Accessories News


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Direct-to-Consumer Retailers Aim to Reshape Beauty

Beauty is the latest industry to get hit with a slew of new vertical online retailers — a signal that the direct-to-consumer movement has begun to touch nearly every category that consumers are buying.

Kohls, Ulta

Kohl’s to Expand Beauty Departments With Prestige Brands

Kohl’s wants to do more than simply sell beauty. It wants to be a destination for the category, with an expanded department that features prestige brands.

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Bluemercury Opens in Texas

Firm expects to have 80 stores by the end of the year, from 65 now.


Natural Beauty Boutique Aillea to Launch in Denver

Kathryn Murray, Aillea’s founder and owner, launched an online business in January.

An assortment of Mwah Lip Balms.

Mass Retailers Look to Lip Balm for Growth

Mass retailers stock up on lip balms to drive growth.

MAC store opened in Manaus last November. Manaus-MAC-sq

MAC Cosmetics Sets Latin American Expansion

MAC plans to operate more that 220 stores in Latin America by 2018.

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Delectable to Launch on

Delectable and Cake Beauty has expand distribution in the U.S.


Mass-market Beauty Retailers Try to Keep Up

After an eye-opening year — when the prestige channel yet again outpaced mass-market beauty sales and shoppers continued to migrate to other outlets, including online — chain retailers are playing defense.


Men’s Grooming E-Tailer Motley Plots Asia Expansion

The expansion to Asia comes via a distribution deal that takes the company’s three product lines to stores in South Korea and China.