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Kohl's ends sale talks with Franchise Group, shares plunge

Kohl's ends sale talks with Franchise Group, shares plunge

U.S. department store chain Kohl's Corp on Friday called off its sale to Franchise Group after months of negotiations, citing sinking markets and difficult financing conditions.
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Boots revenue soars says owner as WBA reports overall lower Q3 sales

Boots revenue soars says owner as WBA reports overall lower Q3 sales

​After Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) pulled the UK-based Boots chain from sale earlier this week, all eyes were on how the chain performed when WBA released its Q3 results on Thursday.
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WBA ends Boots auction as bidders fail to meet its price

WBA ends Boots auction as bidders fail to meet its price

After months of speculation about who would become the new owner of the UK health and beauty Boots business, the answer is… nobody. Its current owner has pulled it from sale with buyers unwilling to pay a premium price.
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Franchise Group in talks to keep Kohl's management team after a sale

Franchise Group in talks to keep Kohl's management team after a sale

Franchise Group, the preferred bidder to acquire Kohl's, is in discussions to keep the retailer's top management team, including CEO Michelle Gass, if the planned sale is finalized. 
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Clariant posts Q1 beat, sees Q2 sales dipping vs Jan-March

Clariant posts Q1 beat, sees Q2 sales dipping vs Jan-March

Clariant's first-quarter sales from continuing operations rose 30% in local currencies and 26% in Swiss francs to 1.26 billion Swiss francs, with pricing contributing 16% to growth, the Swiss chemicals group said.
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Harrods opens latest H Beauty with Northeast debut

Harrods opens latest H Beauty with Northeast debut

Harrods on Tuesday opened the latest in its chain of H Beauty stores with a debut in Gateshead’s Metrocentre.
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N.Irish businesses urge UK against potentially damaging unilateral plans

N.Irish businesses urge UK against potentially damaging unilateral plans

Northern Irish businesses urged Britain to tackle disruption to post-Brexit trade through negotiations with the European Union rather than pursuing unilateral plans published on Monday.
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Dunhill Spring/ Summer 2023: Lightweight, luxury levity

Dunhill Spring/ Summer 2023: Lightweight, luxury levity

Deep diving into the archive, but always using contemporary fabrics, designer Mark Weston on Friday presented his clearest fashion statement for the house of Dunhill to date.
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Kim Kardashian launches new skincare line Skkn

Kim Kardashian launches new skincare line Skkn

Reality television star-turned-entrepreneur Kim Kardashian is extending her personal brand this month with the launch of a new skincare range, Skkn.
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Activist investor Peltz joins Unilever board, will he agitate for a break-up?

Activist investor Peltz joins Unilever board, will he agitate for a break-up?

​Unilever's shares rose as much as 8% this week on news that the consumer products giant’s board has a new member — billionaire activist Nelson Peltz. He will join as a non-executive director in July.
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L’Oréal launches €25 million fund to support women-led start-ups

L’Oréal launches €25 million fund to support women-led start-ups

The L’Oréal group has recently announced the launch of the ‘Bold Female Founders’ venture capital programme, designed to support women-led start-ups.
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Reliance could be front-runner to buy Boots as Asda owners mull walking away

Reliance could be front-runner to buy Boots as Asda owners mull walking away

​A consortium led by India's Reliance Industries could become the front-runner to buy the Boots chain from Walgreens Boots Alliance with the other major bidder reportedly on the verge of walking away from any deal.
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THG surges after rejecting buyout bid, attracting more interest

THG surges after rejecting buyout bid, attracting more interest

The owner of Myprotein supplements late on Thursday rebuffed an offer of 170 pence per share from Belerion Capital and King Street Capital Management, saying it undervalued the company. 
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Retailers take part in first UK first wellbeing festival for workers

Retailers take part in first UK first wellbeing festival for workers

​Staff from 100 of the biggest retailers operating in Britain, including ASOS, H&M, New Look and Superdrug, have taken part in the first wellbeing festival for retail workers run by industry charity the Retail Trust.
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UK's THG rejects bid approach; entrepreneur Candy shows interest

UK's THG rejects bid approach; entrepreneur Candy shows interest

British e-commerce company THG was at the centre of a bid battle on Thursday, rejecting an offer from two investment groups and learning that local entrepreneur Nick Candy was considering making a bid.
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Beauty Bay abandons IPO plans, could now opt for sale - report

Beauty Bay abandons IPO plans, could now opt for sale - report

​Manchester-based beauty platform Beauty Bay has appointed bankers from Threadstone Capital to look at its options and could choose to put itself up for sale, a report said on Tuesday.
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