Boots has revealed it is using learnings from the past eight weeks to introduce new safe shopping measures at its stores, including upgraded PPE for staff, new social distancing guides and a digital beauty service.
Less than two weeks after Hammerson said Next would be opening beauty halls in five vacated Debenhams spaces in its malls, two of the biggest have been taken off the list. But a further 10 could be added.
Debenhams’ loss is Next’s gain as it's to open a new standalone beauty concept in five soon-to-be-ex-Debenhams spaces owned by Hammerson. These are due to close after the department store failed to strike a rent deal.
The partnership will see the launch of eight custom-branded, augmented reality [AR] lenses from L’Oréal brands like Garnier, Lancôme, L’Oréal Paris, and Maybelline, featured in a dedicated beauty area on Snap Camera.
With Gen Z now being the biggest generation on the planet, what they think really counts, and in beauty, they're focused on issues, technology, immersive experiences and practicality, a UK study shows.
The combination of hair and beauty salons being closed and many beauty retailers able to stay open in the lockdown could prove a big boon to the beauty sector during the period of enforced store closures.
Beauty brands business Brand Architekts Group released an update on Tuesday in which it talked about its “strong financial and liquidity position” and how most of its retail customers continue to trade.