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Alicia Keys links with E.l.f. for new beauty brand

Alicia Keys links with E.l.f. for new beauty brand

The American singer, actor and producer is joining the ranks of celebrities who've brought out their own line of make-up or skincare. The singer has teamed with E.l.f. on the project.
Beauty
UK shops see more visits in July but numbers still low - BRC survey

UK shops see more visits in July but numbers still low - BRC survey

More British shoppers returned to the high street in July, helped by the reopening of pubs and restaurants, but numbers were still much lower than normal for the time of year, an industry survey showed on Friday.
Fashion
L'Oréal sales fall is worse than expected, travel retail suffers

L'Oréal sales fall is worse than expected, travel retail suffers

Sales at Maybelline maker L’Oréal fell more sharply than expected in the second quarter, though the French beauty giant managed to contain any major profit erosion as the COVID-19 pandemic forced stores to close.
Luxury
Rihanna launches inclusive, multitasking Fenty Skin line

Rihanna launches inclusive, multitasking Fenty Skin line

Three initial products from the singer's gender-neutral skincare line debut this week.
Beauty
Britain's Selfridges to axe jobs on virus retail storm

Britain's Selfridges to axe jobs on virus retail storm

British department store group Selfridges warned Tuesday that it plans to axe 450 jobs after sales slumped due to the coronavirus and the aftermath of the nationwide lockdown.
Fashion
Unilever thrives in lockdown despite sales dip

Unilever thrives in lockdown despite sales dip

Unilever’s H1 results have shown the consumer products giant staying relatively strong during global lockdowns, despite underlying sales dipping and prestige beauty being down due to store closures. 
Beauty
Harvey Nichols mulls job cuts as pandemic "changed shape of the business"

Harvey Nichols mulls job cuts as pandemic "changed shape of the business"

​Harvey Nichols is the third big name in just a couple of days to be mulling job cuts in the near future. The company is looking at removing roles from all of its stores, although it's trying to minimise the impact.
Luxury
Brand Architekts says lockdown not as bad as expected but sales are still down

Brand Architekts says lockdown not as bad as expected but sales are still down

​Personal care and beauty products group Brand Architekts said on Tuesday that the year to June 27 hadn’t been as bad as it had expected given that it included several months of lockdown.
Beauty
Beauty manufacturer InnovaDerma warns on profits

Beauty manufacturer InnovaDerma warns on profits

Shares in InnovaDerma fell by as much as 22% on Friday morning as investors reacted to news of a “much-reduced” profit for the year to 30 June.
Beauty
UK reopening: beauty salons start comeback but some are excluded

UK reopening: beauty salons start comeback but some are excluded

In a further easing of lockdown restrictions, England is allowing beauty salons, nail bars, spas and gyms to reopen starting from Monday, although some key businesses have been left off the list.
Beauty
Sally Beauty reports continued e-commerce growth as stores reopen

Sally Beauty reports continued e-commerce growth as stores reopen

Sally Beauty said on Monday that its e-commerce business is continuing to skyrocket, as sales in June jumped 9 percent year-over-year and 33 percent compared to the prior month.
Beauty
River Island moves into beauty licensing in deal with KMI

River Island moves into beauty licensing in deal with KMI

River Island has become the latest fashion retailer to move into the beauty sector with news that it has signed a seven-year deal to launch cosmetics, fragrances and toiletries for women, men and kids.
Fashion
Naomi Campbell sees Black Lives Matter altering fashion and beauty industries

Naomi Campbell sees Black Lives Matter altering fashion and beauty industries

Worldwide protests about the treatment of Black people will alter the global fashion and beauty industries by creating job opportunities and products catering for a broader range of consumers, the model said.
Beauty
Coty to buy 20% stake in Kim Kardashian West's $1 billion beauty line

Coty to buy 20% stake in Kim Kardashian West's $1 billion beauty line

Coty Inc will buy a 20% stake in reality TV star Kim Kardashian West's makeup brand KKW for $200 million, the cosmetics maker said on Monday, sending its shares up 17%.
Beauty
Speculation mounts over £5bn Hut Group stock market debut

Speculation mounts over £5bn Hut Group stock market debut

There’s speculation that fast-expanding beauty giant The Hut Group (THG) is mulling a stock market flotation. A report at the weekend said that it has been lining up meetings with some big-name investors.
Beauty
April shutdown to June flowering? Rise in U.S. foot traffic competes with virus upswing

April shutdown to June flowering? Rise in U.S. foot traffic competes with virus upswing

Americans ventured back to restaurants, beauty salons and other socially dense activities in June that hinted at an economic rebound but may also be contributing to a new viral surge.
Beauty