Costco’s E-Commerce Business Pushes Into Prestige Beauty And Major Trends
As traditional beauty retail distribution divisions break down, Costco is picking up emerging prestige players online such as Adsorb as it extends into trendy beauty territory. The brand is part of a J-beauty initiative at the warehouse club concept that’s launching on its website with products from the likes of Shiseido, SK-II, ...
New Retailer Salt&Water Takes Clean Beauty To The Heartland
The coasts don’t have a monopoly on clean beauty. In Oklahoma City, makeup artist Chelsey Ann Cobbs is leading consumers into the segment at her new store Salt&Water, which has begun with a pop-up before it settles into its permanent location in January. The 1,300-square-foot pop-up stocking 50 brands is just blocks away ...
True Botanicals Pushes Into Retail As It Pulls Back From Wholesale
Inside True Botanicals’ 1,800-square-foot San Francisco store, customers can sniff ylang ylang, rose and sandalwood as they assemble custom scents, receive facials tailored to their skincare concerns with back-bar products not found elsewhere and check out the latest the brand has to offer at an onsite lab experimenting with various merchandise concepts in ...
E-tailer Switch2Pure’s Pop-up Enters An Elite Retail Lineup At Houston’s River Oaks District
E-tailer Switch2Pure has joined Cartier, Dior, Tom Ford, Stella McCartney, Harry Winston and Hermès at the luxury outdoor shopping complex River Oaks District in Houston with a temporary store that’s a prelude to a permanent location. The 1,200-square-foot space marrying Palm Beach chic with Hollywood glamour houses some 75 clean beauty brands across ...
Can New Supplement Store Concepts Succeed Where The Vitamin Shoppe And GNC Have Struggled?
As consumer enthusiasm for all things wellness swells, the $35.9 billion U.S. dietary supplement industry grows along with it and is projected to skyrocket to $56.7 billion in sales by 2024. With supplements soaring, longtime vitamin juggernauts like GNC and The Vitamin Shoppe should be reaping the protein-packed benefits. Instead, they’re withering. The former ...
At Urban Pearl Collective, Clean Beauty Shoppers Can Get It All (Or They Will Be Able To Soon)
At Urban Pearl Collective, a shopper can pick up a biodegradable yoga mat, matcha whisk, blue light-blocking glasses, dry shampoo, eye shadow, serum, silk pillow and smudge sticks. Founded by Marguerite Gray Buer, the new e-tailer’s concept is to span the spectrum of clean beauty across the skincare, makeup, haircare, bath and body, ...