Ellen Thomas

Loli Beauty

Beauty Features

Loli Beauty’s Clean, Customizable Offer

Beauty industry veteran Tina Hedges is banking on the wellness and customization trends in beauty.

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Felicity Jones

Beauty Features

Clé de Peau Beauté Names Felicity Jones Face of Brand, Embarks on Relaunch

Jones’ first campaign launches in January, marking the start of Clé de Peau’s total brand relaunch.

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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.

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Rob Robillard

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: QVC Appoints Rob Robillard to Lead Beauty

Robillard starts immediately in his new role — vice president of beauty merchandising.

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Beauty Features

Glossier’s Creative Director Helen Steed Takes New Role at Aruliden

Steed, who worked with Emily Weiss in the early days of Glossier, will start at the design and branding agency in December.

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Chris Salgardo, Xavier VeyJeffrey Fashion Cares Cocktail & Runway Show, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York, USA - 03 Apr 2017

Beauty Features

Chris Salgardo Steps Down at Kiehl’s, Megan Grant Named Brand President

Salgardo will stay on as brand ambassador, representing the brand in charitable endeavors.

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Neiman Marcus Trending Beauty Shop

Beauty Features

Neiman Marcus Unveils Trending Beauty Shop

The retailer is ushering in 650 products from 45 new-to-Neiman’s brands, in an effort to flood the beauty floor with newness.

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The Replenisher Shampoo and Conditioner

Beauty Features

Unilever Builds a New Brand

The hair and body brand was incubated in less than a year by a designated team meant to move faster within the consumer goods organization.

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A beauty department at an expanded Anthropologie store.

Beauty Features

Retailers Increasingly Bet on Beauty

Madewell has joined a slew of traditional apparel retailers that now sell beauty — including Anthropologie, Forever 21 and Free People.

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Philip Kingsley’s Blake Hughes Talks Growth Strategy

The new chief executive officer began work with the U.K.-based hair brand from Unilever’s Murad this month.

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“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.

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Target is blowing out its beauty department.

Beauty Features

Makeup Suffers in Mass Market Amid Channel Complexity

The mass channel is struggling as shoppers buy lower-priced makeup in specialty channels and online.

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JMB Roosevelt Field Kiosk_1102

Beauty Features

Iman, Jay Manuel Beauty Team With Simon on Experiential Retail Concept

The first location will open in a busy common space in the Roosevelt Field Mall.

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Gigi x Maybelline West Coast Glow

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Gigi Hadid’s Makeup Artist Erin Parsons Talks Gigi x Maybelline

The brand’s global makeup artist — and the supermodel’s personal go-to — advised Hadid throughout the development process.

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Follain x Fivestory

Beauty Features

Follain Teams With Fivestory on Clean Beauty Pop-up

The clean beauty retailer will bring brands such as RMS Beauty, Vintner’s Daughter, Josh Rosebrook and more to the luxury boutique.

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