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87 articles found with the search term 'samples'

January/February 2014



With an agenda designed to spur industry creativity, The Fragrance Foundation brought together a group of some of today's most inspiring speakers, from a rousing politician to a free-thinking designer.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

December 2013



Tech-savvy package prototyping tangibly and efficiently helps brand owners, designers and packaging providers work together to eliminate potential packaging pitfalls.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

September 2013



More effective types of beauty sampling programs, which target specific types of customers, are trending-and this is increasing the demand for innovative samplers, as well as deluxe, unit-dose and travel sizes that are designed to fulfill new needs being requested by beauty brands.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Some beauty component manufacturers are steadfast; others are opening regional facilities to meet demand. Here's a sampling of products and capabilities available in the U.S.A.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

The Las Vegas B2B beauty show drew high marks from both exhibitors and visitors.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

This year's premier show for creative packaging will feature a record 400 exhibitors from more than 30 countries.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

First-to-market sampler delivers real fragrance directly to readers/consumers.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

July/August 2013



Stock packaging, in its many forms, provides brand differentiation while controlling costs and accelerating time-to-market.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

The creative packaging show proved more robust than ever as it drew thousands of influential packaging professionals to its sold-out show floor and SRO educational sessions.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

April/May 2013



Package optimization, corporate policy and cost factors weigh in on efforts to minimize environmental impact while protecting and delivering the product.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

New generations of fragrance fans are using Arcade's mailer to vote for The Fragrance Foundation's 2013 Consumer Choice winner.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

March 2013



From upscale metallized tubes to small round plastic pots, cosmetic packaging suppliers have helped brands propel lip products to a new status as lifestyle accessories that are as individual as the consumers who are purchasing them.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

New generations of tech-savvy fragrance fans are using Arcade's specially designed mailer to vote for The Fragrance Foundation's 2013 Consumer Choice winner.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

October/November 2012



Brands are taking different design approaches to bottles, tubes and jars, in an effort to convey product attributes to consumers.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

September 2012



Not only for sampling use, small-sized products are taking the packaging world by storm.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Accommodating brand manufacturers looking to centralize their supply base in the local market tops the list of reasons why many beauty industry suppliers choose to run operations in the U.S.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

July/August 2012



Beauty brands are eyeing sensory-stimulating display cartons that are sustainable and quick to produce.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

June 2012



Winners will be revealed at HBA Global on June 19.

April/May 2012



Finalists named in 11 beauty categories
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

January/February 2012



Versatility and flexibility enable labels to deliver clear and compelling brand messages.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

December 2011



A new trend allows customers to get deluxe beauty product samples delivered directly to their door.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Popular mobile barcodes, such as QR codes and SnapTags, are designed to drive offline-to-online engagement.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

September 2011



Samples and unit-dose packaging help sell new products and sustain established brands.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

July/August 2011



Stock packaging offers cost advantages, speed and convenience to brands both small and large.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

The 9th edition of the popular packaging show draws rave reviews as exhibitors and attendees exceed previous years’ numbers.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

March 2011



Contract packaging takes on a variety of definitions, but one thing is agreed upon: As brands look to streamline their operations, suppliers that offer a diverse set of capabilities repeatedly sign on the dotted line.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

As the use of holography expands in the beauty aisle, the technology continues to break new ground.
by Glenn Wood, Contributing Writer

January/February 2011



Let the product buzz begin.
by Mary Clarke, Cosmetic Executive Women

December 2010



Whether provocatively see-through or richly imbued with color, today’s innovative beauty packages go beyond sheer good looks and elaborate delivery systems to reach consumers on a more personal level.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

September 2010



Textures, micro-encapsulation, holograms and more are helping to draw fragrance consumers to counter.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

July/August 2010



Off-the-shelf packaging components provide many advantages including ready access and speed to market.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

June 2010



Whether due to travel restrictions or as a way to entice consumers to purchase full-size products, samplers and small beauty packages of 3.4-oz. or less are proving to be big business.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

April/May 2010



Eco-conscious consumers are demanding greener packaging to help save the planet, and corporate boards are requiring increased sustainability measures to boost the bottom line. Add in new global standards and growing retail requirements, and there may be a perfect storm gathering in the beauty world. Read on for the latest forecast.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Trade shows are an investment, and following a few guidelines can go a long way in justifying the expense.
by Steve Katz

March 2010



Airless packaging is on the rise, and it's no wonder. Not only does it protect formulations from air, it dispenses nearly 100% of the product. And the further good news: New options are making it more cost-effective than ever.
by Steve Katz

Some of the beauty industry’s best-selling products have taken their cues from fabulous fashion runways and dazzling jewelry collections. From metallic plaques to hand-tied ribbons, here’s a look at how some leading beauty brands are using accessories to dress their packages in style.
by Jamie Matusow

Back-to-back judging for industry honors provides an encapsulated view of an innovative and productive year in fragrance, personal care and cosmetics.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

September 2009



In today’s economy, classic scents hold strong appeal, and would-be fragrance consumers have to be wowed into trying something new. Following is a look at some of this fall’s launches and the key role packaging plays in adding desire back into the purchasing equation.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

From new launches to updates of classics, color plays a key role in winning over consumers.
by Written by Maureen Kelly, creator and CEO, and Maria Sansotta, sales & marketing manager, Tarte Cosmetics.

