Rexall Debuts New Beauty Department Look

Rexall Debuts New Beauty Department Look

Rexall is evolving the way it sells beauty. Last week, the Canadian drugstore chain unveiled its first revamped cosmetics department at its Bathurst and Eglinton location (901 Eglinton Avenue West) in Toronto. With refreshed decor, an open layout and new brands, the “Inspired Beauty” concept signals Rexall’s enhanced efforts to stake its claim in the increasingly competitive beauty retail landscape.

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M.A.C to Re-Open on Queen Street West in Toronto

M.A.C to Re-Open on Queen Street West in Toronto

M.A.C Cosmetics will soon be returning to Toronto’s Queen Street West. The brand is slated to open its doors at 368 Queen Street West, just east of Spadina Avenue, at the end of October. This new location is about a block from M.A.C’s former space at 363 Queen Street West, which closed in 2015 and is now occupied by fast-growing L’Oréal makeup brand NYX.

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First Look: Nordstrom Previews Beauty Department at First Toronto Store

First Look: Nordstrom Previews Beauty Department at First Toronto Store

Seattle-based luxury retailer Nordstrom has revealed the makeup, skincare, fragrance and nailcare brands to be carried at its new CF Toronto Eaton Centre location, opening Friday, September 16 in downtown Toronto. Reinventing the north-end space once occupied by Eaton’s and more recently Sears, the 220,000-square-foot department store will stock beauty from the following labels and more.

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Sephora Opens Canada’s First Beauty TIP Workshop

Sephora Opens Canada’s First Beauty TIP Workshop

The newly renovated, 9,146-square-foot location is only one of four stores in North America to be outfitted with the TIP concept (short for “Teach, Inspire, Play”), which debuted in San Francisco last November as a model for Sephora’s stores of the future. The retailer’s goal is to marry high-tech innovation with customer service, and to deliver the experiential offerings that today’s shoppers want.

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Bite Beauty to Open Lip Lab in Toronto

Bite Beauty to Open Lip Lab in Toronto

Born and based in Toronto, Bite Beauty specializes in handmade lippies in on-trend shades using natural, food-grade ingredients. Now, following the popularity of its bespoke Lip Lab in New York, the company will bring the same concept home: the 2,800-square-foot, two-level Toronto space (678 Queen Street West) is slated to open at the beginning of September.

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Louis Vuitton Launches Its First Fragrance Collection in 70 Years

Louis Vuitton Launches Its First Fragrance Collection in 70 Years

For its first fragrance launch in 70 years, Louis Vuitton fits right into the latest market trend. As star-fronted fragrances take a step out of the limelight, consumers are increasingly spritzing bottles in two other categories: designer (up 7 percent in the same timeframe) and artisanal (up 49 percent).

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