Is Fragrance the Mass Market’s Albatross?

The mass-market fragrance landscape is a tale of two scenarios.
In drug stores, such as Walgreens and Duane Reade, fragrances are open and inviting and sold alongside testers to sample scents. Other mass retail chains stash fragrances in what Larry Levin, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer & Shopper Insights at SymphonyIRI Group, described as “prisons.”

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Is Fragrance the Mass Market's Albatross?

The mass-market fragrance landscape is a tale of two scenarios.
In drug stores, such as Walgreens and Duane Reade, fragrances are open and inviting and sold alongside testers to sample scents. Other mass retail chains stash fragrances in what Larry Levin, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer & Shopper Insights at SymphonyIRI Group, described as “prisons.”

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