J. Crew Catches The Indie Beauty Bug
What goes better with a J. Crew blazer than a swipe of bright lipstick and perfectly polished nails? The proprietor of preppy is completing women’s outfits by moving into makeup, skincare and nail lacquers, a rite of retail passage of sorts lately as clothing stores fight for incremental sales and foot traffic in the ...
Dallas Studio EcoBlend Therapies Takes A Big Picture Approach to Skincare
Former Acure president Amy Halman has settled into an intimate setting at studio EcoBlend Therapies to have frank skincare discussions with clients. “It doesn’t matter what moisturizer or cosmetic you buy, nothing is going to work if you’re not connecting your skin to your body. You can’t only worry about the topicals. You have ...
Clean Beauty Mart Swiftly Builds A Surprisingly Strong Business In L.A.
Oliver Ifergan, a hairdresser with an appetite for entrepreneurial endeavors, ventured into clean beauty as a literal side project, transforming a 600-square-foot space adjacent to his Beverly Hills salon OliverLaurent into Clean Beauty Mart. Within a few weeks, the side project turned into a major business opportunity. “A month ago, I ...
The Founders Of Luckyscent Cultivate The Art Of Niche Fragrance Retailing At Second Scent Bar Location In L.A.
Like the niche fragrances they sell, Adam Eastwood and Franco don’t follow convention. In 2002, when selling perfume online was considered unfeasible, the business partners challenged the e-commerce naysayers with digital destination Luckyscent. Today, as the importance of physical retail is being questioned, they’ve committed to stores with the opening of their ...
Natural Beauty Continues To Grow At Department Stores With A New Selection At Belk
Belk is getting greener this holiday season. The department store retailer has placed natural beauty merchandise in open-sell displays dubbed Modern. Southern. Fresh. at locations in the shopping centers Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem, N.C., The Forum in Norcross, Ga., and SouthPark Mall in Charlotte, N.C., which is seven miles from its headquarters. The displays ...
Worker B Generates Buzz With Mall Of America Store
Worker B has a new home for its hive of products. After opening a 600-square-foot store a year ago in the Mall of America, the Minneapolis-based bee-focused brand has settled into a 1,000-square-foot space in the nation’s largest shopping center. The store provides Worker B with an unparalleled stage to present ...