September 3, 2013

Ulta Beauty has announced its top beauty trends for fall 2013 with its annual "21 Days of Beauty" celebration.

January 30, 2013

A hunger relief group serving Philadelphia and surrounding areas has hired a New York-based brand and retail design consultancy to design a prototype nonprofit grocery store to address food deserts.

November 26, 2012

L’Oréal has signed an agreement with Castanea Partners to acquire the fashion-forward, edgy beauty brand Urban Decay.

July 5, 2011

Ever see the movie “Pleasantville,” where the kid and his sister get sucked into their TV set and become trapped in a late-1950s sitcom? As the two introduce 1990s sensibilities to inhabitants of the fictitious town, the people and their surroundings slowly transform from black-and-white to color. The film is a metaphor for enlightenment, innovation and discovery.


June 16, 2011

The Windy City’s problem with food deserts is getting attention from the city’s mayor and some of the country’s top retailers, according to published reports.

December 7, 2010


NEW YORK — Macy’s is complementing its traditional beauty counters with an open-sell space of niche beauty brands, dubbed Impulse Beauty.


By October, the open-sell concept had made its way into more than 50 Macy’s stores across the country, including the Herald Square location in New York. An additional 50 Macy’s stores will debut the concept in 2011.


August 22, 2010

Moving to bring healthier food choices to more inner-city residents, Walgreens unveiled its new expanded...

February 18, 2010

The Obama administration plans to bolster health and wellness in America’s inner cities through supermarkets,...