Britain’s Hut Group has grown remarkably fast over the past decade, and it hopes the launch of two new debt facilities will give it the further boost it needs to become the global leader in online beauty.
Analysts are predicting the Black Friday period to see spending anywhere from £4.3bn up to £8.7bn this year and while fashion & beauty will be a key sector, beauty will be the biggest winner in this mega-category.
At a time when every major luxury group wants to buy a niche perfume brand, few indie scent houses have been performing as enticingly as Memo International - whose three marques are all rapidly expanding worldwide.
UK consumers are split on the virtues of Black Friday but will still spend more this year. And while electricals remains the key category, clothing is a big spending area both for Britons and in Europe.
Personal care and beauty products company Brand Architekts Group Plc warned its first-half results would be hit by difficult market conditions in Britain and increased tariffs on China-sourced products.
Glossier is heading back to London, just in time for the holidays.The cult beauty brand is opening a pop-up store on November 20 in London's Covent Garden neighborhood, where it will remain through February 9.