Past issues of BW Confidential’s magazines

BW Confidential Magazine n°56

Interview: Interview with A.S. Watson’s Malina Ngai

Market watch: Europe, The state of beauty in the region’s Big-5 markets

Travel retail: Beauty category watch, Assortment & pricing trends

Insight: Fragrance Data & views on the market, niche scents, young consumers, Chinese brands

Digital: Social Media backlash, Roblox, AI for sustainability

Packaging : Future Packs, Industry viewpoint, Innovations & trends

BW Confidential Magazine n°54

Interview: L’Occitane Group’s Laurent Marteau

Market watch: China Covid aftermath, Douyin & retail newness

Travel retail: Asia Understanding China’s new travelers

Insight: Skincare Pricing, premiumization, new players & trends

Packaging: Make-up The comeback of make-up

BW Confidential Magazine n°51

Interview:  Interparfums Inc Chairman & CEO Jean Madar

Insight: Make-up The shape of make-up’s recovery, category drivers & key data

Market watch: India The rise of prestige beauty online & in-store

Fragrance House Guide 2022: The who’s who of key fragrance players

Packaging special: The state of beauty packaging & re-engineering supply chains

BW Confidential Magazine n°50

Interview:  Prada Beauty International General Manager Yann Andrea

Insight: Skincare – The state of the market, skintech, brand strategies & trends

Market watch: China Distribution shifts, risks & local brands

Digital: Selling beauty on Amazon

Travel retail: Driving spend & the impact of discounting in Hainan

BW Confidential Magazine n°49

Interview:  Branded Co-founder & CEO Pierre Poignant

Insight: Fragrance Creation – what is driving growth? Dealing with the supply-chain crisis & rising costs, sustainability initiatives, the Chinese market

Market watch: The state of retail online & offline in the US

Digital: Exploring beauty in the metaverse

Travel retail: The state of the market in the Americas + retailer views

BW Confidential Magazine n°48

Interview:  JD Beauty General Manager Terry Wang

Insight – The Global Fragrance Market: How the market is faring, assortment shifts, online discovery & scent sampling

Market watch Europe: The state of retail in Europe’s big-five markets

Digital: The rise of Amazon roll-ups & how they impact beauty

Travel retail: The other side of Hainan & industry views on the recovery

BW Confidential Magazine n°47

Interview:  Estée Lauder Companies Executive Vice President Global Transformation and Category Leadership Daniel Mahler

Make-up Insight: How the market is faring & how it will evolve; strategies behind the brands bucking the color decline; converting buzz into online sales

Market watch Southeast Asia: The impact of COVID-19 on beauty in Indonesia, Malaysia & Thailand

Packaging: How the industry is dealing with supply-chain problems

PLUS: Fragrance House Guide: The who’s who of fragrance houses

BW Confidential Magazine n°46

Interview:  Jun Dong managing director Tmall Global Beauty, Alibaba Group

Beauty Tech Special: E-commerce, shoppable content, livestreaming, beauty & gaming, data, Big Tech, packaging tech trends, travel retail & digital & CRM, travel retail & e-commerce

Market watch China: Data, social commerce & shopping festivals

Skincare Insight: Category overview, brand landscape, the latest trends

BW Confidential Magazine n°45

Interview: L’Oréal chief corporate responsibility officer Alexandra Palt

Sustainability Special: Sustainability & retailing strategies, e-commerce, packaging, travel retail, emerging brands

Market watch Japan: How the market has weathered COVID-19
Travel retail China: The recovery of the Chinese domestic market & changing Chinese habits
Insight Fragrance creation: An analysis of fragrance houses’ sustainability strategies

BW Confidential Magazine n°44

Interview: L’Oréal China president and ceo Fabrice Megarbane
Market watch European retailers: How Europe’s main retailers are weathering the COVID-19 storm
Travel retail: How stores will look post-COVID-19; Pre-ordering & online sales; How beauty brands are changing in the channel
Insight Fragrance: Data, COVID-19 winners & losers, online selling, in-store retailing

Special Focus: Rebooting Beauty: The positives of the pandemic & trends to come

BW Confidential Magazine n°43

Interview: Interparfums chairman and cet Philippe Benacin
Market watch US: What’s in store for the country’s retailers
Travel retail China: The recovery of the Chinese domestic market & changing Chinese habits
Insight Fragrance creation: The long-term impact of COVID-19, M&A, key fragrance listing


BW Confidential magazine n°42

Interview: Luxasia group ceo Wolfgang Baier
Market watch China: Alibaba, local brands & the future of brick-and-mortar
Travel retail Asia: The short & long-term effects of COVID-19 on the region
Insight Skincare: The changing brand landscape, connected products & clean retail

COVID-19 & Beauty: The impact so far, China, travel retail & managing a crisis



BW Confidential magazine n°41

Interview: Douglas Group ceo Tina Müller

Insight: Make-up Weathering the downturn in color

Market watch: Brazil Consumption habits, retail changes & online sales

Travel retail: The Americas How the industry is battling a tough market

Packaging: Personlization in packs The trends & the challenges

BW Confidential magazine n°40

Interview: AS Watson Group group md Dominic Lai
Market watch Europe: The state of retail in Europe’s big five markets
Travel retail special: The impact of digital on the channel’s business models
Insight Fragrance: Data, digital & how to better sell scents
BW@10 – Inventing the future

