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Beauty upbeat for 2018

Based on the earnings calls and financial meetings of beauty’s major groups, there is much reason to...
February 21, 2018

Direct selling back in fashion

While the direct-to-consumer model through standalone stores or online sales is now a key concern among beauty...
February 7, 2018

Retailers & turning to tech

Amazon, in the news this week for the opening of its cashier-less Amazon Go concept, is often...
January 24, 2018

Beauty and voice technology

Beauty is set to get more personalized as a growing number of companies embrace voice technology and...
January 10, 2018

The need to be simple

Today’s world (not to mention today’s business) may appear more complex than ever before, but at the...
September 20, 2017

Amazon’s Whole Foods deal

Amazon has done a lot of things over the years to surprise the market. But its announcement...
June 21, 2017

The Korean cool down

Enthusiasm for all things Korean may be cooling slightly, at least in certain parts of Asia. Several...
May 24, 2017

M&A key theme in beauty in 2016

M&A was a key feature of the beauty market in 2016. Major groups looked to inject creativity,...
January 16, 2017

The need to stay relevant

Looking back on 2016, there is one trend that stands out strongly: the need to stay relevant...
December 14, 2016
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