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Retail & Tech No 18

Retail Insight:

Travel retail’s growth drag

11.11 kickoff

More digital for the holidays

Retailers go green

The new holiday season

Tech Bytes:

Google expands product discovery

Instagram communications

Advertising control

Fragrance heroes

Paying for data

Social-media buzz: Recreating the Renaissance

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 17

Retail Insight:

Online to offline

More beauty online

Stores as fulfillment centers

Travel retailers delve into digital

Livestreaming for travel retail

Inclusive offerings

Tech Bytes:

Boosting online stores

Google pushes commerce

SMS for shopping

Buy now, pay later heats up

Snapchat faces the music

TikTok results

Social-media buzz: #YouHaveToStop

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 16

Retail Insights:

Lancôme Travel Retail’s digital effects

Zalando giving back control

Teaming up for social commerce

The Amazon effect

Tech Bytes:

Beauty Tech Live

TikTok interactive ads

Sourcing social media

e.l.f. Beauty’s digital push

Snap’s first commercials

NYX Cosmetics France goes live

Social-media buzz: Make-up talks

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 15

Retail Insights:

Dufry’s three in one deal

Golden Week

BOPIS and curbside pick-up on the up

Pay by palm

Walmart’s omnichannel push

Tech Bytes:

Instagram commerce

More video shopping

Pinterest goes shopping

Shopping days

JD.com ramps up livestreaming

Digital services for fragrance

Social-media buzz: Harry Potter make-up

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 14

Retail Insight:

L’Oréal’s multi-brand approach

Looking to logistics

Harnessing social-media power in-store

Ulta puts expansion on hold

Christmas comes early

In-store make-up recycling

Coming soon: Amazon Prime Day & Golden Week

Tech Bytes:

Wholee Prime & paying cost price

Shopee goes premium

Pinterest redesigns

Amazon’s sustainability push

Social-media buzz: #HelloFall

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 13

Retail Insight:

Beauty stands alone

Walmart and social media

Making retail sense

Digital collaboration

Retail returns

Online moves up in France

More DTC brands in-store?

Tech Bytes:

Amazon’s luxury play

…and more Amazon luxury moves

Kuaishou investment

Fragrance finders

Content and community marketplaces

Social-media buzz: Slugging

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 12

Retail Insight:

Retail re-emergence

Taxing times for UK retail

Shopping festivals go West

Retail expansion

Reliance focus

New blood

Robot workers for retail

Tech Bytes:

Is the hashtag over?

Instagram pushes Reels and Shop

Facebook & younger users

More TikTok drama

India bans more apps

Remote app training

Social-media buzz: 10 seconds vs 2 hours

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 11

Retail Insights

Fragrance vending machines

E-commerce basics

Back to stores

Non-touch try-ons

Robot workers for retail

Tech Bytes: Malls as online marketplaces

Online holiday shopping

On the edge of privacy

Kuaishou’s commerce push

Simplifying scent purchases

Social-media buzz: Euphoria transitions

Trends from social media

Retail & Tech No 10

Retail Insights

When retailers are not retailers?

When stores are not stores?

Relying on Reliance

Fewer bricks, more clicks

Livestreaming sells

The experience store

Alerting shoppers on stock

Tech Bytes

Facebook continues commerce push

Super app for India

Pinterest’s youth appeal

Tmall Luxury woos Gen Z

Social-media buzz: Cottagecore

Social-media trends

 

 

 

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°208

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram Buzz
Sustainability
Interview: Founder of UK-based beauty brands Ciaté, Lottie and Skin Proud Charlotte Knight
Zoom in on: Brands & selling online

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°207

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram Buzz
Sustainability
Interview: By Terry ceo worldwide Marion Assuied
Zoom in on: COVID-19 & the state of beauty

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°206

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram Buzz
Sustainability
Interview: Firmenich president fine fragrance worldwide Jerry Vittoria
Zoom in on: E-commerce in a pandemic

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°205

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram Buzz
Sustainability
Interview: Beauty Success Group director of franchise operations Dominique Munier
Zoom in on: How retailers are looking to sell with their stores closed

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°204

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram Buzz

Sustainability
Interview: Mira co-founders Jay Hack & Brandon Garcia
Zoom in on: Retail experiences

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°203

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram Buzz

Sustainability
Interview: Credo Beauty manager, planning and merchandising Teressa Weigel
Zoom in on: L’Oréal’s strategy

Seen in show: Innovations from the ADF&PCD Paris

 

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°202

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram

Sustainability
Interview: JD.com general manager cosmetics Terry Wang
Zoom in on: New brands building a buzz on social media

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°201

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Retail insights
Tech bytes
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Instagram
Sustainability

Interview: Estée Lauder Companies president Latin America Daniel Rachmanis
Zoom in on: Beauty incubator trends

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°200

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Lagardère Travel Retail fragrance & cosmetics merchant director duty free global Anaïs Bendjoudi
Zoom in on: Creating content for Instagram
Seen in show: Cosmetic 360
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°199

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Pola Orbis Holdings director and vice president Naoki Kume
Zoom in on: Subscription models for beauty
Seen in show: Cosmoprof Asia
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°198

