Guess Introduces New Fragrance, Skin Care – WWD

After a steep gross sales incline, Guess is increasing its grooming providing into skincare.
The model, now among the many quickest rising in licensee Inter Parfums Inc.’s portfolio, is introducing its Effect Eau de Toilette with complementary skincare merchandise, launching Aug. 1.
The vary consists of the Boost Invigorating Hair & Body Wash, Deodorizing Body Spray, Clean Rejuvenating Face Wash and Protect Hydrating Face Moisturizer. Prices vary from $10 to $48.
“We took over the enterprise from Coty two years in the past, and it was Paul [Marciano]’s concept to push the product line into grooming,” mentioned Jean Madar, chief govt officer of Inter Parfums Inc. “We have a great perfume enterprise, however we wished to launch this for Guess. We have a look at these sorts of issues when development is exceeding expectations, so this felt like the proper second.”

Guess Effect shall be distributed within the model’s brick-and-mortar places within the U.S., in addition to perfumeries in key markets like Italy and Russia, and Douglas in Germany.
Madar, nevertheless, didn’t rule out the potential of increasing distribution Stateside. “We may launch into retail for the U.S. and Canada,” he mused. “We now have a look at the lads’s care {industry}, and within the U.S., it’s a $10 billion enterprise, in Brazil it’s $6 billion. It’s an actual market, males are caring for their pores and skin, and the identify ‘Guess Effect’ is synonymous with ‘efficient,’ and males are in search of actual ends in their pores and skin,” he mentioned.
To that finish, the model integrated well-known hero elements, like caffeine, aloe vera and jojoba oil within the merchandise.
Fronting the road’s marketing campaign shall be Ignazio Moser, the Italian bike owner — “Italy is a key marketplace for Guess,” Madar added — and actress Cecilia Rodriguez.
The model goes huge on video, too, with a complete TikTookay marketing campaign for the perfume and skincare merchandise, which sources estimate to succeed in $20 million in retail gross sales globally for his or her first yr in the marketplace.
“The essential factor is to really feel the efficiency with a product, we wish to make certain the shopper has an entire grooming routine,” Madar mentioned.
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