Sephora’s New CEO, Walgreens’ Alliance With Boots And Target’s Inventory Troubles: A Look At June 2022’s Big Retail News

With the chance that the United States will plunge into recession due to towering inflation, increased interest rates, stock market tumbles and economic volatility rising, American businesses are grappling with what defensive—and offensive—moves they should be making. Retailers...

Ulta Beauty Partners With Allure Store For 3-Month New York City Pop-Up

Ulta Beauty has landed prime media real estate. The specialty chain will have a presence in key areas of the Allure Store from July through September featuring a range rotating monthly with established and emerging...

Moon Beings Is The Latest Indie Beauty Brand To Open A Retail Concept

At the beginning of the year, Moon Beings founder Melanie Tritt expected to get her 2-year-old clean skincare brand into retail. She was happy with its direct-to-consumer business, thanks in large part to traction gained...

Montauk Emerges As A Must-Visit Post-COVID Beauty Destination

Technically part of the Hamptons, Montauk, long known as a surfing destination and laidback, steeped-in-nature alternative to the tony and crowded towns of East Hampton and Bridgehampton, is becoming a must-visit beauty destination. Brands...

Ulta Beauty’s Resilience, Sephora’s Haus Labs Partnership And Best Buy’s Beauty Move: A Look At May 2022’s Big Retail News

Following heady holiday gains, mass-market retailers experienced a sobering first quarter as rising costs pummeled profits. Despite the challenges, the beauty category remained strong, helping buoy sales and draw customers. Below, we summarize recent retail news. Retail Spending...

Two Pandemic Transplants Are Bringing Clean Beauty Retail To Austin

Best friends for nearly ten years, Ashley Grabill Young and Cissy DeLuca bonded over their love for all things clean beauty and wellness while working at technology firms in San Francisco. “We were always trying new treatments and...