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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.
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Women's shaving label rebrands as FFS after ad watchdog ruling

Women's shaving label rebrands as FFS after ad watchdog ruling

Direct-to-consumer women’s shaving brand FFS has evolved its brand identity and positioning after receiving a warning from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
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UK footfall helped by pub and hairdresser reopenings, but visitor traffic still low

UK footfall helped by pub and hairdresser reopenings, but visitor traffic still low

The reopening of pubs and other leisure outlets in England may have boosted evening footfall at the weekend, but retail football in general remained well below that of a year ago.
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Flexible delivery, fun and functionality all encourage e-tail checkout - report

Flexible delivery, fun and functionality all encourage e-tail checkout - report

A new study called 'Navigating Needs: the path to profit in eCommerce' shows that delivery, security, customer service, easy-to-navigate websites and experiences are all key to making sure a sale happens.
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South Korean 'augmented reality' mirror allows touchless cosmetics shopping

South Korean 'augmented reality' mirror allows touchless cosmetics shopping

An augmented reality (AR) mirror at the new Seoul flagship boutique of cosmetics powerhouse Amorepacific makes easy work of testing out beauty products virtually.
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UK consumer confidence 'improves' but stays near historic lows

UK consumer confidence 'improves' but stays near historic lows

UK consumer confidence has risen again although it remains fragile as there are few signs of economic stability. And while intentions to purchase are improving, consumers are still generally very cautious.
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Fashion sales dropped 20%+ last month, despite online surge - BDO

Fashion sales dropped 20%+ last month, despite online surge - BDO

More figures are emerging to show that UK retail sales have started to recover but remain well down on where they should be at this time. And fashion is still under heavy pressure.
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Coty names former L'Oréal executive as CEO, its third this year

Coty names former L'Oréal executive as CEO, its third this year

Coty Inc on Thursday named former top executive of L'Oreal, Sue Nabi, as chief executive officer, its third CEO in this year, sending the shares of the cosmetics maker up about 4% in premarket trading.
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M&S to relaunch Sparks as part of digital first approach

M&S to relaunch Sparks as part of digital first approach

Many retailers are taking the opportunity afforded them by the end of lockdowns to refresh aspects of their business and the latest to do so is Marks & Spencer, which is relaunching its loyalty programme, Sparks.
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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.
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Covid-19-linked shift to online is long-lasting says new report

Covid-19-linked shift to online is long-lasting says new report

The debate is raging about how permanent consumers’ move to online shopping will be post-Covid-19. But a new report suggests it could have shifted the balance between retail and e-tail more durably than some believe. 
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Primark upbeat as trading recovers in recent weeks

Primark upbeat as trading recovers in recent weeks

Primark had some good news on Thursday, saying that since its last trading update a month ago, its stores have reopened more quickly than expected, particularly in Ireland, and trading is on an upswing.
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Interparfums acquires 25% stake in e-commerce platform Origines-Parfums

Interparfums acquires 25% stake in e-commerce platform Origines-Parfums

Fragrance house Interparfums announced on Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Divabox to acquire 25 percent of its ecommerce platform Origines-Parfums. 
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P&G says it will not announce advertising decisions as Facebook ad boycott grows

P&G says it will not announce advertising decisions as Facebook ad boycott grows

Procter & Gamble said Wednesday that it will not make any announcements about its activities on advertising platforms, in response to the growing advertising boycott against Facebook.
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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.
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John Lewis to close some department stores as Oxford Street prepares to reopen

John Lewis to close some department stores as Oxford Street prepares to reopen

On what should have been a ‘normal’ day in the UK retail sector, John Lewis became latest company to announce negative news with the prospect of store closures and job cuts ahead.
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