Ulta Announces Holiday SSS +7.4%
Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced sales results
for the seven-week holiday period from November 11, 2012 to December 29,
2012. This period corresponds with the Company's holiday marketing
initiatives and represents the seven full weeks beginning the week
before Thanksgiving through the end of the week of Christmas.
Total sales for the seven-week holiday period were $475.6 million, a
23.2% increase from the prior year holiday period's sales of $386.0
million. Comparable store sales for the 2012 holiday period increased
7.4%, on top of a 12.6% increase during the same period in the prior
year. Over a two year period, comparable store sales increased 20%. The
Company's comparable store sales exclude e-commerce sales.