Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Mehdi Daoudi, AppNeta Blog, Carmen Gonzalez

News Feed Item

SEPHORA Continues To Change the Face of Beauty Retail

SEPHORA unveils its new Flagship Store in Toronto, a new website and more…

MONTREAL, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - SEPHORA Canada is going back to where it all began eight years ago, premiering a new home on November 20th for its first Canadian store, SEPHORA Toronto Eaton Centre, and just in time for holiday gifting and giving.  With an additional 3,700 square feet (8,941 total), the store will feature the latest in store design, exclusive brands and services. Among the unique shopping features SEPHORA has to offer, highlights include:

  • New brands to SEPHORA Toronto Eaton Centre include Giorgio Armani Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown, Estée Lauder, shu uemura, BECCA, Thierry Mugler Angel, Illamasqua and Atelier Cologne along with expanded assortments in AmorePacific,  Guerlain, NUDE Skincare, Tarte, YSL Cosmetics, TOM FORD Fragrances and an unparalleled assortment of false lashes at the SEPHORA Lash Bar.
  • The MAKE UP FOR EVER Boutique at SEPHORA is a specially designed space featuring a more extensive product selection, interactive tools and one on one education including private consultations with their Academy Advisors.  The Boutique, designed to be reminiscent of a "backstage" environment, complete with studio make up stations and lighting features more than 1,400 product SKUs and is staffed by MAKE UP FOR EVER artists dedicated to providing the highest level of artistry services to all clients.
  • The SEPHORA Nail Studio is a new interactive nail workshop featuring brands such as Ciate, DIOR, Illamasqua, Nails INC, NARS, SEPHORA by OPI, Spa Ritual and The New Black along with accessories and nail necessities from SEPHORA COLLECTION, Trend Tips and more.
  • Transform your look in minutes at the SEPHORA Beauty Studio or treat yourself to a private 90 minute one-on-one consultation in makeup, skincare, hair care and fragrance with a Personal Beauty Advisor, you'll leave with a completely customized beauty routine for your lifestyle.
  • Explore the world of fragrance with SEPHORA's Fragrance Experts as they guide you through the SEPHORA Sensorium. This dynamic concept is designed to reignite the love of fragrance guided by emotional expression instead of note composition or marketing input.
  • Come into SEPHORA Toronto Eaton Centre to discover this holiday's must have gift items for him and her, including the SEPHORA Collection ColorDaze Blockbuster, MARCHESA parfum d'extase Holiday Gift Set, SEPHORA Fragrance Samplers for Him and Her and much more.  Don't know what to give a relative, coworker or boss?  Give a SEPHORA gift card - available for use in all 38 stores across the country and comes in a sleek holiday inspired mirror compact.

SEPHORA.CA - BEAUTY TRANSFORMED
SEPHORA is revolutionizing Canadian retail with its new approach to online and in store shopping.  Unveiled on October 18th, SEPHORA.CA, a new multi-channel web experience including the most targeted search, faster check out, fully integrated Canadian pricing, product look up in store, free shipping over $75 CAD, as well as bilingual functionality.   The new website is one of many punctuated statements made this year by the beauty retailer as a commitment to constantly elevating the client experience in Canada.

"Since 2004 we have opened 38 stores, including a new home for our first Canadian store at Toronto Eaton Centre and a flagship in downtown Montreal on Sainte Catherine Street.  All our initiatives are focused on revolutionizing the Canadian beauty retail landscape.  Transforming our stores and launching SEPHORA.ca are significant components of our arsenal to achieve this," says Philippe Pinatel, Country Manager and Senior Vice President, SEPHORA Canada.

Julie Bornstein, Senior Vice President of SEPHORA Digital also notes, "We're bridging the online and offline world, and making it easier, more inspirational and fun to shop for beauty. Our goal is to help every shopper find the perfect beauty product for her needs."

