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Australia's Adore Beauty names new CEO

Australia's Adore Beauty names new CEO

Australian online beauty retailer Adore Beauty announced this month the appointment of Tamalin Morton to the role of chief executive officer, effective January 9.
Beauty
Sephora: Guillaume Motte appointed president and CEO of Sephora

Sephora: Guillaume Motte appointed president and CEO of Sephora

Guillaume Motte, previously deputy CEO of Fashion Group, owner of Givenchy, Loewe and Patou has been appointed president and CEO of Sephora, the selective perfumery brand of the LVMH group. 
Beauty
The most stylish collaborations for a warm winter

The most stylish collaborations for a warm winter

From sweatshirts in Thermolactyl ​to a new take on the iconic down jacket, here are the edgiest items to brave the winter, whether outdoors, gliding down the ski slopes, or indoors, nestling under a blanket.
Beauty
Superdrug event 'Presents' to return in February

Superdrug event 'Presents' to return in February

​Fresh from launching its online marketplace just last week, Superdrug has now announced the return of Superdrug Presents, its biggest beauty & health experience, which will span over three days in February.
Beauty
H&M Regent Street relaunches with UK Rental debut and Beauty Bar

H&M Regent Street relaunches with UK Rental debut and Beauty Bar

​H&M Group may have closed a number of its UK stores, but it’s also focusing on enhancing its estate and on Thursday reopened its H&M Regent Street flagship with new services in-store.
Fashion
L'Oréal launches North Asia cosmetics brand via joint venture

L'Oréal launches North Asia cosmetics brand via joint venture

L’Oréal has launched Shihyo, a cosmetics brand designed for North Asian consumers, in joint venture with Korean high-end hotel chain Hotel Shilla and the Anchor Equity Partners investment fund.
Beauty
New Bond Street rents no longer Europe's highest as Milan tops the list

New Bond Street rents no longer Europe's highest as Milan tops the list

​New Bond Street in the heart of London's West End has lost its crown as the most expensive shopping street in Europe as far as rents are concerned. That title goes to Milan’s Via Monte Napoleone, new figures show.
Luxury
Prickly pear producers predict cacti cosmetics cash-in

Prickly pear producers predict cacti cosmetics cash-in

Rows of sprawling cacti fill a valley in central Tunisia, where producers are hoping the spiky fruit can fuel a cosmetics cash-in.
Beauty
Kohl's snub of big sale-leaseback sets up new clash with hedge funds

Kohl's snub of big sale-leaseback sets up new clash with hedge funds

Kohl's Corp's reluctance to sell much of its real estate and then lease it back has set up the U.S. department store operator for a new confrontation with hedge funds.
Beauty
Superdrug marketplace launches with 300 brands

Superdrug marketplace launches with 300 brands

Superdrug has officially launched its online marketplace, claiming to be the first high street health and beauty retailer to do so, ahead of major UK rival Boots, which launches its marketplace next spring. 
Beauty
Burberry CEO promises "incredibly strong brand image" for first Daniel Lee campaign

Burberry CEO promises "incredibly strong brand image" for first Daniel Lee campaign

Jonathan Akeroyd's declaration last week that Burberry would focus more heavily on its British heritage seems to have been no box-ticking statement with interviews he’s given since then highlighting its importance. 
Luxury
Sales for Bogart up more than 20% in first nine months

Sales for Bogart up more than 20% in first nine months

French beauty group Bogart has reported sales of €198.4 million in the fiscal year’s first nine months, a 22.7% rise driven by the expansion of the group’s store network and favourable exchange rates.
Beauty
Farfetch GMV dips on currency effects, Russia, China woes; but company is upbeat

Farfetch GMV dips on currency effects, Russia, China woes; but company is upbeat

​Farfetch had an unusual announcement to make with its Q3 results, as it said that gross merchandise value (GMV) actually fell in the period to the end of September.
Luxury
L'Oréal joins forces with the Ready Player Me platform to customize avatars looks

L'Oréal joins forces with the Ready Player Me platform to customize avatars looks

To reach gamers around the world, L'Oréal has partnered with Ready Player Me, the platform for avatars compatible with several metaverse. The goal is to customize avatar looks.
Beauty
Burberry doubles down on Britishness for 'next phase', Lola bag is best seller

Burberry doubles down on Britishness for 'next phase', Lola bag is best seller

​Burberry is entering “the next phase”, the luxury company said when delivering its interim results on Thursday, with still-new CEO Jonathan Akeroyd preparing for an evolved approach under Daniel Lee.
Luxury
Higher prices and Gen Z help luxury to another good year

Higher prices and Gen Z help luxury to another good year

Fears that tough times might dent luxury appear to be unfounded, a new report from Bain and Altagamma shows. Their deep dive into luxury shows a buoyant sector helped by pricing strategies and Gen Z's luxury obsession.
Fashion