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: REN Clean Skincare ceo Arnaud Meyselle
Zoom in on: Alibaba & 11.11
Seen in show: Cosmetic 360
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°197

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Clé de Peau Beauté
Zoom in on: Fragrance in France
Seen in show: Luxe Pack Monaco
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°196

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Interview: Bulk Homme ceo Takuya Noguchi
Zoom in on: YouTube/Fashion & Beauty
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°195

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Retail insights & travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Interview: Shiseido Travel Retail president & ceo Philippe Lesné
Zoom in on: M&A
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°194

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Retail insights & travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Interview: The Body Shop head of global travel retail Alexandru Mihaila
Zoom in on: Estée Lauder Companies
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°192-193

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics global travel retail managing director Gianluca Toniolo
Zoom in on: Coty’s turnaround plan
Show review: MakeUp in Paris
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°191

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Johnson & Johnson vice president Asia Beauty Ellesha Kirby
Zoom in on: Social media’s changing landscape
Show review: Cosmoprof India
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°190

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Retail insights
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: L’Oréal global vice president, human resources – talent acquisition Eva Azoulay
Zoom in on: Amazon
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°189

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Luxasia group ceo Wolfgang Baier
Zoom in on: Retail experiences
Seen in show: Esxence
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°188

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Frédéric Fekkai founder Frédéric Fekkai
Zoom in on: Digital & HR
Seen in show: Beautyworld Middle East
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°187

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Benefit Cosmetics svp global digital Toto Haba
Zoom in on: Rethinking consumer loyalty
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°186

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Shiseido China region ceo Kentaro Fujiwara
Seen in Show: Cosmoprof Bologna
Zoom in on: Ulta
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°185

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: L’Oréal Travel Retail Americas managing director Yannick Raynaud
Zoom in on: Better editing assortment
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°184

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Amorepacific head of Amorepacific and primera division (svp) Kimberly Kim
Seen in Show: PCD Paris
Zoom in on: L’Oréal
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°183

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview: Parfums Christian Dior general manager travel retail Europe Floriane Pampiglione
Zoom in on: The BA of the future
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°182

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Retail insights & Travel retail
Tech bytes & Netwatch
Trending & Companies to watch
Data & Around the world
Interview:
Avon chief beauty and brand officer James Thompson
Zoom in on: 
Driving consumers to stores
In case you missed it

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°181

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Nuxe global travel retail director Marion Bruimaud
Insight: Trends
Store visit: Showfields, New York City, US

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°180

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Designer Parfums chairman & ceo Dilesh Mehta
Insight: M&A analysis
Show review: Cosmoprof Asia
Store visit: Sephora, Shanghai

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°179

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Shiseido Americas president & ceo Marc Rey
Insight: South Korea
Show review: Intercharm Moscow
Store visit: Beautycounter, US

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°178

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Alkor & Co head of Perfumery Division, Private Labels Department Varvara Kulaeva
Insight: US prestige beauty
Show review: Cosmetic 360
Store visit: I Found It at The Strategist, US

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°177

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Coty senior vice-president Travel Retail Philippe Margueritte
Insight: Scaling personalization
Store visit: Winky Lux, Chicago, US

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°176

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Natura vice president of direct sales Erasmo Toledo
Insight: Indonesia
Show review: Luxe Pack Monaco
Store visit: SK-II Future X Smart Store

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°175

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: L’Occitane en Provence global brand director Adrien Geiger
Insight: Industry outlook
Focus travel retail: Pop-up stores
Focus travel retail: Chinese travelers
Store visit: CVS Pharmacy’s BeautyIRL, US

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°174

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Sephora India chief operating officer Vivek Bali
Insight: Russia analysis
Store visit: Colorlab by Watsons, China

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°172-173

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: IFF group president fragrances Nicolas Mirzayantz
Insight: Prestige fragrance in India
Show review: MakeUp in Paris
Store visit: Phebo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°171

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Shiseido Travel Retail vice president marketing and innovation Elisabeth Jouguelet
Insight: Voice & beauty
Show review World Perfumery Congress
Store visit: Lush Naked Shop, Milan, Italy

BW Confidential Beauty Insight n°170

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific managing director Emmanuel Goulin
Insight: Unilever & prestige beauty
Show review Beautyworld Middle East
Store visit: Juliette has a gun, Paris, France

BW Confidential electronic publication n°169

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Essence Corp executive sales director Antoine Bona
Insight: Prestige haircare
Store visit: Beauty on 2, Saks Fifth Avenue

BW Confidential electronic publication n°168

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Dufry general manager for Brazil & Bolivia Gustavo Fagundes
Insight: Vietnam
Show review:
Esxence
Store visit: Bourjois, Paris

BW Confidential electronic publication n°167

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Moroccanoil ceo JuE Wong
Insight: China & cross-border commerce
Show review:
Duty Free & Travel Retail Summit of the Americas
Store visit: Armani Box, Charles de Gaulle Airport

