Beauty Pie Gets A Taste Of The Brick-And-Mortar Experience With Harvey Nichols Pop-Up

Beauty Pie’s no-markup business model was born purposely without retail middlemen. Marcia Kilgore, who founded and subsequently sold Bliss and Soap & Glory to LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy and Alliance Boots, respectively, came up with the...

Health And Wellness Chain Holland & Barrett Opens Clean Beauty Store In Birmingham

The Bullring & Grand Central shopping center in Birmingham, the second biggest city in the United Kingdom, covers 350,000 square feet with 200 shops, including Boots, The Body Shop, John Lewis, Superdrug, Selfridges, Morphe, H&M and Zara....

Harrods Is Making A Big Splash With Major Beauty Hall Renovations

Harrods, the London department store that began as a wholesale tea merchant and grocer in 1834, is giving its renowned food offering competition for attention with a massive update to its beauty hall. The hall—really, multiple halls—is growing...

Liberty London Responds To Consumer Demand For Cruelty-Free, Organic And Vegan Brands With Conscious Beauty Campaign

After noticing searches for vegan beauty on its website spike 135% and sales of conscious brands rise 43%, Liberty London decided to respond to the intensifying interest in ethical consumption. This month, storied retailer initiated its first...

In The Absence Of Sephora In The U.K., Boots Is Experimenting With An Open-Sell Beauty Concept

Last month, Sebastian James, CEO of Boots, informed the audience at a Retail Week conference that the Queen of England’s favorite lipstick is the Boots No 7 shade Gay Geranium. Despite the Queen’s endorsement, the nearly...