Amazon’s New Store for Beauty Professionals: How Much of a Threat?

News of Amazon entering the professional beauty product industry did startle Wall Street, with competitors’ stock taking a hit. But with a longer look at the business of stylists, barbers, estheticians, manicurists, and others, it’s questionable whether the online Seattle juggernaut will disrupt the industry as its main source of supplies, amounting to several billion […]

L’Oreal Taps its First Female President for the World’s Biggest Beauty Brand

L’Oreal SA has named the first female president of its flagship cosmetics label, elevating Delphine Viguier-Hovasse to the top job at the world’s biggest beauty brand. Viguier-Hovasse, who has been running the company’s Garnier unit, succeeds Pierre-Emmanuel Angeloglou as head of L’Oreal Paris. Angeloglou is taking on a new role with LVMH’s Louis Vuitton, leading […]