Carrefour raises a few eyebrows
Supermarket chain Carrefour launched a new beauty product line called “Les Cosmétiques Design Paris”.
Why it matters
Carrefour intends to offer “the best of beauty” with products priced at 20% to 35% less than its competitors.
Shoppers are also prompted to use their smartphones to scan discount codes.
Carrefour is up against some stiff competition with well establish brands. Is considerable savings the best strategy for a brand positioning itself against other top-shelf brands?
Vichy has partnered up with designer fridge brand Smeg to promote its Aqualia Antiox range. The “Big Ice” in Milan is a huge ice-cube at St. Lorenz Columns. Inside the ice cube is a Smeg fridge people can win, to then keep their Vichy beauty products at the right temperature.
Cosmetics brand Gosh has launched a very generous promotion. They are giving away their mascara for FREE. Consumers simply bring in their old mascara and exchange it for a brand new Gosh version. Why? To celebrate the launch of the Danish brand’s new cosmetics range and get consumers attention.