The Samsung S21 Ultra Is the Best Phone for Streaming Video and You Can Buy It Today

The big news from the most recent additions to the Samsung S21 Galaxy family of smartphones is the Galaxy S21 Ultra. With a 6.8-inch power efficient AMOLED display, a fine-looking design and top-of-the-line hardware, the Ultra is also graced with five (yes, five!) cameras. A striking culmination of Samsung’s years of hard work to create a luxurious and feature-rich handset—you can finally get your hands on this beauty with today’s long-awaited launch.

Price and Availability: The Samsung S21 Ultra is available starting today, January 29, on multiple platforms, like Samsung where you can trade your old phone in for up to $700 credit, and Amazon for $1200. But you can save an extra $50 if you purchase it at Best Buy for $1150.

Why We Chose It: The Galaxy S21 Ultra is a sleek, beautifully crafted phone which smashed our expectations for the Samsung Ultra series. Also known as

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Female-backed SPAC, Powered Brands, aims to create new beauty conglomerate after public listing

  • A special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, called Powered Brands priced earlier this month, with the goal of creating a global conglomerate made up of sustainable and digitally focused beauty brands.
  • It is one of very few SPACS to be founded and funded by women.
  • Powered Brands says it’s aiming to acquire between $800 million and $1.5 billion worth of assets.



a woman posing for the camera: Katherine Power (left) and Dana Settle (right) formed the SPAC Powered Brands to be the next global beauty conglomerate.


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Katherine Power (left) and Dana Settle (right) formed the SPAC Powered Brands to be the next global beauty conglomerate.

The SPAC craze rippling across Wall Street has largely left out women. But one group of female founders and investors is looking to change that.

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A special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, called Powered Brands priced earlier this month on the Nasdaq, under the ticker “POWRU,” with the goal of creating a new kind of global conglomerate made up of sustainable and digitally

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Ulta Beauty Reduces Staff Amid Pandemic

As it acclimates to the effect of the coronavirus pandemic, Ulta Beauty has reduced its field management and corporate headcount, the Chicago Tribune reported.

The retailer had approximately 26,000 part-time staffers and 18,000 full-time staffers pre-pandemic as of Feb. 1, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing an annual report.

An Ulta representative, Eileen Ziesemer, did not tell the paper how many places or workers were impacted. But Ziesemer said it was a “meaningful but relatively small” percentage of its staffers.

“While incredibly difficult, these decisions were made thoughtfully with a focus on resetting our corporate cost structure to operate more effectively and efficiently in the short-term as well as optimizing our enterprise capabilities to thrive in the long-term,” Ziesemer wrote.

The beauty retailer stopped its intended growth into Canada to concentrate on expanding its American business. However, new store openings, which stopped for a

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Hairtamin by Lilly Ghalichi, Leyla Milani Launches at Ulta

Hairtamin, the formerly direct-to-consumer hair-care and supplement brand founded by TV personalities and entrepreneurs Lilly Ghalichi and Leyla Milani, has found its first retail partner.

The brand will launch at Ulta Beauty, with the hero product, Advanced Formula, going into all doors. The rest of its lineup, which includes gummy vitamins, an immunity supplement and a postnatal supplement, will be available on Ulta’s website. Prices range from $20 to $30. Industry sources estimate for its first 12 months at Ulta Beauty, the brand could bring in a wholesale sales volume between $8 million and $10 million, although the retailer and the brand each declined to comment on the estimate.

The retail expansion comes at a time of growth for Hairtamin, which benefited from consumer’s skyrocketing interest in self care and health. “The pandemic has really put a focus on a brand like ours that focuses on overall improvement of

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