The retailer is unleashing a prestige-inspired model in its lower-priced category. By Ellen Thomas/WWD on March 23, 2018 (Photo by Joshua Scott) Ulta Beauty is upping its mass game. The retailer has bolstered the mass side of its business over the past few months. It has added both in-store and online a slew of color-cosmetics...

RPG created an entirely new retail concept for New York’s fist medical marijuana dispensary for Columbia Care LLC. The firm was selected to design and build a branded experience for ten medical marijuana dispensaries, starting with a flagship location in Manhattan’s Union Square, which was unveiled to the public yesterday.

Following a successful pop-up concept last fall, BeautyRx’s Peel Bar by Dr. Neal Shultz set up shop in Saks Fifth Avenue New York for a limited time.  The Peel Bar was designed and built by RPG and features four peel stations in a mobile service bar. As well as offering peels, the bar features select merchandise for sale. BeautyRx’s Peel...

retail display goes digital - RPG designs Samsung home audio wall display

RPG designed, developed and produced this Samsung home audio wall display for a regional electronics retailer.  RPG incorporated an illuminated header, interactive LED lights, lit control buttons and Samsung’s multi-channel surround for a fully immersed in-store home audio experience.  Magnetic graphics allow for clean messaging that is easily...

Bandier Shop in Southampton designed by RPG - retail design

RPG designed and built a new luxury activewear shop, BANDIER, in Southampton. This 1150 sq foot retail shop combines sleek, industrial elements with comfortable and inviting materials to reflect owner Jennifer Bandier's mantra of  "Strong is the new sexy". RPG¹s goal was to project the luxurious feeling of Southampton in an approachable...

Kilian Shop in Shop at Saks - RPG Retail Design

RPG collaborated with by Kilian to build shops in Saks that capture Kilian’s spirit and philosophy of “perfume as an art…, a messenger that opens a thousand doors in the memory.”  Heir to a long line of cognac-makers who were pioneers in luxury, Kilian launched his own namesake fragrance brand with the ambition of reflecting not only his...

RPG Retail Design - Fashion Fair Relaunches Counter at Morleys

Fashion Fair Cosmetics has updated its counter at Morleys, Brixton to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The prestige cosmetic brand for women of colour employed New York based design and manufacturing firm, RPG, to design the space, which utilizes chrome, white lacquer and glass to create a “clean and modern statement”. The Foundation Wall, a...

Retail Display by RPG - RPG Gives CARGO Cosmetics A Fresh New Look

RPG collaborated with Cargo Cosmetics to embark on the exciting journey of a complete re-branding. RPG delivered a new look and logo with inspired packaging that depicts adventure and worldliness through intricate landscape designs. Fashionably feminine outer packaging captures CARGO’s brand heritage of travel, exploration, creativity and...

Benjamin Moore Shop - Retail Display by RPG

Benjamin Moore selected RPG to design, produce and build an art installation to display the brand’s vast selection of over 3,000 paint colors in Manhattan’s D&D Building.  RPG created a display where art meets function, with “floating” paint chips that accurately tell a color story while making paint selection easy and experiential...

RPG's Bruce Teitelbaum and Chaka Kahn at 2012 FiFi Awards

With long-standing ties to The Fragrance Foundation, RPG was excited to be part of the festivities at the 2012 Fifi Awards honoring the year’s most brilliant perfumers, designers, marketers, and media geniuses. The awards show and after-party were hosted at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center by celebrated actress and comedienne Jane Lynch. The...

This year, Maidenform celebrates its 90th birthday and very first flagship store, fully designed, developed and built by the team at RPG. Located in sunny – and now very shapely – Florida, Maidenform’s signature retail environment expertly captures the feminine essence and confident spirit of the brand. Inspired by a woman’s vision...

RPG was proud to co-sponsor the CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) Beauty Awards Product Demonstration on March 7th, 2012. Utilizing the expertise gained through years of “building the retail experience,” RPG built a “Hollywood Glam” affair complete with Coca Cola in glass bottles, buttered popcorn and a classic cinema montage. RPG’s EVP,...

In early December, RPG debuted our new name at Retail Design Collective where we showed off our assembly of beautiful displays, best-in-class innovation and cutting edge technology. Produced by the Association for Retail Environments, Retail Design Collective provides retailers with an annual opportunity to interact with some of our best work,...

RPG was thrilled to host The Fashion Institute of Technology’s Master’s in Professional Studies, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management class of 2012 for an evening of immersion into retail marketing and visual merchandising. A think tank of innovative leadership, the MPS CFMM program provides advanced education for emerging...

Skullcandy tapped RPG to help them TURN UP THE VOLUME for their July, 2011 IPO. Skullcandy is a leading audio brand that reflects the collision of music, fashion and action sports lifestyles. The brand and distinctive logo symbolize youth and rebellion, and embody their motto, "Every revolution needs a soundtrack." An IPO is a big deal that...

Abby Nydam will assume a new role in the new year as Assistant Director, New Business Development. After four years at RPG, we welcome her to the sales team and we look forward to her passion in bringing new clients to RPG. 

Laura Hefty has been promoted to Sales Assistant. Laura will join the sales team in the day-to day management of...

RPG is excited and honored to be working with Seventh Generation. Led by John Replogle, President and CEO, Seventh Generation is truly a company that practices what they preach...their mission is to inspire a revolution that nurtures the next seven generations. With a collection of products including household care, baby care and personal care,...

RPG is proud to be a part of one of the most talked about cosmetic and skincare launches this Fall. Sunday Riley has created a luxury line that addresses both science and beauty -– a marriage between botanicals and biotechnology. Through exceptional product quality achieved by using only the purest ingredients, the beauty editors of every major...

We are excited to have a new platform to share the RPG experience. As we look back on two successful decades, we anticipate an exciting future with a new name and a continued passion and dedication to approaching and forming the retail experience. We have gained the partnership of some of the most respected companies in the world and we...

Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc. (CEW) is a nonprofit professional organization with over 4,000 executives, both women and men, in the beauty, cosmetics, fragrance and related industries. CEW is based in New York City, NY, and it has associated organizations in France and the United Kingdom.

 CEW’s mission is to develop the leadership...

Each fall Clarisonic invites RPG to Partner’s Day, a conference that includes the brands’ advertising, social media, public relations and, of course, merchandising partners. The goal of this two-day conference is to review the past years endeavors and to strategize for the next. The team at RPG believes it is paramount to attend this event...