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Macy’s will now have an ‘Impulse Beauty’ section

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US-based premium departmental store, Macy’s, has come up with a unique concept of an ‘Impulse Beauty’ department within the store, to capture a wider customer base. Directed at the trend-savvy consumer, the 1,000-square feet division will feature a host of cosmetics, skincare and haircare lines. Brands like Bare Escentuals, Benefit, , , , Philosophy, Smashbox, Stila, Bliss, Clarisonic, Dr. Brandt and T3 will be seen on the shelves of ‘Impulse Beauty’. The idea is to get a mix of fresh, contemporary and niche brands, which are not traditionally available in department stores. “Along with our established beauty counters, now Macy’s customers will have a wide assortment of products to choose from, for all of their beauty needs,” says , Executive Vice President and General Manager – cosmetics, fragrance and shoes, Macy’s. The ‘Impulse Beauty’ concept is supposed to be in line with stores like , Ulta and Beauty360, which cater to a mixed consumer base.

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Posted on: 15.9.2010
Source: www.wwd.com