Luxe Brands has announced that the Ariana Grande
fragrance line has exceeded $150 million in retail sales
globally. Since 2015, Ariana Grande has released four
fragrances, which include: Ari, Moonlight, Frankie and
Sweet Like Candy (pictured). The scents are available
at retailers like Ulta Beauty, Shoppers Drug Mart, Boots
and Douglas. “The Ariana Grande fragrance business
continues to defy the trajectory of celebrity fragrances,”
says Joel B. Ronkin, CEO of Luxe Brands. “With
Ariana’s undeniable status as an international superstar,
the success of the Ariana Grande fragrance portfolio is
certain to continue to reach new heights.
Kim Kardashian West has launched a line of crystal-inspired fragrances called KKW Fragrance. The range
includes KKW Crystal Gardenia, a feminine fragrance with
top notes of water lily, heart notes of gardenia, tiara flower
and velvet tuberose, and bottom notes of wood and
musk; KKW Crystal Gardenia Citrus, a perfume with notes
such as citrus, watery fruits, woods and musk; and KKW
Crystal Gardenia Oud, a fragrance that includes notes of
bergamot, lavender, red rose and jasmine, with deeper
notes of oud, patchouli and amber. The packaging
features Albéa’s XD11 pump, an ultra-compact design
with an invisible engine for a “harmonious mist.” The
pump is available in three dosages (70 µl, 100 µl, 120 µl).
Millennial men’s spending power is boosting the
male grooming market which, according to Kline
( www.klinegroup.com), was worth $4.5 billion in 2016,
representing a 3% growth rate.
“The evolution of male grooming is set to continue with
3% growth, with an increasing number of men taking
time and spending money on products to enhance their
appearance and the way they feel,” said Naira Aslanian,
a project manager in Kline’s consumer products practice.
“Male-centric salons and barbershops, recently on an
upswing, will continue to cater to increasingly demanding
male consumers with more service offerings and products.”
• Skin care products are the smallest category in the
grooming segment, but posted 8% growth, higher than
any other category, according to Kline. The sector is
being driven by mass and luxury anti-aging creams,
eye creams, tinted moisturizers and masks.
• Shaving products posted 6% growth, led by hot
brands like Bevel, Harry’s and Dollar Shave Club,
which recorded triple- and double-digit growth rates,
according to Kline
• Deodorants and antiperspirants, the largest category, is
growing at 4.5%, led by innovations such as dry sprays.