BW Confidential electronic publication n°166

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Chopard Parfums ceo Patrizio Stella
Insight: Internet sampling
Show review:
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna
Store visit: Buy Paris Duty Free, Charles de Gaulle Airport

BW Confidential electronic publication n°165

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Granado president Christopher Freeman
Insight: Fragrance in China
Store visit: Augustinus Bader, Paris

BW Confidential electronic publication n°164

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: JD.com vice president of international corporate affairs Josh Gartner
Insight: Malaysia
Store visit: Sephora New Experience concept, Paris

BW Confidential electronic publication n°163

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Calé president Silvio Levi
Insight: Brazil
Show review: PCD Paris
Store visit: Duty Free Americas, Macau

BW Confidential electronic publication n°162

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Jonathan Holland & Associates managing director and owner Jonathan Holland
Insight: Trends
Store visit: Shilla Duty Free, Incheon International Airport, South Korea

BW Confidential electronic publication n°161

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Grupo Boticário president Artur Grynbaum
Insight: M&A
Store visit: Guerlain Parfumeur, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris

BW Confidential electronic publication n°160

Netwatch: Social media monitor
Interview: Kiehl’s general manager worldwide Cheryl Vitali
Insight: Online sales
Store visit: 86Champs, Paris, France

BW Confidential electronic publication n°159

Interview: Groupe Clarins president travel retail and export division Christian Laurent
Insight: Thailand
Show review: Cosmoprof Asia
Store visit: Agua

BW Confidential electronic publication n°158

 

Netwatch: Social media monitor November 2017
Interview: Luxasia ceo Wolfgang Baier
Insight: Ulta Beauty
Store visit: Bulgari pop-up

BW Confidential electronic publication n°157

Interview: Bulgari perfume business unit managing director Luis Miguel Gonzalez Sebastiani
Insight: The US
Show review: Cosmetic 360
Store visit: Nocibé’s flagship store, Paris

BW Confidential electronic publication n°156

Interview: Beauty Concepts ceo Tony Chin
Insight: How the role of the BA is changing
Show review: LuxePack Monaco 2017
Store visit: Kérastase, Paris’ Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport

BW Confidential electronic publication n°155

Interview: Printemps director of women’s fashion, beauty, lingerie and children Charlotte Tasset
Insight: Industry outlook
Focus: 70 years of duty free
Store visit: Bloomingdale’s Glowhaus, US

BW Confidential electronic publication n°154

Interview: Perfect Corp ceo Alice Chang
Insight: India
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Bluemercury, New York

BW Confidential electronic publication n°153

Interview: L’Oréal travel retail Asia Pacific deputy general manager Morgan Cohen
Insight: Heinemann’s strategy
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Show review: MakeUp in Paris
Store visit: Sephora, Germany

BW Confidential electronic publication n°152

Interview: Guerlain international director Stéphane Augé
Insight: Natura’s strategy
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Clé de Peau Beauté, Singapore

BW Confidential electronic publication n°151

Interview: Caudalie co-founder Bertrand Thomas
Insight: UK prestige market
Show review: Beautyworld Middle East
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Clarins Open Spa, Paris

BW Confidential electronic publication n°150

Interview: Duty Free Americas ceo Jerome Falic
Insight: Poland
Show review: TFWA Duty Free and Travel Retail Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: essence Maker Shop, Berlin

BW Confidential electronic publication n°149

Interview: Maison Francis Kurkdjian president & co-founder Marc Chaya
Insight: Devices
Show review: Esxence
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Lancôme, Seoul, South Korea

BW Confidential electronic publication n°148

Interview: Kiko Milano Brazil country manager Isabel de Almeida
Insight: Germany
Show review: Duty Free Show of the Americas
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Sephora, France

BW Confidential electronic publication n°147

Interview: Interview with Asos ceo Nick Beighton
Insight: Personalization
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Drogaria Onofre

BW Confidential publication n°146

Interview: Brazil distributor Prestige Perfumes & Cosmetics general director Evelyse Britto
Insight: Digital-native brands
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Make Up For Ever

BW Confidential electronic publication n°145

Interview: Amorepacific senior vice president for Sulwhasoo Jinsoo Jeon
Insight: France
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Tallink Megastar

BW Confidential electronic publication n°144

-Interview: Perfumers 1870 (Penhaligon’s and L’Artisan Parfumeur) ceo Lance Patterson
-Insight: Malaysia
-Show review: PCD, Paris
-Netwatch: Social media monitor
-Store visit: Maybelline, France

 

BW Confidential electronic publication n°143

-Interview: Lotte Duty Free manager cosmetics and perfume merchandising department Sun-min Noh
-Insight: The natural beauty market
-Netwatch: Social media monitor
-Store visit: Belezanaweb, Sao Paulo, Brazil

BW Confidential electronic publication n°142

Interview: Perfume Holding ceo Dino Pace
Insight: Hong Kong
Netwatch: Social media monitor
Store visit: Urban Decay, Paris, France

BW Confidential electronic publication n°141

Interview: Intertrade ceo Celso Fadelli

Insight: Trends

Show review: Cosmoprof Asia

Netwatch: Social media monitor

Store visit: Space NK, London

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