Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

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How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark


Mergers and Acquisitions

Mindbody Acquires Booker Software for $150 Million

The deal underscores a broadening of beauty M&A trends beyond brands to related service businesses.

clock March 12, 2018Allison Collins

Blushington regular Aline Shapiro getting a touch-up.

Beauty Features

Beauty Undercover: Where the Upper East Side Gets Primped

WWD’s mass market editor Ellen Thomas heads to Blushington — often called “the Drybar of makeup” — to observe the holiday rush.

clock December 27, 2017Ellen Thomas

Giuseppe "Toni" Mascolo


Toni & Guy Cofounder Giuseppe ‘Toni’ Mascolo Dies at 75

Mascolo is survived by his wife Pauline, his brothers Bruno and Anthony, his three children Sacha, Christian and Pierre and his grandchildren.

clock December 12, 2017Lorelei Marfil

The Madison Reed Color Bar in New York.


Madison Reed Hires David Stanko, Plans Color Bar Rollout

The home hair-color system is adding more color retail locations.

clock December 4, 2017Allison Collins

Shobha Tummala


Hair Removal Guru Shobha Tummala Opens in Williamsburg

Shobha is a leader in the $2 billion hair removal market. The newest site in Brooklyn adds the popular microblading technique.

clock November 10, 2017Faye Brookman


Virtual Try-on Hair Color Expected to Boost Salon Sales

Commitment phobic hair color clients can virtually road-test colors with app.

clock October 13, 2017Faye Brookman

Côte's East Village shop.

Beauty Features

Côte Sets Up Shop in New York

The nontoxic nail brand is opening its first East Coast location in New York’s East Village neighborhood.

clock August 24, 2017Layla Ilchi

Bumble and bumble save the day


Bumble and bumble Primed for Expansion, Starts With Ulta Beauty Launch

Amidst soaring prestige hair sales, industry sources say the $100 million brand could double its business in three years.

clock July 17, 2017Ellen Thomas

The Salon Project


Saks Fifth Avenue Taps Joel Warren as Exclusive Salon Partner

The Warren-Tricomi cofounder’s new salon concept, called The Salon Project, is set to launch in at least ten Saks doors.

clock July 14, 2017Ellen Thomas

The Pierre Michel Salon.


The Secrets to Survival in New York’s Salon Business

New York hair salons come and go, but Pierre Michel is marking its 50th anniversary this summer by staying fresh with services such as multicolor unicorn hair.

clock June 13, 2017Faye Brookman

The Redken City Beats campaign.

Mergers and Acquisitions

L’Oréal’s SalonCentric Aims for Northeast Salon Expansion With Acquisition

The business is buying assets from Four Star Salon Services.

clock May 2, 2017Allison Collins

Chillhouse NYC


Matcha and Massage at Chillhouse in N.Y.

The newly opened café-spa offers a range of services that won’t break the bank.

clock March 26, 2017Andrew Nodell

Beauty Features

For Cozy Friedman, It’s All About the Customer

Her social media platform is the nearest park bench.

clock February 22, 2017Layla Ilchi

Madison Reed appoints a chief marketing officer.


Madison Reed Names New CMO

Heidi Dorosin joins the at-home hair-color specialist after 20 years at The Clorox Co.

clock February 9, 2017Rachel Brown


Beauty Features

Tenoverten Heads West

The nail salon chain opens its sixth location at the hip retail and dining development Platform in Culver City, Calif.

clock January 12, 2017Rachel Brown

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