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Aptar study: How is Covid-19 changing beauty consumer expectations?

Aptar study: How is Covid-19 changing beauty consumer expectations?

A global study carried out by Aptar Beauty + Home has revealed how beauty consumers are responding to the health crisis. The results have shown that packaging developments going forward need to focus on three key areas: hygiene, e-commerce, and[…]

03/18/2021 |
Taking stock in the glass industry: crisis, innovation & sustainability

Dossier

Taking stock in the glass industry: crisis, innovation & sustainability

In the world of luxury packaging, glass has long been king. In our monthly Dossier, we take an in-depth look at how the health crisis is impacting glassmakers, what could be put into place to boost the sector's profitability and what is in the[…]

From the Editor’s Desk: French beauty industry voices support for local glassmakers, but at what cost?

From the Editor’s Desk: French beauty industry voices support for local glassmakers, but at what cost?

With the first anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic's onset fast approaching, the luxury industry is surveying the damage done in 2020, and worriedly looking to its perspectives in 2021. Behind these companies, an entire supply chain is[…]

LUXE PACK Monaco cancels 2020 show, readies for digital platform

LUXE PACK Monaco cancels 2020 show, readies for digital platform

Luxury packaging trade show LUXE PACK Monaco has announced that its 2020 event will not go ahead in light of the latest government measures limiting group gatherings and travel restrictions imposed as a result of the pandemic. The health crisis[…]

09/30/2020 |
Asquan’s makeup brushes offer coronavirus protection thanks to Pylote technology

Asquan’s makeup brushes offer coronavirus protection thanks to Pylote technology

Beauty solutions specialist Asquan Group has launched a range of cosmetics applicators treated with French engineering firm Pylote’s antimicrobial technology that is said to be effective in providing surface protection against coronavirus.[…]

05/18/2020 |
Luxury market could contract by 35% in 2020

Luxury market could contract by 35% in 2020

Luxury-goods sales are projected to fall by 20% to 35% in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, says Bain & Company, as the industry reels from retail and tourism shutdowns in all key markets. The consultancy had previously forecast a[…]

05/14/2020 |
How Covid-19 is set to change beauty packaging: part 2

How Covid-19 is set to change beauty packaging: part 2

In part two of our series, Luxe Packaging Insight looks into progress in the area of antibacterial surfaces and how sustainable packs will fare in a post-covid environment. It’s no secret that antibacterial surfaces are set to gain in popularity[…]

Covid-19: how will the crisis change beauty packaging?

Covid-19: how will the crisis change beauty packaging?

The coronavirus crisis is raising a host of new questions in terms of beauty packaging formats. In part one in our two-part series, we look at existing solutions in the area of hygienic applicators and how suppliers are positioning themselves[…]

04/30/2020 | ApplicatorsAccessories
Post-coronavirus, "China's luxury market will continue its digital evolution"

Post-coronavirus, "China's luxury market will continue its digital evolution"

Thibault Villet, an expert in retail and luxury goods in Asia and co-founder and former CEO of mei.com, a leading Chinese luxury and fashion flash sales retailer, shares his views on how consumption in China is rebounding after the health[…]

04/23/2020
Spirits take on-trade hit as Covid-19 outlook worsens

Spirits take on-trade hit as Covid-19 outlook worsens

With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, the premium spirits sector expects to be hit hard, with the on-trade particularly affected. While China is a bright spot, there are concerns over the US market, particularly for Scotch whisky.[…]

04/15/2020