cosmetics industry

Jill Kargman

Beauty Features

Inside the CEW 2020 Beauty Awards

The several-day virtual event named Awards winners in 48 categories.

clock November 17, 2020James Manso

Young people with face masks back at work in office after coronavirus quarantine and lockdown.

Beauty Features

LeanIn.Org, McKinsey Outline Women’s Workplace Challenges

New data from and McKinsey and Co.’s annual Women in the Workplace study shows the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women at work.

clock October 30, 2020James Manso

Beauty Features

Inside the CEW 2020 Women’s Leadership Awards

The virtual awards ceremony honored a slew of industry talents over two days.

clock October 30, 2020James Manso

CEW Top talent maria salcedo

Beauty Features

CEW Honors C-suite’s Next Generation With Top Talent Awards

Meet the 2020 CEW Top Talent Award honorees.

clock October 30, 2020James Manso


Eye Candy: Women of Worth

A look back at memorable moments from the CEW Achiever Awards.

clock October 9, 2020Jenny B. Fine

Thibaut Fraisse.

Human Resources

Chromavis Names New CEO

Thibaut Fraisse succeeds Fabrizio Buscaini at the helm of the Italian cosmetics manufacturer.

clock October 7, 2020Sandra Salibian

Kao Yoshihiro Hasebe

Human Resources

Kao Corp. Names New President and CEO

Michitaka Sawada, who currently holds the role, will be promoted to director and chair.

clock September 29, 2020Kelly Wetherille

CEW Fight for Female Founders initiative

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CEW Unveils Fight for Female Founders Initiative

The campaign aims to invigorate founders during the coronavirus pandemic.

clock May 22, 2020James Manso

Cristina Scocchia.

Beauty Features

Kiko’s Chief on Returning to a ‘Better Normality’

Cristina Scocchia believes industries and society will evolve in a more socially responsible, sustainable and meritocratic direction.

clock May 8, 2020Sandra Salibian

Beauty Features

Intercos Gets 350 Million Euros Financing

The Italian cosmetics giant is back in the midst of IPO rumors.

clock January 16, 2020Sandra Salibian

Kim Chi Chic

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: NYX Cosmetics’ Toni Ko Launches Bespoke Beauty Brands

The company, which focuses on partnering with influencers to launch niche beauty brands, will release Kim Chi Chic — a collection with “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant Kim Chi — on Oct. 16.

clock September 30, 2019Ryma Chikhoune

Cristina Scocchia.

Beauty Features

CEO TALKS: Cristina Scocchia on Kiko’s Turnaround, Future Strategies

Kiko’s chief executive officer maps out the company’s priorities to turn the Italian beauty player into a global powerhouse.

clock May 14, 2019Sandra Salibian

Carlotta Jacobson:

Beauty Features

CEW Honors Beauty’s Emerging Leaders

CEW’s Top Talent Honorees discuss what’s next in beauty.

clock April 11, 2019Jenny B. Fine

Perfect Corp. YouCam Beauty 3.0

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WWD Digital Beauty Forum: Beauty 3.0 With AI and AR

The beauty industry ushers in a new era with artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

clock February 26, 2019Kellie Ell

Beauty Features

Italian Beauty Business Consolidates Its Positive Trend

Cosmetica Italia’s preliminary data shows national cosmetic industry’s sales reaching 11.2 billion euros in 2018, forecasting a further 2.6 percent growth for this year.

clock February 7, 2019Sandra Salibian

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