BOSTON — Buoyed by a slight uptick in mass cosmetics sales, retailers scrambled to find fresh merchandise at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo this week at the Boston Convention Center.
The show offered a chance for buyers to sift through the aisles for unique, value-priced items to wake consumers from their shopping slumber. Early indicators are promising with Nielsen data showing the 3 percent declines in color cosmetics registered earlier this year have shrunk to a 1.2 percent deficit for the 52 weeks ended July 26.
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