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Paul & Joe Beauté to launch a playfully daring line of makeup for the summer

Paul & Joe Beauté to launch a playfully daring line of makeup for the summer

Paul & Joe Beauté, which is looking forward to the summer season with great expectations, has presented a daring collection designed to resist searing temperatures.
Beauty
Boots sales fell again in Q2 but it gained premium beauty share

Boots sales fell again in Q2 but it gained premium beauty share

Boots held back its parent company in the latest quarter as UK retail sales fell. But the firm is upbeat as it works to transform its fortunes with a bigger premium beauty offer.
Beauty
Debenhams mulls new administration filing - report

Debenhams mulls new administration filing - report

Debenhams is reportedly thinking of another administration filing soon, with the coronavirus pandemic continuing to devastate the UK retail sector. 
Fashion
Fenwick's leadership team is out, founding family calls in ex-Selfridges exec as MD

Fenwick's leadership team is out, founding family calls in ex-Selfridges exec as MD

Fenwick has been struggling for some time and with its shops now closed and it's still-young online operation also not functioning, the family that owns the retailer has ousted its chairman and managing director.
Luxury
Chanel to host live Angèle performance on Instagram

Chanel to host live Angèle performance on Instagram

The latest brand to reach out to its social media community during the global pandemic is Chanel, which will stage a live performance by Belgian singer Angèle this Friday.
Fashion
Amazon wins trade mark dispute with Coty

Amazon wins trade mark dispute with Coty

Amazon is not liable for unknowingly stocking goods for third-party sellers that infringe trademarks, handing online retailers a victory in their battle against luxury goods companies.
Luxury
Givaudan to make hand sanitiser in virus fight

Givaudan to make hand sanitiser in virus fight

Swiss fragrance producer Givaudan said Thursday it would produce 60 tonnes of hand sanitiser over the next two weeks to meet chronic shortages of the product needed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Beauty
The Hut Group launches multi-million pound coronavirus aid package

The Hut Group launches multi-million pound coronavirus aid package

Beauty e-tail giant The Hut Group has set up a £10 million package due to the coronavirus crisis to support vulnerable communities as well as key workers and emergency services in the UK and abroad.
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Intu talks tough with bigger brands on rents

Intu talks tough with bigger brands on rents

Intu is refusing to let some larger "well-capitalised" tenants avoid paying store rents and service charges during the Covid-19 crisis, saying that it doesn't have the "financial capacity to bankroll" global brands.
Fashion
L'Oréal completes acquisition of Mugler, Azzaro perfumes

L'Oréal completes acquisition of Mugler, Azzaro perfumes

The sale by the Clarins group to the L’Oréal group of Mugler and of Azzaro perfumes, for an as yet undisclosed amount, was first heralded last October and has now been finalised.
Beauty
Debenhams mulling even more store closures - report

Debenhams mulling even more store closures - report

There’s speculation that Debenhams could be thinking of adding more stores to its list of closures and possibly entering another company voluntary arrangement.
Fashion
Beauty is key category for lockdown shoppers to buy online, but fashion falls flat

Beauty is key category for lockdown shoppers to buy online, but fashion falls flat

Global online shopping order volumes have risen 88% this year with cosmetics a key category, but clothing has stayed flat while sports goods orders have dropped sharply.
Beauty
The Perfume Shop is latest to shut online ops

The Perfume Shop is latest to shut online ops

AS Watson-owned UK fragrance retailer The Perfume Shop has become the latest major name to shut its online operations on the back of the coronavirus crisis.
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MySale says more product available due to store closures, March sales improve

MySale says more product available due to store closures, March sales improve

Half-year results for MySale Group on Wednesday looked weak. But the firm also said it’s been boosted by current market volatility with more product available to it and more brands wanting to sell via its marketplace.
Fashion
L'Oréal expects 5% decline in first-quarter sales due to impact of Covid-19

L'Oréal expects 5% decline in first-quarter sales due to impact of Covid-19

L'Oréal announced on Monday that it predicts a year-over-year decrease of around 5% in its first-quarter sales due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The company also withdrew its annual financial guidance. 
Beauty
Boots to start testing NHS workers for coronavirus

Boots to start testing NHS workers for coronavirus

The UK company has effectively suspended all in-store beauty operations to focus on its pharmacy business as supermarkets, healthcare workers and the government work together to fight the pandemic. 
Beauty