Coconut oil is the hero ingredient in Kopari products. And the San Diego, California – based beauty startup has plans to grow its business even further, creating more coconut beauty products and reaching more consumers in-store and online.
Mass market retailers, well-known for their beauty and personal care departments, fare much better than the specialty cosmetic retail shops that received grades as part of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families annual retailer report card program.
The insights and marketing firm released the results of its latest consumer trust survey this week, and which stores and etailers Canadian cosmetics and personal care shoppers trust says a lot about the current beauty retail moment.
In collaboration with the retail real estate company GGP, Forever 21 has plans for over a dozen stand-alone beauty boutiques meant to deliver the experiences and products that millennial and Gen Z cosmetics and personal care consumers want.
Saks Fifth Avenue is rethinking its beauty retail and services concepts and opening new digital salons / spas / makeup counters in partnership with renowned hair colorist Joel Warren. The Salon Project will roll out in stores over the next two years.
In her Indie Beauty Profile, Lea Anne Christine Fulton, founder of L.A. Christine, talks about her brand’s version of multi-channel retail, which spans pop-ups and direct TV, and she describes how her Finish heritage infuses everything about the brand,...
This week, eBrand Commerce launched a new turnkey ecommerce platform and services offering meant for small and medium brands. And the company’s announcement features its work with beauty clients so heavily, it’s clear eBrand is aiming to get in on the...
At yesterday evening’s Beauty Insider Series event, Reinventing Retail Stores, executives from Ulta Beauty, Walgreens, and Cos Bar spoke on a panel moderated by Jenny B. Fine, editor of WWD Beauty Inc. The group discussed just how their companies are...
The boutique beauty segment has gone from strength to strength, as more and more consumers choose to shop in a more curated and personalized environment that meets their expectations of a brand experience.
With plans to lift its store count by more than 10% this year and to create a seamless cross-channel shopping experience for consumers, the fragrance and beauty retailer has expanded its deal with tech provider Aptos.
The television shopping channel has evolved as media and consumer buying habits have. And at the end of October, QVC will debut a new multichannel beauty-only retail network for today’s personal care, fragrance, and cosmetics shopper.
Late last week the beauty and fragrance manufacturer announced its most recent financial results, with sales up in all categories, makeup performing best, and a net sales increase across the region—in Canada, the States, and Latin America.
This month the retailer asked suppliers to change product labeling and eventually reformulate to remove eight ingredients of concern. While the focus is on household goods for now, proponents of ‘clean beauty’ see it as a step in the right direction.
BrandSpark International, a brand, marketing, and product innovation firm specializing in consumer packaged goods just released the results of its ecommerce study, and earlier this year rated beauty brands across dozens of categories.
This week, that industry’s news coverage highlights the success of standalone beauty shops like Sephora and Ulta but also points to the increase in foot traffic that the right personal care and cosmetic brands and services bring into drug and big-box...
The multinational beauty company announced a CRO role for its Montreal-based L'Oréal Canada subsidiary this month. The new executive will lead retail strategy and customer experience for the company’s branded boutiques and shops.
The skin care company’s new identity isn’t a simple brand refresh, H2O+ Beauty CEO Joy Chen has changed distribution models, formulations, packaging, company headquarters, and more to revitalize the unprofitable business.
In both the US and worldwide the run away success of Sephora is serving to boost newer, fresher and independent color cosmetics that are bringing a new dynamic to the category. But can those brands keep up with the fast pace of change?
L’Oréal’s color cosmetics brand NYX Professional Makeup just opened a digitally enhanced flagship store in California’s Silicon Valley. It’s the start of a new retail strategy for NYX and part of an industry wide movement.
Speaking at a sold-out CEW event last night in New York City, Calvin McDonald, Americas President and CEO of the prestige beauty retailer, shared the inside story of Sephora’s reimaged concept store on San Francisco’s Powell Street.
Late last week the retailer opened beautyBOUTIQUE.ca as an online shopping site, getting in on a mass-market trend that’s moving similar companies into closer competition with specialized beauty and personal care retailers.
Cosmetics brands and ecommerce generalists that launched as pure play digital ventures are shifting to omni-channel commerce, and a new report from global market research firm Kline looks into the phenomenon.
That according to Donna Barson, senior associate with market research consultancy Kline Group, who spoke with Cosmetics Design about the opportunities for cosmetics and personal care brands in this space.
Consumers shopping for fragrance in department stores have a much different experience than those in drug stores. But one industry veteran has a notion to change that, using tech and common sense to inspire perfume purchases in the drug store.
Nowadays e-commerce is big business and beauty brands would do well listen to consumers and ensure they have a more personalised online shopping experience if they are to grab the opportunity and make the most of the digital world.
Analysts predict e-commerce purchasing to dominate 70% of all goods bought by 2020. With the rise of this platform comes the opportunity for packaging customisation, but the industry has yet to tap into this, says a RHIEM expert.
The L’Oréal Redken professional hair care brand has been given a face-lift, which includes a complete redesign of its packaging that incorporates interlocking jars for the many different hair styling choices in the new range.
Some of the largest U.S. brands have been falling on hard times of late and rumours have been circulating that beauty retailer Ulta Salon is suffering most of all. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a look into the matter.