In creating La Bouche Rouge, Nicolas Gerlier has created a 'cosmetics house' that offers both desirability and sustainability. Launching with lipsticks, the brand has been picked up by retailers Colette and Bon Marché.
The world's biggest cosmetics company said on Friday it was launching a programme of start-up collaborations in Paris as it ramps up digital investments and seeks out new beauty products like its "smart" hairbrushes.
French online retail sales rose 13 percent in the first half, the French E-Commerce Federation said, highlighting the country’s steps towards making France a major hub for fintech and online businesses.
Paris is now fully equipped to attract more innovative companies than London and dominate Europe's startup scene, billionaire Xavier Niel said on Thursday at the opening of a startup mega-campus in the French capital.