Sephora, which first entered the Parisian beauty market in 1970 as a perfumery chain, is making strides both in stores and online to get its customers to buy more fragrances.
At a press event last fall, Calvin McDonald, Sephora’s president and CEO, said the category has been “commoditized by discounts,” and that shoppers are most driven by price than any other factor when making purchase decisions. He added that, while fragrance is an underperforming category at Sephora — it follows beauty and skincare — the company is making efforts to simplify the purchasing process within the category as well as differentiate its fragrance department from that of more saturated retailers.
To read the rest of this story, please visit Glossy.
More in Marketing
TikTok has officially launched its new e-commerce platform, TikTok Shop, earlier this month on August 1. Using the new e-commerce platform, brands and creators can sell products directly on the platform, potentially creating new revenue streams, and tap into the short-form video platform’s growing popularity.
‘The influencer industry can be really vile’: Confessions of an influencer marketer on the industry’s unfair hiring practices
While the influencer industry might sound exciting and like it’s full of opportunities, one marketer can vouch for the horrific scenarios that still take place behind the scenes.
After a tumultuous 12 months, marketers are getting a clear picture of how they really did during a time of true uncertainty. And, as it turns out, it wasn’t all that bad.
Ad position: web_bfu