Steven C. Anderson, president of NACDS.

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Exclusivity Driving Growth in Mass Beauty

At the NACDS Annual Meeting, chain drug retailers were focused on driving sales through differentiated brands and in-store experiences.

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Niche Beauty Lines Cash in as Some Big Brands Stay Home

NACDS Total Store Expo offered a rich assortment of trends including Ayurvedic-inspired products, men’s grooming launches and edgy color brands.

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The mass market fragrance business suffers from a lack of launches and heavy promotional activity.


A Playbook for Reviving the Mass-Market Fragrance Business

A total overhaul of the thinking in mass market fragrances is needed, according to one marketer.

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NACDS gathered at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale.

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NACDS: Natural Is the New Normal

Top mass-market executives headed to the desert to plan growth strategies for the future built around healthier beauty options.

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Natural products were on buyers' list at Total Store Expo


NACDS Total Store Expo Strikes Right Balance of Big and Emerging Brands

Retailer enthusiasm over the beauty category was tempered only by uncertainty as industry mergers unfold.

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Alejandra Espinoza, global brand ambassador for Revlon

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NACDS: Retailers Seek Exclusivity

Retailers at the NACDS Annual Meeting want to be the have’s not the have nots

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NACDS Total Store Expo: Hunting for the Offbeat

Retailers from 250 chains look for beauty items to catch the consumer eye and put a jolt in lackluster sales.

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Elf's High Definition Undereye Setting Powder


NACDS Total Store Expo Slated for August

The exhibit floor will have a slightly different feel at this year’s National Association of Chain Drug Store’s Total Store Expo.

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