Hand Sanitizer Stories

Uncertain times do seem to create the best and the worst behavior in human kind. Depending on how people react to difficult situations, altruism, or profiteering and self interest can emerge. In many countries the shelves of hand sanitizer and soap with sanitizing chemicals is going out of stock fast, stores cannot replenish the stock fast enough.  In the USA the authorities had to bring

How are online sales affecting retail in the Middle East perfume market?

In the Middle East we have some really impressive perfume stores. We are spoilt for choice by having access to all of the world’s perfume brands in some beautiful locations. The Middle East is well known for its love of perfumes and heavy consumption and consequently every brand wants to be represented here. Big international retail stores such as Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdales have a

Which perfume brands are environmentally friendly?

The threat of global warming has meant that many of us are rethinking the way we shop and what we buy. However, for cosmetics and perfumery brands how feasible is it to recycle perfume packaging? Most perfume sets are a combination of materials : glass, plastic, aluminum, zinc alloy or wood which makes it difficult to recycle packaging.  Nearly all perfume bottles sold have crimp
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Top 20 Innovators and Rule Breakers in perfumery packaging

What is innovation in perfumery packaging? Most of perfumery design follows the tried and tested rules of design for perfumery which involve elements of simplicity, elegance and minimalism. But a few brands have dared to be different and the results are stunning…. The house of Sillage – The epitome of luxury. There are many different collections, but the most extravagant is the limited edition collection
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How to find your perfect fragrance

When I was growing up in the early 80s fragrance didn’t interest me at all. That was because there was a real dearth of fragrances suited to a younger palate. My earliest recollections of perfumes in the UK were my grandma’s favorite ‘Tramp’ and ‘Charlie’ or Yardley lily of the Valley and for special occasions Chanel No 5. At that time fragrances were either of
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