The Retail Issue

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Overview

Commanding an estimated 40 percent of all prestige beauty sales in the U.S., Macy’s has always had size on its side.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Inside Tokyo's Super A Market.

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Retail Ventures

Outside of Terry J. Lundgren’s cavernous office 13 floors above Macy’s Herald Square flagship is nailed a plaque with the words “Chief Customer Officer.”

clock April 22, 2011Jenny B. Fine

Pete Born

Beauty Features

Power to the People

Pete Born looks at how some forward-thinking beauty players are welcoming customers into their world.

clock April 22, 2011Pete Born

Ornella Barra

Beauty Features

Master Class: Alliance Boots’ Enterprising Visionary

It seems only fitting that Ornella Barra is inspired by nature.

clock April 22, 2011Jennifer Weil

Robin Coe-Hutshing

Human Resources

Catching Up With: Original Indie Retail Sensation Robin Coe-Hutshing

When she founded Studio BeautyMix with her sister, Jennifer Coe-Bakewell, in 1984, the beauty world was a completely different place.

clock April 22, 2011Julie Naughton

Claudia Lucas

Human Resources

My First Job: Claudia Lucas

Teen dreams with QVC’s director of beauty merchandising.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Christopher de Lapuente

Human Resources

On the Move

Christopher De Lapuente became global president and chief executive officer of Sephora on March 31.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Dan Brestle

Human Resources

Flash Point

The Personal Care Products Council Annual Meeting and CEW 2011 Beauty Awards Product Demonstration.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

In an age of ever-sophisticated skin care launches with impossible-to- pronounce ingredients, the latest miracle worker is refreshingly simple: water.

Products

Beauty Bulletin: Water Works

In an age of ever-sophisticated skin care launches with impossible-to-pronounce ingredients, the latest miracle worker is refreshingly simple: water.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Mac Denim Collection Eye Shadows

Products

Launch Window: What’s In Store

Rounding up the product launches that caught our eyes this month.

clock April 22, 2011Belisa Silva

Nars 413 Bleecker

Retail

Retail Report: Recent Openings

François Nars’ new boutique immerses shoppers in the master makeup artists’ world.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Sally Hansen worked with various design companies, including Wallace Church and Smart Design, to reimagine its wall and product packaging.

Retail

Sally Hansen: Rethinking the Wall

With the goal of being more “modern and relevant,” Sally Hansen worked with various design companies to reimagine its wall and product packaging.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Andre Walker with his star client, Oprah Winfrey.

Hair

Styling Star: Andre Walker

As Oprah’s personal hairdresser of 25 years, Andre Walker knows a thing or two about styling to perfection.

clock April 22, 2011Andrea Nagel

Bria Murphy, Eddie Murphy and SSC’s Angela Guy.

Hair

All Systems Go

SoftSheen-Carson’s Dark & Lovely has named actress and model Bria Murphy its newest face.

clock April 22, 2011Andrea Nagel

Ulta’s Color Library of mass makeup brands.

Beauty Features

Undercover Shopper: The Scene in Chicago

When Ulta and Barneys New York revamped their beauty floors, they brought a breath of fresh air to the Windy City beauty scene.

clock April 22, 2011Beth Wilson

Marketing and Promotion

alks Spring TBeauty Adviser Confidential: A Makeup Artist Trends

Confesses to doing a little bit of everything—from minimal makeup to the full-face “Kim Kardashian” look (one of the most requested party faces).

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Blinc Kiss Me Mascara

Marketing and Promotion

What’s Selling Where: Mascara

What are the top-selling lash lengtheners around the world? And why? Here, a global report.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Statistics: Top Beauty Specialty Stores

A look at the top five specialty beauty retailers by retail sales (excluding tax) globally and in the U.S.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Kelly Burke, 21

Beauty Features

Shopper Stalker: Philadelphia

Who’s buying what—and why.

clock April 22, 2011Belisa Silva

Macy's chief executive officer Terry J. Lundgren

Beauty Features

Harnessing the Might of Macy’s

Chief executive officer Terry J. Lundgrenis out to prove that bigger really does mean better.

clock April 22, 2011Molly Prior and Pete Born

Flash-sale Web sites have exploded in popularity, as consumers flock to a format that offers luxury goods at insider prices. But for beauty, a category in which discounting is traditionally taboo, their value remains questionable.

Beauty Features

Instant Gratification

Flash-sale Web sites have exploded in popularity, as consumersflock to a format that offers luxury goods at insider prices.

clock April 22, 2011Jenny B. Fine

Skins 6/2 Cosmetics Las Vegas

Beauty Features

Retail Road Show

We asked our global reporters to hit the streets in search of innovative store concepts, in terms of beauty and beyond.

clock April 22, 2011WWD Staff

Wende Zomnir Heli-boarding in Alaska’s Chugach Mountains.

Beauty Features

Mountain Do!

Rachel Brown talks peak performancewith avid helicopter snowboarder (and cofounder of Urban Decay) Wende Zomnir.

clock April 22, 2011Rachel Brown

Essentialist

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Men's

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