What’s Behind The Shrinking Field Sales Teams At Beauty Brands And Retailers?
The beauty industry is abuzz over postings on the anonymous Instagram account Estée Laundry chronicling field sales team reductions and eliminations at beauty brands and stores. Deposed employees spilling tea are from Sephora, Ouai and Estée Lauder, but industry experts report cuts extend beyond those companies. Field sales teams instruct beauty advisors, consultants ...
IBE And Neiman Marcus Celebrate Their Ongoing Partnership With Indie Beauty Brand Founder-Filled Event In Newport Beach
Indie Beauty Expo and Neiman Marcus have teamed up once again to refresh the luxury retailer’s collection of independent beauty and wellness brands. To celebrate their partnership, the companies hosted a two-day ShopTheExpo customer event last Friday and Saturday, and a Saturday brunch for VIP shoppers and influencers at Neiman Marcus’s Fashion Island ...
How Brick-And-Mortar Stores And Beauty Are Building Chic Maternity Brand Hatch’s Business
A woman is pregnant for nine months, but chic maternity clothier Hatch intends to be lodged in her wardrobe and on her wish list much longer than that. Stores and beauty are big parts of its plan to remain relevant for her fourth trimester and beyond. Started by Ariane Goldman in 2011, Hatch ...
New Beauty And Fashion E-tailer The Lunary Makes It Cool To Be Conscious
Cool clothes and cosmetics, and conscious consumerism aren’t contradictory. New e-tailer The Lunary is building a fashion and beauty selection from brands that set a high bar for integrity and style to cater to shoppers trying to stick to their principles while picking up handbags and body butter in hauls they’re happy to ...
Clean Beauty Retailer Wren & Wild Hits Its Stride In Bend, Ore., And Readies For Expansion
After a quarter century on the corporate side of the cosmetics industry at Macy’s and Estée Lauder, Mandy Butera took the entrepreneurial leap and opened Wren & Wild three years ago, but the go-it-alone route was bumpy at first. The clean beauty store started in two different pop-up locations before trying a combo ...
Nordstrom’s New Pop-In Collection Focuses On Natural And Inclusive Beauty
Nordstrom’s latest pop-in should perhaps be called pop-indie. The retailer has assembled more than 500 products from around 60 natural and inclusive emerging beauty brands launching today online and at nine locations as part of its rotating installation curated by Olivia Kim, vice president of creative projects. Running through April 14, the collection ...