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[…]
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.[…]
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[…]
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?
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[…]
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[…]
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.[…]
Covid-19: "This crisis will change the face of luxury brands' supply chain strategy"
In an exclusive interview, Luxe Packaging Insight spoke with a top executive from an industry leader in supply-chain solutions, logistics and transportation about the many hurdles luxury brands are facing in the developing coronavirus crisis.[…]
Fragrance evolves into sanitizer: Fueguia 1833 takes the leap
With northern Italy one of the hardest hit regions in the Covid-19 pandemic, nearly 100 fragrances from Milanese brand Fueguia 1833 are now available for sale online in sanitizer versions. A first in the perfumery market. Julián Bedel, founder[…]
Covid-19 to cause biggest drop in US beauty market in 60 years
The coronavirus pandemic is predicted to cause a 2.5% drop in the US beauty and personal care market in 2020, according to Kline—the biggest drop in the more than 60 years the market-research firm has been tracking the industry. This decline[…]