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L'Oréal teams up with Alphabet-owned Verily to develop research programmes on “skin health”

L'Oréal teams up with Alphabet-owned Verily to develop research programmes on “skin health”

On Thursday, the global cosmetics giant announced a partnership with Verily, the health division of Alphabet, parent company of Google, to develop research programmes on “skin health.”
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Clean beauty brand Beautycounter names new CEO

Clean beauty brand Beautycounter names new CEO

Clean beauty brand Beautycounter announced on Wednesday the appointment of industry leader Marc Rey as chief executive officer.
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Givenchy names Thom Walker creative director of makeup

Givenchy names Thom Walker creative director of makeup

LVMH-owned beauty brand Givenchy Parfums has recently appointed Briton Thom Walker to the post of creative director of makeup, succeeding Nicolas Degennes.
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Podcast: Cécile Lochard of Guerlain discusses sustainability in luxury with Godfrey Deeny

Podcast: Cécile Lochard of Guerlain discusses sustainability in luxury with Godfrey Deeny

In this French-language LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork podcast, Cécile Lochard, head of sustainability at Guerlain, talks with Godfrey Deeny about the challenge of introducing sustainable strategies in beauty and luxury.
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Maybelline commits to carbon neutrality, 100% recycled plastic packaging by 2030

Maybelline commits to carbon neutrality, 100% recycled plastic packaging by 2030

Maybelline introduced on Wednesday a new sustainability program, which aims to create a more responsible business model for the brand to reduce its impact on the planet.
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Unilever investors call AGM vote to push for healthy food targets

Unilever investors call AGM vote to push for healthy food targets

A group of investors in Unilever said on Thursday they had filed a fresh resolution urging the company to fix a "crucial blind spot" in its strategy and set ambitious targets to sell healthier foods.
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Unilever will not increase 50-billion-pound offer for GSK consumer arm

Unilever will not increase 50-billion-pound offer for GSK consumer arm

Unilever PLC on Wednesday effectively abandoned its plans to buy GlaxoSmithKline's consumer healthcare business, saying on Wednesday that it would not raise a 50 billion pound offer that GSK previously rejected.
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Martha Stewart launches a range of CBD-based cosmetics

Martha Stewart launches a range of CBD-based cosmetics

More than a year after launching CBD gummies and capsules, famous American businesswoman Martha Stewart is continuing to bet on the substance with her first body care products based on the cannabis ingredient.
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Tommy Hilfiger links with Give Back Beauty for fragrances and wellness

Tommy Hilfiger links with Give Back Beauty for fragrances and wellness

​PVH’s Tommy Hilfiger brand is partnering with Give Back Beauty (GBB), a globally-focused group, for an exclusive worldwide license of the beauty and wellness business under the Tommy Hilfiger brand.
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Burberry boosts profit guidance as full-price sales take off

Burberry boosts profit guidance as full-price sales take off

​Burberry’s full-price sales continued to grow in double-digits compared with two years ago in the 13 weeks to December 25, underlining the ongoing recovery both at the company and in the luxury sector as a whole.
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THG has strong Q4 as Beauty and Ingenuity units soar, but margin forecast disappoints

THG has strong Q4 as Beauty and Ingenuity units soar, but margin forecast disappoints

​THG’s Q4 trading update on Tuesday showed that the group’s shares may have been under heavy pressure in recent months but its sales continue to soar.
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Unilever's offer for GSK's consumer health raises doubts, questions over strategy

Unilever's offer for GSK's consumer health raises doubts, questions over strategy

The bid for GSK's assets, including Sensodyne toothpaste and Advil painkillers, comes as Unilever is dealing with steep inflation and sluggish growth in emerging markets, where it derives 60% of its revenues.
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Fashion, beauty saw Christmas surge - Virgin Money spending report

Fashion, beauty saw Christmas surge - Virgin Money spending report

​All dressed up and somewhere to go. Christmas 2021 was a season of a return to socialising, albeit on a slimmed-down scale compared to 2020’s restrictions. That meant consumers upped their spend on fashion and beauty.
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Asda owners believed to be in talks on Boots bid

Asda owners believed to be in talks on Boots bid

​Speculation is intensifying over who might buy Boots from its current owner Walgreen Boots Alliance, and the latest names in the frame are the Issa brothers, the retail tycoons who recently took control of Asda.
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WHP Global to launch Anne Klein Bath & Body

WHP Global to launch Anne Klein Bath & Body

Brand management and acquisition firm WHP Global has signed a licensing agreement with A. P. Deauville to launch Anne Klein Bath & Body. 
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UK prestige beauty saw late Christmas surge says NPD

UK prestige beauty saw late Christmas surge says NPD

Demand for prestige beauty products in the UK continues to rocket and sales leapt 46% year-on-year in the last trading week to Christmas, The NPD Group’s latest figures show. Fragrance was the star gift performer.
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