SEPHORA has unveiled the SEPHORA Innovation Lab, which will encompass both a physical space in San Francisco, as well as programs that foster the culture of innovation development and deployment along with grooming SEPHORA's next generation of digital leaders.
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.
Beauty Brands—which has 54 salons/spas/stores in 11 states, including "the studio" featuring prestige makeup and skincare brands now at all sites, as well as a website it sells off of—recently named Lisa Green as its senior vice president of merchandise.
A seasoned veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Green has an extensive background in merchandising and comes to Beauty Brands from philosophy, where she led a successful team and chaired numerous accounts—including Beauty Brands.
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.