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Calvin McDonald and Chris de Lapuente

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WWD Beauty CEO Summit Set

Speakers from the world’s leading beauty brands and retailers are scheduled to speak on the theme, Beauty Unlimited, at the 2018 WWD Beauty CEO Summit.

clock February 26, 2018Jenny B. Fine

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Ulta Beauty Doesn’t Care About Overtaking Sephora

The company is focused on building more stores that sell mass and prestige products, as well as provide services.

clock June 20, 2017Allison Collins

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Lauder’s Freda: Services, Creativity and Quality Remain Paramount

Fabrizio Freda, ceo of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., advised beauty executives how to lead through change at the WWD Beauty Summit.

clock June 20, 2017Allison Collins

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Alan Ennis Looks to Build Indie Platform With Glansaol

The platform’s ultimate goal is to go public, he said.

clock June 20, 2017Allison Collins

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Seed Beauty Founders Say Zero Spend on Marketing Is Best

The creators of ColourPop and Kylie Cosmetics say young consumers tune out traditional marketing.

clock June 20, 2017Ellen Thomas

Fabio Rossello, president of Cosmetica Italia.

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The Appeal of the Cosmetic Industry Discussed in Milan

Executives of L’Oréal Luxe and the LVMH Italian divisions spotlighted M&A operations and strategies of distribution.

clock May 26, 2017Sandra Salibian

Pambianco's first Beauty Summit in Milan.

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Importance of Digital Discussed at Milan’s Beauty Summit

“Italian consumers are ready for e-commerce but what’s lacking is a wide offer of online stores,” said Cristina Scocchia, L’Oréal Italia’s former president.

clock May 5, 2017Sandra Salibian

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Smashbox Cosmetics Plots a Course Through the Land of Influencers

Smashbox’s Ginny Chien weighs in on the “the crazy world of influencers.”

clock February 22, 2017Peter Born

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ModiFace: AR Plus AI Equals the Future of Augmented Reality

Artificial intelligence yields personalized product recommendations.

clock February 22, 2017Ellen Thomas

Tyra Banks cleans her face with foam cleanser The Clean Machine.

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WWD Digital Beauty Forum Draws Influencers, Industry Execs

Industry execs are set to convene at the annual summit, held on Feb. 7 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, to discuss the topic of harnessing digital.

clock January 27, 2017Ellen Thomas

Decoded Beauty Summit

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Decoded Beauty Discusses Impact of Technology on the Beauty Industry

JuE Wong and other beauty industry executives focused on the thriving crossover between beauty and technology.

clock November 4, 2016Layla Ilchi

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Millennials Dominate Conversation at WWD Beauty CEO Summit

In an ever-evolving beauty landscape, this year’s speakers at the WWD Beauty CEO Summit pointed the way to tomorrow.

clock June 24, 2016Allison Collins

“We thought, instead of carving out money for marketing and being a smaller upstart, we’ll put money into formulas so we can...serve that same lipstick that retails for upward of $40 and charge $6 to $8.” Drew Barrymore, Flower Beauty

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Industry Leaders Talk Challenges and Transformation at WWD’s CEO Beauty Summit

Drew Barrymore, a born-again beauty marketer, topped a list of global cosmetics industry leaders who gathered in Palm Beach, Fla., to debate the challenge of adapting to fundamental transformation.

clock May 27, 2016Pete Born

Paul Peros at the 2016 WWD Beauty CEO Summit

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Foreo’s Paul Peros Talks the Future of Beauty Devices

The Foreo executive foresees their applications multiplying.

clock May 18, 2016Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Digital Forum: Dermstore Execs Debate Curation Versus Personalization

Chief merchandising officer Jani Friedman and chief marketing officer Cathy Beaupain discussed the topic at the WWD Digital Beauty Summit.

clock February 23, 2016Ellen Thomas

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