Markwins Beauty Brands announced the appointment of a new global president, Stefano Curti who assumed the role on Jan. 3. Current president and COO, Bill George will shift from the company’s day-to-day management and work with Curti until April 2018. Afterwards, George will become part of the City of Industry, Calif.-based company’s advisory board.
Makers of at-home teeth whitening products, Rembrandt has announced the launch of a new power toothbrush. Called the Whitening Toothbrush and Whitening Brush Heads, consumers will be able to purchase the product along with a pack of three replacement brush heads.
When it comes to retail, millennials have a lot going for them. They represent 92 million U.S. consumers in their prime spending years. They are the first truly digital generation. They have high disposable incomes, and control more than $600 billion in annual purchasing power. By 2020, millennial spending in the United States is projected to balloon to $1.4 trillion annually and will represent 30% of total retail sales. These shoppers are tech savvy, plugged in and well-informed — and demanding.
Since 1990, Cosmetic Promotions has offered its clients experiential marketing for beauty brands and retailers. With services that include product sampling, demonstrations, launch kits and sweepstakes, among other services, founder and CEO Joann Marks said the company’s aim is to help its clients save money and labor.
Drug Store News caught up with Marks to discuss her company’s offerings and how its clients can set themselves apart from the competition.
Unilever’s V debuts vegan personal care line
Unilever launched Love Beauty and Planet, a new vegan personal care brand, featuring shampoos, conditioners, body washes and hair and body treatments.
The products have mild cleansers and scents infused with ethically sourced essential oil or absolute, a highly aromatic oily mixture, like French heirloom lavender, Moroccan mimosa flower or Bulgarian rose.
Standing out in a crowd.
That is pretty difficult when it comes to the natural products segment among HBC brands. With the category growing at steady double-digit rates for at least the last five years, a large number of suppliers have entered the market, all hoping to grab their fair share of this burgeoning segment.