John Lewis’s Fashion department returned to growth in the seven days to June 24, even though the retailer overall saw sales down slightly. Shoppers bought much more casualwear and swimwear for the summer holiday season
After having stopped operations in Panama in 2016, MAC has opened a new store in Panama's Albrook Mall and plans to expand retail operations in the country with Central American distribution partner, Saint Honoré.
French beauty products giant L'Oreal said Tuesday it has a signed a contract to sell The Body Shop, which it has owned for over a decade, to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos for one billion euros ($1.1 billion).
Debenhams' trading update paints a picture of a market that's tough and a turnaround plan that's still a work in progress. Sales have slowed recently, even online, but a beauty focus and its new Preen offer look strong.
Physical stores remain key to UK prestige beauty sales with rising turnover and more initiatives to engage customers face to face. But online growth is exploding, according to new data from research firm NPD Group.
UK make-up firm Warpaint is going from strength to strength and early results for its Very Vegan launch look good, meaning more new lines are on the agenda. And while business in Europe is slow, the US is booming.
Europe’s biggest health & Wellness chain Holland & Barrett will be bought by a Russian tycoon for £1.77bn after growing sales by 90% since 2010. Superdrug owner AS Watson had also wanted to buy the fast-expanding chain.