Booming demand for L’Oreal’s luxury cosmetics brands like Lancome, particularly in China, helped boost the company’s first-quarter sales, offsetting a more wobbly performance in the group’s mass market division.
Clothing down. Footwear down. Health and beauty down. That was the picture of UK retail last month as ongoing bad weather meant interest in sarongs, sandals, sun cream and spring/summer fashion generally was at a low.
The Denton, Texas-based beauty retailer announced on Wednesday a cost reduction plan including headcount reductions at its corporate HQ, as the company seeks to streamline its operations and focus on hair care and color.
Prestige beauty company L'Occitane en Provence is taking its assortment on the road with its new L'Occi Truck, the first ever traveling retail experience for the brand, modeled on the food truck concept.
The ‘Beast from the East’ as the recent snowstorm was dubbed in the UK may have dented sales at stores in February but it contributed to a 13.1% growth rate at webstores, according to the latest eRetail Sales Index.