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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.

Cosmoprof Asia Returns to Hong Kong Nov. 13-15

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Cosmoprof Asia Returns to Hong Kong Nov. 13-15

Cosmoprof Asia 2013 will take place Nov. 13-15 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. More than 2,150 exhibitors will participate, catering to the more than 55,000 expected visitors. The trade show will offer new features as part of its full program of events, which includes:

Hair Shows:
Two hair shows, hosted by Intercoiffure and Shiseido Professional, are the 18th edition’s spotlight events.

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