NEW YORK — Vintage Cosmetic Company will be introducing three new products into Ulta Beauty stores in February: Headband and Shower Cap Set in flamingo print, Cooling Gel Eye Pads with fluttery eyelash print, and Peggy Make-up Headband in leopard print. Since their launch in Ulta stores four years ago, The Vintage Cosmetic Company continues
NEW YORK — It is a pivotal juncture for the beauty care category in the drug channel. Retailers and brands need to devise a game plan to wrest the business away from prestige power players. Sales in cosmetics, skin care and grooming are firing on all cylinders — but sadly, not in the mass beauty
NEW YORK — The secret weapon in the battle for the $62 billion that U.S. customers spend on beauty care and cosmetics just might be something mass retailers had all along — steep values. While drug, discount and supermarket chains have burnished their image in beauty with illumination, upgraded products and elevated service, it turns
NEW YORK — Sephora and Ulta Beauty have altered the beauty care landscape, siphoning off customers from both department and mass stores. And both specialty retailers show no signs of slowing down — suggesting that mass retailers must find new strategies to stem the losses, especially of Millennials and Generation Z customers. Market researcher Euromonitor
Ulta Beauty chief executive officer Mary Dillon shed some light on the specialty beauty chain’s winning retail formula in a recent segment on the “CBS This Morning” news program. “We are all about all things beauty all in one place. And I think we’re onto something really special with Ulta Beauty because our guests love
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — Ulta Beauty posted robust sales and earnings gains for its fiscal 2016 first quarter. The beauty care retailer said last week that net sales for the quarter ended May 2 surged 23.7% year over year to nearly $1.074 billion. Comparable sales, including stores and e-commerce, were up 15.2% for the period, fueled
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — Ulta Beauty’s chief executive officer, Mary Dillon, has more to celebrate than the company’s 25th birthday. The company is growing at a rate enviable in retailing today, and it is on virtually every beauty care brand’s wish list. The financial community considers Ulta Beauty and Dillon among the best in the business.