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Retail Forward: The Evolution Imperative

Experts inside and outside of beauty debate how the department store format must evolve to maintain relevancy with a new generation of shoppers.

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Retail Watch: Oh My Cream!, Paris

Juliette Lévy parlayed her passion into a profession.

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Mecca Cosmetica Opens New Flagship in Australia

The store is complete with new areas, such as Mecca Trove featuring emerging brands, and Australia’s first Nars boutique.

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Shopper Stalker: Herald Square

Anna Dysinger heads to Herald Square to check out retailers, established and new.

Walgreen's Greg Wasson to Retire

Executive said on Wednesday he plans to retire shortly after the close of the second step in the Alliance Boots transaction.

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Birchbox Debuts Paris Pop-Up

The location is to remain open through Dec. 24.

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Critical Mass: Christmas Is No Gift for Retail Chains

Retailers surveyed by WWD during the last two weeks said beauty self-purchasing is outpacing gift buying at the nation’s mass-market stores.

Walgreens Taps Linda Filler

She will join the company at the beginning of the year as president of retail products and chief merchandising officer.

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Shen Beauty Expands its Brooklyn Footprint

Shen Beauty has opened its second shop, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Mary Dillion, Sona Chawla Speak at Cosmetic Executive Women Newsmaker Forum

The two executives outlined their divergent blueprints for growth at Wednesday night’s event.

Sephora Rebuts Discrimination Allegations

The retailer denied Wednesday that it had discriminated against Asian consumers during their Insiders online sale, which ran from Nov. 6 through 10.

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