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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
Pact: a beauty industry collective for hard-to-recycle plastic packs

Pact: a beauty industry collective for hard-to-recycle plastic packs

A handful of North American beauty companies across the supply chain have joined forces to address the problem of small plastic packaging by boosting its recycling rate. Pact, a non-profit collective, has launched with founding members Credo[…]

04/28/2021 |
KDC/One: priority on regional expansion, greener packs

KDC/One: priority on regional expansion, greener packs

Following a spate of acquisitions over the last two years in the beauty arena, Canadian full-service beauty supplier KDC/One is looking to develop its presence outside of North America with “aggressive growth plans” for the Asia region. Work is[…]

Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company (MMC), a UK-based manufacturer of Ecovative Design’s mycelium-based biodegradable Mushroom Packaging, believes that its sustainable trays represent a “seismic shift” from polystyrene. After inaugurating a first factory[…]

Édition Spéciale by LUXE PACK announces new dates

Édition Spéciale by LUXE PACK announces new dates

Édition Spéciale by LUXE PACK, the Paris trade show devoted to sustainable luxury packaging solutions, whose second edition was originally slated to take place on June 1-2, has been rescheduled to August 31st-September 1st. "With less than two[…]

04/12/2021 | Trends
The expert view: Analyzing recruitment trends in luxury

The expert view: Analyzing recruitment trends in luxury

Grégory Marande is a France-based headhunter specialized in luxury across cosmetics, fashion, wine & spirits, hospitality & retail and industrial design. He speaks with Luxe Packaging Insight about the impact of the health crisis on recruitment[…]

04/09/2021 | PeopleConsumer trends
Amorepacific to debut paper-based tubes

Amorepacific to debut paper-based tubes

Amorepacific has unveiled patented technology for the in-house manufacturing of paper-based tubes. The South Korean beauty group’s primera brand will be the first in its portfolio to launch the new packaging. Compostable tubes are also in the[…]

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[…]

Decoration innovation: Créanog embosses on wood

Decoration innovation: Créanog embosses on wood

French embossing specialist Créanog is applying its expertise to wood—a new technique that has already caught the attention of major cognac brands. While a handful of leading players in the spirits market were given an “unofficial” preview[…]

03/16/2021 | Gift BoxesTrends
How Smurfit Kappa is growing its e-commerce business

How Smurfit Kappa is growing its e-commerce business

As the health crisis continues to impact shopping habits and e-commerce takes the lead, the demand for shipping boxes is seeing a clear acceleration. Smurfit Kappa is positioning itself to meet the market’s needs by building its e-commerce[…]

03/11/2021 | Trends