“This month marks 20 years since the launch of the fresh handmade natural cosmetics line in North America; headquartered in Vancouver, the 236 Canadian and U.S. Lush stores raked in $409 million in sales for the fiscal year ending June 2015. Karen Delaney-Wolverton recalls how one whiff of Lush while visiting London in 1995 changed her career path forever.” Read more at BCBusiness.Read More
“Upscale Australian skin care brand Aesop will open its second Vancouver location later this year in Vancouver's Kitsilano area. It will be Aesop's fourth freestanding Canadian location, with more expected to follow. The store will measure 1,950 square feet, and will serve as the primary showroom and distribution hub for Aesop's Vancouver operations, according to CBRE's Martin Moriarty.” Read more at Retail Insider.