The boundaries that once defined beauty are rapidly falling by the wayside, with hybrid products, blurred categories and an ageless consumer creating a new industry dynamic.

Skin Care

Categories, Channels Blur in Beauty

New beauty products eschew skin care and makeup confines and throw historical channel ideals to the wind.

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Datalogic Makes Investment in AWM Smart Shelf

The deal positions Datalogic for growth into new technology areas.

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A J.C. Penney mall store.


J.C. Penney Barrels Toward Reopening, Plans For Swift Chapter 11 Exit

The retailer told a bankruptcy court that it plans to fully reopen by early August, and is negotiating rent relief from landlords.

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Fashion Scoops

Rodeo Drive Podcast Launches May 29

The first episode will feature “godfather of Rodeo Drive” Fred Hayman.

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Louvre Museum closed, following the confinement announcements by French government, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the streets of Paris are empty, monuments, stores and public gardens closed on March 19 2020 in ParisCoronavirus outbreak, Paris, France - 22 Mar 2020

Government and Trade

France Continues to Lift Lockdown

Parks, museums, restaurants and bars will begin opening next week.

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Michael Kors, Versace Parent Company Slowly Reopening Stores

The fashion house hopes to have the majority of its retail fleet open by July.

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A customer has their temperature checked before being allowed to enter a reopened Apple store during the coronavirus pandemic in Alabama.


5 Ways Shopping Will Change Because of Coronavirus

As the pandemic continues, shoppers and retailers are stepping into a new reality of fewer stores, use of hospital gear and no one touching a thing.

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Fashion Scoops

Canali Assumes Control of 10 Chinese Stores

The number of directly operated stores in China will amount to 26.  

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Sports Bra Brand Shefit Thrives During Pandemic With D-to-C Model

Sales at the business, which counts former Oscar de la Renta ceo Jeffry Aronsson as a shareholder and adviser, grew 250 percent from March to April.

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Business Features

Management One Taps Michael Alic for President Role

Alic formerly served in various leadership roles, and is known for managing MAGIC and Coterie.

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PayPal’s Quarterly Payments Skyrocket as Online Sales Soar

The digital financial company said quarterly payments jumped 85 percent.

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California Governor Gavin Newsom Memorial Day 2020 coronavirus

Government and Trade

California Reopens In-Store Shopping Statewide Amid Coronavirus

Retail is back, with some restrictions, as are hair salons and barbers in most counties.

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Government and Trade

Coronavirus Safety Complaints by Retail Workers on the Rise

Workers have filed thousands of coronavirus-related complaints as business lobbies push for immunity from liability.

clock May 26, 2020Kali Hays

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Human Resources

Moose Knuckles Names Rob Zeidel Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

The luxury brand is known for selling fashion parkas with price tags of $900 on up. 

clock May 22, 2020Kellie Ell

People wait in line to enter a reopened Apple Store at The Summit shopping center in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 13 May 2020. A handful of Apple's US retail stores are being reopened with strict social distancing guidelines for customers amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The spread and containment efforts of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to daily life across the globe.Apple Store reopening amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in Birmingham, Alabama., USA - 13 May 2020

Business Features

The ‘New’ New Normal in Retail 

The coronavirus outbreak is reshaping retail, and companies will need to adjust.

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