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Wig & Hairpiece Stores Market to Rise

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Over the next five years, revenue for the wig and hairpiece stores industry is projected to rise, according to market-research firm IBISWorld’s updated Wig & Hairpiece Stores in the US industry report . The industry will primarily benefit from improving per capita disposable income, which will boost demand for discretionary purchases of wigs and hairpieces.

Consumers Embrace Mobile Content From Retailers, Brands

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Consumers Embrace Mobile Content From Retailers, Brands

Most mobile shoppers redeemed a coupon directly from their mobile device last year, according to the recent “Boost Your Mobile Shopper IQ” study from Key Ring—a shopping app that's part of G/O Digital, a Gannett Co.

Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

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Arylessence Names Nine Fragrance Trends for 2014

There are nine key fragrances that retailers ought to be aware of in 2014, according to a comprehensive study by Arylessence. The fragrance company uncovered nine scents that are expected to stimulate consumer interest in sensory-driven product categories, including personal care, in 2014.

Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

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Top Beauty Trend of 2014 is Mixologiste

Mixologiste is the global beauty-trend prediction for 2014, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care. What does it involve, you ask? It’s part of the ongoing blurred lines between beauty technology, involving overlaps between skin care, hair care and color cosmetics; and combining technology and marketing from more than one category, leading to new combinations with new products, packaging, marketing and merchandise.

Consumers Will Shop In-Store for the Holidays

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Consumers Will Shop In-Store for the Holidays

Consumers love a good deal—but will be drawn to brick and mortars this holiday season for the experience, according to the recently released study “Amazon Can’t Do That: Consumer Desire & the Store of the Future,” published by WD Partners, a customer-experience expert for global retail and food brands.

The study identifies what consumers are looking for in a shopping experience and presents a road map for brick and mortars to beat online-only retailers.

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