Send to KindleTweet A financial analyst at Citi coined the phrase Hourglass Theory a few years ago, to point to a state he/she expected America was heading in: The haves the and have-nots, with a shrinking middle class. If one looks at the beauty market, this is true. During the recession, people went to salons [...]
Send to KindleTweet There is a retail war going on right now to compete for your beauty budget. I’ll start with a few confessions. I’m a beauty junkie. I have a bestie and we both once lived in The City, New York that is. When were equally miserable at our underpaid jobs in Manhattan offices, [...]
Send to KindleTweet It’s a rare moment when a beauty editor purchases product, as I call it, but the following products are a few that make the grade. Plenty of products are pitched but Trendcetera only reviews the ones that are effective and that I would pay money for. Sometimes, though, there’s nothing in the medicine cabinet that [...]
Send to KindleTweet Nestle is making a move into the Fair Trade sector thanks to a partnership with cocoa farmers in the African nation of Ivory Coast. The move, one lauded by the UK fair trade organization, The Fairtrade Foundation, will the see the first Kit Kat bars made with fair trade cocoa hit shelves [...]
The All Inclusive Airport Space + Airline Exclusivity + Luxury Shopping = The Modern Terminal What:Airports are quickly conforming to consumer interests with many major cities unveiling terminals almost entirely devoted to retail space, often via a collaboration with a specific airline carrier.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: The economic crisis and volatile energy prices have airport owners toying with new ways to bring in additional streams of income, mainly with high-end dining and shopping options. Such is the case with new terminals unveiled in 2008 in three popular destinations: London, England, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and New [...]