Company executives told employees that the company will re-evaluate skincare and makeup lines for “cultural sensitivity,” examining the use of terms like 'brightening' and 'lightening', according to industry reports.
The New York-based cosmetics company announced on Wednesday that Jane Hertzmak Hudis, John Demsey and Stéphane de La Faverie have all gained new responsibilities as part of an organizational restructure.
The firm has appointed Jane Lauder to the new role of executive vice president, enterprise marketing and chief data officer, and named Michelle Freyre as senior vice president, global general manager, Clinique.
Hearst Magazines has named Samira Nasr to be the new editor-in-chief of the US edition of Harper’s Bazaar, the group’s single most famous fashion magazine. The first person of color to edit the 153-year-old publication.
Debenhams’ loss is Next’s gain as it's to open a new standalone beauty concept in five soon-to-be-ex-Debenhams spaces owned by Hammerson. These are due to close after the department store failed to strike a rent deal.
Estee Lauder on Friday warned of weak quarterly sales due to COVID-19-led lockdowns in several markets, after it beat lowered estimates for third-quarter profit and sales on growth in China and higher online demand.