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Over the fiscal 2019 first half, “we've continued to expand our market share across most categories, increased our brand awareness, delivered double-digit growth in active loyalty members, increased traffic and delivered double-digit growth in almost every key merchandise category,” said Ulta CEO Mary Dillon 29 August. However, worsening makeup trends have induced the firm to reset full-year targets.

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Natura Making Strong Headway In The Body Shop Transformation; Next Up, Avon

The Brazilian beauty giant reported 8.8% growth in The Body Shop sales in the fiscal 2019 first half, driven by strong gains in the UK and other key markets, offsetting the effect of 37 store closures in the past year as part of Natura’s transformation plan for the business. Meanwhile, incoming acquiree Avon is seeing better productivity, though sales continued to fall in the firm’s second quarter.

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