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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

Buying growth has its price

This week saw Coty make another acquisition, with the proposed purchase of hairstyling appliance brand ghd for...
October 18, 2016

Digital and targeting millenials

Most honest executives would admit that they are still struggling with digital and reaching millennials. Part of...
September 19, 2016

More acquisitions in beauty

Another week and another few brands change hands in beauty. The big news last week was the...
July 5, 2016
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