THG Buys Dermstore.com

London-based THG Holdings has agreed to acquire Dermstore.com for $350 million in cash from U.S. retailer Target Corporation.

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DermStore Reveals Refreshed Site

While at first only offering professional skin care, DermStore now features 500 brands, receives more than two million unique visitors a month and has accrued more than 100,000 reviews.

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Target’s Beauty Growth Opportunities

Christina Hennington, Vice President, Merchandise Manager, Beauty and Personal Care, Target Inc., talks about the three beauty categories with the best potential for growth, as well as what Dermstore.com immediately provides the retailer.

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TARGET BUYS DERMSTORE

Target Corp. on Tuesday announced it has agreed to acquire the DermStore Beauty Group, the online retailer of beauty products. The acquisition looks to give Target immediate access to many of the brands it doesn’t sell within the health and beauty section of its stores.

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Beauty Sample Sites: A Report Card

Forget “free gift with purchase,” today’s samples are the purchase! Beauty sampling service sites are gaining traction as consumers are opting to join these clubs for monthly fees in return for the chance to test out some of the hottest products on the market. Beauty Insider goes behind closed doors to tell you which sites are worth your time—and money.

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