To visit the new site go to www.SEPHORA.ca, and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

About SEPHORA Americas:
Since 1998, SEPHORA has been TRANSFORMING BEAUTY in the U.S. Today, SEPHORA Americas operates more than 300 stores in the U.S. and Canada as well as the world's top beauty website, SEPHORA.com. In 2010 SEPHORA expanded into Latin America where it partnered with the Brazilian beauty market leader Sacks.com, in 2011 opened two retail stores in Mexico and in 2012 opened one retail location in Brazil.  SEPHORA is well known for its unique retail concept, which is rooted in its distinctive open-sell store design, the beauty expertise of its sales consultants and, most importantly, its unparalleled combination of over 200 classic and emerging brands across a broad range of product categories including skincare, color, fragrance, bath & body, smilecare, and haircare, as well as SEPHORA's own private label. SEPHORA has also been recognized as a leading digital brand and continues to advance this arena through mobile and social media initiatives including an active Facebook page, BeautyTalk-its online beauty community, its mobile site and Apps. In addition to its North and Latin American business and its initiative with JCPenney, which includes more than 300 SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations, SEPHORA today has more than 1,600 stores within 29 countries in Europe and 115 locations in China. SEPHORA was founded in France in 1970 and acquired in 1997 by Paris-based LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading luxury products group. For further information, please visit www.SEPHORA.com

SOURCE Sephora

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
The security needs of IoT environments require a strong, proven approach to maintain security, trust and privacy in their ecosystem. Assurance and protection of device identity, secure data encryption and authentication are the key security challenges organizations are trying to address when integrating IoT devices. This holds true for IoT applications in a wide range of industries, for example, healthcare, consumer devices, and manufacturing. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lancen LaChance, vic...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
SYS-CON Media announced today that @WebRTCSummit Blog, the largest WebRTC resource in the world, has been launched. @WebRTCSummit Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors than any other publication. @WebRTCSummit Blog can be bookmarked ▸ Here @WebRTCSummit conference site can be bookmarked ▸ Here
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IoT Now has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. IoT Now explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs, and it passes on some lessons learned from those who have taken the first steps in next-gen IoT services.
SYS-CON Events announced today that WineSOFT will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Based in Seoul and Irvine, WineSOFT is an innovative software house focusing on internet infrastructure solutions. The venture started as a bootstrap start-up in 2010 by focusing on making the internet faster and more powerful. WineSOFT’s knowledge is based on the expertise of TCP/IP, VPN, SSL, peer-to-peer, mob...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, discussed the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports.
Big Data, cloud, analytics, contextual information, wearable tech, sensors, mobility, and WebRTC: together, these advances have created a perfect storm of technologies that are disrupting and transforming classic communications models and ecosystems. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Erik Perotti, Senior Manager of New Ventures on Plantronics’ Innovation team, provided an overview of this technological shift, including associated business and consumer communications impacts, and opportunities it m...
With billions of sensors deployed worldwide, the amount of machine-generated data will soon exceed what our networks can handle. But consumers and businesses will expect seamless experiences and real-time responsiveness. What does this mean for IoT devices and the infrastructure that supports them? More of the data will need to be handled at - or closer to - the devices themselves.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dataloop.IO, an innovator in cloud IT-monitoring whose products help organizations save time and money, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dataloop.IO is an emerging software company on the cutting edge of major IT-infrastructure trends including cloud computing and microservices. The company, founded in the UK but now based in San Fran...
Things are changing so quickly in IoT that it would take a wizard to predict which ecosystem will gain the most traction. In order for IoT to reach its potential, smart devices must be able to work together. Today, there are a slew of interoperability standards being promoted by big names to make this happen: HomeKit, Brillo and Alljoyn. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Adam Justice, vice president and general manager of Grid Connect, will review what happens when smart devices don’t work togethe...
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, whic...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sudarshan Krishnamurthi, a Senior Manager, Business Strategy, at Cisco Systems, will discuss how IT and operational technology (OT) work together, as opposed to being in separate siloes as once was traditional. Attendees will learn how to fully leverage the power of IoT in their organization by bringing the two sides together and bridging the communication gap. He will also look at what good leadership must entail in order to accomplish this, and how IT managers ca...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settle...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
TechTarget storage websites are the best online information resource for news, tips and expert advice for the storage, backup and disaster recovery markets. By creating abundant, high-quality editorial content across more than 140 highly targeted technology-specific websites, TechTarget attracts and nurtures communities of technology buyers researching their companies' information technology needs. By understanding these buyers' content consumption behaviors, TechTarget creates the purchase inte...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloud Academy will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cloud Academy is the industry’s most innovative, vendor-neutral cloud technology training platform. Cloud Academy provides continuous learning solutions for individuals and enterprise teams for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and the most popular cloud computing technologies. Ge...