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ULTA Beauty Is Testing Smaller Brick & Mortars

ULTA Beauty is experimenting with a smaller-store format at two locations and has big plans to beef up its distribution-centers infrastructure, the beauty retailer's CEO said in a Dec. 4 conference call with financial analysts on the company's excellent third-quarter 2014 results.

PBA Executive Summit Offers Actionable Insights

Attendees of the first-annual PBA Executive Summit took home worthwhile insights into beauty-industry consumer trends and marketing strategies. The sold-out event—which took place in Scottsdale, Arizona, Dec. 4-5—brought together 135 executives from top beauty companies, including Andis, DePasquale Salon Systems, Dermalogica, Joico, Matrix, OPI Products, Sally Beauty Supply, ULTA Beauty and Zotos.

Dermalogica Is Removed From the Leaping Bunny Program

Dermalogica Is removed from the Leaping Bunny Program

The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, which operates the Leaping Bunny Program in the United States and Canada, has announced that skincare company Dermalogica is no longer certified as cruelty-free.

Following up on reports, CCIC investigated and concluded that Dermalogica has had products approved for sale in The People’s Republic of China, which makes the company a party to animal testing.

bluemercury Adds Three Stores, More to Come

Luxury-beauty-products and spa-retail chain bluemercury has recently opened three locations, with more planned for 2012.

DermStore Opens Flagship Store in Southern California

DermStore

DermStore opened its flagship store in Hermosa Beach, California, on March 19. It boasts an expansive retail selection of products synonymous with DermStore online, as well as a hair salon and a spa featuring treatments from brands such as Decleor, Eminence, Phytomer and YonKa.