The Exit Interview: Outgoing CEO Joël Palix Takes Stock Of His Five-Year Tenure At Feelunique
When Joël Palix was appointed CEO of Feelunique five years ago, he was tasked with putting the beauty e-tailer on a path to vigorous growth. It’s marched down that path. Since Palix, former president of Clarins Fragrance Group, assumed his post, Feelunique’s revenues have multiplied threefold and are on pace to surpass 100 ...
How Sales Of Sand & Sky’s Australian Pink Clay Mask Soared
Australia is a hotbed for a certain sort of design-forward, clean beauty brand that seems to be ubiquitous yet still retains cult status. Think Aesop, The Beauty Chef and Frank Body. One of the more recent Down Under companies of this ilk storming the beauty segment is pink clay specialist Sand & ...
Can Go-To Founder Zoë Foster Blake, Australia’s Most Relatable Working Mum, Win Over American Consumers?
Bridie Jabour, opinion editor at Guardian Australia, admitted to paying $350 for a massage because Zoë Foster Blake recommended it. “I say this not to foreshadow some kind of imagined special bond with Foster Blake, or to confess to being in her thrall, but to demonstrate her clout,” she wrote in a profile of ...
Cosmetic Chemists And Chemist Confessions Founders Victoria Fu And Gloria Lu Turn To Science To Take The BS Out Of Skincare
Makeup artists have long come to the fore to lead beauty companies. Perfumers are increasingly stepping out from behind the bottle. But cosmetic chemists concocting skincare products rarely enter the spotlight. Former L’Oréal formulators Victoria Fu and Gloria Lu have taken off their lab coats to reveal what the job is about and demystify ...
Werte Freunde Wants To Be The Follain (Plus Fashion) Of Germany
Hamburg has no shortage of beauty shopping destinations. There are 20 Douglas doors spread about the German city, including the stunning Douglas Pro Store, and the impressive beauty floor at luxury department store Alsterhaus is nearly as breathtaking as the famous manmade lake Binnenalster it overlooks. Still, discerning Hamburg beauty consumers looking ...
What’s Next For Private Equity Firm NextWorld Evergreen And Its Retail Wunderkind Credo?
NextWorld Evergreen has quietly become a power player in the better-for-you consumer goods universe. The private equity firm backs clean beauty chain Credo and plant-based color cosmetics brand W3ll People. Like the beauty concepts it’s invested in, NextWorld Evergreen is anything but conventional. Far from the churn-and-burn venture capital model, it operates on ...