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E.L.F. teams up with celebrity hairstylist and entrepreneur Jen Atkin for beauty collab

E.L.F. teams up with celebrity hairstylist and entrepreneur Jen Atkin for beauty collab

The Oakland, California-based cosmetics brand has joined forces with the founder of Ouai Haircare and Mane Addicts to create the E.L.F. xx Jen Atkin collaborative beauty collection.
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Actor Jackson Yee named as the latest Armani Beauty global makeup and skincare ambassador

Actor Jackson Yee named as the latest Armani Beauty global makeup and skincare ambassador

The Armani Beauty brand has named the Chinese actor and singer Jackson Yee as its new global ambassador for makeup and skincare.
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Oxford Street renaissance: work starts on Soho Photography Quarter

Oxford Street renaissance: work starts on Soho Photography Quarter

When rows of stores just aren’t enough. Retail areas are increasingly having to incentivise consumers to visit with bolt-on experiences and attractions.
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Next is bouncing back, stays profitable despite pandemic

Next is bouncing back, stays profitable despite pandemic

​Next delivered a profits plunge and lower sales in its latest year. But given the Covid crisis during the period, its results on Thursday still showed it to be one of the more successful businesses in British fashion.
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MAV Beauty Brands sees 2020 revenue boost, names interim CFO

MAV Beauty Brands sees 2020 revenue boost, names interim CFO

Vaughan, Ontario-based personal care group MAV Beauty Brands Inc. announced on Wednesday a full year 2020 revenue increase of 7.4 percent.  
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Henkel sees first-quarter organic sales up 7%, above market view

Henkel sees first-quarter organic sales up 7%, above market view

Henkel, the German chemicals and consumer goods group, said on Wednesday it expected first-quarter sales to significantly exceed market expectations with organic growth of around 7%.
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H&M swings to loss, issues statement to dampen China furore

H&M swings to loss, issues statement to dampen China furore

H&M reported its Q1 results on Wednesday and swung to a loss, but it said sales are recovering in March. Yet perhaps even more newsworthy was its ongoing effort to overcome its problems in China and “regain trust” there.
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Itzy is the new face of Maybelline

Itzy is the new face of Maybelline

Maybelline New York unveiled on Tuesday its newest global spokesmodels, and its K-pop band, Itzy.
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Thomas H Lee Partners takes majority stake in Bazaarvoice

Thomas H Lee Partners takes majority stake in Bazaarvoice

Bazaarvoice — the product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions specialist — has a new majority shareholder following a year of strong growth.
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Key fashion and beauty items add to shopper happiness - survey

Key fashion and beauty items add to shopper happiness - survey

Fashion and beauty items are among the products that make consumers feel happiest when they buy them online, a new study shows, with sneakers and eyeshadow palettes both on the happiness list.
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UK footfall is up again as consumers are impatient to get back to stores

UK footfall is up again as consumers are impatient to get back to stores

Springboard on Monday said that in the week to March 27, footfall across UK retail destinations increased 6.6% compared to the previous week. This followed a succession of increases.
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Hugo Boss faces wrath of Chinese netizens and celebs

Hugo Boss faces wrath of Chinese netizens and celebs

At least three Chinese celebrities on Saturday dropped German fashion house Hugo Boss, the latest foreign brand caught in a concerted boycott by Chinese consumers over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.
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UK, France and others still face threat of US tariffs over online tax plans

UK, France and others still face threat of US tariffs over online tax plans

​US Trade Representative Katherine Tai has said she was maintaining the threat of US tariffs on goods from Austria, Britain, India, Italy, Spain and Turkey in retaliation for their digital services taxes.
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L'Oréal puts Alexander Hay in charge of brands in consumer products division

L'Oréal puts Alexander Hay in charge of brands in consumer products division

Alexander Hay has been appointed general manager of the brands in L’Oréal’s consumer products division, replacing Martin Crosnier with immediate effect.
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Grosvenor reduces Sonae Sierra stake again

Grosvenor reduces Sonae Sierra stake again

Property giant Grosvenor Group has sold a further 10% stake in multinational retail real estate company Sonae Sierra to Sonae SGPS for Є82 million. Sonae Sierra owns 27 shopping centres in Europe and South America.
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April retail sales set for take off, but don’t expect fireworks - CBI

April retail sales set for take off, but don’t expect fireworks - CBI

March was bad, April is expected to improve. That, in essence, sums up the latest sales report from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) showing exactly what you already knew and probably expect for UK retail.
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