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Ulta Beauty

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 19:  (L-R) President, Physicians Formula, Bill George, Owner & CEO, Physicians Formula, Eric Chen, and CAO, Physicians Formula, John Stephenson at Physicians Formula's 80th Anniversary at Beauty & Essex on October 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Physicians Formula)

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Succession Plan Announced at Markwins

Bill George will stay on through April to help create a seamless transition for Stefano Curti, the newly named global president of Markwins Beauty Brands. Following that, George will have a role on the advisory board.

clock January 9, 2018Faye Brookman

Moonlit Skincare

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The Night Shift: Nighttime Skin Care Expands Beyond Antiaging

As consumers embrace a multifaceted approach to wellness and beauty, sales of sleep-oriented products are soaring.

clock January 9, 2018Faye Brookman

Ardell Magnetic Lashes


Ardell Pulls In Artificial Lash Customers With Magnetic Collection

False eyelash sales are on a positive track that should be further powered by magnetic launches.

clock December 15, 2017Faye Brookman

More online shopping is done over holiday than at any other time of the year.


In-Store Versus Online: The Biggest Shopping Trends This Holiday Season

Editorial director James Fallon’s take on which retailers are succeeding this shopping season.

clock December 12, 2017WWD Staff

Street Style, Arrival for AcneStreet Style, Day 5, Autum Winter 2017, Paris Fashion Week, France - 04 Mar 2017


Which Fashion, Beauty and Retail Players Saw Sales Grow the Most?

The winners and losers of third-quarter earnings, according to WWD.

clock December 11, 2017Kali Hays

The MAC Bumble Studio in Dallas' NorthPark Center.

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MAC, Bumble and bumble to Introduce Express Service Retail Concept

The MAC & Bumble and bumble Makeup and Hair Studio opens today in Dallas’ NorthPark Center.

clock December 1, 2017Rachel Strugatz

The Ulta Beauty store in Manhattan


Ulta Beauty Gains Prestige Market Share

The business opened 48 stores in the quarter, and said that according to the NPD Group, it had gained share in prestige makeup.

clock November 30, 2017Allison Collins

The Ulta Beauty store in Manhattan

Beauty Features

Undercover Shopper: Ulta Beauty

WWD’s mass-market beauty editor, Ellen Thomas, hits Gotham’s new Ulta store to see how the Midwest-based chain rates with Millennial Manhattanites.

clock November 28, 2017Ellen Thomas

Masks were popular at War-Mart.

Beauty Features

Mass-Market Discounts Beauty Early to Get Its Share of Sales

Shoppers came out early to mass marketers to gain loyalty points, stock up on beauty for themselves and snap up beauty kits.

clock November 27, 2017Faye Brookman



Julep’s Jane Park Talks Breaking Down Beauty Silos, Global Expansion

The brand’s hybrid Cushion Complexion skin perfector is the brand’s biggest launch to date.

clock November 21, 2017Rachel Strugatz

Dave Kimbell, Ulta Beauty

Beauty Features

Ulta Beauty’s Dave Kimbell Talks First Manhattan Store

Industry sources say the retailer will definitely expand its presence throughout the borough.

clock November 9, 2017Ellen Thomas

Beauty Features

Dermelect Ventures Into Color Cosmetics With K-beauty Innovation

Consumer requests directed Dermelect to add brow products.

clock November 7, 2017Faye Brookman

“I’m often asked what’s driving our success. One of the biggest factors is our people and culture. This is a people business. Ulta Beauty is about humans serving humans, which is why talent and culture is so critical to our performance.”

Beauty Features

Ulta Beauty Opens Manhattan Store

The store opened its doors at 188 East 86th Street on Oct. 27.

clock October 28, 2017Ellen Thomas

Target's new beauty look rolling out across the U.S.

Beauty Features

Target Seeks to Break the Mass-Market Beauty Mold

In beauty, Target wants to take more than just Manhattan.

clock October 25, 2017Faye Brookman


Frank Body Boosts Lip Collection

Frank Body will add color products that fit with its skin-first philosophy.

clock October 19, 2017Faye Brookman

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