Boots, Walgreens Deal Vote Set for Dec. 31

The transaction is subject to a Walgreens shareholder vote on Dec. 29.

Karen Grant, NPD Group, trends, beauty, holiday, outlook, retail sales, fragrance, makeup,

U.S. Retailers See Modest Lift in Beauty Sales

Merchants are readying for a final push during one of the busiest and most important selling periods of the year.

Tourists Driving Beauty Business in Japan

Masahiko Uotani, president and ceo of Shiseido, noted that the beauty firm is gearing up for a strong Chinese New Year.

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European Beauty Retailers Summon Some Yule Cheer

Retailers are trying to rustle up holiday cheer despite a less-than-jolly market.

Diptyque Opens Beverly Hills Store

The brand will release a limited-edition Beverly Hills-inspired candle exclusive to the store.

QVC Honored at Annual CEW Lunch

Approximately $500,000 was raised in ticket sales from the roughly 600 industry professionals in attendance.

WSL strategic retail, wendy liebmann, NPD group, department stores, john demsey, beauty retailing

Retail Forward: The Evolution Imperative

Experts inside and outside of beauty debate how the department store format must evolve to maintain relevancy with a new generation of shoppers.

Juliette Lévy, oh my cream, paris

Retail Watch: Oh My Cream!, Paris

Juliette Lévy parlayed her passion into a profession.

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Mecca Cosmetica Opens New Flagship in Australia

The store is complete with new areas, such as Mecca Trove featuring emerging brands, and Australia’s first Nars boutique.

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Shopper Stalker: Herald Square

Anna Dysinger heads to Herald Square to check out retailers, established and new.

Walgreen's Greg Wasson to Retire

Executive said on Wednesday he plans to retire shortly after the close of the second step in the Alliance Boots transaction.

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