BW Confidential magazine n°39

Dubai Duty Free ceo Colm McLoughlin
Insight: Fragrance creation trends
Raw materials crisis, AI; key company listing
Market watch: US
Analyzing the slowdown, retail & the impact of new brands
Travel retail: Assortment trends
How the beauty offer is changing the channel
How suppliers are working with new technologies

BW Confidential magazine n°38

L’Oréal chief digital officer Lubomira Rochet
Insight: Skincare
Clean beauty, personalization & social media
Market watch: China
Tmall and beyond, KOLs & pricing
Travel retail: South Korea
Data, daigou & operator strategies
The latest trends in turnkey solutions

BW Confidential magazine n°37

Cartier managing director fragrance Léa Vignal-Kenedi
Insight: Make-up
New brands, channels & consumer habits
Market watch: The GCC
Navigating a slowing market & retail shifts
Travel retail: The Americas
Data, retail trends & capturing the US traveler
How pack players are getting to better know the end consumer

BW Confidential magazine n°36

Unilever Prestige executive vice president Vasiliki Petrou
Insight: The global fragrance market
Online, social media & disruption
Market watch: Iran
What’s next for the troubled market
Travel retail special
Analysis by region, category& traveler habits
Sustainability, new inspirations & trends for 2019

BW Confidential magazine n°35

Amorepacific Group strategy unit svp Changkyoo Lee
Insight: Fragrance creation
The raw materials crisis, China, and the future of fragrance
Market watch: Japan
How brands and retailers are riding the J wave
Travel retail: Middle East
Traveler habits, regional analysis & interview with Dubai Duty Free
Sampling & mini-packs

BW Confidential magazine n°34

Kao Corp executive officer & Kanebo Cosmetics president Yoshihiro Murakami
Indies, naturals, social media & trends
Market watch: China
Developments in digital, mobile & New Retail
Travel retail: Asia
Online sales, cruise ships & changing Chinese travelers
The latest in make-up packs

BW Confidential magazine n°32

Coty Luxury president Edgar Huber

Insight: Fragrance
Data, digital, retail & trends

Market watch Saudi Arabia
Navigating the country’s changing beauty scene

Travel retail special
Regional & category outlook & key operator strategies

What digital means for the pack sector

BW Confidential magazine n°31

Puig chairman & ceo Marc Puig

Insight fragrance creation
Future directions in scent

Market watch: Russia
Consumer sentiment, retailing & pricing trends

Travel retail: Europe
Operator strategies & traveler habits on the continent

How personalization is impacting packs

BW Confidential magazine n°30

Groupe Clarins ceo Jonathan Zrihen on the new world of beauty

Insight: Skincare
What’s next for the category?

Market watch: China
WeChat, Tmall & changing consumer dynamics

Travel retail: Asia Pacific
Data, traveler habits & downtown duty free

The latest in make-up packs


BW Confidential magazine n°29

Ferragamo Parfums ceo Luciano Bertinelli on fragrance, China & the US

Insight: Make-up
Social media, new brands & the latest trends

Market watch
Brazil: As the market emerges from crisis, what’s next for beauty?

Travel retail
Latin America: Dufry interview, traveler habits & new opportunities

How millennials are changing pack design

BW Confidential magazine n°28

Shiseido ceo Masahiko Uotani and president Travel Retail Philippe Lesné

Insight: Fragrance
New strategies and reinventing the category

Market watch
South Korea: The brands & trends hitting the country’s beauty scene

Travel retail
How beauty will look in the channel in the future

Innovations in fragrance, skincare and make-up packs

BW Confidential magazine n°27

Chalhoub co-ceo Patrick Chalhoub

Insight: Fragrance creation
Innovation, perfumer views and Iran’s potential

Market watch
The US: Changes and challenges ahead

Travel retail
Strategies for doing digital better

The future of beauty packs

BW Confidential magazine n°26

Kiehl’s general manager worldwide Cheryl Vitali

Insight: Skincare
Trends & retailing strategies

Market watch
China: Keeping up with a changing market

Travel retail
Chinese travelers: What they want & how they are buying

The development of smart packs

BW Confidential magazine n°25

Grupo Boticário president Artur Grynbaum

Insight: Make-up
Data, social media and the latest trends

Market watch
Europe: Looking for signs of growth

Travel retail
Latin America: Turbulent times continue

What consumers want from their beauty packs

BW Confidential magazine n°24

Sisley president Philippe d’Ornano

Insight: Fragrance
What’s next for the category?

Market watch
South East Asia: Weathering the region’s slowdown

Travel retail
Dufry and consolidation, digital strategies, operator profile

Packs for Brazil, M&A & Future trends

BW Confidential magazine n°23

Euroitalia president Giovanni Sgariboldi

Insight: Fragrance creation
The industry’s opportunities & challenges

Market watch
Russia: Is the market in for better days?

Travel retail
The Middle East: The region shows its resilience

Make-up trends & innovations

BW Confidential magazine n°22

La Prairie Group president Patrick Rasquinet

Insight: Skincare
The market’s opportunities & challenges

Market watch
China: Online sales, distribution & the market’s evolution

Travel retail
A special report on the channel in Asia

The internet’s impact on beauty packs

BW Confidential magazine n°21

Origins, Ojon & Darphin svp, gm Stephane de la Faverie

Insight: Make-up
Data, brand strategies & retail trends

Market watch
Brazil: Navigating a tough market

Travel retail
Latin America’s ups & downs

Adapting packs to Chinese consumers