Beauty & Balance

Coty Posts Net Earnings Dip, Loss

Coty Inc's numbers declined in the second quarter, largely due to performance of its Consumer Beauty segment. Overall, the company posted $2.5 billion in sales, down 4.8 percent year-over-year, with a net loss of $960.6 million. Coty said that loss was due to a $965 million non-cash impairment charge related to the Consumer Division and […]

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Creative Beauty Looks at Spring 2019 Couture Shows

Beauty looks for the couture spring 2019 season displayed remarkable creativity, from the feathers framing eyes at Valentino to the sea urchin-inspired, bulbous coifs at Jean Paul Gaultier. Linda Cantello, Giorgio Armani Beauty’s international makeup artist, said Giorgio Armani “was in a very retro mood — except for the makeup. He wanted something graphic, painterly, […]

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Bliss Expands to CVS

One year after its mass-market makeover, things are going well for Bliss. The L Catterton-backed brand is rolling out to 3,000 CVS doors at the end of the month, followed by 18 Riley Rose doors and a test with Urban Outfitters. Last year, Bliss rolled out a revamped line, complete with Millennial-friendly marketing, nearly 40 […]

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Avon Tests Two-Hour Delivery

Avon Products Inc. is testing a two-hour delivery program in Brazil. The pilot, which encompasses more than 100 Avon products, will be available through Avon representatives to customers in São Paulo, Bogotá and Colombia. Avon has partnered with Rappi, an on-demand delivery service with more than 1 million subscribers in Brazil, for the pilot. To […]