June 2009



Today's sampling constructions offer beauty lines exciting branding opportunities that build loyal customers and drive sales.
by Leah Genuario

May 2009



Somewhere along the way, sustainability lost its earthy-crunchy stigma and became the cost-savings buzzword of the consumer products world, in part, thanks to mega-retailer Wal-Mart. While some niche beauty brands have always followed this eco-friendly route, here's why large corporate boards are now pushing for sustainable measures and how packaging suppliers are innovating with new methods and materials, even in a slow economy.
by Jamie Matusow

March 2009



Clariant Masterbatches describes how it forecasts consumer color tendencies.

December 2008



Packaging suppliers are pulling out the stops and looking to other sectors to meet beauty brands' quests for innovative ways to stand out on-shelf.
by Jamie Matusow

September 2008



Executives from the world-renowned beauty authority talk about its milestone anniversary, the last decade and how sampling and specialty packaging helped make the company a consumer favorite.
by Joanna Cosgrove

June 2008



Sample and trial sizes are growing in number-and yielding big results.
by Leah Genuario

April/May 2008



Covert and overt technologies-and online monitoring-can help keep your company's revenues and reputation intact.
by Christine Esposito

November 2007



Combating Pirates and Parasites
by Joanna Cosgrove

July / August 2007



A look at innovative sun care packaging found on store shelves this summer.
by Leah Genuario

April / May 2007



A look at sustainable and recyclable packaging in the personal care arena.
by Ava Caridad

January / February 2007



by Leah Genuario

by Ava Caridad

December 2006



Luxury packaging for cosmetics and personal care adds that certain something to high-end products looking to make their mark.
by Ava Caridad, Editor

October / November 2006



by Ava Caridad, Editor

September 2006




March 2006



Package Accessories add the finishing, distinctive touch to beauty products.
by Janet Herlihy

January / February 2006



PureOlogy Research wins our Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging award.
by Leah Genuario

December 2005



A tale of Joe: A story of a theoretical company and its outsourcing needs as it grows from a start-up to large brand marketer.
by Leah Genuario

October / November 2005



Innovative containers and sophisticated decoration help convince consumers to 'try it, you'll like it'
by Janet Herlihy

September 2005



A preview of the 13th annual beauty trade show held this month in New York City.

July / August 2005



Luxe Pack New York drew a sizeable crowd to the two-day luxury packaging event.

April / May 2005



Creative constructions and distribution methods aid in making fragrance sampling an important promotional tool.
by Leah Genuario

March 2005




January / February 2005



This venerable brand is the epitome of luxury, fashion and quality.
by Janet Herlihy

September / October 2004



Graduate students tackle beauty
by Stephan Kanlian, Contributing Editor

May / June 2004



Suppliers continue to innovate and enhance ways to deliver small packages.
by Timothy Dowd

November / December 2003



Consolidation means fewer, but stronger, manufacturers.
by Janet Herlihy

Dior Addict’s Maxim’Eyes Package by Techpack’s Team of Companies

September / October 2003



Protection, brand identification and differentiation are all key.
by Janet Herlihy


May / June 2003



Packaging developments for sampling and unit-dose applications offer a variety of diminutive formats.
by Janet Herlihy

Being able to offer marketers a variety of services—from filling and sealing, to shrink-wrapping and packout—is a growing strategy for packaging suppliers.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

March / April 2003



Cosmoprof 2003 was a good place to spot the latest/greatest from suppliers
by Janet Herlihy

The Youth Market for cosmetics, fragrance and personal care continues to grow
by Janet Herlihy

The latest in form and fashion for fragrance, color cosmetics and personal care packaging was on display in Bologna.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

November / December 2002



Contract manufacturing and contract packaging exert growing influence
by Janet Herlihy

September / October 2002



In the beauty business, secondary packaging has primary importance
by Janet Herlihy

July / August 2002



Mass marketers of color cosmetics seek ways to make their products easier to buy and sell for consumers and retailers
by Ellen Wuagneux

Specialty packaging manufacturer offers custom luxe looks and uncommon services.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

May / June 2002



Good things come in small packages
by Janet Herlihy

Liz Claiborne Cosmetics launches a romantic getaway in a bottle.

Cosmetic component suppliers are busy developing new products: near right, a duo-pack from Arrowpack; far right, compacts chosen by Avon from Toly.

