Space NK’s North America President On What’s Working With Its Walmart Partnership So Far—And Where It Could Head Next

The beauty industry was set abuzz in March when Walmart revealed its partnership with British prestige specialty beauty retailer Space NK on an in-store and online concept called BeautySpaceNK. Although it wasn’t surprising that the megachain...

Dermstore’s Kristy Masbang Bomba Offers Notes On The E-tailer’s Fragrance Launch

Synonymous with professional and prestige skincare, Dermstore has crossed into scent. Launched on Sept. 1, the e-tailer’s fragrance selection offers over 375 products from 13 prestige fragrance brands, including Memo Paris, Cire Trudon, Veronique Gabai, World of...

COO Kecia Steelman On How Ulta Beauty’s New Store Layout Will Further Blur The Lines Between Prestige And Mass

Ulta Beauty is back and seemingly better than ever following a challenging 18 months marred by pandemic-related store closures that caused a $1 billion drop in 2020 sales. In the second quarter this year, its...

This New York City Salon Combines Hairstyling, Facials And Custom Fragrances At One Cool Location

Pearlita NYC isn’t your average salon. It’s what hairstylist and founder Megan Robinson refers to as a “creative beauty collective” where clients can get their hair cut, receive facials or brow tints and grab custom-made fragrances in...

Starting From A Tiny Outpost In Jackson Hole, Beauty Mark Aims To Become A Nationwide Beauty Retailer

When Jen Visosky nabbed her first job out of college as an assistant buyer at Neiman Marcus, she would spend entire paychecks on the department store’s luxury skincare. It turns out that spending was for research. Last year,...

Uncommon Goods Was A Pioneering Sustainable E-Tailer In The Early Days Of E-Commerce—And It’s Still At It

In many respects, Uncommon Goods is a first mover. Early to online selling, the multi-category lifestyle e-tailer launched in the period leading up to dot-com boom in 2000. The idea of selling on the internet was...