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Walgreens Boots Alliance names Roz Brewer new CEO

Walgreens Boots Alliance names Roz Brewer new CEO

​Health & beauty retail giant Walgreens Boots Alliance has named Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as its new CEO, effective March 15. She’ll join the board too as she succeeds CEO Stefano Pessina, who’s becoming executive chairman.
Beauty
L'Occitane U.S. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, closing unprofitable stores

L'Occitane U.S. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, closing unprofitable stores

The U.S. division of L’Occitane en Provence filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday as it seeks to close unprofitable stores.
Beauty
Feelunique has strong festive season

Feelunique has strong festive season

A glowing Christmas trading period has put UK-based online beauty brand Feelunique on track to exceed £100m in sales and positive core earnings this financial year.
Beauty
Selfridges gets through 2020 in good shape, pre-pandemic sales rose

Selfridges gets through 2020 in good shape, pre-pandemic sales rose

​Selfridges weathered the 2020 storm, despite enduring the toughest retail year in decades. That’s according to company chief Anne Pitcher who admitted that it was the “most difficult” period in its 113 years.
Luxury
Space NK sales and profits rose pre-Covid

Space NK sales and profits rose pre-Covid

Space NK was continuing to progress steadily pre-pandemic, its latest results show. But while Covid has impacted it more recently, its online channel and wholesale have been sources of strength.
Beauty
Debenhams Oxford Street flagship axed, five more stores to close

Debenhams Oxford Street flagship axed, five more stores to close

As talks between administrators and third-parties go on concerning some kind of future for the Debenhams business, the company has announced several key stores closures and hundreds of redundancies.
Fashion
Net-A-Porter launches social-first digital beauty festival

Net-A-Porter launches social-first digital beauty festival

​Luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter has this week launched a social-first, digital Beauty Festival called ‘The Beauty of You’ with plans for it to be an annual event.
Luxury
Hut Group sales surge again in Q4, adds more beauty deals to Ingenuity offer

Hut Group sales surge again in Q4, adds more beauty deals to Ingenuity offer

The Hut Group continued to outperform in the fourth quarter with the company saying on Tuesday that it saw revenue growth of 51% year-on-year, much better than the range of 40% to 45% that it had predicted earlier.
Luxury
Boots struggles in Q1, despite surging e-sales and higher beauty market share

Boots struggles in Q1, despite surging e-sales and higher beauty market share

​Boots has been a drain on its parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance for a while and although WBA said on Thursday that the group’s Q1 trading was better than expected, the UK operation continued to struggle.
Beauty
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet York adds new brands

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet York adds new brands

​McArthurGlen Designer Outlet York has announced the addition of two new brands, Raging Bull and Beauty Outlet. The news shows the resilience of the UK outlet channel at the same time as full-price locations struggle. 
Fashion
How fashion brought positivity to Gen Z during the pandemic

How fashion brought positivity to Gen Z during the pandemic

Generation Z sought solace in shopping -- no doubt online -- as a means to bring a touch of positivity to their lives in 2020, preferring to invest in fashion over entertainment and even social media.
Fashion
Korres expands retail footprint, launches at Ulta Beauty

Korres expands retail footprint, launches at Ulta Beauty

Greek beauty brand Korres announced on Friday a U.S. retail partnership with Ulta Beauty, as part of the retailer's new 'Conscious Beauty' program. 
Beauty
Alo Yoga launches skincare

Alo Yoga launches skincare

Alo Yoga's entry into a new category comes as the company experiences record-high sales, a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic pushing consumers to pursue outdoor and at-home workouts.
Fashion
John Lewis predicts more natural beauty, experimentation and simplification

John Lewis predicts more natural beauty, experimentation and simplification

John Lewis has issued a beauty forecast for 2021 and it’s expecting wellbeing to be ever more important, while consumers will edit-down, embrace imperfections and get serious about skincare.
Beauty
Reborn Cath Kidston reopens Piccadilly, London flagship

Reborn Cath Kidston reopens Piccadilly, London flagship

​As non-essential shops in England open on Wednesday after the latest lockdown, Cath Kidston is making it an even more momentous occasion as the company is returning to London with the reopening of its global flagship.
Fashion
L Brands swings to profit

L Brands swings to profit

The Columbus, Ohio-based owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works announced net income of $330.58 million for the third quarter on Wednesday, as performances improved across its brands.
Fashion