The Go-Go Generation

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They love to shop! They’ve got money to burn! Meet the international travelers who are propelling beauty sales to new heights.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Retail Warriors

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Road Warriors

Discover how savvy retailers and marketers are effectively targeting the new jet-setters.

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Pete Born

Marketing and Promotion

Bloggers: The Industry’s Conversation Starters

WWD’s Pete Born talks to the new generation of bloggers who are helping established beauty brands resonate with a wider consumer base.

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Louis Desazars

Human Resources

Louis Desazars’ Active Connection

The Nars CEO is in constant motion, whether he’s driving sales forward at the hip beauty brand or training for a triathlon after office hours.

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Leonard Lauder

Human Resources

The Dillards and Lauders Raise Money for FIT

The event honored William Dillard 3rd and William Lauder, whose awards were presented by Leonard Lauder and William Dillard 2nd respectively.

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Iman

Human Resources

March of Dimes Beauty Ball Raises $1.3M

Fairchild Fashion Media’s Gina Sanders received the Beautiful Apple Award and HSN’s Mindy Grossman was presented with Retailer of the Year.

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Carlotta Jacobson

Products

CEW Holds Beauty Awards Product Demonstration

The buzzy crowd excitedly sampled their way through the 600-plus products on view.

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Milky pastels are the warm-weather launch choice for brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana and Dior.  (2012)

Products

Milky Pastels Dominate Spring Launches

When fashion designers conjured up a cotton candy, baby blue and sea foam green palette for spring, it seemed only fitting that beauty followed suit.

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Gail Federici

Human Resources

Gail Federici: The Evolution of an Entrepreneur

Some might be content to kick back after selling a company for $450 million, but John Frieda’s business partner has beauty products running through her blood.

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Stuart Sklar

Human Resources

Stuart Sklar: Turning Initiative Into Entrepreneurship

Taking action, not because it was asked or demanded, but simply because action was called for, is a concept that has served me well.

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Barbara Lavernos

Human Resources

On the Move

A list of recent shakeups in the beauty industry.

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Jill Scalamandre

Human Resources

Jill Scalamandre’s Black Book

Now the chief marketing officer of StriVectin and Nia24, her flawless style is evidenced in both her personal and professional lives.

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Signature Summer eau de toilette by Coach

Products

Beauty Bulletin: What’s in Store

Rounding up April’s most interesting new products.

clock April 13, 2012Belisa Silva

Ben Krigler

Fragrance

Ben Krigler’s Intelligent Design

The fifth-generation perfumer talks fragrance, furniture and the family business.

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Dior

Marketing and Promotion

Easy Does It: Au Naturel on the Runway

A preponderance of the beauty looks for the fall 2012 fashion collections in Paris were au naturel.

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Thirdman's Eau Monumentale fragrance

Fragrance

Splashing Around: Jean Christophe Le Grévès

The industry veteran will launch Thirdman, a trio of eaux de cologne that merge functionality with quality.

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Aedes de Venustas Eau de Parfum

Fragrance

Worth Waiting For: Aedes de Venustas Eau de Parfum

The bijou fragrance boutique that helped usher in the era of niche perfumery is finally creating their own scent.

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ULTA: Stonecrest Shopping Center, 7844 Rea Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Retail

Undercover Shopper: Hitting the Shops in Charlotte

Women in this southern city wouldn’t dream of leaving the house au naturel. Here, Courtnay Walsh hits the stores in search of a new look.

clock April 13, 2012Courtnay Walsh

Retail

Beauty Adviser Confidential: High Hopes for Spring

The customer today is much more optimistic than in the past two years, and more willing to shop like she used to.

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Too Faced Tinted Beauty Balm SPF 20

Retail

What’s Selling Where: Tinted Moisturizers

Multitasking tinted moisturizers are a staple around the world. Here, rounding up the bestsellers.

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A new generation of explorers are traveling the world and the sights they want to see most are stores. The result is changing the dynamics of the international beauty industry. (2012)

Retail

Movers, Shakers, Shoppers: The International Customer

Explorers are traveling the world and the sights they want to see most are stores, changing the international beauty industry in the process.

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Wendy Liebmann

Retail

Life on the Buy Side With Wendy Liebmann

For the retail expert, shopping is not only a personal passion — it’s serious business.

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Yvette Mosquera

Retail

Counter Intuitive: Building Customer Loyalty

Beauty advisers are the gatekeepers of a brand’s image and, in turn, its prosperity. Here, five of the best reveal how they build customer loyalty.

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Pauline Kow shopping at Fresh.

Retail

Shopper Stalker: New York City

Beauty Inc stopped two women to see what they purchased while out shopping.

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DermStore in Los Angeles, CA.

Retail

A Tour in Jaw-Dropping Beauty Shops

An around-the-world tour of some of the most interesting retail concepts that have opened in the last year.

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