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Beauty Scoop: Polo Sport Launch Heading for Orbit

NEW YORK -- Ralph Lauren's newest men's fragrance, Polo Sport, was introduced a month ago amid snowstorms. It is now blossoming with the possibility of launch records.

Although executives dec-lined to share the sales figures, sources indicate...

Fragrance Firms Start Making Scents

NEW YORK -- The mass fragrance market, dry as a desert last year, is finally getting some rain.

While an unusually small number of scents were launched in 1993, new entries have already been introduced or are on the way this year from...

Mincing No Words, Dehecq Says Sanofi is Not Available

PARIS -- Jean-Francois Dehecq, head of pharmaceutical giant Elf-Sanofi, has made one thing absolutely clear -- his cosmetics business is not for sale.

In an apparent move to quash speculation in the French press, Dehecq made a surprise...

Fornas Gets a New Post at Cartier

PARIS -- In a move to build its fragrance business, Cartier has hired Bernard Fornas, currently director of marketing and international development at Guerlain, to become international marketing director of fragrances and accessories, a new...

Estee Lauder Sunfilter: Let Us Spray

NEW YORK -- In the sun care business, form can be as important as function.

That will be part of the message next month when Estee Lauder USA introduces two new nonchemical sunscreens in popular spray form, along with a sun block pour for...

Giorgio Flaps its Wings for Men

NEW YORK -- Giorgio Beverly Hills is determined to make the master brand concept fly.

Giorgio for Men and Red for Men -- the company's two previous attempts to expand the success of its women's brands to the men's market -- had mixed results....

L'Oreal Turns up Fragrance Volume with V

NEW YORK -- Having built a business on treatment and color cosmetics, the L'Oreal division of Cosmair Inc. is looking to broaden its horizons.

It will begin that quest in May with the launch of a new women's fragrance, V by...

Lekach Now CEO at Parlux

NEW YORK -- Ilia Lekach, chairman of Parlux Fragrances Inc., has assumed the additional title of chief executive officer, succeeding Robert Kaufman, who resigned as president and ceo this week.

Lekach said he is not looking for a successor to...

High-Upkeep Hair Accessories up-to-the-Minute Fashion and Fresh Offerings are What Makes This Category Grow

NEW YORK -- Hair accessories are still a profitable area for many stores, but maintaining a constant array of new merchandise and analyzing sales in this inventory-heavy, impulse-driven category can be tough.

Price, too, remains a high priority...

Almay Takes Time-Off for Anti-Aging

NEW YORK -- Rather than addressing the anti-aging category with an alpha-hydroxy acid product, as many mass market firms are doing, Almay is sticking with its hypoallergenic angle.

In April, the company will launch Time-Off, an anti-aging line...

London Surges Ahead, but U.K. Slumps Overall

LONDON -- London department stores reported that sales of prestige skin care products grew by 20 to 30 percent last year, and they see no end to the boom in 1994.

"We are seeing our treatment business explode," said Hilary Dart, perfumery buyer...

Steve Rohr and John Avolio Shift into Studio Gear

NEW YORK -- The former distributors of MAC, which made a splash as a line aimed at professional makeup artists, have launched their own professional brand, Studio Gear.

The new line, which consists of 28 brushes as well as a range of color...

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