April 22, 2015

Wednesday marked the 45th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Since its inception, the movement has sparked a vast outpouring of support and this year was no exception.

April 2, 2015

Coty has completed its acquisition of the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel.

April 1, 2015

Amazon.com introduces latest replenishment service that will encourage shoppers to re-order supplies exclusively through the online retailer. 

March 31, 2015

San Francisco Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in beauty company Japonesque, whose beauty products are inspired by the professional makeup tools used in Kabuki theatre in Japan.

March 23, 2015

According to an upcoming study from Nielsen, multicultural consumers today are leaders in technology adoption.

 

March 20, 2015

Google and Intel announced a new partnership with luxury watch manufacturer TAG Heuer to develop a Swiss smartwatch.

March 18, 2015

Meijer on Tuesday announced the pilot of a new Skechers concept shop. 

March 13, 2015

Speaking to Walgreens’ commitment to owned brands that help differentiate its beauty offerings, the company officially unveiled the new Nonie Creme Colour Prevails beauty collection with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning.

 

March 9, 2015

Despite a large amount of hype, most consumers interested in wearable technology are not currently planning to buy an Apple Watch when it becomes available.

February 11, 2015

Energizer Personal Care’s Playtex Sport brand is looking to jazz up the feminine care market with the introduction of its first ever pads and liners designed with Sport Level Protection.

February 6, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar earlier this week reported $138.8 million in January sales, up 3%. 

December 29, 2014

The day after Christmas posted the highest traffic for online shopping, with 125 points, since the 2014 holiday shopping season began. According to Verizon Retail Index data, year-over-year, traffic attributed to online shopping was on par (125) with the same day in 2013.

 

December 11, 2014

There’s a shift happening within the ethnic beauty market — specifically in the hair care segment — as competition in the category becomes more intense and as multicultural beauty marketers increasingly recognize the importance of breaking the borders between general and multicultural beauty.

December 3, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Tuesday reported a sales increase of 2% to $154.3 million for the four-week fiscal month of November ended Nov. 29. 

 

December 2, 2014

Elizabeth Arden has signed an exclusive agreement with supermodel Karlina Caune to be the new global face of the brand.

December 1, 2014

Consumer Reports last week projected less shopper traffic over the five days between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday.

December 1, 2014

Black Friday isn't what it used to be. 

December 1, 2014

ShopperTrak on Saturday reported that sales at brick-and-mortar retailers were relatively flat as compared to last year, down 0.5% over Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday from the $12.4 billion tracked in 2013.

 

November 24, 2014

Rite Aid on Monday announced that many of its 4,600 locations will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and will be opening 7 a.m. on Black Friday.

November 24, 2014

More consumers are planning to shop on Black Friday than Thanksgiving, however when compared to last year, shopping intent has slightly decreased, according to a recently released survey from CivicScience.

November 21, 2014

Rite Aid, Meijer, Sears and Walgreens rank as some of the best retailers for Black Friday deals.

 

November 20, 2014

Eighty-one percent of respondents plan to spend more or the same amount on the holidays compared with a month or two ago.

 

November 19, 2014

Burt’s Bees and Guess fragrance are best positioned to win their respective categories in the online channel this holiday season. That’s according to a pre-holiday analysis by Clavis Insight, a provider of online retail store analytics for consumer packaged goods brands.

November 14, 2014

Deckers Brands has announced the grand opening of its first-ever UGG Australia technology-driven concept store, located in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.