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Earthshot prizewinner creates alternative plastic solutions for fashion and beauty

Earthshot prizewinner creates alternative plastic solutions for fashion and beauty

​The Earthshot Prize named five winners at an event in Boston late on Friday and one of them is hugely relevant to the fashion and beauty sectors.
Fashion
Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Natura-owned premium beauty retailer Aesop has joined the ever-growing list of arrivals at the new London Battersea Power Station mall on the banks of the Thames.
Beauty
Blur London names ex-LVMH/L'Oréal exec to advisor role

Blur London names ex-LVMH/L'Oréal exec to advisor role

Blur London has appointed former LVMH and L'Oréal executive Benjamin Rankin as its senior advisor. He joins the pioneering UK skincare brand to assist CEO Neo Khoei in business strategy and expansion planning.
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
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
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
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
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
India's Tata to open 20 'beauty tech' outlets, in talks with foreign brands

India's Tata to open 20 'beauty tech' outlets, in talks with foreign brands

India's Tata Group is planning to open at least 20 "beauty tech" stores where it will use virtual makeup kiosks and digital skin tests to get young, affluent shoppers to buy premium cosmetic products.
Beauty
Dyson confirms £500m beauty investment, identifies key consumer hair concerns

Dyson confirms £500m beauty investment, identifies key consumer hair concerns

Electricals giant Dyson has confirmed earlier reports that it will spend £500 million to expand and accelerate its R&D across its beauty portfolio. So expect it to launch 20 new beauty products in the next four years.
Beauty
Augustinus Bader closes $25 million strategic funding round

Augustinus Bader closes $25 million strategic funding round

Luxury skincare and hair care brand Augustinus Bader has closed a $25 million strategic funding round, bringing the company’s value to $1 billion.
Beauty
Gucci Beauty opens its first store in Singapore

Gucci Beauty opens its first store in Singapore

Gucci Beauty, licensed by the American group Coty, has set up its first store in the upscale ION Orchard shopping center in Singapore.
Beauty
Natura &Co results show Body Shop challenges remain

Natura &Co results show Body Shop challenges remain

​Body Shop, Avon and Aesop owner Natura &Co has released its Q3 results with news of a “resilient performance”, although its UK-based chain wasn’t exactly the star of its portfolio in the period.
Beauty
Revolution Beauty CEO to step down amid accounting probe

Revolution Beauty CEO to step down amid accounting probe

Britain's Revolution Beauty Group said on Wednesday its CEO Adam Minto has stepped down with immediate effect, nearly a month after its top bosses moved away from daily activities amid an independent accounting probe.
Beauty
Men's make-up brand War Paint lands in Superdrug

Men's make-up brand War Paint lands in Superdrug

​Superdrug has expanded its men’s offer, adding make-up to its line-up as the UK beauty & health retailer aims “to offer consumers the best choice on the high street”. War Paint launches in 350 stores and online.
Beauty
Coty results beat on strong beauty demand, more price hikes in store

Coty results beat on strong beauty demand, more price hikes in store

Coty Inc's fragrances and cosmetics enjoyed strong demand in the first quarter, helping it surpass Wall Street targets despite pressure from a strong U.S. dollar and the company's exit from Russia. 
Beauty