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Beauty blow: campaign calls for end to polluting plastic sample sachets

Beauty blow: campaign calls for end to polluting plastic sample sachets

What has long been a core and vital marketing and sales tool for the beauty industry is under threat: product sampling in plastic sachets.
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​Debt-free MySale says annual sales slide

​Debt-free MySale says annual sales slide

Profitable and debt-free are two elements to any results statement worth opening with in Covid-crushed times like these. So it’s little wonder Australia-based e-tailer MySale Group was in an upbeat mood Thursday. 
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Liberty using store staff to energise digital offer

Liberty using store staff to energise digital offer

​With its flagship department closed for now, Liberty London is aiming to make the best of the festive shopping season by putting its store staff in front of online shoppers.
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Alexander McQueen introduces seamless omnichannel strategy

Alexander McQueen introduces seamless omnichannel strategy

​Alexander McQueen has embarked on a new omnichannel strategy having spent the last two years (and especially the last few months) preparing its stores for the new seamless physical-to-digital world.
Luxury
Self-gifting to grow this Christmas, fashion and beauty strong - survey

Self-gifting to grow this Christmas, fashion and beauty strong - survey

Looking after number-one. After a tough 2020, almost a quarter of UK adults plan to treat themselves to a gift this Christmas, with fashion and beauty high on the list of self-gifting.
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Harvey Nichols confirms plan to reopen Dundrum Dublin store

Harvey Nichols confirms plan to reopen Dundrum Dublin store

Luxury retailer Harvey Nichols has confirmed its commitment to its Dundrum Town Centre store in Dublin saying that the location will definitely reopen once the current Irish lockdown ends.
Luxury
UK Christmas spending to dip only 0.4% - Mintel report

UK Christmas spending to dip only 0.4% - Mintel report

​There may be a lot of talk about the Christmas shopping season in 2020 being something of a write-off for many retailers, but a new report suggests that overall spending will fall only marginally. 
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Up to 60 Debenhams stores could close even with JD Sports rescue deal

Up to 60 Debenhams stores could close even with JD Sports rescue deal

​Analysts believe that up to 60 Debenhams stores could still close next year despite JD Sports reportedly being in exclusive talks to acquire the entire business.
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Reiss adds War Paint for Men products to webstore

Reiss adds War Paint for Men products to webstore

​More and more retailers and brands are seeking ways to boost their sales in this difficult year and beyond and brand link-ups are a way forward. The latest is between male make-up brand War Paint For Men and Reiss.
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Parcels group urges Black Friday rethink as 2020 'could repeat 2014's problems'

Parcels group urges Black Friday rethink as 2020 'could repeat 2014's problems'

It’s an accident waiting to happen. Add the UK’s national lockdowns to the upcoming Black Friday trading extravaganza and you have a recipe for disaster “creating an £8.29 billion monster”, according to ParcelHero.
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Cosmetify launches first app, claims to save money for beauty shoppers

Cosmetify launches first app, claims to save money for beauty shoppers

Online beauty comparison platform Cosmetify is expanding its offer with the launch of a new app “providing shoppers beauty savings at their fingertips”.
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Beauty shoppers turn online but stick with what they know - report

Beauty shoppers turn online but stick with what they know - report

​Consumers may be buying more beauty products online, but they’re less experimental when they do so and tend to stick to what they know.
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H&M Group's Afound launches into beauty

H&M Group's Afound launches into beauty

​Afound, the newest brand in the H&M Group portfolio, has this week launched a beauty offer that promises to deliver to “existing and new customers the chance to find their favourite products at a great price”.
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Luxury giants increase their grip on sector, growth continues but landscape shifts

Luxury giants increase their grip on sector, growth continues but landscape shifts

​The luxury goods industry was expanding healthily before the pandemic hit, but while sales were strong, a select group of luxury giants dominated the sector overall. 
Luxury
JD Sports now in exclusive talks on Debenhams deal

JD Sports now in exclusive talks on Debenhams deal

​JD sports is believed to be in exclusive talks about buying Debenhams with the company reportedly interested in acquiring the entire business pre-Christmas.
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English stores, salons will be able to open after current lockdown

English stores, salons will be able to open after current lockdown

​Non-essential stores in England will be breathing a sigh of relief on Monday as news comes that they will be allowed to open in all areas when the country’s lockdown ends on December 2. 
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