Posts in category "WalMart"

Good hygiene for young girls does not mean waxing and facials

This winter, Walmart announced that it is introducing a new line of cosmetics, specifically designed for girls 8- to 12-years-old. The mass retailer wants a piece of the tween make-up market, which earns more than $24 million per year. And we aren’t talking about Chapstick. The top sellers to kids are lip gloss, eye shadow... Read more »

Gender-Based Toy Marketing at Target and Wal-Mart

Target’s “boy” toy aisle Today, we were at Target buying milk, eggs, baby food — all the regular supplies.  We also needed to pick up a birthday gift for a friend of Annie Rose’s.  Usually, I avoid the toy aisles like the plague when the girls are with me, or else I am besieged with... Read more »