Americans are turning to beauty products to beat inflation blues in a trend called "the lipstick effect" that could keep beauty's post-pandemic rebound alive and help quarterly sales for Estée Lauder and Coty.
Boohoo has been moving into beauty of late through its own retail brands and through buys such as Debenhams. But its latest move is a bit different. It’s made what it calls a “strategic investment” in a key pureplay.
Richemont has asked shareholders to reject a candidate from Bluebell Capital Partners as a representative of ordinary shareholders and vote against his election to the luxury group's board at its upcoming AGM.
Euro zone retail sales plunged more than expected in June as prices at factory gates continued to rise, data showed Wednesday, signalling a weakness in consumer demand that could herald a recession in H2.
Revlon received a US bankruptcy judge's permission Monday to proceed with a $1.4bn loan, over an objection by some creditors who argued its terms could block their chance to recover anything from the firm's bankruptcy.
Cosmetics giant Estée Lauder Cos Inc is reportedly in talks to acquire ultra-luxury brand Tom Ford. If it does, it could be a $3 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal said at the start of August, citing sources.
Superdrug is upping its high-end beauty credentials, adding seven new premium brands and 102 product lines to its retail portfolio, “reinforcing plans to further build market share through its premium beauty strategy”.
The 20th edition of Pitti Fragranze, the trade show of the creative perfumery sector, entitled ‘The 5 Senses Issue’ and featuring 140 international exhibitors, will be held in Florence on September 16-18.
On Thursday, Swiss fragrances and flavourings producer Givaudan reported a net profits slump in H1, within a highly inflationary environment and despite rising sales, driven chiefly by the rebound of fine perfumery.