EVIAN, France — Leaders of the global beauty industry came together on the picturesque shores of Lake Geneva for a historic meeting of minds in late June. For four days during the fourth WWD Beauty CEO Summit, the most daunting challenges and pressing needs — from brand building to a new breed of service at retail to leadership and the state of the fragrance business — were discussed, debated and thoroughly thrashed out. Full coverage starts on page 4.

This story first appeared in the July 19, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.