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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.
Beauty
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.
Fashion
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.
Fashion
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.
Beauty
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. 
Beauty
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.
Beauty
Bain and CVC to link up on Boots bid - report

Bain and CVC to link up on Boots bid - report

Two of the world’s biggest private equity names are teaming up to bid for giant UK health & beauty retailer Boots. Bain Capital and CVC Capital have thrown their hats into the ring.
Beauty
Rituals Cosmetics gets B Corp certification

Rituals Cosmetics gets B Corp certification

​Talking a good game on all-things sustainable is one thing. Proving you can walk the walk is another. So fast-expanding luxury beauty brand Rituals Cosmetics has announced it is now a ‘Certified B Corporation’. 
Beauty
Yves Rocher appoints Jean-David Schwartz as managing director

Yves Rocher appoints Jean-David Schwartz as managing director

The Rocher group has recently appointed Jean-David Schwartz as managing director of its leading brand, Yves Rocher.
Beauty
Boots recovery boosts WBA results, Walgreens also strong

Boots recovery boosts WBA results, Walgreens also strong

​Walgreens Boots Alliance is upbeat as its first quarter beat expectations and it upgraded its full-year earnings guidance aided both by its US ops and a recovery in its UK unit.
Beauty
P&G Beauty enters the metaverse with BeautySphere

P&G Beauty enters the metaverse with BeautySphere

P&G Beauty took its first step into the metaverse on Wednesday with the debut of its virtual storytelling world, BeautySphere.  
Beauty
New mega beauty line N°1 De Chanel is first for luxury house

New mega beauty line N°1 De Chanel is first for luxury house

Chanel is gearing up for the launch this month of one of its most significant beauty lines yet as it mixes skincare with fragrance and make-up for the first time and adds in a strong sustainability element.
Luxury
Physical stores are key locations for beauty shopping, but social is growing - report

Physical stores are key locations for beauty shopping, but social is growing - report

​Beauty shoppers may have been turning online both through choice and out of necessity during the pandemic, but shopping in physical stores remains their preferred way of buying beauty products, a new study shows.
Beauty
K-beauty brand aggregator B2Link acquires skincare app Picky

K-beauty brand aggregator B2Link acquires skincare app Picky

Korean beauty aggregator B2Link announced on Monday it has acquired skincare community app, Picky, as the Seoul-based company looks to bolster is global lineup of beauty brands.
Beauty
Three natural ingredients coming to beauty routines in 2022

Three natural ingredients coming to beauty routines in 2022

Prickly pear, rice and flax are among the natural skin allies coming our way this year.
Beauty
UK consumer spending up in 2021, fashion and beauty rose faster - report

UK consumer spending up in 2021, fashion and beauty rose faster - report

​Consumer spending in 2021 was characterised by the continued growth of online and a bigger focus on sports and home improvement spending, a new report from Barclaycard has shown.
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