Shannon Curtin: The Power of CEW Membership

Here, Shannon, Senior Vice President, Consumer Beauty, Coty Inc., talks with CEW Beauty Insider about some of the things she’s learned during her vast career in beauty, as well as how being a part of CEW has developed her career path.

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NACDS: The Mass Market Beauty News You Missed

Missed the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida? Here’s what more than 30 mass beauty brands discussed with 60 retailers on the lush lawns at The Breakers Hotel.

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What Will Move the Needle in Q4?

Some of the biggest names in beauty—Ulta Beauty’s Mary Dillion, Shannon Curtin, La Mer’s Sandra Main—comment on which products and strategies will help get Holiday sales moving for the last three months of the year.

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Shannon Curtin to Exit Walgreens

Shannon Curtin, Walgreens’ Group Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Beauty and Personal Care, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities, effective September 1. Lauren Brindley will be taking the role of GVP and GMM of Beauty and Personal Care.

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Lebhar-Friedman, Walgreens Launch Beauty Within

Lebhar-Friedman Publishing, in collaboration with Walgreens, has launched a new health and beauty consumer publication, Discover Beauty Within. The first of its kind for the drug store retailer—and also for the trade publisher—Beauty Within will be issued quarterly, and features Sofia Vergara on its debut cover.

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Beauty Retailers On Innovation, Research, Energy and Excitement

Everyone wants to know what beauty retailers are excited about in the category. Here, QVC’s Claudia Lucas, Walgreens’ Shannon Curtin, Bloomingdale’s Howard Kreitzman, Saks Fifth Avenue’s Deborah Walters and Amazon’s Chance Wales share what they’re loving right now.

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Retail Report Card: 2013 Now and the Future

Retailers including QVC’s Claudia Lucas, Walgreens’ Shannon Curtin, Bloomingdale’s Howard Kreitzman, Saks Fifth Avenue’s Deborah Walters, Macy’s Nancy Schmidt and Amazon’s Chance Wales touch on the second quarter and what they’re optimistic for this fall.

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What’s it Take to Get into Look Boutique?

In this video, Walgreens’ Shannon Curtin talks about the protocol to getting into Look Boutique, the chain’s overall brand mix strategy and her aspiration to one day carry some of prestige beauty’s classic brands.

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