02/05/2015 - 1:48pm

In its first acquisition in 10 years, Macy’s has signed an agreement to acquire luxury beauty products retailer Bluemercury for $210 million in cash. The privately held Bluemercury, based in Washington, D.C., currently operates about 60 specialty stores in 18 states, primarily in prime street-level locations and urban lifestyle centers. Most locations include in-house spas. The company also operates an online business.

 

02/05/2015 - 12:16pm

The Venezeulan government has continued its crackdown on retail in the country for allegedly hoarding products.

02/05/2015 - 12:03pm

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences received from an anonymous donor an estate gift valued at $3 million that marks the largest bequest in the history of the college.

02/05/2015 - 11:16am

Drogueria Betances of Caguas, Puerto Rico has partnered with Hamacher Resource Group to develop an island-specific category management program to support community independent pharmacies.

02/05/2015 - 10:50am

The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance on Wednesday announced the results of the first salary survey for retail dietitians.

02/05/2015 - 10:45am

Sporting lush lashes is key to creating that perfect bold eye, and more women seem to be bringing some va-va-voom to their beauty regimen with false lashes.

02/05/2015 - 10:45am

This year’s hot beauty look is all about balance, with beauty mavens selecting a natural, no-makeup look on the skin, paired with a bold eye — especially a bold brow.

02/05/2015 - 10:45am

Today’s retailers are increasingly going high tech, embracing the latest technologies to further elevate the in-store shopping experience. This trend is especially evident in the beauty and fashion space — and for good reason. Such technologies enable shoppers to easily “try before they buy” and quickly access product information.

02/05/2015 - 10:45am

Are we in the midst of a beauty revolution? Perhaps. It is no secret that the ever-changing beauty category is all about trends, but one could argue that we are embarking on an especially interesting time in beauty as technology is changing the way consumers shop and new innovations strive to break through the noise.