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How the fast-paced beauty industry left a tortoise like Revlon trailing

How the fast-paced beauty industry left a tortoise like Revlon trailing

In Revlon’s 1980s heyday, supermodels Cindy Crawford and Claudia Schiffer appeared in television and magazine advertising that promised to make women “unforgettable” with the brand’s bright red lipsticks. Today, consumers scout out cosmetics on social media and a flood of buzzy independent brands fronted by celebrities like singer Rihanna and influencer Kylie Jenner that have …

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Revlon Bonds Are in the Tank. It’s a Bad Sign for the High-Flying Stock.

Revlon Bonds Are in the Tank. It’s a Bad Sign for the High-Flying Stock.

Text size Revlon hair products are shown at a Houston Walmart this month. Brandon Bell/Getty Images A disconnect has emerged between Revlon ’s surging stock and the depressed bonds of the bankrupt cosmetics company. Some Revlon debt trades at distressed levels of around 10 cents on the dollar, indicating pessimism among fixed-income investors about the …

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