What Brand Founders Think Of Beauty Industry Usage Of The Term “Multicultural”

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 16 founders and executives: What do you think of the term “multicultural” as it pertains to a beauty segment? Is there a term...

Where Beauty Industry M&A And Sales Performance Stand

Amid the pandemic, mergers and acquisitions in the beauty industry have demonstrated remarkable strength. In the third quarter, deal volume almost returned to historic levels, according to Nini Zhang, director of luxury, beauty and apparel at Credit...

Beauty Entrepreneurs Discuss How Many Sales Brands Should Run Per Year

In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, we ask 16 brand founders and executives: How many sales do you do a year, and have you changed your sales strategy over time based...

WhatsApp’s E-Commerce, TikTok’s New Charity Feature And More Digital News This Week

Last Saturday, when the Associated Press called the presidential election for Joe Biden, celebrations erupted in cities across the United States. The celebrations were captured on social media networks, including TikTok, which has been a thorn in the...

How Indie Beauty Brands Are Celebrating Diwali—And Inviting Everyone To Join In

As brands inspired by Indian beauty or I-Beauty multiply, the traditions that inform it are increasingly becoming part of the conversation in the beauty industry outside of India. Holiday traditions, of course, are important facets of cultures around...

Ulta Beauty Will Place In-Store Shops At Target Locations. Is The Move A Good Idea?

The traditional demarcations in the beauty industry separating mass from class have been fading for years. Now a marquee high-low retail partnership between Ulta Beauty and Target will test whether any of the remaining boundaries hold....