John Lewis, the UK department store operator, has seen a drop in demand for big ticket items as consumer confidence wanes, but trade in spontaneous categories, such as beauty, is holding up, its boss has said.
The natural makeup line, which has been worn by the likes of Emma Watson and Robin Wright, is now available on Sephora.com. In August, the makeup retailer will carry a selection of the line in its physical stores.
The New York-based makeup brand announced on its blog, Into the Gloss, that it would be shipping its products internationally for the first time. The company will start its expansion in Canada and then move on to Europe.
It’s official, Britons are now spending money using debit cards more often than cash. It hasn’t quite reached the almost-cashless level that countries like Sweden have achieved, but cash is definitely less important.
Shiseido Americas Corporation, the US-based subsidiary of Tokyo-based Shiseido has appointed Susan Jurevics as its new President of Bare Escentuals Beauty, Inc. to lead all aspects of the BareMinerals brand.
There are plenty of big question marks over whether Britons are ready to spend or save at present but the latest footfall figures from Ipsos Retail Performance showed that in June they were prepared to go out and browse.