Ulta Beauty is in better shape to fend off Amazon than other companies, analysts say.
Ulta Beauty is in better shape to fend off Amazon than other companies, analysts say.

For a company that’s done a good job of entering into new areas and disrupting them, Amazon.com has had a hard time cracking the beauty business. So investors are excited about a new report suggesting that Amazon’s interested in teaming up with a key beauty “influencer.”

Shares of retailer Ulta Beauty are down 3.6% Wednesday after Women’s Wear Daily wrote that Amazon is considering a partnership with Violet Grey, a beauty expert who curates and sells “prestige” products online. But one…