The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) said that Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon will serve as the new chairperson of the association’s board of directors, following an election that took place at RILA’s semi-annual board of directors meeting in Palm Beach, Florida.
Sally Beauty Holdings has appointed Kevin Metz vp/e-commerce and Vanathy Lakshmi vp/digital product.
The NPD Group reported that holiday sales for key general merchandise categories it covers were up just 0.2% in 2019 versus 2018, according to weekly point-of-sales results, although critical housewares segments were strong.
Sally Beauty has launched a new brand campaign that touts its expertise in hair color, hair care and nail care. The relaunch is underscored by the brand’s new motto, “Unleash Your PROtential,” a call to action communicating to customers that Sally Beauty is committed to empowering beauty enthusiasts to achieve salon-quality results from the comforts of home.
Helen of Troy has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Drybar Products, which includes the Drybar trademark and other intellectual property assets associated with Drybar’s products, as well as certain related production assets and working capital.
Ulta Beauty has made several senior leadership changes to strategically position the beauty retailer for continued long-term growth.
Hamilton Beach Brands is launching Brightline, a new personal care brand. Brightline’s ADA-approved electric toothbrushes use sonic technology to lift away plaque and fight surface stains, the company said.