Luxe fashion e-tailer Farfetch has big beauty ambitions and is to launch the category on its marketplace this year. Ahead of that, it's buying Violet Grey, with the founder to play a key role in its wider beauty plans.
Next is to open a department store in all but name as it transforms its existing sites in the Atria centre in Watford and also adds a Victoria’s Secret, the lingerie brand for which it holds the UK licence.
With major expansion in the UK and US ahead and an impressive performance across November and December behind it, Wednesday’s trading update for Revolution Beauty Group was a “pleasing" one to deliver.
Harrods has confirmed that the Bristol branch of its H Beauty chain will open in the spring. The move follows its debut in Edinburgh last year, at which time it said Bristol would open within the next 12 months.
Burberry’s full-price sales continued to grow in double-digits compared with two years ago in the 13 weeks to December 25, underlining the ongoing recovery both at the company and in the luxury sector as a whole.
Speculation is intensifying over who might buy Boots from its current owner Walgreen Boots Alliance, and the latest names in the frame are the Issa brothers, the retail tycoons who recently took control of Asda.
Talking a good game on all-things sustainable is one thing. Proving you can walk the walk is another. So fast-expanding luxury beauty brand Rituals Cosmetics has announced it is now a ‘Certified B Corporation’.