Rite Aid’s Revamp And Drugstores’ Drive To Recapture Market Share In The Beauty Category

Earlier this month, Rite Aid revealed its Store of the Future look in two doors that include a wellness-focused beauty department loaded with indie brands. The better-for-you assortment marks the latest beauty format by a drugstore retailer that’s...

Harrods Moves Forward With Standalone H Beauty Concept As The Pandemic Stokes Retail Uncertainty

When luxury British department store Harrods revealed last year that it would open new standalone beauty retail concept H Beauty, it was unfathomable to imagine its debut would take place during a pandemic. But that’s just what...

Instagram’s Influencer Crackdown, Pinterest’s Creator Diversity Efforts And Other Social Media News

With the presidential election in the United States less then two weeks away, social media companies are consumed with political matters. Still, they’re not completely ignoring other matters. Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and TikTok are shoring up their...

Why Lemon Laine Waited So Long To Introduce E-Commerce—And How It’s Doing It Differently Now

When Laura Lemon started natural beauty and wellness retailer Lemon Laine three years ago, she made an unusual move not to launch e-commerce. “I always follow my gut and do things that excite me, and I wasn’t feeling...

Inside The Box: Solving The Mysteries Of Paper Packaging

Bottles, jars and tubes aren’t the only beauty packaging units affecting the environment. Secondary packaging is a big part of the story, too. “Sixty-five-plus percent of secondary packaging is made out of paper,” said Nader Naeymi-Rad, co-founder of...