SmartStory Technologies on Tuesday announced it has deployed its SmartStory enterprise platform, which automates the delivery of short, sequenced and personalized videos in several U.S. retail pharmacies.
Indie beauty brand Butter London has announced that private equity investment firm Encore Consumer Capital has made a majority investment in the company and will form a partnership to help develop and market the Seattle-based brand.
CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners, Nutra Nail nail care treatments and Scar Zone scar treatment, widened its net loss during second quarter 2014, and has pulled the plug on its Gel Perfect brand.
The National Retail Federation, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Food Marketing Institute, Merchant Advisory Group, National Association of Convenience Stores, National Grocers Association, and National Restaurant Association are jointly calling for an open and universal tokenization standard in the U.S. payments system.
Pharmacies in Europe are reportedly stealing market share from beauty retailers like Sephora as they increasingly stock their shelves with natural and organic cosmetic brands, and consumers look to curb spending on higher-priced products, according to a Reuters report.