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Beauty Deals Q3 2015

Beauty Deals Q3 2015

Brand Growth Management

Q3 2015 has been an off the charts blockbuster of both high volume and high caliber deals. The global scope of deals continues to be a mainstay, as well as digital and mobile platforms, new ways of reaching consumers and building brands, and new categories. BGM Principals, Kelly Kovack and Scott Gurfein round up Q3 beauty transactions.

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Date Posted 11/2/15

Fall Winter 2015 Real Time Trends

Fall Winter 2015 Real Time Trends

CEW Beauty Insider

At BGM we feel it’s important to reassess trends in real time to identify potential marketing and product opportunities within a current assortment or for the agile the ability to develop “Breakneck-Beauty. In either case, consumers expect products that are ALWAYS on trend. With this in mind, BGM reached out to strategic partner and color guru Roseanna Roberts to provide a real-time color forecast for Fall Winter 2015.

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Date Posted 09/15/15

Gather Ye Rosebuds

Gather Ye Rosebuds

Psychologies

Kelly Kovack, BGM Principal and Co-Founder of Odin Fragrances shares memories, inspiration and references with Emine Ali Rushton from Psychologies in a Q&A on why the ‘ubiquitous’ rose is still an inspiration in perfumery.

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Date Posted 08/14/15

BGM’S Q2 M&A Highlights

BGM’S Q2 M&A Highlights

CEW Beauty Insider

Brand Growth Management’s Kelly Kovack and Scott Gurfein are proving to be quite the Svengalis when it comes to eyeing Indies ripe for acquisition.

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Date Posted 07/17/15

Beauty Deals Q2 2015

Beauty Deals Q2 2015

Brand Growth Management News 019

While we don’t claim to have a crystal ball, it was only 9 months ago in our 2014 Q3 M&A recap that we predicted 23 potential transactions in the beauty space. Since then, of those 23 predictions, 7 have happened: Carol’s Daughter, Dermalogica, Dollar Shave Club, Glamglow, Kate Somerville, Murad, and Too Faced Cosmetics. BGM Principals, Kelly Kovack and Scott Gurfein take a look at Q2 beauty transactions.

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Date Posted 07/16/15

Beauty Deals Q1 2015

Beauty Deals Q1 2015

Brand Growth Management News 018

M&A activity in Q1 2015 is off and running. BGM Principals, Kelly Kovack and Scott Gurfein provide a Q1 recap on transaction activity in the beauty space.

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Date Posted 04/20/15

SoCozy Enters Target

SoCozy Enters Target

WWD

BGM Principal and SoCozy CoFounder, Scott Gurfein discusses the strategic white space opportunity in children’s hair care and the partnership with Target for the brand. 

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Date Posted 03/19/15

In The New

In The New

BW Confidential

BGM Principal and SoCozy CoFounder, Scott Gurfein shares what’s interesting about the SoCozy brand and upcoming strategic plans.

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Date Posted 03/10/15

Women Who Work It!

Women Who Work It!

Retail Me Not

BGM Principal Kelly Kovack contributes to Trae Bodge’s round up of expert beauty fixes and style tips from beauty industry ladies who know best. 

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Date Posted 03/26/15

Spring Summer 2015 Beauty Trends

Spring Summer 2015 Beauty Trends

Brand Growth Management News 017

As an industry, traditionally the focus has been on the future sometimes looking up to 2 years ahead trying to be the brand that sets the latest trend or creates the next “Vamp”. With this in mind, BGM reached out to strategic partner and color guru Roseanna Roberts to provide a real-time color forecast for Spring 2015.

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Date Posted 03/26/15