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Beauty Features

Inherent Bias in the Black Beauty Aisle?

Walmart, Walgreens and CVS say they’ll stop locking away beauty products aimed at Black shoppers — retail experts say the practice was always a bad idea.

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A boarded up Zara in New York.


Vandalism Leaves Retailers Fearful and Uncertain on Reopenings

Nationwide, retailers are assessing property damages and lost merchandise and anxiously re-examining plans for phased-in reopening of stores closed due to COVID-19.

clock June 2, 2020David Moin and Rosemary Feitelberg


Beauty Features

CVS Gets Serious About Stress Relief Products

The drug chain is expanding its “Calm & Comfort section” featuring weighted blankets, aromatherapy and anxiety-reducing supplements.

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Business Features

Handling the E-commerce Surge

With work-from-home culture taking over, e-commerce is stepping into the commerce spotlight.

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Retail’s Need to Be Everywhere

From online to stores to rental to international, the omnichannel is the biggest growth driver.

clock January 6, 2020Kellie Ell

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Fashion Scoops

Arts and Crafts Company Michaels Taps Walmart Exec

Ashley Buchanan, chief merchandising and chief operating officer for Walmart U.S.’s e-commerce business, will be president and chief executive officer designate of Michaels, starting Jan. 6.

clock December 27, 2019Kellie Ell

BeautyIRL at CVS.

Beauty Features

Beauty Executive Moves: Judy Sansone to Retire, George Coleman Named Chief Merchant at CVS Health

Also, a new Kate Somerville ceo.

clock August 5, 2019Ellen Thomas

Norman de Greve

Beauty Features

Norman de Greve on the CVS Beauty Strategy

Unaltered images are the forefront of the retailer’s messaging to consumers.

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Tom McGee


ICSC’s Tom McGee Muses on Malls and ReCon 2019

The real estate exec sees the convergence of physical and online contributing to a retail renaissance.

clock May 20, 2019Sharon Edelson

A client based in New York had Glamsquad come to her office for a blowout and makeup application services.


WWD Digital Beauty Forum: Connecting With Glamsquad

The in-house styling service offers the personal touch.

clock February 26, 2019Kellie Ell

Nature's Bounty's new Beauty Gels.


Nature’s Bounty Debuts Beauty Gels at Ulta Beauty

Beauty supplements from vitamin companies could be the impetus to drive more sales to mass market doors as the business approaches $8.5 billion by 2020.

clock January 29, 2019Faye Brookman

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 24:  (L-R) Andrew Stanleick, Ayesha Curry, Norman de Greve, and Katie Couric participate in a panel discussion as CVS Pharmacy unveils new beauty aisles featuring Unaltered brand partner 2019 beauty campaigns on January 24, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for CVS Pharmacy) *** Local Caption *** Andrew Stanleick;Ayesha Curry;Norman de Greve;Katie Couric

Beauty Features

Ayesha Curry Headlines CVS Panel on Positive Beauty Representation

CVS revealed the images from brands partnering with its Beauty Mark initiative along with an expert panel talking about the importance of positive beauty imagery.

clock January 24, 2019Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

CVS’ Big Reveal: Brand Support Accelerates Transparency Efforts in Beauty Aisles

In addition to the retailer’s efforts to show what’s been altered and what hasn’t is the debut of more than 60 new brands including Bliss, Sun Bum and Essence.

clock January 24, 2019Faye Brookman

Clear Head is a combination shampoo and conditioner.


Thick Head to Address Men’s Thinning Tresses

Move over Rogaine, there is a new hair-growth system on the market and it aims to become a $100 million brand.

clock January 23, 2019Faye Brookman

BioCotton Makeup Removers.

Body Care

How an Entrepreneur Turned His Fear of Germs Into a Bubbling Business

Consumers are more concerned than ever with germs and that is opening up the floodgates for retailers to sell anti-bacteria beauty products, especially in the booming self-care business.

clock January 22, 2019Faye Brookman

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