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Monica Arnaudo, CMO at Ulta Beauty

Our guest today is Monica Arnaudo

Monica Arnaudo is the chief merchandising officer at Ulta Beauty.

Since joining Ulta in 2017, Monica has built an unparalleled, world-class assortment reflecting how beauty lovers want to shop. Monica and her team are widely recognized for their ability to stay ahead of trends and for continually offering powerhouse brands that position Ulta Beauty as the destination for beauty.

With over 30 years of experience in the beauty industry, Monica has brought Ulta Beauty’s one-of-a-kind assortment to life in a way that transcends channels and keeps guests coming back to Ulta Beauty’s more than 1,200 stores.

Monica has served in numerous sales and merchandising leadership roles at Nordstrom and Sephora, along with beauty companies including Bare Escentuals, L’Oreal, Estee Lauder Companies and Chanel.

Join us as Monica reveals the significance of Ulta’s Conscious Beauty initiative, how Ulta has had to rethink product sampling in the wake of COVID-19, and the key trends that will redefine the beauty industry at-large.

Episode 103 of the RETHINK Retail Podcast was recorded on Septembet, 18. 2020 


Hosted by Julia Raymond
Researched, written and produced by Gabriella Bock
Edited by Trenton Waller