Target Is Playing In The Sexual Wellness Category In A Much Bigger Way With New Brands And Products

Further cementing its reputation as a mass retail trailblazer, Target is stocking up on sex stuff.  The big-box chain has added several new offerings to its existing sexual health category online and in stores,...

At Plastic-Free British Brand Nuddy, Bathroom Essentials Definitely Aren’t Boring

On a visit to her local grocery store in the United Kingdom during the height of the 2020 lockdown, Nuddy founder Kassi Emadi noticed the shelves had been picked clean of hand soap. A couple of weeks...

This Budding Salon Chain Wants To Be Drybar Of The Textured Hair Salon Business

Piersten Gaines is out to reinvent salons for the textured hair community with a mix of knowledge, customer service, class and fun. So far, it seems to be working. Her concept Pressed Roots, which specializes in blowdry...

Gen Z-Led Rosen Skincare Launches Acne Products At Gen Z’s Favorite Beauty Retailer Ulta Beauty

When Rosen Skincare founder Jamika Martin secured a partnership with Ulta Beauty earlier this year, she knew she wanted a fun display to show off her brand’s acne-focused products. “As far as younger consumers, there’s so much...

As Beauty PR Veers Closer To Advertising, PR Pro Dianne Vavra Opens A Store As A Genuine Stage For Beauty Brands And Vintage Pieces

After decades in the beauty PR biz, Dianne Vavra, founder of Spotlight Beauty PR and former senior VP of press relations at Christian Dior, has accumulated plenty of horror stories. There was an A-list American actress in Paris...

Inflation, Beauty, E-Commerce, Exec Moves And More: A Look At February’s Big Retail News

Is the retail industry’s rebound living on borrowed time? It’s a cryptic question, but some business intelligence analysts are answering it affirmatively as the inflation rate in the United States hit its highest point in decades...