HONG KONG — Cosmoprof Asia wrapped up its three-day run Nov. 12 to 14 as beauty industry executives faced the prospect of a global recession with determined optimism.
“When economics are shaky, manufacturers and distributors still need a platform, a meeting place, to gather at a point where they can share their visions and understand what’s going on and what will be next,” said Laura Zaccagnini, the international affairs manager of Italian-based Sogecos Spa, which runs Cosmoprof’s network of shows in Bologna and Shanghai. A new event called Mumbai Style will make its debut in 2010.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)