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One-Quarter of Online Retailers Say Facebook Among Top New Customer Acquisition Marketing Tactics

While paid search and email marketing both still top retailers’ list of effective customer acquisition channels, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers. According to the "State of Retailing Online 2015"—which includes personal care among its industries surveyed and was conducted by Shop.org, Forrester Research and Bizrate Insights—25% of retailers surveyed cite Facebook as a top acquisition platform.

ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

ULTA Beauty announced Sept. 11 financial results for the 13-week period and 26-week period that ended Aug. 2, which compares to the same periods that ended Aug. 3, 2013.

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.

Daily Glow Launches Expert-Driven Daily Product Review Hub Beauty365

Daily Glow Launches Expert-Driven Daily Product Review Hub Beauty365

Daily Glow—which is part of health-and-wellness media company Everyday Health—launched on May 21 Beauty365, a hub featuring expert-driven reviews of beauty products 365 days a year.

Beauty365 integrates expert reviews with social connectivity and immediate purchase ability.

Amazon Launches Men’s Grooming Store With Six Product Categories

Amazon Launches Men’s Grooming Store With Six Product Categories

Amazon announced on May 21 the opening of its Men’s Grooming Store featuring a curated collection of thousands of men’s grooming products all in one destination. It's organized in a way that allows men to easily discover new and must-have items.

Ranking of Best Online Customer-Service Providers in Beauty Debuts

Ranking of Best Online Customer-Service Providers in Beauty Debuts

Aiming to enhance the online shopping experience for consumers and retailers as the holiday-shopping season kicked into high gear, STELLAService launched STELLA Monthly Benchmarks—the first-ever monthly rankings of the best-performing customer-service providers in the United States—on Nov. 21.