Men’s Brand Maapilim Pops Up In A Chic Manhattan Showcase For Its Haircare And Skincare
Maapilim is experimenting with its own retail by popping up in New York. The Tel Aviv-based stylish men’s brand’s temporary 350-square-foot Nolita location on Elizabeth Street puts its haircare and skincare in front of shoppers in a city where it’s seen high customer conversion rates and lifetime values online. The pop-up comes as ...
A New Department Store Narrative: Story Launches Inside Macy’s With A Rainbow Of Color And Wide Array Of Indie Brands
Stepping out of the bright sunlight into Macy’s at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif., a rainbow of eclectic products never before offered at the retailer is a surprise to shoppers expecting the standard department store selection. As part of Macy’s shop-in-shop retail concept called Story, a wide range of beauty, wellness, ...
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 ...
Can Kourtney Kardashian’s New Lifestyle Website Poosh Push Sales Of Indie Beauty Brands?
When the first Goop newsletter was sent to 10,377 subscribers in September 2008, not even Gwyneth Paltrow could have imagined its banana-nut muffin and turkey ragu recipes were the seeds of a company that’s matured to a $250 million valuation by straddling beauty, fashion, health, retail, media and more. Its success spawned several celebrity ...
P.F. Candle Co.’s Los Angeles Flagship Is Filled With Instagrammable Sights And Delectable Smells
P.F. Candle Co. brings Instagram to life at a light- and plant-filled 700-square-foot alcove along a stretch of Sunset Boulevard in the Los Angeles neighborhood Echo Park that’s home to a mishmash of services, eateries and boutiques that are both cool (House of Intuition, Mohawk Bend and Nico & Bullitt) and convenient (Starbucks, ...
The Brands And Products That Stood Out To Retail Buyers At IBE Berlin
When Indie Beauty Media Group chose Berlin for the location of its second international Indie Beauty Expo, the centrality of the city within Europe was a key deciding factor. IBMG believed the show would draw large swaths of European brands, retailers and members of the press—and it was spot on. More than 150 buyers ...