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ECRM introduces prestige beauty session

ECRM introduces prestige beauty session

SOLON, Ohio — Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) has launched the Prestige Cosmetics & Beauty Care Efficient Program Planning Session (EPPS). ECRM said late Monday that the new EPPS focuses on prestige, masstige and indie cosmetics, fragrance and beauty brands and was developed to connect suppliers in these categories with buyers at department, specialty and

Revlon to acquire Elizabeth Arden

Revlon to acquire Elizabeth Arden

NEW YORK — Revlon Inc. is acquiring Elizabeth Arden Inc. in a deal valued at approximately $870 million. Revlon said that under the agreement, announced late Thursday, it will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Elizabeth Arden for $14 per share in cash, , which represents a 50% premium over Elizabeth Arden’s closing share

L’Oreal USA creates chief retail officer post

L’Oreal USA creates chief retail officer post

NEW YORK — L’Oreal USA has promoted Marc-Alexandre Risch to chief retail officer, a newly created position. The beauty care giant said Tuesday that Risch, previously general manager of The Body Shop Canada, will be charged with supporting the L’Oreal USA organization with retail operations leadership and expertise across its brand portfolio. He also will be

Markwins’ George to oversee Physicians Formula

Markwins’ George to oversee Physicians Formula

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Markwins Beauty Brands president and chief operating officer Bill George is adding Physicians Formula to the brands that he oversees. Markwins said Tuesday that the move comes with the departure of Physicians Formula president Jeff Rogers, who is resigning to spend more time with his family. Markwins noted that George

Former Walgreens exec Curtin to join Coty

Former Walgreens exec Curtin to join Coty

NEW YORK — Shannon Curtin, former group vice president of beauty and personal care at Walgreen Co., is joining Coty Inc. as senior vice president for North America. Coty said Friday that Curtin will assume her new position after the completion of the company’s merger with Procter & Gamble Specialty Beauty. In the interim, she

Clio Designs tabs Leventhal as chief executive

Clio Designs tabs Leventhal as chief executive

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Jamie Leventhal has been named president and chief executive officer of Clio Designs Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of personal care and beauty care products. Clio said it previously didn’t have a CEO. Leventhal, one of the company’s founders, has served as executive vice president, focusing on global sales and product

Helen of Troy sharpens customer-centric strategy

Helen of Troy sharpens customer-centric strategy

NEW YORK — Helen of Troy is transforming itself, with the goal of delivering results for customers and shareholders. And there has been much progress toward achieving that goal over the past two years, according to Julien Mininberg, the company’s chief executive officer. Along with tripling its size over the past decade, Helen of Troy

Coty’s Jill Scalamandre to join Shiseido

Coty’s Jill Scalamandre to join Shiseido

NEW YORK — Coty Inc. executive Jill Scalamandre has been named president of Shiseido Americas Corp.’s newly launched Global Makeup Center of Excellence. Shiseido said Friday that Scalamandre, currently chief marketing officer of skin care and senior vice president of philosophy at Coty, is slated to assume the new post on July 21. She will

L’Oréal Multi-Cultural Beauty makes pair of appointments

L’Oréal Multi-Cultural Beauty makes pair of appointments

NEW YORK — The L’Oréal USA Multi-Cultural Beauty Division has announced two appointments in marketing communications. L’Oréal said Friday that Vivianna Blanch has been named vice president of integrated consumer communications, and Crystal Thompson has been hired as director of public relations. A 14-year L’Oréal veteran, Blanch carries a track record in e-commerce, media and

Revlon’s Delpani to step down as CEO

Revlon’s Delpani to step down as CEO

NEW YORK — Lorenzo Delpani next week plans to step down as president and chief executive officer of Revlon for personal reasons. Revlon announced the move Friday in reporting fiscal 2015 results. Plans call for Delpani to leave the post on March 1 and remain with the beauty care company as a paid adviser and

Shoppers Drug Mart brings Joe Fresh Beauty to stores

Shoppers Drug Mart brings Joe Fresh Beauty to stores

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart is building on an already strong beauty care offering with the addition of the Joe Fresh Beauty collection. Canada’s largest drug chain said Thursday that more than 150 Joe Fresh Beauty cosmetics products are now on shelves at 850 Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix nationwide. With prices ranging from $8 to

CVS rolls out updated Nuance Salma Hayek line

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy is relaunching the color cosmetics segment of the Nuance Salma Hayek brand with newly formulated and repackaged products that will begin appearing in stores in March. The exclusive beauty care collection, cocreated in 2011 by the company and actress Salma Hayek, quickly became the best-selling proprietary brand in CVS’ history. The

CVS to roll out updated Nuance Salma Hayek line

CVS to roll out updated Nuance Salma Hayek line

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy is relaunching the color cosmetics segment of the Nuance Salma Hayek brand with newly formulated and repackaged products. Plans call for the new Nuance Salma Hayek cosmetics to begin appearing in stores in March. The drug chain said the cosmetics makeover involves replacing the segment with 37 new SKUs, at prices