fragrance

Fragrance Sales See 10% Growth

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NPD Group

Direct-to-consumer sales of U.S. prestige fragrance has grown to $285 million, according to the NPD Group, in a report covering the 12 months preceding February 2014.

While a fraction of the $3 billion U.S. prestige-fragrance market, the performance of products sold on department store websites, in key online-only beauty retailers and through TV/home shopping retailers is a bright spot for the industry, which saw 2% declines during the same time period.

Bond No. 9 Hudson Yards Fragrance

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Bond No. 9 Hudson Yards Fragrance

This brand is on a mission to map out New York City with scents, and is now introducing a scent representing a neighborhood currently under construction: Hudson Yards. The scent features a host of petals, including lily of the valley, freesia, pink peppercorns and peony buds. The futuristic bottle is an iridescent chartreuse with a ripening cloth flower blossom around the neck. Call 877.273.3369 or visit www.bondno9.com.

Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

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Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

There are nine key fragrances that retailers ought to be aware of in 2014, according to a comprehensive study by Arylessence. The fragrance company uncovered nine scents that are expected to stimulate consumer interest in sensory-driven product categories, including personal care, in 2014.

Sweet Feet: Foot Spray

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Sweet Feet: Foot Spray

This foot spray prevents and eliminates shoe odors and germs. It’s available in two scents: cherry plum in bright pink packaging and a more masculine scent with black labeling. Call 760.813.6077 or visit www.sweetfeetspray.com.

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