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Boots to continue Love Island sponsorship

Boots to continue Love Island sponsorship

​The love affair continues. UK health & Beauty retail giant Boots is rekindling its relationship with ITV2’s Love Island in a deal that runs for the second year in a row.
Beauty
L'Oréal acquires Byredo

L'Oréal acquires Byredo

Global beauty giant L'Oréal is finalizing the acquisition of Byredo, backed by British fund Manzanita Capital, the owner of Diptyque and Malin+Goetz, according to a report from French newspaper Le Figaro. 
Beauty
UK's THG rejects bid approach; entrepreneur Candy shows interest

UK's THG rejects bid approach; entrepreneur Candy shows interest

British e-commerce company THG was at the centre of a bid battle on Thursday, rejecting an offer from two investment groups and learning that local entrepreneur Nick Candy was considering making a bid.
Beauty
Lady Gaga rebrands cosmetics line, inks Sephora deal

Lady Gaga rebrands cosmetics line, inks Sephora deal

Lady Gaga's vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics brand Haus Laboratories is getting a revamp and new retail partner. 
Beauty
India's Reliance to acquire dozens of brands in $6.5 billion consumer goods play - sources

India's Reliance to acquire dozens of brands in $6.5 billion consumer goods play - sources

India's biggest retailer Reliance will acquire dozens of small grocery and non-food brands as it targets building its own $6.5 billion consumer goods business to challenge foreign giants like Unilever.
Beauty
Fenty Beauty, Skin to make Africa debut

Fenty Beauty, Skin to make Africa debut

Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin will launch across eight different markets in Africa, as the company's founder, Rihanna, looks to expand her skincare and beauty brand across the globe.
Beauty
L'Oréal names Emmanuel Goulin president and CEO of Italian subsidiary

L'Oréal names Emmanuel Goulin president and CEO of Italian subsidiary

French cosmetics group L'Oréal, owner of brands such as Yves Saint Laurent and Lancôme, has appointed Emmanuel Goulin as president and CEO of L'Oréal Italy. Goulin will succeed François-Xavier Fenart.
Beauty
Shiseido cautious about 2022 forecast

Shiseido cautious about 2022 forecast

On Thursday, Japanese cosmetics group Shiseido confirmed its prudent forecast for the 2022 financial year, stating it is “hard to quantify precisely” the impact of the pandemic and of geopolitical tensions.
Beauty
Revolution Beauty names Lake new CFO

Revolution Beauty names Lake new CFO

​UK-based multi-brand beauty retailer Revolution Beauty Group has a new finance chief. Elizabeth Lake, former finance director at Hugo Boss UK, is set to replace Andrew Clark, who has announced his intention to leave. 
Beauty
Moda Operandi expands into beauty, appoints beauty chief

Moda Operandi expands into beauty, appoints beauty chief

Moda Operandi confirmed on Wednesday reports it has officially expanded into beauty, a move that has prompted the fashion platform to appoint its first-ever beauty chief.
Beauty
Superdrug boosts speedy delivery options in Scotland

Superdrug boosts speedy delivery options in Scotland

​UK health & beauty retailer Superdrug has expanded its same-day courier service, ‘Store to Door’, in Scotland. The service is available within a five-mile radius of  nine stores within the Glasgow and Edinburgh regions.
Beauty
Beauty Bay abandons IPO plans, could now opt for sale - report

Beauty Bay abandons IPO plans, could now opt for sale - report

​Manchester-based beauty platform Beauty Bay has appointed bankers from Threadstone Capital to look at its options and could choose to put itself up for sale, a report said on Tuesday.
Beauty
Tough April for UK e-tail points to 'end of digital boom' - report

Tough April for UK e-tail points to 'end of digital boom' - report

​Good news for UK online fashion sales. Not so good news for digital beauty sales. Even worse for the e-tail industry as a whole. And after weak April numbers, it suggests the digital boom could well be over.
Fashion
Harrods launches Beauty Adventure with key category events this month

Harrods launches Beauty Adventure with key category events this month

​Not content with launching another branch of H Beauty a few weeks ago, Harrods is putting big support behind beauty in May as it invites consumers to enjoy ‘The Harrods Beauty Adventure’ at its Knightsbridge flagship.
Luxury
Squeezed Britons tighten belts, but fashion and beauty still on shopping list

Squeezed Britons tighten belts, but fashion and beauty still on shopping list

​There was good news and bad on UK spending on Tuesday as reports showed consumers are being impacted by higher prices, but are still spending on fashion and on activities that require new clothes and beauty products.
Fashion
Dior Beauty launches industry-first WhatsApp campaign with Jisoo

Dior Beauty launches industry-first WhatsApp campaign with Jisoo

Luxury brand Dior Beauty announced on Monday the launch of an industry-first campaign on WhatsApp with brand ambassador Jisoo.
Beauty