Monthly Archives: February 2021

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GENEVA, Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Firmenich International SA, the world’s largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste company, announced its Half Year Results for the six months ended 31 December 2020.

Financial Highlights

  • Total Revenue reached CHF 1,997 million, up 2.3% on an organic basis at constant currency[1]. Including acquisitions, Total Revenue increased 14.0% year-over-year at constant currency. On a reported basis, Total Revenue increased 4.9% year-over-year
  • Adjusted EBITDA[2] of CHF 367 million, up 1.6% year-over-year on an organic basis at constant currency, and down -12.4% year-over-year on a reported basis
  • Adjusted EBITDA margin of 18.4%. On an organic basis at constant currency, Adj. EBITDA margin remained stable year-over-year. On a reported basis, Adj. EBITDA margin decreased by 360 basis points, due to the negative impact of foreign exchange
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Why it’s hard to shop sustainably if you’re plus size

As the detrimental effects of climate change take form, we’ve seen various industries change their production processes in hopes of slowing the rising sea levels and keeping up with the consumer demand for sustainable products. Among this list of industries moving toward progressive change, the fashion industry has slowly expanded its realm to include sustainable options such as recycled or ethically produced products and fabrics. However, even as the fashion industry inches toward a sustainable future, there lies a group of people left behind in these efforts: the plus-size community. 

A key struggle as a plus-size shopper that is not widely known is that plus-size clothing is often expensive. Brands such as Old Navy often charge more for clothes that go beyond size XL, and specialty brands for plus-size women rack up high price tags because of the “specialty” design that plus-size bodies “require.” This markup has been coined the

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The new Urban Decay Wild West Naked palette gives 2010 vibes in the best possible way

Just when you thought Urban Decay couldn’t possibly launch another Naked palette, they go and drop possibly the best one since the original launched in 2010.

In case you missed it, there’s been Naked, Naked 2, Naked 3, Naked Smoky, Naked Heat, Naked Cherry, Naked Reloaded, Naked Honey and most recently, Naked Ultraviolet.

And don’t get me started on the mini versions or we’ll be here all day.

For what is effectively the tenth Naked palette, Urban Decay were going to have to do something pretty special to catch my attention and boy did they do just that.

There I was scrolling through my phone when a post from Instagram account @Trendmood1 popped up with a palette that threw me back to 2010 in the best way possible.

Naked Wild West is the palette I never knew I wanted, or needed, until now.

Starting with the oil slick snakeskin packaging

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Paul Wilmot Communications Is Hiring A Senior Freelance Publicist, Fashion and Accessories In New York, NY

Paul Wilmot Communications is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Freelance Publicist to join its thriving Fashion team, which works with both men’s and women’s fashion and accessories brands.

Paul Wilmot Communications is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Freelance Publicist to join its thriving Fashion team, which works with both men’s and women’s fashion and accessories brands. The ideal candidate will support the senior staff on brand launches, on-going product placement, executive profiles, press previews, large scale events and managing junior staff.

Paul Wilmot Communications was established in 1997 in New York City. Over the course of the last 20 years, the agency has produced a significant public relations track record drawing from the highest profile fashion houses, prestige beauty brands, global consumer brands, retailers, and luxury lifestyle clientele. By cross-promoting within our divisions, PWC offers our clients access to new markets, thought leadership and increased

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