Holiday Foot Traffic, Beauty Retailer Tracking

Holiday Foot Traffic in Beauty Boutiques Down 45% in 2020

As the beauty industry approached its most important shopping season of the year, there was ambiguity regarding what the final picture would look like for single-brand retailers like Lush and Bath & Body Works, which are renowned for luring consumers with exclusive in-store experiences, desirable promotions, and giftable items. Now, after the holiday months, Kline’s analysis of foot traffic data from SafeGraph reveals that holiday foot traffic for this channel of the beauty industry was down 45% in November and December. Despite this significant drop, sales did not decline as significantly, courtesy of higher consumer spending and stocking up during visits. Continue reading

Explore Beauty Boutiques in Japan

Driving Consumer Engagement through Japan’s Boutique Beauty Retailing Gems

While most retail stores are created to generate sales, in Japan, a small group of these known as boutique beauty retailing stores are created to engage consumers and build brand awareness. The purpose of these flagships is to indoctrinate consumers on the products and benefits of brands, eventually sending these consumers to department store counters where meaningful revenue can be generated.Continue reading

Kline Retail REnaissance Holiday Tour in SoHo Banner December 2018

Complimentary Report – Kline’s Retail Renaissance Holiday Tour in SoHo Ho

Over the last few months, a flurry of beauty boutiques, pop-up shops, and online behemoths (we’re looking at you, Amazon) have quietly (or not-so-quietly) debuted in the Nolita and SoHo neighborhoods of Manhattan, adding to an already vibrant beauty retailing scene. We had an opportunity to check some of them out — join us as we embark on our retailing adventure! To download this report, please follow this link: https://bit.ly/2rGVzhO