Encore Episode: Laetitia Raoust, General Manager of Yves Saint Laurent Beauty U.S.
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In this encore episode of The Luxury Item podcast (published on October 5, 2021), Yves Saint Laurent Beauty U.S. General Manager Laetitia Raoust talks with Scott Kerr about shifting beauty customer habits, online sales strategies and key brand initiatives. Laetitia dives into the importance of Gen Z customers to YSL Beauty and how it's courting them with the launch of its NU collection of makeup-skincare hybrid products.  She also discusses how YSL Beauty is using influencers and social media to win over younger audiences, the halo effect of the Yves Saint Laurent brand legacy, the evolving definition of what luxury means in beauty, exploring new tech platforms for the brand, sustainability initiatives, and the strategy behind its buzz-worthy pop-up shops. Plus: Why YSL Beauty is obsessed with "consumer-centricity."

Laetitia Raoust, General Manager of Yves Saint Laurent Beauty U.S. (yslbeauty.com)

Scott Kerr, Founder & President of Silvertone Consulting

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