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Sep 27, 2012 | 08:37 AM CDT

Markwins Acquires Phyisicians Formula for Nearly $75 Million

After entering into an agreement to be acquired by a private equity firm in August, Physicians Formula announced that is now entering into a new acquisition agreement with Markwins International following Markwins' bid for the beauty company in early September.

Aug 27, 2012 | 04:40 PM CDT

New Perspectives in Beauty Retailing

By: Ada Polla

Ever-changing and ever-evolving, the trends in beauty retailing currently include more retailer brands, pop-up shops, video as a sales tool and more.

Aug 16, 2012 | 10:50 AM CDT

Economy Issues Effect Change in Consumer Shopping Habits

SymphonyIRI looked at the new shopping behaviors and tactics consumers are exhibiting in the wake of the recession and the new world market environment.

Aug 15, 2012 | 10:39 AM CDT

Physicians Formula Reports 25% Sales Increase for Q2 2012

The company also noted that, in the food, drug and mass channel, its products achieved 8% point-of-sale dollar growth over the last 52 weeks versus the prior year period, whereas the overall masstige color cosmetics category only grew 6%.

Jul 19, 2012 | 10:31 AM CDT

Wet n Wild Expands Distribution

The youthful beauty brand will be available in 500 additional Walmart stores.

Jul 13, 2012 | 10:02 AM CDT

Target Testing Beauty Concierge Service

The new beauty service from the mass retailer is being tested in more than 25 stores near Chicago.

Jul 12, 2012 | 10:50 AM CDT

Report Investigates the Nail Care Boom

Citing an increase in interest in DIY nail products and a great fashion focus on a manicured look, the new report highlights the rise of nail care products in the past few years and discusses where the trend has yet to go.

Jul 09, 2012 | 04:00 PM CDT

O Boticário Surpasses McDonald’s to Become Brazil’s Largest Franchise Chain

O Boticário store
By: Fernanda Bonifacio

Opportunities in the Brazilian market spur the growth of retail doors and viability for international brands.

Jun 07, 2012 | 02:57 PM CDT

Beauty Specialist Retailers Highlight Expertise to Remain Relevant in a Competitive World

By: Daniel Latev, Global Head of Retailing Researc…

Investing in their retail spaces and adding to and curating their products mix, as well as developing dynamic brand and consumer relationships, has helped beauty specialist retailers buck the trend of specialist retailers losing share to other outlets.

May 01, 2012 | 11:16 AM CDT

Consumer Confidence in Personal Finances Up, Though Consumers are Still Cautious

Symphony IRI reports that thought consumers are more confident in their personal finances as compared to recent previous quarters, they are nervous and consequently cautious about their financial futurel