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Amazon fails to create Gen Z shopper loyalty, new study shows

Amazon fails to create Gen Z shopper loyalty, new study shows

By By Natasha Spencer

Global commerce consultancy, Wunderman Thompson Commerce, reveals how the retail giant’s market share dominance drops amongst the Gen Z demographic who do not have the same level of loyalty towards the e-tailer as older shoppers.

Catherine Zandchetta, NGS Senior Specialist at Givaudan, presenting at the 2019 Cosmetics Design Summit

The Science and Storytelling of Skin Microbiome

By Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

Our inaugural Cosmetics Design Summit, held in Amsterdam on 24th-25th June, focused on the current skin microbiome landscape, challenges and opportunities — asking is it a trend or a key cosmetics segment?

5 Movements Impacting Beauty and Personal Care

5 Movements Impacting Beauty and Personal Care

By By Natasha Spencer

Beauty and personal care industry growth peaked at its highest levels in a decade in 2018, and the sphere is expected to continue this success in 2019 and beyond. So what’s propelling its flourishing popularity?

Indulgence in Beauty: How Brands are Appearing Attractive

Indulgence in Beauty: How Brands are Appearing Attractive

By Natasha Spencer

Experiential shopping, sensorial products and indulgence are high on the minds of consumers when looking for new and novel beauty buys. We take a look at how the world of indulgence is cosmetics is changing.

8 Megatrends Impacting International Cosmetics

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8 Megatrends Impacting International Cosmetics

By Natasha Spencer

As we head into the summer, we take a look at the leading mid-year trends in 2019 and how brand, marketers and consumers around the world are influencing and progressing the beauty sphere.

State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out

By Lucy Whitehouse

We caught up with the Director General of the European trade association for the cosmetics and personal care industry, John Chave, on the state of the industry today, and why it is a very good time to be an industry professional in beauty.

Is CBD hair care set to make a big splash?

From The Editor’s Desk

Is CBD hair care set to make a big splash?

By Simon Pitman

CBD skin care is shaping up to be one of the biggest trends of 2019, but is the buzz translating into product launches that target the hair care market?

Is microbiome beauty from within set to be big?

Is microbiome beauty from within set to be big?

By Simon Pitman

Beauty from within is a small but fast growing niche that also could serve to boost the skin microbiome trend. Cosmetics Design spoke to Stephen Daniells, editor-in-chief of NutraIngredients USA to find out more.

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From The Editor's Desk

Watch out for indie beauty in Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Latin America is increasingly proving to be a big opportunity for indie beauty brands to take advantage of market conditions that are designed to encourage domestic businesses.

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