Montauk Emerges As A Must-Visit Post-COVID Beauty Destination

Technically part of the Hamptons, Montauk, long known as a surfing destination and laidback, steeped-in-nature alternative to the tony and crowded towns of East Hampton and Bridgehampton, is becoming a must-visit beauty destination. Brands...

Ulta Beauty’s Resilience, Sephora’s Haus Labs Partnership And Best Buy’s Beauty Move: A Look At May 2022’s Big Retail News

Following heady holiday gains, mass-market retailers experienced a sobering first quarter as rising costs pummeled profits. Despite the challenges, the beauty category remained strong, helping buoy sales and draw customers. Below, we summarize recent retail news. Retail Spending...

Two Pandemic Transplants Are Bringing Clean Beauty Retail To Austin

Best friends for nearly ten years, Ashley Grabill Young and Cissy DeLuca bonded over their love for all things clean beauty and wellness while working at technology firms in San Francisco. “We were always trying new treatments and...

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...

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...

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...