Michelle Gass


Michelle Gass’ Master Plan at Kohl’s Starts to Click Into Place

Under pressure from analysts and reporting sales declines for the year, the CEO’s vision is coming together.

clock March 2, 2021Evan Clark

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Coach Teams With Sephora for Makeup Collection

Dinosaurs and unicorns will be featured on the products that are being targeted to Gen Z and Millennials.

clock February 26, 2021Jean E. Palmieri


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Sephora Is Opening 260 More Stores in 2021, Including Sephora at Kohl’s

Even with billions in online sales, Sephora’s move expresses continued confidence in retail.

clock February 25, 2021Allison Collins

Paula's Choice launches with Sephora

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Paula’s Choice Launches With Sephora

Paula’s Choice continues to acquire customers online.

clock February 16, 2021Allison Collins

LYS Beauty Launches at SEphora

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LYS Beauty Launches at Sephora

Founded by Pur Cosmetics alumna Tisha Thompson, LYS Beauty aims to diversify the clean beauty space.

clock February 12, 2021James Manso

Beauty companies should aim for transparency and provide updates on diversity and inclusion commitments that were promised last summer.

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Here’s Where Beauty Stands in Its Progress Toward Racial Equity

In January, WWD Beauty Inc reached out to more than a dozen major beauty companies to track whether internal progress had been made toward diversity.

clock February 12, 2021Allison Collins and Alexa Tietjen


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These Brands Owned by People of Color Are Part of Sephora Accelerate 2021

The brands will go through a six-month digital program that culminates with a pitch day.

clock February 9, 2021Allison Collins

Sephora at Kohl's Jean-André Rougeot

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Jean-André Rougeot, Michelle Gass Talk Sephora at Kohl’s

Sephora chief executive officer Jean-André Rougeot outlined his partnership with Kohl’s CEO Michelle Gass in a talk hosted by CEW.

clock February 3, 2021James Manso

Westman Atelier Sephora

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Westman Atelier to Enter Sephora

The clean makeup line will be available on the retailer’s website as of Feb. 2.

clock January 29, 2021James Manso

Jean-Michel Othoniel's bag for Louis Vuitton's Artycapucines project.


LVMH ‘Cautiously Confident’ for 2021 as Sales Trends Improve

Revenue trends improved in the fourth quarter, fueled by an 18 percent organic sales rise in fashion and leather goods.

clock January 26, 2021Joelle Diderich

Sephora racial bias in retail study

Beauty Features

Sephora Releases ‘Racial Bias in Retail’ Study

The in-depth report aims to quantify the depths of bias in retail.

clock January 13, 2021Alexa Tietjen

rare beauty, stay vulnerable collection


Shop Selena Gomez’s New Rare Beauty Stay Vulnerable Collection

Featuring romantic pastels and innovative formulas for the eyes, lips and cheeks, explore the newest products from the brand’s highly anticipated spring 2021 collection.

clock January 8, 2021Emily Belfiore

A rendering of Ulta Beauty at Target

Beauty Features

The Evolution of Beauty Retail: Who’s Gaining Share, and Who’s Losing It

E-commerce, curbside pickup, Ulta Beauty with Target and Sephora with Kohl’s. The beauty retailing shifts you should pay attention to for 2021.

clock January 8, 2021Allison Collins

From left: Artemis Patrick, Isabela Chick, and Robert DeBaker

Beauty Features

Beauty Incubators Play Big Yet Evolving Role in the Industry

“You can build relationships so much faster because of the data.”

clock December 19, 2020Allison Collins



Forecasting Consumer Demands

In the future, consumers will seek out discounted, sustainable and health-conscious products, said David Sykes, head of Klarna U.S. They will also be more likely to embrace technology to shop.

clock December 16, 2020Kellie Ell

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