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Elizabeth McHugh

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Beauty

GenC and Self-Care: The Role of Brands in Pandemic Burnout

For almost a year now we have defined GenC as the group—now all of us—whose behaviors and preferences will be significantly and lastingly influenced...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Digital

Three Retail Technology Trends to Watch in 2021, plus new Consumer Insights

2020 spurred 32.4% YoY growth in ecommerce; in 2021, the digital-first habits adopted in 2020 will deepen and expand via new technologies. eMarketer...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Retail

Holiday 2020: How is GenC Shopping and Feeling this Season?

“GenC” refers to all of us who are affected long-term by COVID-19 and the complete disruption of everyday life. Now, as we enter the final month of...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Beauty

Infographic | The Business of Beauty: Pandemic Briefing

Though we have seen beauty ecommerce skyrocket during the pandemic, overall industry sales will decline in 2020, as ecommerce has not fully made...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Infographic

Infographic: The Modern Mom Manages 2020

When we asked our research community about COVID-19 silver linings, they overwhelmingly responded that the greatest positive to come out of the...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Food & Beverage

Infographic: Getting to Know (COVID) Grocery

New behaviors for food and beverage consumers are turning into new routines. Over six months into the pandemic, habits have changed and grocery...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Digital

COVID, Consumers, and Influencers: An Evolved Relationship

Ecommerce sales increased by nearly a third in Q2, as consumers’ shift to digital continued. Between lockdowns and health concerns, in-store browsing...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Beauty

Infographic: Curious About Color: What’s at Play in 2020’s Color Cosmetics Market

The Zoom beauty boom has sent ecommerce sales skyrocketing: Ulta recently reported that their ecommerce sales were up more than 200% for the...
By Elizabeth McHugh
Retail

Infographic: Better Understand Boomers

Ok brands, time to wise up to Boomers. We have addressed Gen Z and Millennials, and while those generations hold tremendous influence in our...
By Elizabeth McHugh

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