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  • Red Flower's sustainable beauty-profit plan Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 7:50 AM ET
    Red Flower's sustainable beauty-profit plan

    Yael Alkalay, Red Flower founder, and Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, discuss promoting a business world that is sustainable.

  • Sept 25- Kraton Performance Polymers Inc, which makes rubbers used in adhesives, coatings and personal care products, has offered to acquire pine chemicals producer Arizona Chemical Company LLC, in a deal that could exceed $1.2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Buyout firms Bain Capital LLC and Apollo Global Management LLC...

  • CARACAS, Sept 10- From makeup to insect repellent, Venezuelans are looking to natural and homemade products in response to the chronic shortages resulting from a deepening economic crisis in the socialist-ruled country. Falling oil prices and a collapsing state-led sector have left the OPEC nation struggling to keep shelves stocked. "This year I started...

  • PARIS, Sept 1- LVMH has hired Ian Rogers, an Apple Inc iTunes senior director, to be its new head of digital, as part of the luxury group's drive to more fully embrace the Internet. It marks one of the most high profile hires from the digital industry as fashion, jewellery and cosmetics brands race to build up teams able to engage online customers. Previously, transfers...

  • Ulta earnings looking pretty Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Ulta earnings looking pretty

    Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance tops estimates, gives solid outlook

  • Aug 17- Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc forecast full-year earnings below estimates and reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by weak demand for Clinique and Estee Lauder skin care products. Shares of Estee Lauder fell as much as 5.3 percent. Part of the weakness comes from their inability to attract young women, Raymond James analyst...

  • Aug 17- Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by less demand for Clinique and Estee Lauder skin care products and a stronger dollar. Shares of Estee Lauder, which also makes M.A.C and Bobbi Brown makeup products, fell 2 percent to $86.85 in premarket trading on Monday. Net income attributable to Estee Lauder...

  • Estee Lauder sales fall first time in 3 qtrs Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 7:38 AM ET

    Aug 17- Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc's net sales fell for the first time in three quarters, hurt by a stronger dollar and less demand for Clinique and Estee Lauder skin care products. Net income attributable to Estee Lauder fell to $153.0 million, or 40 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended June 30, from $257.7 million, or 66 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Aug 14- J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by demand for home goods and high-end Sephora beauty products, indicating that the department store operator's turnaround efforts were starting to pay off. J.C. Penney has been increasing the number of stores run by popular beauty brand Sephora- owned by luxury giant LVMH- within...

  • Aug 14- J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by demand for home goods and high-end Sephora beauty products, indicating that the department store operator's turnaround efforts were starting to pay off. The stores, opened following pressure from activist investor Bill Ackman during J.C. Penney's ill-fated attempt to go...

  • Aug 14- Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by higher sales of home goods, fine jewelry and Sephora beauty products. J.C. Penney has been increasing the number of stores run by popular beauty brand Sephora, which is owned by luxury goods maker LVMH, within its stores to attract shoppers.

  • Dry bar: House calls for hair styling Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 11:56 AM ET
    Dry bar: House calls for hair styling

    Alli Webb and Michael Landau , Drybar founders, discuss their expanding business model and on-demand services at "dry bar."

  • Australian retailer Lush: Things are very positive Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 8:51 PM ET
    Australian retailer Lush: Things are very positive

    Peta Granger, director of Australia and New Zealand of Lush, says the cosmetics retailer isn't feeling the impact of a tough retail environment in Australia.

  • ULTA's earnings looking pretty Friday, 29 May 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    ULTA's earnings looking pretty

    Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance tops estimates, gives solid outlook.

  • Glow-in-the-dark toilet seat Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Glow-in-the-dark toilet seat

    Tennessee inventor Dave Reynolds thinks his glow-in-the-dark Potty Glow toilet seats are a necessity for families with young children, and helpful for the elderly and those who wake up in the middle of the night groggy.

  • Mom, daughters build big biz—and lots of confidence Saturday, 9 May 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Melanie and Lily Sandler

    After reading about the lack of female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies, Renee Sandler inspired her daughters to think up business ideas. The result is now a multimillion-dollar business.

  • The tech evolution of beauty treatment Friday, 1 May 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    The tech evolution of beauty treatment

    Mike Indursky, president of Bliss World, says there's been a shift from software (like creams and lotions) to hardware (such as tools and machines).

  • Manning up skincare Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Manning up skincare

    Helix founder Sindhya Kalghatgi pitches her start-up to a panel of experts on CNBC.

  • Ulta Beauty's secret to success: CEO Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 7:44 AM ET
    Ulta Beauty's secret to success: CEO

    Mary Dillon, Ulta Beauty CEO, weighs in on the company's growth strategy and the pulse of the consumer.

  • Macy's to buy BlueMercury in $210 million deal Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 8:02 AM ET
    Marla Malcolm Beck, Bethesda native and founder of the successful apothecary beauty boutiques 'bluemercury'.

    Terry Lundgren, Macy's chairman & CEO, and Marla Beck, BlueMercury CEO, discuss details of Macy's acquisition of the beauty products retailer. This is a new avenue of growth for Macy's, says Lundgren.