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Allison Collins

Beauty Editor, Finance

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Coty to Wind Down Russia Operations

Russia is about 3 percent of Coty's business, the company said.

Helen of Troy Acquires Curlsmith for $150M

Helen of Troy also owns the Drybar products business and makes Revlon tools.

2021’s Top 100 Global Beauty Manufacturers

WWD Beauty Inc's annual ranking of beauty's biggest manufacturers shows a buoyant industry with sales…

NPD, IRI Are Merging to Form Larger Analytics Business

NPD's private equity owner is buying a majority position in IRI.

Dior to Show in L.A., Design Lab Winners, Shinola’s Eyewear Deal

Dior will show menswear in L.A. next month, the Design Lab's winners are revealed, and Shinola signs an…

Deciem Is Closing Several Brands

The business is closing down HIF, Hylamide, Abnomaly and The Chemistry Brand.

KKR Backs Beauty Manufacturer KDC/One

The deal comes after KDC postponed an IPO, and is meant to propel further growth.

Inside Hair M&A

Investors are said to be interested in hair care brands, but also looking at color, extensions and other…

Hair Color Market Sees Revitalization as Better-for-You Products Catch On

Moroccanoil, IGK and Clairol have all launched new hair coloring products in recent months.

Lanolips Lands Minority Investment

Going forward, founder Kirsten Carriol plans to launch more multipurpose skin and lip products.

Inside the Brain of Beauty’s Sharpest Analyst

One strategy includes immersive experiences — including a custom HydraFacial experience for investors.

Taking NFTs Beyond Commercial, to Community

VaynerNFT's Avery Akkineni outlines the NFT opportunity for the beauty industry.

FastAF’s Case for Two-hour Beauty Deliveries

FastAF's beauty shoppers often buy Olaplex with their groceries.

Macy’s Aims for ‘Happy Customers’ With Livestream Shopping

Thamar Campbell said Macy's has been adding more livestream events in recent months, and is up to four per…

Ulta Beauty Posts Major 2021 Sales Jump

The CEO expects consumers to maintain self-care routines and become more resilient to COVID-19 surges.