Vogue is launching Vogue Business, which will be a digital-only publication aimed at fashion industry professionals. Vogue Business will cater to professionals in the fashion, beauty and luxury industries. It is online-only and will be free initially, with a plan to potentially start charging later this year. The latest move by magazine group Condé Nast to find new sources of revenue in a challenging publishing market.Read More
Online thrived in 2018, Amazon has become the biggest seller of beauty products online, establishing itself as a major player in the online beauty market with a 36% market share in the US. The company was valued as world’s second $1 trillion, only falling behind Apple.
Meanwhile Chanel Korea launched a dedicated online store, Estée Lauder Companies reported a thriving Q4 sales boosted by its online arm, Colgate-Palmolive invested in online start-ups to push e-commerce sales, Beiersdorf collaborated with Netease Kaola to develop its online presence in China, while Alibaba expanded its presence in Pakistan with the purchase online retailer Daraz.Read More
If there’s one trend defining the beauty and personal care market in 2018, it is influx of vegan offerings.
If we thought 2017 was the year vegan beauty exploded, the boom continued and them some in 2018. As consumers increasingly turn to plant-based, cruelty-free products for either environmental, ethical or trend-led reasons, manufacturers are answering to the market, and new products are released all the time.Read More
2018 was the year of the explosion of diversity campaigns. Seven million posts tagged #bodypositive on Instagram show an increasing demand for brands to ‘cater to all’.
Advertising within the industry is moving towards a more inclusive and real offering with progressive media campaigns were popping up all over the industry.Read More