Ulta has acquired QM Scientific, an AI-powered startup to enhance the retail experience of its online and in-store customers. It is also partnering with Perfect Corporation to enhance the AI features on Perfect Corp.'s product, Beauty 3.0. Additionally, Ulta has also partnered with M.A.C. and Benefit Cosmetics for social media innovations. We have provided details of the requested information in rows 4-15, columns M-N of the attached spreadsheet.
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Ulta is working in the field of AI to provide a better experience for its customers via digitization and personalization. The company is using AI technology from recently acquired QM Scientific, to enhance and learn shopper habits, and to respond and suggest them instantly. Ulta is partnering with Perfect Corp., and Cosmopolitan magazine to launch a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and augmented reality technology for both its stores and online customers. The company is also partnering with Google Cloud to automate inquiries generated by customers with the all-powerful AI communication capability of Google Cloud. Apart from its acquisitions, Ulta has not made any investment in AI. Also, there is no patent related to the AI filed by Ulta.