Firmenich Names New CEO

Gilbert Ghostine succeeds Patrick Firmenich, who becomes vice chairman of the board.

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Rihanna Tackles Men's Fragrances

In September, the singer's licensee, Parlux Fragrances Inc., will launch Rogue Man by Rihanna.

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Named Glamsquad CEO

The on-demand beauty service app delivers at-home beauty services by experienced stylists.

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Business Development: Rachel Low

Rachel Low talks her tailor-made work path.

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Flashpoint: The Fragrance Foundation Awards

It was people, rather than products, who were the big winners at the Fragrance Foundation Awards, namely Michael Gould.

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Last Call: Deborah Lippmann Celebrates 15th Anniversary

For Deborah Lippmann, there could be only one way to celebrate her namesake brand’s 15th birthday.

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WWD Fetes CEW's 60th

Le Colonial’s second floor was predictably packed with revelers celebrating CEW’s 60th anniversary at a cocktail party cohosted by CEW and WWD.

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The Mothers of Invention: Essie Weingarten, Charlotte Knight

Two of nail’s most innovative entrepreneurs prove that when it comes to creating must-have products, great minds think alike.

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Social Studies: Twitter Hosts With the Most

Ron Robinson, Diane Rankin and their team at BeautyStat know how to throw a great party—Twitter party, that is.

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Beauty by the Numers: Top Dollar

In all, 2013 was a good year for the chief executive officers of beauty's publicly traded U.S. companies.

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Girl Power: The Top 10 Models of 2013

The top 10 models of 2013, as ranked by, based on their contracts, ad campaigns, magazine covers and editorial and fashion-show bookings.

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