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What to Watch: As Pandemic Shopping Shifts Cement, Beauty Brands Broaden Distribution

Shopping shifts from the coronavirus pandemic have prompted beauty brands to make products available wherever…

What to Watch: France Bans Destruction of Unsold Clothes and Adds Eco Score

These are among measures that came into effect on Jan. 1 as part of the planned road map from the anti-waste…

What to Watch: Victoria’s Secret’s Continued Transformation

The makeover continues at Victoria's Secret. But will the lingerie and beauty retailer be able to win back…

What to Watch: Europe’s Luxury Sector Is Poised to Keep Growing

Analysts shared a blue-sky view on the sector, especially for the biggest players.

What to Watch: Can Paris Fashion Week Really Become Inclusive?

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Paris Fashion Week is priding itself on a more inclusive approach…

What to Watch: Virtual Tech, E-com Fatigue, Devices Will Shape 2022 

From virtual experiences to the comeback of physical stores, tech and retail are set to branch out next year.

What to Watch: The Deal Market After the IPO Rush

The hot stock market drew a host of new names to Wall Street last year and questions for M&A going into 2022.

What to Watch: The Roller-coaster Economy

Spending is expected to slow in 2022 as the economy resets to something more like normal.

What to Watch: Retail 2022 — Still Strong but Tougher

Retailers are hoping COVID-19, supply chain bottlenecks and inflation subside next year when they're up…

The Latest From the Beauty M&A Scene

Many of the companies that saw sales gains during the coronavirus pandemic are out in the market, looking for…

Fashion and Retail’s Tech Boom Goes Deeper

Tech's reach into fashion and retail is changing the fundamentals of the business — and driving huge…

Retailers Rethink Brick-and-Mortar Potential

For many retailers, particularly those selling "non-essentials," the outlook has been bleak, but this year…

Retail Weather Realities

Merchants are contending with more extreme weather than ever, but can also benefit by keeping an eye on the…

Wellness Trends to Watch in 2021

Experts project for consumers to take more personal control of their individual health and wellness in the…

Could Coty’s Turnaround Succeed in 2021?

"She arrived on the scene and went, 'What have you guys been doing for the last five years?'"