April 2002



Packaging design can make all the difference
by Janet Herlihy

February 2002



With today’s advances, everything from simple communication to decoration to compliance and security–that’s what
by Janet Herlihy

Fall 2001



3C Puts a New Twist On Compact Designs

Home fragrance sales have slowed, but new packaging options may give the market a boost.
by Veronica MacDonald, Associate Editor

Spring 2001



Increased competition in the cosmetic market means that now more than ever, marketers are turning sampling efforts up a notch to attract and keep customers.
by Ellen Wuagneux


News Search Results



53 articles found with the search term 'samples'

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Beauty Swap Website Launches


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Scope Installs Dispensers in Restrooms


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Ocean Potion Sets Sail on Carnival Ships


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P&G Debuts Try It, Love It Program


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Beauty.com Launches VIP GWP


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Top Beauty Brands for Millennials


Posted on September 26, 2013 @ 09:01 am

Maybelline at the Allure Lounge at Fashion Week


Posted on September 5, 2013 @ 11:51 am

Next Skincare Trend May Be Marble Berry


Posted on August 20, 2013 @ 01:09 pm

Promoting a JFK-Inspired Fragrance


Posted on August 20, 2013 @ 09:55 am

Vilcek Awards Adds Design as New Category


Posted on August 8, 2013 @ 09:45 am

Skincare Brand Supports U.S. Masters Swim Team


Posted on August 7, 2013 @ 09:45 am

YouBeauty Receives Millions in Funding


Posted on July 30, 2013 @ 09:38 am

Beauty Addicts Get New Rewards at Sephora


Posted on July 30, 2013 @ 09:12 am

GWP at Beauty.com is a Product-Filled Bag


Posted on July 9, 2013 @ 08:38 am

Watch for P&G Freebies Today


Posted on June 19, 2013 @ 08:56 am

CurlKit Subscribers Rise


Posted on March 26, 2013 @ 09:15 am

New Sampling Concept at CPNA 2013


Posted on March 13, 2013 @ 08:55 am

The Power of Beauty Influencers


Posted on January 18, 2013 @ 07:18 am

L'Oreal Gives 1 Mill on Facebook


Posted on January 16, 2013 @ 07:37 am

ILEOS' New Acquisition


Posted on January 8, 2013 @ 09:45 am

Blowout Beauty Launches Online


Posted on December 28, 2012 @ 09:19 am

Sampling Swift's Wonderstruck Enchanted


Posted on December 4, 2012 @ 09:39 am

Birchbox Expands to Europe


Posted on September 14, 2012 @ 08:03 am

L'Oreal Picks Digital Beauty Tech Innovators


Posted on July 23, 2012 @ 07:40 am

Using Metallic Effects to Add Brand Impact


Posted on May 21, 2012 @ 11:06 am

HBA Global Announces 2012 IPDA Finalists


Posted on May 15, 2012 @ 09:34 am

Male Grooming Products Arrive in the Mail


Posted on April 11, 2012 @ 10:34 am

L'Oréal Invests Heavily in Hair


Posted on March 28, 2012 @ 10:39 am

Another Luxury Beauty Sample Club Launches


Posted on January 31, 2012 @ 08:53 am

Beauty Bar and Allure Launch Sample Society


Posted on January 30, 2012 @ 10:37 am

Diamond Introduces New Sustainable Packaging


Posted on December 2, 2011 @ 07:53 am

PPC Competition Award Winners


Posted on October 25, 2011 @ 08:19 am

Aveeno Plants a Jungle in Times Square


Posted on April 8, 2011 @ 06:03 am

Beauty Encounter Unwraps Holiday Gift Guide


Posted on November 11, 2010 @ 08:52 am

Mintel: Women Like to Smell How They feel


Posted on October 29, 2010 @ 08:23 am

GoGoGirlfriend.com Launches Sampling Program


Posted on October 25, 2010 @ 08:23 am

Report Reveals What Makes Beauty Ads Compelling


Posted on October 14, 2010 @ 09:04 am

Webinar Announced: Color Management for Cosmetics


Posted on July 29, 2010 @ 09:41 am

Alpha Packaging Expands HDPE Cosmo Line


Posted on July 23, 2010 @ 07:58 am

Qosmedix Introduces Fragrance Sampling Solutions


Posted on July 12, 2010 @ 08:31 am

Alpha Packaging Launches New HDPE Cylinders


Posted on May 24, 2010 @ 08:45 am

Artistry Skin Care Comes to Town for Fashion Week


Posted on February 9, 2010 @ 09:10 am

Alpha Packaging Grows PET Bottle Line


Posted on February 1, 2010 @ 10:02 am

World Wide Introduces New Round Packaging


Posted on January 13, 2010 @ 02:06 pm

Kressley and Kardashian Front for Caress


Posted on March 19, 2009 @ 07:46 am

Bare Escentuals to Launch Buxom Lash in NYC


Posted on February 12, 2009 @ 09:42 am

L’Oréal Paris Brings Beauty Pavilion to State Fair


Posted on August 18, 2008 @ 10:16 am

John Bailey Responds to Study on Phthalates in Baby Care Products


Posted on February 4, 2008 @ 10:34 am

Irish Spring Targets Men


Posted on March 19, 2007 @ 10:00 am

Kimberly-Clark to Launch New Line of Sun Care


Posted on March 7, 2007 @ 10:50 am