India’s Forest Essentials believes its launch with UK beauty e-tailer lookfantastic will help it to boost its international appeal as prepares to expand its footprint to the Middle East, South East Asia and the US in the next few years.
COVID-19 forced huge swathes of beauty brands and retailers online overnight, changing long-established market models and shifting shopper mindsets. Industry must now plan and deliver on innovations that cater to this new environment and fresh opportunities...
Following the Oman-based luxury fragrance house’s expansion into the US, Amouage is now setting its sights on expanding its retail stores, rolling out its new e-commerce fulfillment platform, and shaping its strategy to meet US consumers’ perfumery demands.
E-commerce will continue its insatiable rise over the next five years in beauty, with pureplay online retailers like Alibaba, Amazon and JD.com set to bolster significant growth and brand-retailer collaborations to prove key, says an expert.
Try-before-we-buy has come under scrutiny in cosmetics amid the pandemic, with brands innovating touchless solutions to promote safe and hygienic handling when shopping for beauty buys. Subsequently, sampling strategies are evolving—with a big emphasis...
Sephora’s acquisition of British beauty e-commerce major Feelunique and tie-up with German online fashion retailer Zalando are clearly part of a move to capture younger beauty consumers, notably millennials and Gen Z, says an analyst.
Online beauty customer reviews in 2020 showed a sharp decline in sentiment across hair care, largely fuelled by product dissatisfaction around DIY hair colour kits and shipping issues, according to AI data specialist Revuze.
TikTok has expanded its partnership with Shopify across Europe, giving beauty brands direct access to run and manage social media ad campaigns via the e-commerce platform – a move that will create buzz amongst a highly engaged and diverse mass of beauty...
UK e-commerce major The Hut Group has aggressively expanded in recent months, propelling it way ahead of competitors in health and beauty, but it must now deepen its customer base to continue leading in such a crowded market, says GlobalData.
Natural was the top product claim made across the online global beauty and personal care space last year, driven by a huge wave of new brands entering the market. But consumer interest in the space is fading, warns Euromonitor International.
Beauty has weathered waves of uncertainty during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and pop-up stores or curbside pick-up locations could be the key to a much-needed business boost, say two retail experts.
The beauty retail landscape has morphed dramatically during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, with brands forced online and cross-channel marketing more critical than ever in what will soon become the new normal, an online marketing expert says.
China’s retail sector took a dire hit this year due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak but one industry expert believes we have not seen the back of beauty in brick-and-mortar if it learns to adapt quickly to the times.
Beauty is one of the hardest-hit consumer categories in the ongoing global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but it will also likely bounce back fastest because of digital strengths, says an expert consultant.