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Video Forum: Elliott Rodgers, Ulta Beauty

Video Forum: Elliott Rodgers, Ulta Beauty

Elliott Rodgers, chief information officer at Ulta Beauty, tells this week’s Video Forum about the various ways the specialty retailer is bringing technology to bear to help realize its strategic objectives. Among the issues he addresses are the role of digital tools in business transformation, a collaborative approach to supply chain management, consumer-facing technology, and

‘Ulta Beauty at Target’ concept to debut

‘Ulta Beauty at Target’ concept to debut

MINNEAPOLIS — The first Ulta Beauty at Target departments are set to debut next month in 100 stores, the partnering retailers said on Wednesday. The list of initial stores for the launch is available here. “Ulta Beauty at Target is unmatched in the industry, bringing guests the opportunity to discover new prestige brands while they

Target enlivened by the present and future

MINNEAPOLIS — It has been quite a month at Target Corp. First, the retailer announced a blockbuster long-term partnership with Ulta Beauty to open store-within-a-store Ulta Beauty shops in selected Target locations and make available Ulta’s prestige brands through Target.com. The collaboration represents a brilliant combination of two retailers who both excel in providing curated,

David Kimbell named president of Ulta

David Kimbell named president of Ulta

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — Ulta Beauty Inc. has named David Kimbell to the additional role of company president. He continues to serve as chief merchandising and marketing officer. In this new role, Kimbell assumes additional responsibilities for corporate strategy, merchandise planning and operations, the company said. He will continue to report directly to chief executive officer

Paul Desiderioscioli, Vice President of Merchandising, Mass and Private Label, Ulta Beauty

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — Few retailers in recent years have shone more brightly than Ulta Beauty Inc. Thanks to a relentless focus on its guests, the company is attracting new customers, growing its share of the beauty market and increasing its store count. Shares in the beauty retailer are up over 100% over the past five

Sephora, Ulta turn up the heat in beauty care

Sephora, Ulta turn up the heat in beauty care

NEW YORK — Sephora and Ulta Beauty have altered the beauty care landscape, siphoning off customers from both department and mass stores. And both specialty retailers show no signs of slowing down — suggesting that mass retailers must find new strategies to stem the losses, especially of Millennials and Generation Z customers. Market researcher Euromonitor

Ulta Beauty sees sales surge in Q1

Ulta Beauty sees sales surge in Q1

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — Ulta Beauty posted robust sales and earnings gains for its fiscal 2016 first quarter. The beauty care retailer said last week that net sales for the quarter ended May 2 surged 23.7% year over year to nearly $1.074 billion. Comparable sales, including stores and e-commerce, were up 15.2% for the period, fueled