Ulta Beauty will open mini-shops within Target stores

Nov 10, 2020
Since the pandemic has changed behavior of cosmetics customers, analysts expect both Ulta Beauty and Target to benefit from their partnership.
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Ulta beckons consumers back to buying beauty products

Sep 8, 2020
Shutdowns and working from home have changed the market for personal care products during the pandemic.
Consumers are interested in experimenting with colorful eye makeup these days, says consultant Jonathan Greenway. "There's a much larger focus on anything above the mask," he said.
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Big drugstore beauty brands grapple with competition and savvy consumers

Jul 1, 2019
New niche brands from Korean beauty to vegan organic lines are growing faster than mainstays like CoverGirl.
Legacy brands like Revlon and CoverGirl have been losing market share to luxury and specialty products.
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Beauty industry has more female leaders than most, but men still dominate

Jun 21, 2019
When it comes to women in chief executive positions in the beauty industry, smaller brands are leading the way.
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How to be a cosmetic scientist

Feb 15, 2019
Beauty and science aren't mutually exclusive.
Balanda Atis serves as the director of face innovation and multicultural beauty at L'Oréal USA.
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The original beauty subscription box service finds an IRL home

Dec 24, 2018
We talk with the CEO of Birchbox, which is opening kiosks at select Walgreens and Duane Reade locations.
Birchbox's new display inside the Duane Reade at 40 Wall St in New York. The subscription box company opened them at several Walgreen's and Duane Reade locations in December 2018, with more to come in 2019.
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