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Jan
16
2009

Personal Care Products Buck Declining Sales Trends

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The December trade retail sales figures from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveal that the personal care category is a shining star amid poor overall figures.

Dec
30
2008

Mintel Maps Out Consumer Trends for 2009

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Mintel, the global consumer and market research company, has released five ways consumers may adapt to the world's changes during the coming year.

Dec
19
2008

Satisfying Web Site Experiences Important for Consumer Sales

New research shows the importance of a quality Web site to sales both online and offline.

Nov
07
2008

Retail Advice During Economic Crisis

As consumers cut back on their spending, many spas are left wondering what will become of them. It depends on how aggressively you work to make your store the best it can be.

Nov
07
2008

The Rise of Precycling

The author shares Mintel's analysis on consumer attitudes toward packaging—notably "precyclers."

Oct
30
2008

TSA to Relax Regulations on Cosmetic Liquid Container Sizes

jars of cream

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says it will liberalize regulations that limit the size of cosmetic liquids to containers of 3 oz. or smaller on flights.

Oct
14
2008

NPD Group: 26% Plan to Spend Less This Holiday Season

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The NPD Group, Inc., a market research company, recently released the results of its annual survey of consumers' holiday spending intentions.

Oct
03
2008

Study Shows Cause Marketing Boosts Sales

breast cancer ribbon

A new study shows that cause marketing, such as Estee Lauder's breast cancer campaign, means that associating products and brands with good causes can help to boost sales.

Sep
03
2008

Competitive Advantage Drives Green Retail Efforts

woman recycling

Eco-friendly retail initiatives can be a win-win for spas.

Aug
13
2008

Face & Body Announces 2009 Dates

The dates and location for Face & Body Spa & Healthy Aging Conference and Expo 2009 have been announced.