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...

Loop Wants To Make Personal Care, Grocery And Cleaning Goods Shopping Waste-Free, But Will Consumers Buy Into It?

There’s never been a better time for beauty brands trying to save the planet. Retail interest is growing in sustainable packaging and eco-conscious ingredient sourcing, and brands that appear to be ignoring their environmental footprints are met with...

The Detox Market Joins The Climate Movement In A Big Way With Its Sustainability Starts Now Initiative

The Detox Market isn’t just talking about sustainability. It’s taking action to become more sustainable as a business and help protect the environment beyond its doors. When Romain Gaillard, founder and CEO of the retailer, saw a...