NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is the recipient of the 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards, honoring leadership in sustainable business. The company was named a winner in the Business Transformation category which recognizes companies that are embracing innovative opportunities to address social and environmental challenges and develop sustainable business models for the future.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Reuters Responsible Business Awards,” said Jim Loree, President and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker. “We believe that corporations have a broader role to play in society, helping to solve the world’s challenges, such as climate change, income inequality and workforce development. At Stanley Black & Decker, our mission is to be a force for good. We are proud to be amongst other leading companies helping to advance progress and ensure the world stays at the forefront of climate

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Ulta Beauty sales, and now the company is looking to new categories and e-commerce for growth.” data-reactid=”19″Coronavirus store closures have caused sizable declines in Ulta Beauty sales, and now the company is looking to new categories and e-commerce for growth.

Makeup still accounts for 43 percent of Ulta’s business, but during the pandemic, growth ramped up in skin, bath and body, and hair, executives said on the company’s earnings call Thursday afternoon.

“The makeup category continues to be challenged,” Ulta chief executive officer Mary Dillion told analysts, citing changes in consumer sentiment and a lack of newness. Overall, she said, however, the company has been “gaining share in prestige beauty.”

Together, skin, bath and fragrance sales make up 28 percent of total sales, while hair and styling tools make up 21 percent, executives said. Ulta plans to continue deepening skin and hair assortments with new brands, and in hair,

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