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J.C. Penney releases skincare adviser experience, AR try-on

J.C. Penney is turning to technology to help drive its revamped beauty strategy.  The department store in late 2020 announced it was planning a new beauty concept after previous partner Sephora teamed up with Kohl’s instead.  Click here to read the story at retaildive.com. Discussion Questions: What is distribution? How does distribution

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e.l.f. Beauty Takes on Inflation With Pricing

In the face of rampant inflation, the CEO of omnichannel cosmetics firm e.l.f. Beauty says the company chose not to increase prices on roughly one-third of its least expensive entry-level items, while simultaneously raising them on higher cost merchandise. Click here to read the story at pymnts.com. Discussion Questions: What is pricing?

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Heinz Wants You to Wear Clothes with Ketchup Stains

Usually, spilling ketchup on your clothes is reason to get mildly upset and reach for the stain remover. Click here to read the story at cnet.com. Discussion Questions: What is publicity? How do brands benefit from publicity? What is a publicity or marketing stunt? What is the goal of a

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7-Eleven to Drop Prizes Every Week this Summer for Brainfreeze Season

Get ready to turn up the heat because 7-Eleven, Inc. is officially entering Brainfreeze Season – a time to hang loose, try new things, make unforgettable memories and take summer from a ten…to an ELEVEN. Click here to read the story at qsrmagazine.com. Discussion Questions: What is promotion? What is Brainfreeze Season? How might

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Old Navy Made Clothing Sizes for Everyone. It Backfired.

Old Navy set out to make clothes shopping more inclusive for women of all body types. It ended up with too many extra-small and extra-large items and too few of the rest, a mismatch that frustrated customers and contributed to falling sales and a management shake-up. Click here to read

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Aerie Flips the Social Media Algorithm Positive for Spring 2022

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) announced today the evolution of #AerieREAL focused on sharing positive messages across feeds to help create a safe and happy place for content consumption–extinguishing the negative impact of social media. Click here to read the story at businesswire.com. Discussion Questions: What are brand values?

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