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?
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.
GHD hair straighteners have been installed in the ladies bathroom at one of the city’s popular nightspots thanks to the Beautiful Vending Company. Upon the payment of 10 AED [almost $3], the plates of the straightener begin to heat, allowing women to quickly touch up their hair-dos.