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The Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding Amazon The Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding Amazon

Jeff Bezos just became the richest man in modern history with a net worth of over 150 BILLION dollars. This news,  announced yesterday, only further illustrates the fact that the Seattle-based Amazon has become a force to be reckoned with. While...

  • Wal-Mart Goes High TechWal-Mart Goes High TechAt the end of the world there will nothing but cockroaches, polyester and Wal-Mart. Or so we believed. Wal-Mart has been untouchable for decades. But with Amazon’s foray into pretty much everything, box stores have found themselves questioning their immortality....
  • The Death of CashThe Death of CashThere’s been many a time whilst digging around in your pocket for a spare quarter for a car meter, or a snack in the vending machine where you’ve had the thought. “Why do we even use these anymore?” In fact,...
  • The Rise of the MicrobrandThe Rise of the MicrobrandEveryone’s talking about micro. Micro poodles (cute), micro plastics (bad), and now there’s a new micro in town… the microbrand. There is an upsurge of microbrands on the market due to the value that they bring to the end user....
  • Cashing in On the Festival TrendCashing in On the Festival TrendMusic festivals have become the hottest ticket of the spring and summer seasons. The fashion, celebrity sightings, parties and the MUSIC is, on the surface, why these events are not to miss. If you can attend, the anticipation is high...
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  • Google Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashGoogle Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashMaybe Google needs increased revenue to equip their Silicon Valley headquarters with more nap pods, build a new gym, or to start an organic farm on-site for employees? Or, maybe they’re just trying to level the online marketplace playing field?...
  • China’s Hip Hop Ban: The Impact on Brands and BusinessChina’s Hip Hop Ban: Impact on Brands and BusinessStraight outta China comes a new ban on hip-hop. In fact, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT), China’s state media regulator, publicly declared that hip-hop culture and people with tattoos would be prevented from being...
  • Social Media and Millennials Continue to Change RetailSocial Media and Millennials Continue to Change RetailSocial media has started a revolution not only in the realm of communication and how we share information, but also, the way we shop. All generations, particularly the Millennials and Gen Z generation, are fairly active on social media platforms...
  • 2017: A Record Year for Counterfeit Goods2017: A Record Year for Counterfeit GoodsCounterfeiting conjures up the Canal Street handbags being peddled at innocent passersby. Or, of the infamous fake Louis Vuitton or Gucci bags that high schoolers wore on their arms like a prize. But, counterfeit goods are a much larger problem....
  • Crypto-Craze: Cryptocurrency Shaping Retail’s FutureCrypto-Craze: Cryptocurrency Shaping Retail’s FutureMention the word “bitcoin” in conversation and you will witness someone geek out over cryptocurrency. Or, you’ll be the victim of some intense eye rolls; most likely it will be the latter. In short, many people are sick of hearing...
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  • Challenged by Returns? Fight Back with the Industry’s Most Profitable Solution.Shoppers shelled out almost 17 percent more on Cyber Monday 2017 than they did the year before. In fact, in only 24 hours, Adobe Insights reports there were $6.5 billion in online sales on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Mobile accounted...
  • Get Personal: How Online Retailers Can Master the Art of PersonalizationGet Personal: How Online Retailers Can Master the Art of PersonalizationPeople say, “Cash is king.” And while that is accurate, in today’s world, so is convenience.  For years, e-commerce has offered newfound convenience through online shopping. Besides being able to shop 24/7, not waiting in a line and avoiding crowds...
  • New Tax Bill Leaves Retailers Feeling OptimisticNew Tax Bill Leaves Retailers Feeling OptimisticThanks in part of our 24-hour news cycle, we have heard time and time again that the new tax bill would be the answer. The answer to the question of how to ensure American businesses become more competitive that is....
  • Holiday 2017: Record-Breaking Sales Followed by Record-Breaking ReturnsHoliday 2017: Record-Breaking Sales Followed by Record-Breaking ReturnsIt was a very Merry Christmas for retail. Cyber Monday on Nov. 27, 2017 was dubbed the, “largest online shopping day in history.” The first three weeks in November scored retailers 18% more in sales than 2016. And, the icing on...
  • Nordstrom Tests New Retail ConceptNordstrom Tests New Retail ConceptOver on the corner of Melrose Avenue and Melrose Place in Los Angeles mannequins in avant-garde window displays beg you to come in and peruse the new offerings. A dress here, a bag there, and across the way is a...
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  • Markdowns: How Much is Too Much?Markdowns: How Much is Too Much?It’s a tale as old as time….the story of the consumer and the markdown. It is a love story so great that it has its own holiday in its honor- the infamous “Black Friday.” In addition, consumers have become so...
  • And the Results Are In… Cyber Monday Beat Black Friday SalesAnd the Results Are In… Cyber Monday Beat Black Friday SalesFor those who were able to pull themselves off the couch and fight through their weekend long Thanksgiving food comas to shop, it was one of the most successful weekends in years for retail. Interestingly enough, this year was the first...
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The Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding Amazon The Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding Amazon

Jeff Bezos just became the richest man in modern history with a net worth of over 150 BILLION dollars. This news,  announced yesterday, only further illustrates the fact that the Seattle-based Amazon has become a force to be reckoned with. While...