Perelman Talks

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Overview

"A lot of ceo's in this industry get intoxicated by the access you get...and the business is basically a nuts and bolts business." — Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman of the Board, RevlonSEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: The Principal’s Office

We’ve dubbed Ronald O. Perelman beauty’s most elusive mogul.

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Pete Born

Beauty Features

Balancing Price, Brand Image in Beauty

As the world becomes increasingly global, Pete Born explores the dilemma marketers face in creating an equitable pricing strategy while protecting brand image.

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Renato Semerari

Human Resources

Renato Semerari’s Good Times

For Coty’s beauty president, driving double-digit sales growth is all in a day’s fun.

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Camille McDonald

Human Resources

Camille McDonald: Forsaking Journalism for Fragrance

Somewhere along the journey in pursuit of my first ambition— becoming the next Barbara Walters—I made a detour to keep myself solvent before journalism school.

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Carol Hamilton

Human Resources

Carol Hamilton’s Black Book

Here, the president of L’Oréal USA’s Luxe division shares her go-to resources for a life well-lived, both personally and professionally.

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Ronald O. Perelman

Human Resources

Ronald Perelman’s Vision Quest

Beauty’s most elusive mogul bares all on branding, glamour and restoring Revlon to its former glory.

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Human Resources

Payday: Rewards Program

Here, the top ceo salaries at publicly traded beauty companies in the U.S.

clock May 11, 2012Molly Prior

As social media usage habits become entrenched in our society, forward-looking technocrats and marketers are forging a path from community to commerce.

Media

Social Commerce: From Hi to Buy

As social media usage habits become entrenched in our society, forward-looking technocrats and marketers are forging a path from community to commerce.

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Clockwise from top: CK One Bronzer; Dior Bronze Self-Tanning Oil Natural Glow; Tom Ford Bronzing Powder; By Terry Sérum Terrybly Sunbooster; Givenchy Mister Radiant Body

Products

Beauty Bulletin: Bronze Mettle

Look for sunless tanners to turn up the heat at beauty counters this summer as brands unleash a wave of innovation in the category.

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Guerlain Terra Azzurra by Emilio Pucci Météorites Perles D'azur and Collector's Brush

Products

Beauty Bulletin: What’s In Store

This month’s most noteworthy beauty products.

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Neiman Marcus: Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. Honolulu, 
Hawaii

Retail

Undercover Shopper: On a Beauty Hunt in Honolulu

In search of a new look for the season, Lesa Griffith finds what she needs to look good in the island heat.

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Maybelline Fit Me Blush in Medium Pink

Color Cosmetics

What’s Selling Where: Blush

With the first bloom of spring comes the impulse to give cheeks an attractive flush. Here, bestsellers from around the globe.

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Retail

Beauty: A Rosy View

Last year was stellar for prestige beauty, and the trend looks set to continue.

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1. Guy Peyrelongue 2. Jeanette Wagner 3. Arie Kopelman 4. Robert Mettler

Human Resources

Leaders of the Pack

From opening up international markets to launching perennial bestsellers, the four people here helped shape the modern beauty industry.

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MAC Shopper: Elizabeth Espinal

Retail

Shopper Stalker: Harlem, N.Y.

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

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Nars chief executive officer Louis Desazars and 11 of his colleagues participated in the Lavaman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii, to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Team Nars raised more than $110,000 for the cause.

Human Resources

Louis Desazars on Team Work

When it comes to championing a cause they believe in, Nars; chief executive and his colleagues really go the distance.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

COS Store

Business

H&M Gets Into Growing Rental Apparel Market

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Social Studies