The NPD Group, which tracks prestige beauty, has reported that sales of makeup and skin care with SPF reached $1.1 billion in U.S. prestige department stores from June 2012 to May 2013, a 24% increase from three years ago.
Results of the survey indicate that 68% of consumers plan to spend up to $500 this back-to-school shopping season compared with 63% in 2012 and 48% in 2011. Additionally, 17% of respondents plan to spend between $500 and $1,000, and 15% of shoppers said they have no back-to-school shopping budget this year.
Lifestyle brand RuMe announced today select customizable iPhone and iPad cases and organizational accessories will be sold in Target locations nationwide as part of a back-to-school campaign beginning on July 28.
Witherspoon lauds a 27-year history in consumer packaged goods at P&G, beginning his career in field advertising and securing positions of increasing responsibility in customer business development across multiple categories and customers and global regions.
Executives from seven companies gathered in June for the inaugural meeting of the Point of Care Communication Council, an association representing firms who provide health education, medical marketing and programs in doctor’s offices, pharmacies and hospitals.
Starbucks Coffee Co. and Danone, a producer of French dairy products, announced today a strategic partnership that will bring a line of healthy, specialty yogurt products to participating Starbucks stores and grocery channels.