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Pete Born

Executive Editor, Beauty

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Beauty Scoop: Polo Sport Launch Heading for Orbit

NEW YORK -- Ralph Lauren's newest men's fragrance, Polo Sport, was introduced a month ago amid snowstorms. It…

Wella Plans International Push

DARMSTADT, Germany -- The Wella Group, a powerhouse in professional hair care products, is now striving to…

de la Renta’s Oscar Premiere

NEW YORK -- The 16-year-old Oscar de la Renta women's fragrance will make a second debut Monday night during…

CTFA at 100: Ample Reasons for Celebration

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- An air of quiet confidence characterized last week's Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance…

Beauty Braces for Electronic Future

NEW YORK -- Beauty is taking its first, unsure steps into cyberspace.

Long after the apparel and accessories…

Beauty Scoop: May Dropping Ultima, Cites ‘Diluted Cachet’

NEW YORK -- Ultima II is back in the eye of controversy.

Earlier this week, May Department Stores Co. said it h

Lancaster’s Global Move

NEW YORK -- With manufacturing in Germany, perfumery in France and research and development in Monaco, the…

The Suppliers’ Side

IFF

Last year's tidal wave of new fragrances is showing no signs of subsiding.

Michael Sweeney, corporate vice…

Beauty Facing a Reformation in Germany

FRANKFURT -- The German prestige beauty market -- a $1.19 billion arena and second in Europe only to France's…

Loftus to Rejoin Sanofi in March as U.S. Chief

NEW YORK -- Lawrence J. Aiken has found his ticket to France.

Since early January, Sanofi Beaute has been…

Escada to Handle Gigli in U.S.

NEW YORK -- Escada Beaute Ltd. has become the new home in America for Romeo Gigli's fragrance business in a…

Blockbusters No Blowouts For Yule Sales

NEW YORK -- For the last 20 years, retailers and some of their vendors have relied on blockbusters -- those…

Hear Calvin Klein Trying To Develop A Unisex Scent

NEW YORK -- Get ready for another fragrance from Calvin Klein.

Once again, he's looking to break the rules.
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Sanofi Beaute Powering Up U.S. Launches

NEW YORK -- When Elf-Sanofi SA of France acquired Yves Saint Laurent Parfums last year, the move abruptly…

Beauty Scoop: Guerlain’s Game Of The Name

NEW YORK -- Patrick Waterfield, the recently named president and chief executive officer of Guerlain Inc.…