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Boots bounces back as parent company WBA reports strong results

Boots bounces back as parent company WBA reports strong results

​Multinational health and beauty retailer Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has reported Q4 results that “exceeded expectations, reflecting [a] strong operational performance”.
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J&J puts talc liabilities into bankruptcy

J&J puts talc liabilities into bankruptcy

Johnson & Johnson has put into bankruptcy tens of thousands of legal claims alleging its Baby Powder and other talc-based products caused cancer, offloading the potential liabilities into a newly created subsidiary.
Beauty
Ted Baker heads new premium brands line-up at Highcross

Ted Baker heads new premium brands line-up at Highcross

​Ted Baker is the headline addition for Hammerson as the property giant welcomes four new brands to its Highcross flagship destination in Leicester this autumn.
Fashion
Hut Group defends performance as shares plummet by a third

Hut Group defends performance as shares plummet by a third

​A capital markets day is meant to boost a share price as the company concerned talks major investors through its strategy. But in the case of The Hut Group (THG) this week, it had the exact opposite effect.
Fashion
Debenhams launches giant marketplace as it targets fast growth

Debenhams launches giant marketplace as it targets fast growth

​Debenhams has announced that it has become the UK’s largest marketplace across fashion, beauty, sport and homeware by launching a new platform powered by major SaaS provider Mirakl.
Fashion
LVMH acquires Officine Universelle Buly 1803

LVMH acquires Officine Universelle Buly 1803

The Paris-based luxury conglomerate has purchased high-end French cosmetics brand Buly, which has benefited from the support of investment fund LVMH Luxury Ventures for the last four years. 
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The Hut Group's shares continue to slide

The Hut Group's shares continue to slide

​The Hut Group shares continued to fall on Tuesday morning after a period of decline that had already seen the firm losing a quarter of its market value in just two weeks by Monday’s stock exchange closing bell.
Fashion
From 'Animal Crossing' to Netflix: Unilever and P&G search for young consumers in a pandemic

From 'Animal Crossing' to Netflix: Unilever and P&G search for young consumers in a pandemic

Unilever and Procter & Gamble, the world's top two  advertisers, are seeking out younger audiences by reallocating some 2021 spending away from traditional TV and into video games, streaming services and media programs.
Beauty
Unilever wants fast growth in prestige beauty, seeks science-based brands

Unilever wants fast growth in prestige beauty, seeks science-based brands

​Unilever is targeting further prestige beauty acquisitions, but it only wants brands that are science-based, isn’t interested in celebrity beauty labels and won’t buy retailers.
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Drest enters beauty, Gucci is debut brand partner

Drest enters beauty, Gucci is debut brand partner

Drest was focused purely on fashion when it launched exactly two years ago and now said that it’s “set to disrupt the beauty industry with the launch of Beauty Mode” in an exclusive link-up with Gucci. 
Beauty
J.C. Penney reveals future of in-store and online beauty offering

J.C. Penney reveals future of in-store and online beauty offering

As the department store’s partnership with Sephora winds down, the company has unveiled new details about its upcoming J.C. Penney Beauty section, including brand assortment and launch dates.
Beauty
Dior’s full court press: Unveils uber luxe spa, fetes Cordelia de Castellane

Dior’s full court press: Unveils uber luxe spa, fetes Cordelia de Castellane

Dior went into full court press in the first 48 hours of Paris Fashion Week – unveiling its new Cheval Blanc spa, feting its Dior Home and Kids creator Cordelia de Castellane, and unveiling a Miss Dior floral pop-up. 
Fashion
Sephora finalizes acquisition of Feelunique

Sephora finalizes acquisition of Feelunique

Sephora has finalized the acquisition of British cosmetics e-tailer Feelunique, a transaction which represents an important step forward in the Parisian company's expansion efforts in the UK. 
Beauty
L'Oreal results at pre-pandemic levels in 2021 first half

L'Oreal results at pre-pandemic levels in 2021 first half

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal dusted off coronavirus fallout and posted Thursday a strong net profit owing to a rebound in all its regional markets as well as product categories.
Beauty
Monat dives into body care

Monat dives into body care

Healthy aging beauty brand Monat Global announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its portfolio of naturally based and scientifically backed products with the launch of a new body care line. 
Beauty
Study confirms Chinese beauty market’s enormous potential

Study confirms Chinese beauty market’s enormous potential

The ‘Beauty in China’ study by NellyRodi and LuxuryInsight is an in-depth analysis of the Chinese beauty market, providing key insights for understanding its specificities.
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