Tribe Dynamics: Q4 Global Beauty Report

In this quarterly report from Tribe Dynamics, the company ranks the top beauty brands in earned media performance across major international markets including the U.S., Canada, U.K, France, Japan, Spain and Italy.

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Mintel: South Korean Haircare Trends for 2018

As the South Korean haircare market grows, new personalized products are trending as consumers are increasing looking for new formats that best fits their needs. In this special report, Mintel shares the latest products that are making a big impact in scalp care, hair health and hair styles, and what opportunities lie ahead for brands.

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U.K. & France’s Top 10 Cosmetics Brands in January & February

In the U.K., Anastasia Beverly Hills held onto the top spot during both January and February. In France Too Faced claimed the number one spot in January, before dropping to number two the following month, after being outdid by Becca’s limited-edition collaboration with powerhouse influencer Sanaa El Mahalli.

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Trendwatching Names 5 Trends Affecting Consumers

TrendWatching wound down its Global 2018 Trend Seminars tour in New York Thursday afternoon, discussing what’s most affecting consumer behavior. Here are the five things that will be affecting consumers—and your business.

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Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2018

Euromonitor has released its 2018 Top 10 Global Consumer Trends, with several of the trends looking as if they may impact the behavior of beauty consumers.

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The Trends You Missed: in-cosmetics Global

Here, the key ingredient trends seen by Beauty Insider at in-cosmetics Global, a leading exhibition in personal care formulation, which hosted 800 exhibitors last week at its London-based show, many of whom use the event as launch pad for new ingredients.

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Top 4 Highlights From P&G 4Q Call

In a year of transformation that designated Singapore as its new beauty headquarters and saw the departure of beauty executives Ed Shirley and Virginia Drosos, Procter & Gamble capped fiscal 2012 with fourth quarter net beauty sales down 4% to $4.8 billion. The company said organic sales (which exclude the impact of foreign exchange and acquisitions) rose 1%. Sales in developing markets continued to expand, now representing 40% of P&G’s total revenue, as many developed markets underperformed. To correct slipping sales of Olay and Pantene in the U.S., P&G plans to increase innovation, boost advertising and maintain a vertical approach. “It is still a strategy for us to have a full offering in every category,” said Bob McDonald, P&G’s CEO, speaking on a conference call Friday. P&G executives presented a corporate initiative to accelerate the momentum of new markets and jumpstart the old. Here are four main highlights from the call.

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Top 4 Highlights From P&G 4Q Call

In a year of transformation that designated Singapore as its new beauty headquarters and saw the departure of beauty executives Ed Shirley and Virginia Drosos, Procter & Gamble capped fiscal 2012 with fourth quarter net beauty sales down 4% to $4.8 billion. The company said organic sales (which exclude the impact of foreign exchange and acquisitions) rose 1%. Sales in developing markets continued to expand, now representing 40% of P&G’s total revenue, as many developed markets underperformed. To correct slipping sales of Olay and Pantene in the U.S., P&G plans to increase innovation, boost advertising and maintain a vertical approach. “It is still a strategy for us to have a full offering in every category,” said Bob McDonald, P&G’s CEO, speaking on a conference call Friday. P&G executives presented a corporate initiative to accelerate the momentum of new markets and jumpstart the old. Here are four main highlights from the call.

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Global Turmoil to Impact Beauty

Demeter Group recently issued a financial trends report, Beauty Industry Outlook, packed with data on category growth, retail trends and sales and marketing opportunities. Overall, Demeter estimates that U.S. beauty sales will reach $59.8 billion in 2012, slightly lower than estimates forecasted by Euromonitor, due to recent economic tribulation, causing concern at the consumer level. Here’s what the San Francisco-based investment bank had to say about category growth for the remainder of 2012.

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