Ole Henriksen

McDonald Named Sephora Americas President/CEO, Suliteanu to Become Kendo Brands CEO

McDonald Named Sephora Americas President/CEO

Sephora Americas has named Calvin McDonald president and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2014. He is succeeding David Suliteanu, who has led Sephora since July 2000 and will now head up Kendo Brands—a separate LVMH entity—as CEO.

8 Big Deals

Who bought which beauty brands in 2011? Review them closely because they could translate into new opportunities for your store.

The year 2011 will be remembered as a fairly active one when it comes to the acquisition of brands found in beauty retailers. And where there are new owners, there are new opportunities created. So here’s a look at what happened in the beauty-retail landscape this year through mid-October. And from what we at Beauty Store Business see and hear, deals will continue into 2012. Therefore, other opportunities will develop for you, so stay turned.

1. Robanda: Omega Labs USA