Retail

Sephora launches more services

Sephora North America has partnered with US-based airport spa retailer XpresSpa to open walk-in nail bars in...
August 31, 2011

Dufry makes acquisitions

Swiss travel-retail operator Dufry has reinforced its presence in emerging markets through a string of acquisitions. In...
August 31, 2011

IdeaWorks’ Jon Bird on retailing

Australia-based specialist retail marketing agency IdeaWorks ceo Jon Bird on:       How beauty retailing will...
July 13, 2011

Sephora names US creative director

Sephora Americas has named Lina Kutsovskaya as vice president executive creative director. She will be responsible for...
July 13, 2011

CVS creates beauty panel

US pharmacy chain CVS has created the Beauty Board, a panel of “beauty and style experts” who...
July 13, 2011

Saks to enter Kazakhstan

US department-store retailer Saks Fifth Avenue is to open its first store in Kazakhstan in August 2012....
July 13, 2011

Marionnaud revamps website

Perfumery chain Marionnaud says its website has become its number-two door in France following a revamp of...
July 13, 2011

Aesop opens new Paris store

  Australian skincare brand Aesop opened its third Paris store this month in the Marais district. The...
July 13, 2011

House of Fraser launches Fekkai

UK-based department store House of Fraser is to launch haircare brand Frédéric Fekkai in 10 of its...
June 15, 2011

Jequiti signs up with ELC in Brazil

Brazil-based Jequiti, the cometics unit of media company Grupo Silvio Santos has partnered with The Estée Lauder...
June 1, 2011

Walmart invests in Chinese e-commerce

US retailer Walmart has taken a minority stake in Chinese e-commerce operator Yihaodian, which offers competitively priced...
June 1, 2011

Sephora opens store in Malaysia

LVMH-owned perfumery retailer Sephora opened a flagship store in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in May. The two-level standalone...
June 1, 2011

Acquisitions in Italian retail

UK private-equity company BC Partners is to purchase Giorgione Investimenti, the Italian firm that controls 69.3% of...
June 1, 2011

The frenzy of flash sale sites

There’s a good deal of activity around the online flash-sale market. In May, Venteprivée. com, the France-based...
June 1, 2011

Shiseido’s new Tokyo center

Shiseido puts the experience back into beauty at its new Tokyo complex   Shiseido aims to offer...
June 1, 2011

Debenhams launches app

UK department-store retailer Debenhams has launched an iPhone app called Beauty Club. It features advice, incentives and...
May 3, 2011

Walmart buys tech company Kosmix

In a move to strengthen its social media and e-commerce strategy, US mass retailer Walmart has acquired...
May 3, 2011

Dior’s new maison at Selfridges

Dior’s Maison de Parfums at Selfridges puts the accent on service and education   LVMH-owned Parfums Christian...
May 3, 2011

Sears moves into beauty

    US-based department store chain Sears Roebuck is expanding in beauty with the opening of cosmetics...
April 19, 2011

Urban Spa:ce, South Korea

Korean retailer Urban Spa:ce’s edited mix of beauty brands comes with an in-store spa service   Korean...
April 6, 2011

Developments in beauty retailing

US-based market-research firm Kline & Co senior associate and author of the Kline Beauty Retailing 2010 USA...
April 5, 2011
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