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Harrods delayed second H Beauty store due to open this spring

Harrods delayed second H Beauty store due to open this spring

Milton Keynes can breath a sigh of relief. Any doubts that Harrods may pull out of plans to open a beauty store in the Buckinghamshire town, or further delay its arrival due to the Covid pandemic, are unfounded.
Beauty
Sephora announces participants for incubator program focused on BIPOC beauty founders

Sephora announces participants for incubator program focused on BIPOC beauty founders

Now in its sixth year, the program's focus on founders of color comes as part of Sephora's increasing number of commitments to increasing BIPOC representation in prestige beauty and on Sephora shelves.
Beauty
Unilever focus is dynamic categories for future growth, targets US, India, China

Unilever focus is dynamic categories for future growth, targets US, India, China

Unilever said on Thursday that its focus for the future is developing its portfolio “into high growth spaces”, a goal that will drive decision-making around acquisitions and disposals. 
Beauty
E.L.F. sales continue to defy pandemic downturn with solid growth

E.L.F. sales continue to defy pandemic downturn with solid growth

The Oakland, California-based cosmetics company announced on Wednesday that its net sales rose 10% year over year in Q3, marking the group’s eighth consecutive quarter of revenue growth.
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Unilever 'to sell' some non-core beauty brands - report

Unilever 'to sell' some non-core beauty brands - report

UK-listed consumer goods giant Unilever is planning to sell off $600 million worth of non-core beauty brands in Europe and the US, people familiar with the matter have told Bloomberg.
Beauty
Ulta commits $25 million to new D&I goals, Tracee Ellis Ross named D&I advisor

Ulta commits $25 million to new D&I goals, Tracee Ellis Ross named D&I advisor

As part of its commitments, the company said it will double the number of Black-owned brands in its assortment by the end of 2021
Beauty
L Catterton's The Honest Company to file IPO

L Catterton's The Honest Company to file IPO

Baby and beauty products company The Honest Company is quietly preparing to go public. 
Beauty
Former Jigsaw and John Lewis exec Ruis heads to Canada to run Indigo

Former Jigsaw and John Lewis exec Ruis heads to Canada to run Indigo

​Peter Ruis, the UK fashion executive who used to run Jigsaw and was Executive Buying & Brand Director at John Lewis, is moving to Canada to run Indigo, the country’s largest books and lifestyle retailer.
Fashion
Playboy nears deal to buy sexual wellness chain Lovers

Playboy nears deal to buy sexual wellness chain Lovers

Playboy Enterprises is nearing a deal to acquire the parent company of sexual wellness chain Lovers as it seeks to grow its lifestyle brand following the shuttering of its eponymous magazine, sources said on Sunday.  
Fashion
Allure to open concept store in New York City

Allure to open concept store in New York City

Spread out over 2,900 square feet and two floors, the store will stock Allure-recommended beauty products and will play host to a range of in-store events, tutorials and masterclasses created by Allure's editorial team. 
Beauty
Walgreens Boots Alliance names Roz Brewer new CEO

Walgreens Boots Alliance names Roz Brewer new CEO

​Health & beauty retail giant Walgreens Boots Alliance has named Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as its new CEO, effective March 15. She’ll join the board too as she succeeds CEO Stefano Pessina, who’s becoming executive chairman.
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L'Occitane U.S. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, closing unprofitable stores

L'Occitane U.S. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, closing unprofitable stores

The U.S. division of L’Occitane en Provence filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday as it seeks to close unprofitable stores.
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Feelunique has strong festive season

Feelunique has strong festive season

A glowing Christmas trading period has put UK-based online beauty brand Feelunique on track to exceed £100m in sales and positive core earnings this financial year.
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Selfridges gets through 2020 in good shape, pre-pandemic sales rose

Selfridges gets through 2020 in good shape, pre-pandemic sales rose

​Selfridges weathered the 2020 storm, despite enduring the toughest retail year in decades. That’s according to company chief Anne Pitcher who admitted that it was the “most difficult” period in its 113 years.
Luxury
Space NK sales and profits rose pre-Covid

Space NK sales and profits rose pre-Covid

Space NK was continuing to progress steadily pre-pandemic, its latest results show. But while Covid has impacted it more recently, its online channel and wholesale have been sources of strength.
Beauty
Debenhams Oxford Street flagship axed, five more stores to close

Debenhams Oxford Street flagship axed, five more stores to close

As talks between administrators and third-parties go on concerning some kind of future for the Debenhams business, the company has announced several key stores closures and hundreds of redundancies.
Fashion