Euro zone retail sales plunged more than expected in June as prices at factory gates continued to rise, data showed Wednesday, signalling a weakness in consumer demand that could herald a recession in H2.
The 20th edition of Pitti Fragranze, the trade show of the creative perfumery sector, entitled ‘The 5 Senses Issue’ and featuring 140 international exhibitors, will be held in Florence on September 16-18.
Richemont said on Friday that the latest quarter saw strength in Europe, Japan, the US and Middle East. But Asia Pacific was hit by Covid issues in China. It was similar to Burberry, which reported on the same day.
Australian buy now, pay later firm Afterpay announced on Wednesday a new partnership with beauty retailer Sephora to offer customers the flexibility to pay in four installments when shopping at the chain's U.S. stores.
Superdrug has filed its annual results and said that the 53 weeks to 1 January 2022 were challenging with the year the accounts covered having started with a lockdown that stayed in place for several months.