Sephora Partners With Prima On Product Launch And New CBD Standard

When Sephora chief merchandising officer Artemis Patrick spoke at BeautyX Retail Summit last May, she was positive about CBD’s outlook and its place in beauty. Sharing CBD was “doing well” at...

Lifehood, A New Spa Concept From The Now’s Co-Founder, Has A Bigger Mission Than Personal Pampering

Amy Krofchick, who democratized massages in an affordable and hip format as co-founder of The Now, is putting a broader mission than personal pampering at the center of her new spa concept Lifehood. Similar to how...

Makeup Artist Brit Cochran Uses Her Discerning Eye To Cultivate New E-Tailer Launch Party’s Prestige Indie Beauty Selection

Brit Cochran isn’t a fan of beauty retail chains. “I find the big stores to be dirty, and I think they’re overwhelming. They don’t have a strong aesthetic vision,” says the makeup artist. “I wanted a place that...

Health And Wellness Chain Holland & Barrett Opens Clean Beauty Store In Birmingham

The Bullring & Grand Central shopping center in Birmingham, the second biggest city in the United Kingdom, covers 350,000 square feet with 200 shops, including Boots, The Body Shop, John Lewis, Superdrug, Selfridges, Morphe, H&M and Zara....

Retail Buyers Reveal Their Favorite Finds From IBE LA 2020

Indie Beauty Media Group’s 2020 expo season kicked off last Wednesday and Thursday with the trade show IBE LA taking over the Magic Box at The Reef in downtown Los Angeles. Nearly 190 beauty, wellness...

Cannabis Stores Are Proliferating, But Are They Worth Visiting?  

When the cannabis industry was underground, stores serving cannabis users weren’t much to look at. But capitalism can act quickly, and mounting recreational marijuana legalization over the last eight years has transformed old-school pot shops into modern retail...