The current market environment produced overall higher demand for Helen of Troy’s housewares, health and home and beauty products, as the company posted a strong first quarter.
Sally Beauty has provided an interim update on the impact of COVID-19 on its business operations as well as actions taken by the company in response, along with the release of preliminary fiscal third quarter unaudited financial details including e-commerce sales increases.
As it looks to deliver personalized health care and shopping offerings, Walgreens Boots Alliance has expanded its strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe, one established to launch a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform.
Dyson recently introduced the Dyson Corrale hair straightener, which features flexing plate technology. The hair straightener uses patented flexing plates that shape to gather hair, delivering enhanced styling with half the damage, the company noted.
As a precautionary measure, Ulta Beauty has decided that all stores will remain temporarily closed until it is safe to reopen. The company will continue to consider available guidance provided by federal, state, and local government and health officials when making decisions to reopen stores.
As a precautionary measure due to the coronavirus, Ulta Beauty will temporarily close all of its stores effective 6:00 p.m. on March 19, 2020 until at least March 31, 2020. However, most stores will continue to be outlets for buy online and pick up in store as allowed by local and state regulations, and all consumers can continue to shop through the Ulta Beauty app or online.
Sally Beauty has elected two retail executives to its board of directors: Timothy Baer, former evp/chief legal officer and corporate secretary of Target; and Dorlisa Flur, former chief strategy and transformation officer of Southeastern Grocers.