New York-based apothecary skincare launches at Sephora Canada!
NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Kiehl's Since 1851, the 167-year-old purveyor of the finest skincare, will debut its full line at Sephora early this Fall. In its first partnership with the prestige beauty retailer, Kiehl's will debut on Sephora.ca in August, followed by five Canadian locations beginning in September.
"Part of being a best in class skin care brand is partnering with a best in class beauty company. This is a privilege to be growing Kiehl's distribution to Sephora. We appreciate Sephora's innovation and creativity in delivering a unique and holistic customer experience as well as their commitment to being an excellent community stewards. Our combined sustained performance, is a testament to a differentiated experience we are offering to our distinct customers. In today's complex world of retail, success is not only measured by the financial statement but also by responding the ever changing demand that are taking place across the industry. One undisputable thing that Kiehl's and Sephora's customers have in common is high expectations and we both strive to deliver it." Says Alexandre Ratté, General Manager of Kiehl's Canada.
Kiehl's will launch at Sephora in these 5 doors and on Sephora.ca as of August 20th: Bloor, Markville,Toronto Eaton Center, Southgate and Park Royal.
"We are excited to be welcoming Kiehl's to Sephora Canada" said Jane Nugent, VP merchandising at Sephora Canada. "Our goal is to bring our clients the most requested and effective products for their beauty goals. Kiehl's is an iconic brand in the industry, with a rich history rooted in natural ingredients and effective formulations, we are thrilled to now offer our clients the full Kiehl's collection of skin, body and haircare products."
Long before Kiehl's and Sephora joined forces, Kiehl's was founded as an old-world apothecary in New York's East Village neighborhood. After years as an ambitious apprentice, John Kiehl purchased the business and began operations under the Kiehl name, serving the burgeoning New York community with unique herbal remedies. In 1921, John Kiehl's apprentice, Mr. Irving 'Doc' Morse, purchased the pharmacy. Doc Morse, a pharmacist and herbologist, then passed the apothecary on to his son, Aaron, who grew up at Kiehl's and became a chemist himself. Aaron raised his daughter, Jamie, at Kiehl's among the 'family' of employees and would go on to earn her own degree in biology. Over generations, the Morse family fostered Kiehl's longstanding commitment to unique formulations using only the finest ingredients and service to our neighborhood communities.
Kiehl's unique, extensive background represents a blend of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal and medicinal knowledge developed and passed on through the generations. Over the years, longtime customer favorite formulations such as Ultra Facial Cream, Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado, Musk Oil, Lip Balm #1, Creme de Corps, Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion, have been joined by new formulas such as Super Multi-Corrective Cream, Daily Reviving Concentrate, Calendula Deep Cleaning Foaming Face Wash, Facial Fuel, Midnight Recovery Concentrate, and Dermatologist Solutions, and have all been created with uniquely efficacious, natural ingredients and the education and knowledge culled from generations of research and requests from our customers.
Civic responsibility and a commitment to helping others has also been an intrinsic part of the Kiehl's heritage, with a focus on four core pillar causes – HIV/AIDS research, environmental issues, children's well-being, and women's health. Annual collaborations and projects such as Earth Month partnerships with the Canadian Wildlife Federation and Tree Canada, limited edition products to benefit the Tegan and Sara foundation, collaborations with the Musicounts and the Simple Plan foundation have allowed Kiehl's to heighten its customers awareness of vital social issues, and allowed the customers themselves to participate in the fund-raising efforts.
Kiehl's was founded as an old-world apothecary in New York's East Village neighborhood. Its unique, extensive background represents a blend of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge developed and advanced through the generations. In addition to Kiehl's freestanding stores across Canada, Kiehl's products are available at www.Kiehls.ca as well as through select specialty retailers worldwide. For additional information on Kiehl's since 1851, visit kiehls.ca.
Sephora is a leader in global prestige retail, teaching and inspiring clients to play in a world of beauty. Sephora has earned its reputation with its expertise, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit, and has been a pioneer in an unbiased approach to experiential retail since its debut in Paris in the early 1970's. A year after its acquisition by luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton in 1997, Sephora expanded to North America with a revolutionary store model that broke the beauty experience mold, and continues to evolve today. Now with more than 430 stores in the Americas—including US, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil—and over 600 inside JCPenney, Sephora has become a leading international beauty destination with over 2,300 locations in 33 countries, plus an award-winning website, and intuitive mobile apps. At Sephora, whether beauty is an obsession or part of a routine, clients have the opportunity to play with 14,000 products from 200 carefully curated brands, featuring indie darlings, emerging favorites, trusted classics, and Sephora's own, SEPHORA COLLECTION. In store, the client can access personalized recommendations at the Beauty Studio through interactive technology like the IQ systems, and garner a new look with makeovers, complimentary classes, hands-on events, and one-on-one consultations, all assisted by Sephora's expertly trained beauty advisors who offer unbiased advice on every brand, in every beauty category. Online clients interact with an inclusive beauty community on the award-winning Beauty Board, interactive Beauty Talk, and through social media @Sephora. On their mobile device, clients can get inspired to try new looks through groundbreaking digital innovations, like Sephora Virtual Artist, and access one-of-a-kind, mobile-first experiences, like The Beauty Uncomplicator and Swipe It Shop It. And Sephora Beauty Insider clients feed their beauty addiction with unique rewards and customized on-of-a-kind experiences. Sephora offers endless ways to explore beauty. With Sephora Stands, Sephora's multi-pronged social impact program, the retailer continues to support its community and its people via Sephora Accelerate, Classes for Confidence and Sephora Stands Together. For the latest, visit Sephora.com
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