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Whole Foods Opens 365 Store With Slimmed-Down Beauty Assortment

Whole Foods Market is wooing Millennial shoppers with affordability, convenience and technology at a smaller 365 retail concept that made its debut Wednesday in Los Angeles. 663 more words


Kendall Jenner Speaks to Her Peers as the Face of The Estée Edit

LONDON — Although the women in her family may be famous for their dramatic makeup looks, Kendall Jenner said there are some days when a smidgen will do fine. 620 more words


Is the party over for India's e-commerce startups?

(Source: e27.co)

Is the party over for India’s e-commerce startups? That has been the underlying theme for Indian mainstream media’s coverage of startups in recent times. 997 more words


Paris’ Rue des Francs-Bourgeois: A Beauty Boutique Mecca

Imagine an outdoor mall made up of just beauty brands.

That’s what’s happening in the Marais neighborhood. Flanking either side of the Rue des Francs-Bourgeois, running west for half a block starting at Rue de Turenne (just a hop from the majestic Place des Vosges), there are about 14 boutiques selling fragrance, makeup and skin care. 770 more words


The Marble Palace

Before WalMart, K-Mart, Costco, and Woolworths existed, there were department stores.  Department stores began in tandem with the industrial age and the rising middle class. Many of the grand stores that opened for business in the 1800s are still in business, today. 773 more words

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Wal-Mart Seeks to Build Credibility in Beauty

The numbers are astonishing. Wal-Mart sells 1.6 mascaras every second. That’s 49 million mascaras a year.

But although the numbers are mouth-watering, Jody Pinson, vice president of merchandising for beauty, acknowledges the sheer size and heavy foot traffic at the chain presents challenges in merchandising and managing beauty. 391 more words


Korean E-Commerce Site Beauteque Rebrands With Face-Mask Focus

Looking to capitalize on the popularity of face masks and differentiate itself in the increasingly crowded Korean beauty space, e-commerce company Beauteque is making a shift in its business — moving from a broad assortment of Korean skin-care products to selling mostly face masks. 439 more words