ReportersNotebook — Beauty Care, 11/19/12
SUPPLIER NEWS — Pacific World’s at-home gel polish brand SensatioNail is gearing up for the holiday season with the launch of a limited edition 2012 holiday collection, SensatioNail Glitter Gel Polish Duos. Debuting in three festive shades — Confetti Glitz (steel gray/silver glitter), Champagne Cocktail (black/gold glitter) and Midnight Kiss (deep red/red glitter) — each set offers a traditional gel manicure with light-reflecting, sparkling effects.
NYX Cosmetics has announced new retail partnerships with Ricky’s NYC and PacSun. In early October, NYX launched into all 619 PacSun store locations, selling NYX in all three categories of the California-based company’s retail locations. Featured products include Glam Shadow Stick, Mega Shine Lip Gloss, Super Skinny & Super Fat Eye Marker, Roll on Eye Shimmer, Fabulous Eye Lashes and Studio Liquid Liner, and Liquid Crystal Liner.
In mid-October, NYX Cosmetics launched into Ricky’s NYC and will initially be sold in 28 stores. Ricky’s is the first major retailer in the heart of New York City to carry the NYX line, offering more than 384 SKUs, featuring products such as The Curve, Roll on Eye Shimmer, Soft Matte Lip Cream and Collection Noir.
Somersets, a line of shaving and skin care products from the U.K. that made its U.S. debut earlier this year at NACDS Marketplace, has officially announced its arrival in the United States.
The brand’s launch in the United States is marked with the unveiling of 11 products and is supported by the launch of a new website at Somersets.com.
Somersets already has been ordered by Duane Reade and Shopko, and is available now at DrugStore.com and Somersets.com. The suggested retail price ranges from $6.99 to $14.99.
RETAIL NEWS — Ulta Beauty has appointed Scott Settersten, VP accounting, as acting CFO. Settersten replaces Bruce Hartman, who resigned from his position as CFO by mutual agreement with the company.
The company has initiated a search for a permanent CFO. Settersten will be considered for the permanent CFO position.