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Lauder's Maximum Coverage

NEW YORK -- When Estee Lauder first created its Maximum Cover Lightweight Makeup, the company felt it would serve the needs of a narrow audience: women who wanted to conceal serious blemishes, such as scars from acne or plastic surgery or skin...

Coty Cooks up 2 Fall Launches

NEW YORK -- Coty Inc. is not about to be caught napping.

The company, which has had a string of mass market hits, plans to launch two more women's fragrances this fall. One, called Vanilla Musk, is a sequel to Vanilla Fields, last year's...

Fast Start for Dior's Svelte

NEW YORK -- When it comes to skin care, alpha-hydroxy acid products aren't the only items causing a stir.

Dior Svelte, an anti-cellulite cream introduced this year by Christian Dior Perfumes, has been selling well above plan, according to first...

Federated to Drop Revlon's Ultima II

NEW YORK -- Ultima II has suffered another severe blow.

The Revlon cosmetics and fragrance division had been reeling from a decision made a month ago by May Department Stores to drop the brand. Now Federated Department Stores says it will phase...

Revlon Puts Fire & Ice in 2 Scents

NEW YORK -- Revlon is out to ignite its less-than-sizzling mass fragrance business with the most ambitious launch in its history.

The company aims to make the new scent synonymous with Revlon in the consumer consciousness, eclipsing even...

Nature's Elements Goes in-Store at Duane Reade

NEW YORK -- Nature's Elements, a chain of 26 freestanding bath and body shops, is taking the unusual step of opening small boutiques within Duane Reade drugstores in Manhattan.

The first will be opened in two weeks at 115 West 42 St., with at...

Beauty's Spring Break

NEW YORK -- When Robert Cankes, president and chief executive officer of Christian Dior Perfumes, was presented with the Beautiful Apple award by the March of Dimes Monday night, he said the turnout was particularly impressive considering the...

Revco/Hook Merger: Latest in a Series

NEW YORK -- The big continue to get bigger in the chain drugstore industry, at the expense of smaller regional chains.

Late last year, Thrifty Corp. of Los Angeles merged with PayLess Drug Stores of Wilsonville, Ore., while Longs Drug in Walnut...

Escada's Palatin Has Eye on U.S.

PARIS -- Claude Palatin, who became president of Escada Beaute's worldwide operations this week in a management shakeup, said he planned to quickly review the firm's U.S. operations with an eye to making them profitable.

Directors of Escada AG,...

Appel Leaves Escada Beaute

NEW YORK -- Lawrence Appel, who helped found Escada Beaute Ltd. here in 1990 as a fragrance subsidiary of the German fashion house, has left the firm following a board meeting Friday.

Claude Palatin, who's been president of Escada Beaute SARL...

The Ultimate Rest Stop

CHICAGO -- Spring may not be in sight for a few weeks yet, but Michael Anthony's new Aveda Day Spa has one way to dispel the winter blues.

For just $250 -- well, it's cheaper than a trip to the tropics -- you can be exfoliated, massaged and...

Casmir's Lauch a Record at Saks

NEW YORK -- The pungent elephants performing outside the entrance of Saks Fifth Avenue Monday night could have used a dab of Casmir behind their ears, but to the retailers and Lancaster executives inside, everything smelled like roses.

By the...

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