In with the new

Most beauty executives were glad to say goodbye to 2009 and are looking forward to a better...
January 20, 2010

The holidays’ best buys

It’s showtime. In these crucial few weeks before Christmas the question on everyone’s lips, perhaps more than...
December 16, 2009

Mixed messages

It’s no surprise that new technology is forcing a change in brands’ media marketing mix. But what...
December 2, 2009

Good intentions

Published November 19, 2009 All those good intentions expressed at the height of the recession about limiting...
November 17, 2009

More consolidation to come…

The US may be technically coming out of a recession and the stock market may have seen...
November 3, 2009

Getting back to basics

Getting back to basics has become a familiar refrain when discussing strategies to beat the recession. Recent...
October 17, 2009

Shoppers vs consumers

Most brands claim to know their consumer. They have study upon study detailing their consumer’s socio-economic status,...
October 7, 2009

Changes in China

At the height financial crisis most beauty companies more than willingly talked up their growth and expansion...
September 9, 2009
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