CVS Launches Online Order Pickup Service, Tests Digital Beauty Tools And Carefully Scales BeautyIRL Format

Convenience reigns supreme in the era of post-pandemic shopping. CVS is leaning into that in a big way this year. In May, the nation’s largest drugstore chain quietly rolled out its first store-wide buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) service to 4,000...

This New York City Salon Combines Hairstyling, Facials And Custom Fragrances At One Cool Location

Pearlita NYC isn’t your average salon. It’s what hairstylist and founder Megan Robinson refers to as a “creative beauty collective” where clients can get their hair cut, receive facials or brow tints and grab custom-made fragrances in...

Macroeconomic Concerns, Amazon’s Troubles And Gen Z Beauty Spending: A Look At April’s Big Retail News

As Americans’ march back to stores picked up pace in April, e-commerce sales continued to decline from their pandemic peak—and even big e-tail players like Amazon felt the effects of the swing to retail. Despite the e-commerce sales...

Starting From A Tiny Outpost In Jackson Hole, Beauty Mark Aims To Become A Nationwide Beauty Retailer

When Jen Visosky nabbed her first job out of college as an assistant buyer at Neiman Marcus, she would spend entire paychecks on the department store’s luxury skincare. It turns out that spending was for research. Last year,...

Uncommon Goods Was A Pioneering Sustainable E-Tailer In The Early Days Of E-Commerce—And It’s Still At It

In many respects, Uncommon Goods is a first mover. Early to online selling, the multi-category lifestyle e-tailer launched in the period leading up to dot-com boom in 2000. The idea of selling on the internet was...

Growth Forecasts, Media Networks, Fast Delivery Services And Earnings: A Look At March’s Big Retail News

Even as inflation and international conflict continue to assert upward pressure on consumer prices, the retail industry is forging ahead. Bolstered in the United States by the recent dip in coronavirus infections that has customers shopping in stores...