1.) The Procter & Gamble Co. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge 43 of its beauty brands in a $12.5-billion deal with ... in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The transaction includes Wella, the Salon Division of P&G.
2.) Helen of Troy created a new position—global beauty president—and the name of that executive is …
A.) Julien Mininberg
B.) Timothy Meeker
C.) Leah Bailey
D.) Tom Benson
As you’ve no doubt seen, this holiday shopping season is all about mobile. With my respect for the power of technology, I’m glad to see retailers recognizing the impact mobile devices are having on shaping shopping habits.
In my first column in this series, I highlighted three consumer trends that will stick around: local goes social, personalization goes high-tech and the dissolving of lines of distribution. This article focuses on three ways to activate mobile before year-end to create localized, personalized interactions that lead to sales.
Does your brick-and-mortar store sell beauty products that are also offered via Amazon Prime? If so, consider checking out PriceLocal—a new, free service that helps retailers compete with Amazon by offering online shoppers Amazon Prime price matches with same-day pickup from local stores.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin have announced the results of “From Cradle to Cane: The Cost of Being a Female Consumer,” DCA’s first study of gender pricing disparities between goods sold in New York City.