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How retailers are promoting their holiday shipping cut-off dates Modern Retail | 10 December 2021 In the past few weeks, major retailers and big-box stores have been preparing their customers for delays by advertising shipping “deadlines.” Some, like Gap and Kohl’s, are incentivizing rewards members with free or discounted shipping rates if they shop online …

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China’s October Retail Sales Beat Expectations BOF | 15 November 2021 China’s industrial output and retail sales grew more quickly than expected in October, despite fresh curbs to control Covid-19 outbreaks and supply shortages, but the slowing property sector weighed on the economic outlook. Output grew 3.5 percent in October from the same period a …

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Amazon is where it’s at for beauty and wellness brands Glossy | 3 October 2021 Perhaps the most dominant trend of all in the space is the evolution from an in-store experience to an online experience. This holds especially true with the rise of e-commerce and more specifically the growth of online marketplaces such as …

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URBN achieves the retail-resale-rental trifecta with launch of Nuuly Thrift Glossy | 12 October 2021 Fashion resale and fashion rental have both seen massive growth in the last five years, driven by many of the same factors: Customers want cheaper, more sustainable access to high-quality brands at fast-fashion prices. But resale has been in a better …

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Essence Ventures Acquires Beautycon Out Of Foreclosure Beauty Matter | 13 September 2021 Beautycon Media is positioned as the global community for content creators, celebrities, and fans, to come together to celebrate all things fashion, beauty, style, and lifestyle—the passion points of Gen Z and millennials. Beautycon Media Inc.’s assets have been acquired out of foreclosure …

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Social commerce app Flip emerges as the TikTok of online beauty shopping Glossy | 7 September 2021 While TikTok has been adding e-commerce functionality to its platform, beauty shopping startup Flip has gone all-in on bringing buying to the short video experience. Launched in 2019, U.S.-based Flip announced $28 million in Series A funding on …

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DEFINING THE FEMALE HAIR LOSS OPPORTUNITY Beauty Matter | 14 July 2021 Hair loss is not a new concern, but the category has witnessed growth, with online searches for hair loss rising by 8% in the last year. Hair loss is currently a $7 billion market, and according to hair loss provider Kerastem, alopecia patients …

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Clean Beauty Is Under Fire, But That Hasn’t Stopped Clean Brands And E-Tailers From Multiplying Beauty Independent | Claire Mccormack As the clean beauty debate rages on among beauty industry cognoscenti—i.e., what does the term “clean beauty” even mean?—unfazed entrepreneurs continue to swell the clean beauty and wellness ranks with new brands and services that …

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What Beauty Entrepreneurs Need To Know To Develop Clean Beauty Brands Relevant To Today’s Consumers Beauty Independent | 21 June 2021 The promise of clean ingredients is a purchase motivator in the contemporary beauty market. “What has changed has really been the sourcing,” said Peri, adding that brand founders are increasingly educating themselves on the …

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