As the push to improve the in-store experience continues in beauty retail, from Sephora integrating its Sephora Virtual Artist franchise and showcasing a digital hub in physical locations to Ulta launching digitally-native brands in many of its 1,163 doors, British beauty brand Lush Cosmetics has taken to an operational approach: improving communications and messaging with its store teams.
It’s time to change the hair-care industry. Beauty’s least innovative category, hair care has until recently operated business as usual, with salons and retailers as the key gateways for consumers. While this may still be the case, hair care is slowly starting to experiment with new the business models and product and service innovation.
The move comes at a time when the worlds of streetwear and luxury are increasingly coming together and Stadium Goods has been at the center of this convergence. The reseller previously received significant funding from LVMH’s investment arm. Both companies stand to gain from the move, each offering access to a section of their audience that the other lacks.
Controversies in fashion, from harmless gaffes to crude and offensive statements to outright instances of harassment and assault, happen constantly. The fashion industry is notorious for its loose morals in everything from the treatment of models to the sourcing of its materials. But when these controversies arise, brands often react very differently depending on the context.
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Moda Operandi is eyeing data-driven personalization and the Asia market, with a key new hire and a China showroom in the works.
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