Lipstick Goes Luxe with Valdé

Beauty veteran Margarita Arriagada has created a new lipstick brand with Valdé, a premium, refillable lipstick concept that has been a labor of love for the past two years for the former chief merchant of Sephora

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The Changed Consumer

Retailers talk about the power consumers possess from access to information to freedom.

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Niche vs. The Big Boys

Retailers from Sephora, Net-A-Porter, and Macy’s talk about how niche players are measuring up against the multi-nationals, and vice versa.

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One-on-One With Sephora’s Margarita Arriagada

Margarita Arriagada, Chief Merchant for Sephora, is excited about a lot of things going on at the beauty retailer. In addition to new launches and innovation in skin care, most notably Margarita is proud of Sephora’s newest in-store services, Skin IQ and Color IQ, rolling out to stores now, each of which provides unbiased customer recommendations based on individual concerns, needs and desires. Here, Margarita discusses these latest endeavors, and her advice to manufacturers in the beauty industry.

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One-on-One With Sephora's Margarita Arriagada

Margarita Arriagada, Chief Merchant for Sephora, is excited about a lot of things going on at the beauty retailer. In addition to new launches and innovation in skin care, most notably Margarita is proud of Sephora’s newest in-store services, Skin IQ and Color IQ, rolling out to stores now, each of which provides unbiased customer recommendations based on individual concerns, needs and desires. Here, Margarita discusses these latest endeavors, and her advice to manufacturers in the beauty industry.

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