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 in size by 53% to 90,000 square feet over the course of three construction phases to ...
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 Conscious Beauty Campaign spotlighting brands that care about doing good as well as their customers’ looking ...
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 170-year-old chemist founded in Nottingham isn’t in good shape. On Tuesday, its owner, Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreens ...