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State of Mind pairs scent and tea

State of Mind pairs scent and tea

French niche brand State of Mind, launched in 2017, has built its offer around scented teas and fine fragrances. The company just opened its first “olfactory tea room” in Versailles, and plans to expand this concept via franchises. State of[…]

08/03/2020 |
MakeUp in Shanghai reveals 2020 IT Products winners

MakeUp in Shanghai reveals 2020 IT Products winners

A lipstick with an oriental pack design, a clean color care product and a freeze-dried formula packaged in ampoules were among MakeUp in Shanghai’s IT Products award winners for 2020. Luxe Packaging Insight takes a closer look at some of the[…]

07/30/2020 |
Sabé Masson reveals development plans

Interview

Sabé Masson reveals development plans

Isabelle Masson-Mandonnaud, Founder and CEO of Sabé Masson and former co-founder of Sephora, is taking her “soft perfume” brand to the next level this year. A search for new investors and a packaging revamp are in the pipeline. Sabé Masson is[…]

07/30/2020 |
James Cropper maps out plans for luxury packaging business

Interview

James Cropper maps out plans for luxury packaging business

Tricia Hartmann, James Cropper’s newly appointed Luxury Packaging Global Lead, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the UK-based specialist papermaker’s luxury packaging ambitions, sustainability and upcoming investments. You joined James[…]

07/23/2020 | Corporate strategy
Clean Beauty show pushes first edition to 2021

Clean Beauty show pushes first edition to 2021

A much-anticipated exhibition on this year’s beauty trade-show circuit, organizers of Clean Beauty, an Infopro Digital event, are pushing the inaugural edition of the event to next year in response to the ongoing health crisis. Billed as the[…]

07/20/2020 |
The makeup market in figures

The makeup market in figures

According to Mintel, which tracks all retail channels (physical and online, from mass to selective), the US makeup market was worth $11.13bn in 2019, an increase of 1.2% compared with 2017. Representing 45% of the market, the face segment[…]

07/20/2020 |
BillerudKorsnäs names new CEO

BillerudKorsnäs names new CEO

Swedish papermaker BillerudKorsnäs has appointed Christoph Michalski as President and CEO, effective November 2020. Michalski replaces Lennart Holm, who has been acting President and CEO since November last year. He joins BillerudKorsnäs from[…]

07/17/2020 |
Analysis:  Makeup continues its slowdown

Analysis: Makeup continues its slowdown

Women are wearing less makeup, a trend observed in 2019 that is likely to persevere in light of the coronavirus crisis. Until now, the factors driving this slowdown were related more to the environment than to the economy. From no makeup to[…]

07/17/2020 |
Strong show for LUXE PACK Shanghai’s 2020 edition

Strong show for LUXE PACK Shanghai’s 2020 edition

LUXE PACK Shanghai saw a considerable uptick in visitor numbers at its 2020 edition, which took place last week. We bring you a few highlights from the two-day exhibition. Despite the strict sanitary measures put into place by show organizer[…]

07/16/2020 |
All4Pack 2020 to focus on materials and sustainable innovations

All4Pack 2020 to focus on materials and sustainable innovations

Visitors to this year’s edition of All4Pack in Paris will be able to navigate the packaging trade show based on the kind of materials they are seeking out. “Visitors looking for packaging in a specific material, such as wood or metal, will be[…]

07/14/2020 |