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Model Munroe Bergdorf slams L'Oréal Paris, accuses brand of using protests as PR opportunity

Model Munroe Bergdorf slams L'Oréal Paris, accuses brand of using protests as PR opportunity

After being dropped by L'Oréal in 2017 over public comments about racism, Bergdorf has now accused the brand of using the current movement for racial justice sweeping the U.S. as a "PR opportunity."
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Coty in talks to collaborate with Kim Kardashian for cosmetics line

Coty in talks to collaborate with Kim Kardashian for cosmetics line

Coty Inc is in talks with reality TV star Kim Kardashian West over a potential collaboration for a beauty line, the cosmetics maker disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday.
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Puig closes in on $1bn deal for Charlotte Tilbury

Puig closes in on $1bn deal for Charlotte Tilbury

The Spanish group is negotiating a deal to acquire British make-up brand Charlotte Tilbury in a move valuing the business at $1 billion (£794m).
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Kylie Cosmetics CEO makes quick exit

Kylie Cosmetics CEO makes quick exit

Coty has announced that Kylie Cosmetics chief executive officer Christoph Honnefelder has left the brand, after only being appointed to the leadership role in January of this year. 
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As U.S. protests against racial injustice continue, more brands speak out and donate

As U.S. protests against racial injustice continue, more brands speak out and donate

Ganni, Glossier, Anastasia Beverly Hills and Marc Jacobs Beauty are among several brands to announce monetary contributions to organizations supporting protestors and fighting injustice. 
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Sally Beauty sees sales upturn in May

Sally Beauty sees sales upturn in May

After a challenging April, where store closures led to a drop-off in the beauty retailer’s revenue, Sally Beauty has seen strong demand in its reopening retail fleet and expects to report an uptick in sales for May.
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Men’s grooming to see boost in popularity this Father’s Day

Men’s grooming to see boost in popularity this Father’s Day

With 75% of Americans planning to celebrate Father’s Day in 2020, the number of consumers intending to purchase personal care products as gifts has shot up 21% compared to last year, according to NRF.
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Warpaint London signs deal to supply Wilko with two brands

Warpaint London signs deal to supply Wilko with two brands

Beauty specialist Warpaint London announced a new retail deal on Monday with the firm having signed up to distribute two of its brands via general merchandise value retailer Wilko.
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Forbes drops Kylie Jenner from billionaires list

Forbes drops Kylie Jenner from billionaires list

Kylie Jenner isn't a billionaire after all, Forbes magazine said Friday as it accused the reality TV star's family of "inflating the value of her cosmetics business for years.
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Coty appoints Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer

Coty appoints Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer

Coty announced on Thursday the appointment of KKR executive Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer. 
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Ulta Beauty sales plummet 33%

Ulta Beauty sales plummet 33%

The American cosmetics retailer announced a 32.7% decrease in Q1 sales on Thursday, leading the company to topple into loss as disruptions related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic took their toll on its operations.
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Make-up brand Code8 signs Alexa Chung as brand ambassador

Make-up brand Code8 signs Alexa Chung as brand ambassador

The British TV presenter, model and fashion designer will be the first-ever brand ambassador for the new make-up brand, which launched a little over a year ago in the UK.
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Star make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench joins Burberry Beauty

Star make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench joins Burberry Beauty

After a stint at Louboutin, make-up artist and social media star Isamaya Ffrench has joined the British luxury label, in the role of global beauty director of Burberry Beauty.
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E-searches for beauty, fashion are rising, cosmetics sector could see fast recovery

E-searches for beauty, fashion are rising, cosmetics sector could see fast recovery

The lockdown may be easing, but the coronavirus continues to negatively impact many product sectors in the UK. Yet some sectors are already seeing a recovery of sorts with searches for certain products back on the rise.
Fashion
German retailer Douglas hopes to manage without state aid

German retailer Douglas hopes to manage without state aid

Private-equity controlled German perfume retailer Douglas said on Wednesday it hopes to be able to make it through the coronavirus pandemic without state aid, even though it expects an ongoing hit to sales.
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E.L.F. Beauty sales jump 13% in Q4

E.L.F. Beauty sales jump 13% in Q4

The Californian cosmetics company rounded off a strong year with a solid fourth-quarter sales gain of 13%, largely due to progress in its digital channel.
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