Through a $100,000 gift to the Fashion Institute of Technology, an endowed scholarship has been established by cosmetics executive Leslie Blodgett, creator of BareMinerals and executive chairman of Bare Escentuals.
Beiersdorf's Nivea is gearing up for New Year's Eve with the Kiss of the Year Contest— a contest via Facebook where fans can share their love story for an opportunity to experience that memorable New Year's Eve kiss in front of millions on the Nivea Kiss Stage in the heart of Times Square.
Ulta Beauty has announced the appointment of Scott Settersten as acting CFO, effective immediately. Settersten replaces Bruce Hartman, who has resigned from his position as CFO by mutual agreement with the company.
Natural personal care manufacturer Nature’s Gate has partnered with international nonprofit organization WaterAid, a charity dedicated to improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.
Market research company the NPD Group has announced that the prestige fragrance industry showed solid sales of $1.6 billion in U.S. department stores — up 7% year-to-date (January to September 2012) — with men’s fragrance sales growing slightly faster than women’s.