ULTA Beauty has a new CEO and board director as of July 1: Mary Dillon. She replaced interim CEO Dennis K. Eck, who held that position since February when Chuck Rubin stepped down as president and CEO to become CEO at Michaels Stores.
I'm totally fascinated by "showrooming"—the term for people who visit brick and mortars to try out products but then check their mobile devices there for the best price online. The practice is transforming shopping—even with beauty products and, yes, inside your beauty store.
Is it bad for business when too many beauty retailers occupy the same area?
In a diverse suburban community just a stone's throw west of Chicago, general manager of K-Stone Beauty Supply Joe Seok has helped run his family’s ethnic beauty supply and wig emporium in the heart of the Village of Oak Park’s bustling commercial district for more than 20 years.
CVS/pharmacy has decided to close all 25 of its Beauty 360 locations as of May 19 to refocus its attention on the growth and development of its core CVS/pharmacy beauty business so it can satisfy a wider group of its customers. Operation of Beauty360.com will also cease as of May 19.