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LVMH's Alexandre Capelli: "We see CSR as a source of growth, rather than an expenditure"

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LVMH's Alexandre Capelli: "We see CSR as a source of growth, rather than an expenditure"

Second-life packs, phasing out virgin plastics, focusing on a product's end-of-life phase... LVMH has mapped out ambitious targets in its drive towards increasingly sustainable packaging solutions. LVMH Group Environmental Deputy Director[…]

05/18/2021 | CSRTrends
Parfums Caron's CEO on combining heritage and novelty

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Parfums Caron's CEO on combining heritage and novelty

Under the ownership of Ariane de Rothschild since 2018, Parfums Caron is in reinvention mode. In our sneak preview of the feature interview to be published in the upcoming issue of sister magazine Formes de Luxe, CEO Hugues de la Chevasnerie[…]

05/05/2021 |
L’Occitane on being “an actor for change” in bulk beauty

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L’Occitane on being “an actor for change” in bulk beauty

On the heels of its successful pilot project in 2020, beauty brand L’Occitane en Provence is rolling out its in-store refill fountains in a bid to cut down on packaging waste. Luxe Packaging Insight spoke to Corinne Fugier-Garrel, Packaging[…]

04/29/2021 |
Exclusive Interview: Gordy Pleyers on shaping luxury consumer perception through design

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Exclusive Interview: Gordy Pleyers on shaping luxury consumer perception through design

Gordy Pleyers, Professor of Neuromarketing at the University of Louvain in Belgium and scientific expert in the area of consumer influence, coordinates Mind Insights, a scientific organization that conducts exclusive studies to better understand[…]

04/22/2021 | Design
Pili’s renewable pigments prep for industrialization phase

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Pili’s renewable pigments prep for industrialization phase

French start-up Pili is pioneering the creation of bio-based pigments with the promise of a palette of unlimited — and lasting — colors. In March 2021, the Toulouse-based company welcomed a second round of funding of €4m, enabling it to embark[…]

03/30/2021 | CreativeMaterials
Comité Colbert's Bénédicte Epinay: “The crisis has been a catalyst for French luxury”

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Comité Colbert's Bénédicte Epinay: “The crisis has been a catalyst for French luxury”

Bénédicte Epinay was named President & CEO of French luxury association Comité Colbert in December 2019, on the eve of the global health pandemic. One year on, the Comité is launching its first advertising campaign aimed at promoting the values[…]

Behind Courbet's strategy to pioneer sustainable jewelry

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Behind Courbet's strategy to pioneer sustainable jewelry

Manuel Mallen believes that lab-grown diamonds are the future. A veteran of the high jewelry market, having managed Baume & Mercier and Piaget, the Founder and President of French maison Courbet talks about the brand’s ecological and[…]

GoodsID's blockchain security solution to drive the luxury consumer experience

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GoodsID's blockchain security solution to drive the luxury consumer experience

Targeting the luxury market, GoodsID is in full development mode for its "digital passport"—a blockchain-based digital authentication solution. Loÿs de la Soudière, co-founder and CEO, says that 2021 will be the year that sales take off. He[…]

01/19/2021 | Corporate strategy
L’Oréal’s Jacques Playe lays out ambitions to drive packaging science & UX design

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L’Oréal’s Jacques Playe lays out ambitions to drive packaging science & UX design

L’Oréal is out to reinvent the consumer experience and packaging will play a vital role in this transformation. In our exclusive interview, Jacques Playe, appointed Global Head of Packaging & Product Development earlier this year, speaks with[…]

ColorForge forges ahead with 3D-printed makeup formulas and packs

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ColorForge forges ahead with 3D-printed makeup formulas and packs

US-based start-up ColorForge won a Cosmetic Victories* award last month for its additive manufacturing technology that allows for the simultaneous production of powder-based color cosmetics and packaging. We spoke to ColorForge President John[…]

11/26/2020 | Corporate strategy