Hey Humans is on a mission to foster real change

January 4, 2022By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News “Better for the planet” products often come with a higher price tag, but part of Maesa’s mission with their first foray into a personal care brand, Hey Humans, is to overcome that price barrier to make naturally-derived formulas accessible to all with products that are … Read More

BWX goes beyond being different to make a positive impact

November 23, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News To succeed in the beauty industry, brands must have clearly established differentiators to stand out, which may take multiple forms, from unique product offerings to a special way of building and growing a community of advocates and influencers. Some beauty brands stand … Read More

Consider innovative approaches to accelerating speed to basket

November 17, 2021By Views

By Angela Nicloy, director of marketing, as seen in Mass Market Retailers Speed to shelf is vital at brick-and-mortar. As Amazon, other retail leaders such as Walmart and Target, and worldwide circumstances continue to disrupt established business models, and shopper behavior increasingly favors an omnichannel experience, the focus for all retail supply chain stakeholders has … Read More

Building Bridges From A Distance

November 14, 2021By Views

By Dave Wendland, for Forbes Agency Council, as appeared on Forbes.com October 4, 2021 Cautiously and intrepidly, many of us have returned to the office, travel and business in the “new normal.” For those of us who focus significant time on forging strategic relationships, approaches to growing business contacts and creating new connections have changed forever. The … Read More

Nailtopia impacts nail care space with eco-friendly formulas

October 29, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News While there has been a clean, green movement in beauty products for some time, it was the white space in nail care for such products that inspired vice president of marketing, Logan Bilderback, and her fellow team members at Beauty Partners, to … Read More

Revolution Beauty creates aesthetically appealing shopping experiences

September 24, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News Cosmetics and beauty departments can be some of the most visually vibrant and engaging areas of a store. Bright, colorful, stocked with sleek and unique packages — they contain a wealth of products that please the senses. There’s a lot of preparation and … Read More

Five Reasons For A Brand Refresh

September 13, 2021By Views

By Dave Wendland, for Forbes Agency Council, as appeared on Forbes.com August 6, 2021 Although change for change’s sake is seldom a good course of action, a well-executed brand refresh could be just what the doctor ordered — if the underlying rationale justifies such measures. Refreshing an overall brand identity should be rooted in strategy, and these … Read More

Sifting through sun care solutions

August 11, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News Choosing a sunscreen has always been confusing to shoppers. Knowing which SPF (sun protection factor) to choose, how often it needs to be reapplied, and whether it remains effective when you’re in water are questions often asked when making a … Read More

Five technological advances that have recast retail

August 10, 2021By Views

By Dave Wendland, vice president strategic relations, as seen in Chain Drug Review The use of technology has been expanding across retail for years — however, its pervasiveness was accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The integration of technology within the retail ecosystem has become the new normal. This article highlights five technological advancements that have … Read More

Advice on Demonstrating Authenticity in Leadership

July 18, 2021By Views

By Dave Wendland, for Forbes Agency Council, as appeared on Forbes.com June 17, 2021 Much has been written about leadership traits and styles. In fact, a Google search for the term “leadership” yields more than 2 billion results. And when you specify “authentic leadership,” you get more than 100 million results, including scholarly articles, lists of traits … Read More