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Have you picked up your smartphone to check the availability, deals and prices of products available in your store, yet sold elsewhere? Well, it’s likely that many of your customers have, and even more are expected to in the near future,...

Mintel—a global supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence—has found that 61% of girls aged nine to 11 years old would like to wear more makeup than their parents allow...

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I’ll be at two exciting Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association events at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort in Newport Beach, California, later this week.

I’ll...

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The third annual Global Beauty & Wellness Exchange, a hosted buyer event with select beauty-product suppliers that’s limited to prequalified, high-volume, multilocation beauty buyers—including retailers—will take place on Feb. 20-23 at the...

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My interaction—or lack thereof—with customer-service associates in any store I plan to shop always impacts my final sale. If I’m in need of assistance and have difficulty locating an associate, I generally leave the store with no...

Come May 6, The Cos Bar will be in all Target stores and target.com as part of the “first flight” of The Shops at Target in the latest—and perhaps greatest—version of a beauty store-within-a-store....