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Health & beauty

Health & beauty Archives

Here’s how Sephora is making its workforce more inclusive

The beauty giant has made inclusion part of employees’ performance reviews. Here’s why.

How Sephora is tackling racial bias in retail

Sephora chief marketing officer Deborah Yeh shares how the beauty retailer is rethinking its approach to inclusivity.

Randy Fox reveals Valentine’s Day buying habits

Spend in the lead up to Valentine’s Day this year was up nearly 30% from last year

How retailers around the world are supporting the vaccine rollout

From shopping malls in Japan to pharmacies in Australia, the retail industry is stepping up to help vaccinate the world ...

Customers urged to shy away from online “pharmacy” Chemist Max

The website has taken money for orders that aren't fulfilled, NSW Fair Trading warns.
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Retail news around the globe

Malaysians dine in car during lockdown; Walgreens, Uber help access to Covid-19 vaccines; Barbie, Hot Wheels’ holiday-qu...

How the world’s largest health and beauty retailer is going after Gen Z

Hong Kong's A.S. Watson has just unveiled a two-hour delivery service as part of a big investment in digital.
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Why Superdry is banking on Little Red Book to win Chinese dollar

Little Red Book’s user generated content is helping brands connect with Chinese consumers.

How Lancome’s new virtual pop-up is ‘the next big thing’ in beauty tech

The luxury beauty brand’s virtual flagship merges the worlds of science, beauty and technology.

How Solbari is using AI to extend beyond sun protection to melanoma detection

Sun protection company Solbari is using AI technology to help its customer base detect skin cancer.

L’Occitane files for bankruptcy in US

The business has suffered a drop in bricks-and-mortar sales of 56.5 per cent during the pandemic.

Welcome to the battle of bricks-and-mortar beauty

Retailers are fighting tooth and nail to claw their way into customers’ hearts through shiny new store designs, exclusiv...

Beyond skin deep: How cult beauty brands dealt with Covid

During the pandemic, independent brands worked harder than ever to reach influencers and consumers while strapped for re...

Startup roundup: Beauty goes boom

Three retailers offer customers something different in today's beauty and skincare market.

The future of fragrance? Ninu launches personalised perfumes using AI

Using a smartphone, people can create the perfect scent to match their mood or the occasion.

VIDEO: Before I launched Ethique, my first job was as a pet detective

Entrepreneur Brianne West shares the lessons she learnt along the way to launching her zero waste beauty brand, loved by...
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How ‘wellness’ became the big buzzword of the pandemic

Influencer marketing is helping brands leverage the growing wellness movement.

‘We’re here for the long run’: Foreo CEO talks future plans

Building digital competence internally and co-creating products with customers are just some items on the agenda.

Retail Lab: Inside Grown Alchemist’s holistic new store concept

Clean skincare brand Grown Alchemist has opened its first bricks-and-mortar store, and it’s like nothing else on the mar...

VIDEO: Here’s what it’s like to work in the adult retail industry

Lovehoney director and head of operations Rob Godwin reveals what he enjoys most about his job and why it’s time the mai...