Drug and discount stores have managed to lure customers away from specialty and department stores to their doors for color cosmetics, where brows and lashes are leading the charge to attract shoppers, skin care and bubble bath products.
Sales of artificial eyelashes packaged with adhesives rose 31% to $157 million, according to IRI data for multi-outlet retailers for the 52-week period ended March 19. Eyelash adhesives kicked in another $30 million and showed growth of 24%.
New product activity in styling aids and treatments could put a positive jolt into the hair care category.
Recent research from 210 Analytics found that three-quarters of people see candy as a little indulgence and reward, and 74% said candy can be enjoyed in moderation.
The Journal of the American Geriatric Society has projected that the cost for the first year of hearing loss treatment in older adults will reach $51 billion nationwide by 2030.
As more Americans wrestle with the cost of their health care, they continue to gravitate toward better lifestyle choices, which means niche products that were at one time only purchased by body builders and serious athletes have become appealing to the mainstream consumer.
The new London Drugs location in Vancouver’s Park Royal Shopping Centre features an in-store optical clinic, as well as a Learning Lab.
On May 10, Story unveiled its latest iteration, “Fresh,” which is being done in collaboration with Walmart’s Jet.com division.
The Cabanas at the Phoencian were busy on Monday with Strategic Exchange Appointments during the 2017 NACDS Annual Meeting.
To close out NACDS Annual 2017, attendees gathered Tuesday night for a reception before dinner, followed by entertainment from Idina Menzel.