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The beauty of flexible manufacturing
The beauty of flexible manufacturing
Dealing with about 1,300 product launches every year to cater to ever-changing consumer demands, L'Oreal has embraced digital technologies not only to discover what the consumer wants but also to react to those needs on the factory floor.
David Beckham's latest pitch: Men's cosmetics
David Beckham's latest pitch: Men's cosmetics
Men of the world, David Beckham has a message for you: Moisturize.
Retail 'hasn't looked this good in years' and could head even higher, says technician
Retail 'hasn't looked this good in years' and could head even higher, says technician
After years in the discount bin, investors are beginning to treat the retail space like a must-buy again. One technician says the charts show more upside potential ahead. "Retail hasn't looked this good in years," Ari Wald, head of technical analysis a...
Stores borrow tricks from online retailers
Stores borrow tricks from online retailers
Retailers may be closing some store locations, but the ones they are keeping are embracing technology to compete with online shopping.
Stores doing makeovers on cosmetics departments
Stores doing makeovers on cosmetics departments
Department stores are being forced to rethink how they sell higher-end makeup and perfume as competition intensifies from discounters like Target, specialty chains like Sephora and Ulta and online brands.
Hawaii is banning sunscreen to protect corals. But what about your skin?
Hawaii is banning sunscreen to protect corals. But what about your skin?
Hawaii is poised to ban certain sunscreens from sale within its borders in the name of protecting coral reefs.
Bio-on launches a brand-new line of cosmetic ingredients for sun protection made from biodegradab...
Bio-on launches a brand-new line of cosmetic ingredients for sun protection made from biodegradab...
Bio-on is proud to present a brand-new line of cosmetic ingredients for sun protection made from its revolutionary, 100% natural and biodegradable bioplastic.
5 ways retailers are optimizing foot traffic using smartphones
5 ways retailers are optimizing foot traffic using smartphones
Mobile phones. Two little words with endless possibilities. Not even Nostradamus could have predicted the omnipresent power of everyone's favorite handheld device.
How green beauty will make conventional beauty industry blush
How green beauty will make conventional beauty industry blush
Conventional beauty products and standards are getting a green makeover. Tara Foley is the founder and CEO of Follain, a natural beauty retailer (think Sephora, but only for products that undergo strict testing standards for safe and effective ingredie...
Cosmetics maker L'Oreal is getting into the landfill gas business
Cosmetics maker L'Oreal is getting into the landfill gas business
L'Oreal SA's latest innovation doesn’t come in lipstick tubes or compact cases but rather in sustainability. The cosmetics maker agreed to buy landfill gas from a site near its Florence, Kentucky, plant under a 15-year deal that will eliminate th...
Study: Retail 'shrink' decreased to$46.8B in 2017
Study: Retail 'shrink' decreased to$46.8B in 2017
Thefts, fraud and losses from other retail "shrink" decreased to $46.8 billion in 2017 from $48.9 billion the year before as shoplifting and organized retail crime continued to be the leading causes, according to the annual National Retail Security Sur...
What the futurists are saying about retail
What the futurists are saying about retail
It is tempting when talking about the future of retail to focus on technology.
New legislation would give Illinois school kids right to use sunscreen
New legislation would give Illinois school kids right to use sunscreen
Illinois could be the next state to guarantee school kids a right to use sunscreen. Seven states have right-to-sunscreen laws on their books. The National Conference of State Legislatures said that in 2017, seven more were looking at them. Illinois is...
Two-thirds of millennials shop in stores every week
Two-thirds of millennials shop in stores every week
Millennials enjoy shopping as a pastime and want an elevated in-store experience, though they also expect a high level of convenience, according to a new report from omnichannel analytics firm Euclid emailed to Retail Dive. A quarter of millennials (mo...
Kourtney Kardashian appears before Congress to voice her support of the Personal Care Products Sa...
Kourtney Kardashian appears before Congress to voice her support of the Personal Care Products Sa...
Kourtney Kardashian recently appeared before Congress to voice her support of the Personal Care Products Safety Act, a bill introduced by Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) that would require cosmetic companies to ensure that...
Why biodynamic is the next big trend in beauty
Why biodynamic is the next big trend in beauty
In the not-so-distant past, finding beauty products made with organic ingredients required a deep dive into the aisles of crunchy health food stores.
Vegan beauty products see growing demand in India
Vegan beauty products see growing demand in India
The demand for vegan beauty products is growing in India, the Indian Express reported.
Makeover artists: How the beauty and personal care industry enhanced its sustainability
Makeover artists: How the beauty and personal care industry enhanced its sustainability
It started as a dialogue about "ingredients of concern" in cosmetics and other personal care products, orchestrated by rival retailers Target and Walmart.
Amazon Prime's new feature lets you sample beauty products for just $2 each
Amazon Prime's new feature lets you sample beauty products for just $2 each
In case you're not already using a Prime account, Amazon has released yet another perk for members: the chance to try your newest potential beauty staple before you buy it. This feature is called Prime Samples, and it gives you the opportunity to try o...
Personal care products: The beauty spot of retailing
Personal care products: The beauty spot of retailing
Looking beautiful is an enduring pursuit, so it's not surprising that products like skin cream, lipstick and other beauty products remain a bright spot in China's slowing consumer market. Driving the sales is the introduction of new products with fancy...