NEW MERCIER COUNTER OPENS AT HENRI BENDEL
NEW YORK — Henri Bendel will unveil its new Laura Mercier counter today in its main floor beauty department. The new space is double the size of Mercier’s previous counter and includes six additional makeup stations. The installation was designed by Henri Bendel and Mercier’s team and was produced by the Michael Sheridan Group of London. According to industry sources, Mercier’s business at Bendel’s is expected to increase 30 percent this year to $2.5 million. As for her ranking in the department, she currently places third after M.A.C. and Trish McEvoy.