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Westfield owner takes Boots to court over rent non-payment

Westfield owner takes Boots to court over rent non-payment

The owner of Westfield Stratford City has taken high street chemist Boots to court after the company refused to pay rent at some of its locations.
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Unilever clears first hurdle in planned unification move

Unilever clears first hurdle in planned unification move

​Unilever NV shareholders have approved plans to end the Anglo-Dutch company's dual-headed corporate structure and form a London-based entity, which it says will make dealmaking simpler.
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Avon unveils new brand positioning

Avon unveils new brand positioning

The cosmetics brand has introduced a new strapline and brand positioning in a new campaign that invites people to reconsider their views of the company.
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Harrods opens first standalone H Beauty store in Lakeside, Essex

Harrods opens first standalone H Beauty store in Lakeside, Essex

​It’s been a long time coming since the announcement last year, but Harrods has finally opened its first standalone beauty store, H Beauty, at Lakeside in Essex. A second store will open in Milton Keynes in 2021. 
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The Hut Group makes stellar stock market debut

The Hut Group makes stellar stock market debut

The British company behind Lookfantastic and Glossybox on Wednesday raised £1.88 billion in its initial public offering after selling 376 million shares at 500p each.
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The Hut Group IPO shares priced at £5, will list next week

The Hut Group IPO shares priced at £5, will list next week

​The Hut Group’s much anticipated IPO will see its shares priced at £5 each giving it a market cap of £5.4bn, the company has said. It added that the 374m shares being sold make up around 35% of its total share count.
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Glossier announces recipients of grant initiative for Black-owned beauty businesses

Glossier announces recipients of grant initiative for Black-owned beauty businesses

Divided into three tiers, each of the 16 recipients will receive thousands in grant funding and advisory support from Glossier. 
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Hut Group to float this month in biggest UK IPO since 2013

Hut Group to float this month in biggest UK IPO since 2013

​The Hut Group has published details of its highly anticipated stock market float with confirmation that it will go ahead with the IPO and that it plans to list on the London Stock Exchange’s main market this month.
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Ulta Beauty posts higher than expected Q2 earnings

Ulta Beauty posts higher than expected Q2 earnings

The Illinois-based cosmetics retailer announced a 26.3% decline in second-quarter net sales on Thursday due to disruption linked to Covid-19, but still managed to beat analysts’ expectations with its profit.
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China, deals to help Givaudan keep up pace of growth

China, deals to help Givaudan keep up pace of growth

Givaudan aims to increase its annual organic sales by 4-5% on average until 2025, mainly due to acquisitions, a focus on smaller and local customers and fast-growing China, it said on Thursday.
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Hut Group confirms float plans, reveals explosive growth

Hut Group confirms float plans, reveals explosive growth

The Hut Group confirmed what had been widely expected on Thursday morning — that it’s going to float on the London Stock Exchange. It also revealed impressive percentage growth figures and its strength in key markets.
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Next to open new beauty store at Intu Watford

Next to open new beauty store at Intu Watford

Intu’s administration filing hasn't stopped retailers from signing up to open stores at its major malls. The latest news is that Next will be opening three of its new concept premium beauty stores at Intu locations.
Fashion
Retailers launch coalition to fight counterfeits on webstores

Retailers launch coalition to fight counterfeits on webstores

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), whose members include companies such as Walmart and Target, said Friday it has joined a dozen+ trade groups to form a coalition to fight counterfeits on online platforms.
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UK shops see more visits in July but numbers still low - BRC survey

UK shops see more visits in July but numbers still low - BRC survey

More British shoppers returned to the high street in July, helped by the reopening of pubs and restaurants, but numbers were still much lower than normal for the time of year, an industry survey showed on Friday.
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L'Oréal sales fall is worse than expected, travel retail suffers

L'Oréal sales fall is worse than expected, travel retail suffers

Sales at Maybelline maker L’Oréal fell more sharply than expected in the second quarter, though the French beauty giant managed to contain any major profit erosion as the COVID-19 pandemic forced stores to close.
Luxury
Britain's Selfridges to axe jobs on virus retail storm

Britain's Selfridges to axe jobs on virus retail storm

British department store group Selfridges warned Tuesday that it plans to axe 450 jobs after sales slumped due to the coronavirus and the aftermath of the nationwide lockdown.
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