Retail major Walgreens Boots Alliance has unveiled a series of UK high street investments in recent months, but focus and investment must now be directed towards e-commerce if the retailer wants to remain competitive, says an expert.
European color cosmetics brand Catrice Cosmetics has announced a shake-up to its retail strategy for 2022, with the company focusing on making it products available only through its own website and via Amazon.
E-commerce will continue its insatiable rise over the next five years in beauty, with pureplay online retailers like Alibaba, Amazon and JD.com set to bolster significant growth and brand-retailer collaborations to prove key, says an expert.
Digital retail moguls Alibaba and Amazon will grasp the lion’s share of a burgeoning online health and beauty category over the next five years, and brands must seriously consider shifting onto these platforms, says a retail expert.
Natura & Co has finalised its Avon acquisition, creating a global pure-play beauty giant and direct-to-consumer leader – a mega-business it wants to use to fight the climate crisis, champion cruelty-free, female empowerment and local communities.
Online retail giants Amazon and eBay have pulled several illegal skin lightening creams containing mercury sold in the UK, Belgium and US following investigative findings from international NGO coalition The Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG).
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Born This Way pop icon Lady Gaga will launch Haus Laboratories exclusively on Amazon next month, a move that has generated considerable buzz in the beauty world. So, is this e-commerce strategy a smart one to follow?