Today’s beauty consumers aren’t like those of old. They don’t just want to be sold a “product.” Instead, they now expect brands to understand them intimately — and to use that knowledge to go beyond traditional manufacturing and deliver services and experiences (and, yes, products) that are entirely “right” for each moment in their lives.
The industry continues to experience major shifts. And while the relentless pace of change can be daunting, the one thing any of us know for sure is that there’ll be more disruption ahead and standing still is not an option. Consumer expectations and exciting technology possibilities just keep expanding. Constant change is the new normal
The retailing and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry sectors aren’t immune to gender inequality in the workplace. A report released this week by the Network of Executive Women (NEW) found that turnover rate among women — especially women executives — is much higher than that for men in the retail and CPG industries. Titled “The
Not so long ago large multinational consumer packaged goods companies competed against one another by seeking out new markets to conquer and new consumer segments to attract. Today, the drivers of growth have undergone rapid and massive transformation. Now more than ever, we are seeing competition is between brands and not companies, with consumers increasingly
NEW YORK — Findings from a pair of studies reveal positive trends for retail health clinics. A recent Harris Poll for Nielsen on patients visiting in-store clinics might hold vital information for retailers focusing on health and wellness, and a study conducted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found retail health clinic visits
NEW YORK — Consumers are expected to increase their spending this holiday season, bolstered by an economy that is showing signs of strength. The National Retail Federation (NRF) expects sales in November and December (excluding cars, gasoline and restaurant sales) to increase 3.6% to $655.8 billion. That is significantly higher than the 10-year average of