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Beauty Industry Power Players Discuss Key 2017 Trends in Beauty at BBR16

We presented our bi-annual BEAUTY BIZ ROUNDTABLE 16 (BBR16), on Friday, October 6th at the Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica Hotel. BBR16 featured senior executives from the West Coast’s beauty scene including Sephora, Benefit Cosmetics, John Paul Mitchell Systems, Guthy Renker, Algenist, and ipsy, who gathered to address the beauty industry’s trending topics in influencer marketing, e-commerce, retail merchandising, […]

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Beauty Biz Roundtable Sponsorship Opportunities

Hosted by Mazur Group, the Beauty Biz Roundtables (BBR) Series brings together 125 of the industry’s best and brightest in an intimate setting that truly fosters meaningful dialogue and networking.  Because of this, BBR is one of the most anticipated industry events in Los Angeles and has consistently sold out weeks in advance.  Sponsoring a BBR event is […]

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BBR12 TL Q&A: Robin Coe-Hutshing of Studio “Strategies for Success in a Changing Industry”

What is the difference between luck and chance? What does it have to do with having a successful business? That’s what beauty industry veteran, Robin Coe-Hutshing, discussed during her BBR12 roundtable. Robin Coe-Hutshing operates the consulting firm STUDIO, as Creative Brand Strategist. An industry veteran with cutting edge sensibilities, she offers a branding and product development […]

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BBR12 Thought Leader Q&A: Nikola Cline, Spilo Worldwide “Strategic Reinvention- How to Use Evolution or Revolution to Grow Sales”

According to a March NPD report, “the majority of women in the U.S. shop for beauty products, but a 4% drop in 2014 brought the industry to its lowest level of shoppers since 2008.” This emphasizes the increase in competition among beauty brands and retailers, since beauty consumer attitudes have drastically changed in the past […]

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How to Launch a Conference or Networking Event (SUCCESS magazine)

If you’ve attended our bi-annual Beauty Biz Roundtable series, you’ve probably wondered how we made it all happen. Success Magazine recently interviewed  Mazur Group’s President, Frances Mazur, on what it takes to put together an event like our BBR series. “I launched my company in 2007 and had a fantastic first year. Then the economy crashed. […]

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Brand Culture by BBR11 Thought Leader, Tim Rush, VP of Global Communications for Bumble and bumble

“Be eager and diligent but not aggressive.” Wise words from one of Beauty Biz Roundtable 11‘s most anticipated Thought Leaders, Tim Rush. Tim Rush is Vice President, Global Communications, Fashion Relations and Social Media for Bumble and bumble, with additional Communications responsibilities for Smashbox Cosmetics and Darphin Paris, with the Estee Lauder Companies.  He has experience […]

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Investing in Beauty Brands: BBR11 Thought Leader -Shaun Westfall, Managing Director at Piper Jaffray & Co.

According to the NPD, even during the deepest dip in the recession (2008-2010), sales of skincare products were up 21%. Other than the fashion, there really is no other industry where brands matter most than the beauty and personal care industry. Strong brand recognition and an almost unshakable brand loyalty are two of the many reasons […]

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The Evolution of Wet n Wild by BBR11 Thought Leader – Brian Talbot, VP of Marketing , Markwins Beauty Products, Inc.

Ask any woman what their first cosmetic purchase was and chances are, its probably from wet n wild. Known for it’s wallet-friendly prices and value, Wet n wild is not your average drugstore cosmetic brand. For starters, wet n wild is 35 years old! In 2012, the mass-market value-priced beauty brand made a splash with its […]

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How to Build Direct-to-Consumer Engagement by BBR11 Thought Leader, Carey Grange

“Don’t just OWN your customer, KNOW your customer.” Beauty Biz Roundtable 11 Thought Leader and a Consultant on Beauty Brands Strategy & Campaign Development for Guthy | Renker, Carey Grange, shared her expert advice on how beauty brands can drive consumer engagement. Carey Grange is founder and managing director of SkinnyPants, Inc., a brand development […]

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