Drunk Elephant's lineup.

Skin Care

What the Drunk Elephant Deal Means for Beauty M&A

Is the era of the $1 billion beauty deal over?

clock October 9, 2019Allison Collins

Drunk Elephant's lineup.

Skin Care

Shiseido Acquires Drunk Elephant for $845 Million

The “clean beauty” brand is expected to help strengthen the Japanese company’s footprint in the global beauty industry.

clock October 8, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Shiseido CEO Masahiko Uotani

Beauty Features

Shiseido’s Masahiko Uotani: Innovate to Thrive

The ceo laid out his plan for driving innovation across all areas of the business to increase global sales.

clock September 19, 2019Jenny B. Fine



Shiseido’s First-Half Net Profit Rises by 10%

The company’s operating profit declined due to increased investments in marketing, R&D and people.

clock August 8, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Tory Burch plans to develop beauty offerings with Shiseido.


Shiseido Signs Tory Burch Beauty License

The license was previously held by the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.

clock August 7, 2019Allison Collins

Shiseido CEO Masahiko Uotani

Beauty Features

Uotani Stresses Global Organization, Investment in People at CEW Event

The ceo of Shiseido doesn’t like sitting in his skyscraper office and sees his position and the business as much more hands-on.

clock June 7, 2019Allison Collins

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Shiseido’s Q1 Net Grows on Lower Tax Payments, Higher Sales

Increased investments led to a decline in operating profit.

clock May 14, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Shiseido Global Innovation Center

Beauty Features

Shiseido Looks to Increase Global Reach With New Innovation Center

The new facility in Yokohama includes areas that are open to the public, such as a lab where customers can have products customized for them.

clock April 2, 2019Kelly Wetherille


Shiseido Joins L’Oréal in Trademarks List

Fashion and beauty brands have sharply increased their trademark filings as part of their drive against counterfeits.

clock March 18, 2019John Zarocostas

Shiseido Products


Shiseido Posts Record Full-Year Profit and Sales

Higher sales, an increased operating margin and an extraordinary loss a year earlier all contributed to the growth.

clock February 8, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Cyril Cabellos


Cyril Cabellos Becomes Partner at French PR Firm DLX Paris

He joins founders Guillaume Delacroix and Wassim Saliba, becoming executive director at the communications agency.

clock January 8, 2019Joelle Diderich

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry

Beauty Features

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry

The 17th annual awards ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of many notable brands, retailers and executives in the beauty industry.

clock December 13, 2018Layla Ilchi

KKW Fragrance, Hair Rituel by Sisley Paris and Maybelline New York are among the winners of the Product of the Year award.


WWD Beauty Inc Awards: Makeup, Fragrance, Skin- and Hair-Care Products of the Year

Winners include KKW Fragrance, Sisley Paris and Maybelline New York, among others.

clock December 13, 2018WWD Staff

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Human Resources

On Staff: The Rise of the Chiefs of Happiness, People and Growth

Why fashion and beauty brands are creating a raft of new C-suite roles.

clock December 3, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Inside the new Serge Lutens boutique.

Beauty Features

Serge Lutens Opens Second Paris Boutique

Located on rue Saint-Honoré, it is part of a strategy to increase the brand’s accessibility and visibility.

clock November 29, 2018Jennifer Weil

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