Brick and mortars

Tour Las Vegas' Best Beauty Retailers July 11

After a year off at Cosmoprof North America 2014, Cosmoprof North America will once again offer its popular "Las Vegas' Best Beauty Retailers" tour in a collaboration with Beauty Store Business on the Saturday before this year's show officially starts (July 11).

Valentine's Day Shoppers Hit Up Brick And Mortars

Seventy-six percent of Valentine's Day shoppers will purchase items in stores, while nearly 60% of online shoppers will pick up their items in stores, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Falling gas prices could help to fuel spending this Valentine’s Day, as more than half of American adults feel they have more money to spend, compared to only 42% in an ICSC survey conducted one month ago. Generally, younger consumers surveyed feel that they have more money in their pockets than older consumers.

Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio to Debut Sunday at ISSE

Sally Beauty Supply's new Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio will make its first-ever appearance this Sunday at the Professional Beauty Association's Long Beach International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California.

The Sally Beauty Mobile Nail Studio—which uses a truck—features 750 shades and has a partial tagline of “one brilliant wall of color.”

L2 Studies How Prestige Retailers & Brands Can Better Use Digital to Drive In-Store Sales

L2 Studies How Prestige Retailers Can Better Use Digital to Drive In-Store Sales

The new "Intelligence Report: Multichannel Retail" from digital innovation think tank L2 analyzes how 79 prestige retailers and brands—across six prestige industries, including beauty—can better use digital to drive customers to their brick and mortars.

About That "Showrooming" Going On in Your Beauty Store ...

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About That "Showrooming" Going On in Your Beauty Store ...

I'm totally fascinated by "showrooming"—the term for people who visit brick and mortars to try out products but then check their mobile devices there for the best price online. The practice is transforming shopping—even with beauty products and, yes, inside your beauty store.

For Suppliers Only …

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ICMAD's 2012 CITY Awards Graphic

If you’re a beauty-products supplier—and I know that a lot of you read Beauty Store Business online—I urge your company to participate in the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ 2012 CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards program.

This year’s program is no doubt bigger and better than the previous six—and in 2012 your business doesn’t even have to be an ICMAD member. Also, as BSB tweeted on April 23, the deadline for submissions has been extended to May 11.