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Boots, Clearpay, Lush and Dior launch festive pop-ups at London's Westfield

Boots, Clearpay, Lush and Dior launch festive pop-ups at London's Westfield

With beauty one of the key categories for gifting  the UK's two Westfield malls have a number of special experiences this month, including Boots and Clearpay teaming up “the ultimate festive experiential beauty pop-up".
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Heyday raises $12 million in Series B extension round

Heyday raises $12 million in Series B extension round

Skincare services provider Heyday announced this week its has raised $12 million in a Series B extension round, led by existing investor, Level 5 Capital Partners. 
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Superdrug's new Portsmouth store includes beauty services

Superdrug's new Portsmouth store includes beauty services

​Thursday sees the opening of a new Superdrug in Portsmouth with it being about more than just product sales as it includes a Beauty Studio area “where customers can access professional treatments at affordable prices”.
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The Honest Company names Carla Vernón as CEO

The Honest Company names Carla Vernón as CEO

The Honest Company announced on Tuesday the appointment of former Amazon and General Mills executive Carla Vernón as CEO, effective January 9, 2023. 
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Investment firm takes near-20% stake in Lush

Investment firm takes near-20% stake in Lush

Lush Cosmetics has a major new investor. Silverwood has acquired a 19.8% stake in the international beauty retailer, snapping up around £216.8 million in shares.
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Ulta Beauty updates full-year guidance on another strong quarter

Ulta Beauty updates full-year guidance on another strong quarter

Ulta Beauty announced on Thursday revenues for the third quarter surged 17% to $2.3 billion, coinciding with double-digit comparable sales growth, which contributed to an earnings jump for the beauty retailer.  
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Umberto Giannini gets seven-figure investment, targets international growth

Umberto Giannini gets seven-figure investment, targets international growth

UK haircare business Umberto Giannini is stepping up its international expansion, backed by a new seven-figure finance package from Lloyds Bank, targeting markets including Ireland, the Netherlands and Australia.
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Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Natura-owned premium beauty retailer Aesop has joined the ever-growing list of arrivals at the new London Battersea Power Station mall on the banks of the Thames.
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The most stylish collaborations for a warm winter

The most stylish collaborations for a warm winter

From sweatshirts in Thermolactyl ​to a new take on the iconic down jacket, here are the edgiest items to brave the winter, whether outdoors, gliding down the ski slopes, or indoors, nestling under a blanket.
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Superdrug event 'Presents' to return in February

Superdrug event 'Presents' to return in February

​Fresh from launching its online marketplace just last week, Superdrug has now announced the return of Superdrug Presents, its biggest beauty & health experience, which will span over three days in February.
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Kohl's snub of big sale-leaseback sets up new clash with hedge funds

Kohl's snub of big sale-leaseback sets up new clash with hedge funds

Kohl's Corp's reluctance to sell much of its real estate and then lease it back has set up the U.S. department store operator for a new confrontation with hedge funds.
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Superdrug marketplace launches with 300 brands

Superdrug marketplace launches with 300 brands

Superdrug has officially launched its online marketplace, claiming to be the first high street health and beauty retailer to do so, ahead of major UK rival Boots, which launches its marketplace next spring. 
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Dyson confirms £500m beauty investment, identifies key consumer hair concerns

Dyson confirms £500m beauty investment, identifies key consumer hair concerns

Electricals giant Dyson has confirmed earlier reports that it will spend £500 million to expand and accelerate its R&D across its beauty portfolio. So expect it to launch 20 new beauty products in the next four years.
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India's Tata to open 20 'beauty tech' outlets, in talks with foreign brands

India's Tata to open 20 'beauty tech' outlets, in talks with foreign brands

India's Tata Group is planning to open at least 20 "beauty tech" stores where it will use virtual makeup kiosks and digital skin tests to get young, affluent shoppers to buy premium cosmetic products.
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Augustinus Bader closes $25 million strategic funding round

Augustinus Bader closes $25 million strategic funding round

Luxury skincare and hair care brand Augustinus Bader has closed a $25 million strategic funding round, bringing the company’s value to $1 billion.
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Natura &Co results show Body Shop challenges remain

Natura &Co results show Body Shop challenges remain

​Body Shop, Avon and Aesop owner Natura &Co has released its Q3 results with news of a “resilient performance”, although its UK-based chain wasn’t exactly the star of its portfolio in the period.
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