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Isamaya Ffrench launches namesake beauty brand

Isamaya Ffrench launches namesake beauty brand

Celebrity makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench has launched her own beauty brand, releasing a five-piece debut collection this month. 
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WBA ends Boots auction as bidders fail to meet its price

WBA ends Boots auction as bidders fail to meet its price

After months of speculation about who would become the new owner of the UK health and beauty Boots business, the answer is… nobody. Its current owner has pulled it from sale with buyers unwilling to pay a premium price.
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Warpaint London strong in 2022, UK and Europe doing well

Warpaint London strong in 2022, UK and Europe doing well

​Beauty specialist Warpaint London's update on Monday and said “the group has experienced strong trading in 2022 to date with the brands' proposition resonating with customers, both in the UK and internationally”.
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Hailey Bieber beauty brand Rhode sued for trademark infringement

Hailey Bieber beauty brand Rhode sued for trademark infringement

Just a week after launching her own minimalist skincare label, model Hailey Bieber is being sued for trademark infringement by a fashion label of the same name. 
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Franchise Group in talks to keep Kohl's management team after a sale

Franchise Group in talks to keep Kohl's management team after a sale

Franchise Group, the preferred bidder to acquire Kohl's, is in discussions to keep the retailer's top management team, including CEO Michelle Gass, if the planned sale is finalized. 
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Dior Creative Director of Makeup Peter Philips on Seville; respecting designer visions; lip gloss and being a feminist

Dior Creative Director of Makeup Peter Philips on Seville; respecting designer visions; lip gloss and being a feminist

Few makeup artists have had as much impact in their profession as Peter Philips, the creative director of makeup at Parfums Dior. Here he speaks on Seville; respecting designer visions; lip gloss and being a feminist.
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L'Oreal CEO remains confident on outlook for beauty industry

L'Oreal CEO remains confident on outlook for beauty industry

L'Oreal chief executive Nicolas Hieronimus said he remained confident about the outlook for the beauty industry with consumers continuing to want to indulge despite the global economy becoming "even more complicated.
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India's Reliance considers buying out Revlon in U.S

India's Reliance considers buying out Revlon in U.S

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries is considering buying out Revlon Inc in the United States, days after the cosmetics giant filed for bankruptcy, business channel ET Now reported on Friday, citing sources.  
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Estee Lauder names new Origins, Bumble and Bumble brand heads

Estee Lauder names new Origins, Bumble and Bumble brand heads

Estee Lauder Companies announced on Friday the appointment of two new brand presidents to lead the cosmetic giant's Origins and Bumble and Bumble brands, respectively.
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Sephora launches support program for Chinese beauty brands

Sephora launches support program for Chinese beauty brands

Selective perfumery retailer Sephora, owned by the LVMH group, has launched ‘China Accelerate’, an incubator programme to support the development of Chinese premium beauty brands. 
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THG rebuffs bid approaches, share price dives

THG rebuffs bid approaches, share price dives

​Tech-to-beauty online giant THG said on Thursday that it has rebuffed recent takeover approaches as they undervalue the business.
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Revlon files for bankruptcy protection

Revlon files for bankruptcy protection

Cosmetics maker Revlon Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday after struggling to compete with online-focused upstart brands in recent years.
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Unilever switches some ingredients due to commodities shortages, eco issues

Unilever switches some ingredients due to commodities shortages, eco issues

Unilever has changed the ingredient make-up for some of its products like deodorants and packaged food to cut costs, mitigate supply constraints and ensure they're sustainable.
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Natura's CEO steps down in shakeup at Brazil cosmetic maker

Natura's CEO steps down in shakeup at Brazil cosmetic maker

Natura & Co said on Wednesday that Chief Executive and Executive Chairman Roberto Marques was stepping down in an organizational shakeup, handing over the reins of the cosmetics maker to board member Fabio Barbosa. 
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Hailey Bieber launches beauty brand Rhode

Hailey Bieber launches beauty brand Rhode

Model Hailey Bieber introduced on Wednesday her own minimalist skincare label joining the ranks of celebrity beauty brands.
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Chaumet: Observing Beauty opens Thursday in the Beaux-Arts de Paris

Chaumet: Observing Beauty opens Thursday in the Beaux-Arts de Paris

Botany, biology and the bucolic are at the heart of remarkable new exhibition 'Chaumet: Observing Beauty,' which opens in the Beaux-Arts de Paris this Thursday in Paris.
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