With 26,000 square feet devoted to beauty and store retail sales topping $1.6 billion yearly, Harrods is a sought-after destination for beauty brands big and small.
First, however, the brands are subject to the intense scrutiny of Annalise Quest, general merchandise manager of beauty for Harrods. She has three major points of criteria before she takes any brand on: innovation, a point of difference or wow factor and partnership. “As a merchant, we recognize that a lot of our brands are available globally,” said Quest. “Exclusivity is our favorite word.”
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