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Beauty Destinations: Intelligence Center

This new digital platform synthesizes and curates key insights and data relating to the U.S. beauty retailing landscape on an ongoing basis. This platform will help you:

  • Frequently measure the sales performance of 30+ retailers
  • Quantify channel shifts by beauty category
  • Keep track of store openings and closures
  • Benchmark against competing retailers
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest channel and retailer developments
Department stores​
  • Low-end
  • Traditional
  • Specialty
Direct-to- Consumer
  • Home shopping networks
  • Infomercials
  • Social selling
Drug outlets
  • Chain drugstores​
  • Independent drugstores​
  • Brick-and-mortar e-tailers
  • Branded websites​
  • Third-party e-tailers ​
Food outlets
  • Health/Natural food stores​
  • Supermarkets
Mass merchandisers
  • Big-box retailers​
  • Dollar stores
  • Warehouse clubs
Professional outlets
  • Salons
  • Spas
  • Medical care providers
Specialty stores
  • Apparel​
  • Beauty supply
  • Cosmetics specialty
  • Vertically integrated
Apparel Stores
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Victoria’s Secret
Cosmetic Specialty Stores
  • bluemercury​
  • Credo (including Follain)
  • ​goop
  • Harmon
  • ​Morphe
  • Perfumania
  • ​Sephora*
  • ​Ulta Beauty*
Beauty Supply Stores
  • Sally Beauty Supply*
Department Stores
  • Bergdorf Goodman*
  • Bloomingdale’s Outlet
  • Dillard’s*​​​
  • Neiman Marcus*​
  • Nordstrom*​​​​
  • Von Maur
Vertically-integrated Specialty Stores
  • Aēsop​
  • Atelier Cologne
  • bareMinerals
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Benefit
  • DECIEM/The Ordinary
  • Fresh
  • Jo Malone London
  • Kiehl’s
  • Le Labo
  • L’Occitane en Provence
  • Lush
  • MAC
  • Origins
  • The Body Shop
  • Urban Decay

*Covered through 2022. Dropped from coverage in 2023.

Contents of the Platform


Landing page featuring a “front news” section


Kline’s take on the latest channel developments, along with channel snapshots

Sales Data

Monthly refresh on the sales performance of each retailer

Door Counts

Monthly updates of total door counts openings, and closures

Retailer News

Real-time newsfeed on various aspects of the beauty retail landscape, filtered by each retailer

Financial News

At-your-fingertips investor relations content for publicly held retailers, including news, financial filings, and stock information

Channel Analyzer

At-a-glance annual channel performance organized by channel, sub-channel, and product class

Social Insights

Social listening insights filterable by retailer, including number of mentions, trending topics, and more

Price Anchor

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