Facial scanning and virtual shopping carts among features predicted to hit retail sector by 2040

According to Euromonitor, physical bricks-and-mortar will continue to play a critical role in the retail experience, however, it says companies "must" reinvent their image to meet consumer needs

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Kanebo steps up global expansion for Freeplus brand

The company also embarked on strengthening its Japanese presence earlier this year

Benefit Cosmetics serves up ‘Cake-Away’ treats with Deliveroo

The new marketing push is to celebrate its Boi-ing Cakeless concealer launch and offers cakes from Lily Vanilli

Zalando expands beauty reach with Feelunique partnership

The German e-commerce site earlier this year expanded its reach into five more European markets

Gym class heroes: The beauty brands shaping up the athleisure category

As the athleisure beauty trend strengthens, Cosmetics Business discovers how skin care is working up a sweat

UK online consumers demand more from shopping experience

Over half would stop using an online retailer if the service did not match expectations

Primark drives beauty presence with first vegan-certified skin care range

Last year the brand launched a skin care range with former Glamour Beauty Director Alessandra Steinherr

From Shiseido's salon for kids to princess parties: Why mini-me beauty is far from child's play

After MAC and John Lewis cancelled its 'back to school' workshop oversight, Cosmetics Business explores which brands ...

Retail bosses demand overhaul of “broken” business rates

Harrods, Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury's are among the companies that have written to Chancellor Sajid Javid pushing ...

Glossier drives retail expansion with London pop-up

The brand has become a cult favourite among consumers with soaring sales of up to 600% year-on-year

Entrepreneurial lessons from cult skin care brand owner Ole Henriksen

The skin care expert shares with Cosmetics Business his plans for relaunching his iconic brand

How beauty is taking flight in the turbulent world of travel retail

Travel retail has been a key driver for cosmetic giants in recent years and as airports report record numbers of ...

How to achieve your beauty career ladder goals, according to Rituals' Managing Director

Penny Grivea, MD at Rituals Cosmetics UK and Ireland, shares her career advice, industry predictions and how Rituals is ...

Superdrug bucks high street trend by opening 13 new stores

Health and beauty retailer has plans to open a further 14 stores by year end

Illinois becomes latest state to ban animal testing for cosmetics

It follows Brazil, Canada, Guatemala and India, which have all banned the import and sale of cosmetics tested on ...