Ulta chief executive officer Mary Dillon

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