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Experimental Perfume Club opens Seven Dials flagship and 'lab'

Experimental Perfume Club opens Seven Dials flagship and 'lab'

Making retail an experience to remember is one way to attract consumers. So London’s Covent Garden welcomes the first Experimental Perfume Club (EPC) offering an "educational and experiential" approach to perfumery.
Beauty
Coty to drive growth with “rejuvenated” brand positioning and prestige push

Coty to drive growth with “rejuvenated” brand positioning and prestige push

The beauty giant unveiled its new growth strategy at an investor event on Friday, revealing plans to reposition brands in its consumer beauty and skincare portfolios, and accelerate growth in prestige, China and digital.
Beauty
Westfield wins case against Fragrance Shop over unpaid rent

Westfield wins case against Fragrance Shop over unpaid rent

​In a worrying development for retailers — but not their landlords — the UK's High Court has backed the joint venture partner of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield against The Fragrance Shop in a dispute over unpaid rent.
Beauty
Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

​Hermès has opened an entirely new space inside London’s Harrods, dedicated exclusively to women’s product. The store celebrates the “depth and richness” of its female-focused collections”.
Luxury
Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

​Hermès had a good first quarter as all of its business lines returned to growth and the company said it saw "a remarkable increase" in ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as watches and other categories. 
Luxury
Interparfums posts 37% jump in sales, raises annual guidance

Interparfums posts 37% jump in sales, raises annual guidance

The international fragrance group announced net sales of $198.5 million for the first quarter on Tuesday, representing a 37.1% increase from $144.8 million in the same period in the previous year.
Beauty
Fashion and beauty e-commerce orders fall as retail reopens

Fashion and beauty e-commerce orders fall as retail reopens

​It may come as no surprise, but online retail orders in the UK have fallen as a result of the reopening of non-essential stores in England and Wales.
Fashion
The Hut Group to boost acquisitions budget as beauty opportunities abound

The Hut Group to boost acquisitions budget as beauty opportunities abound

​The Hut Group plans to spend even more on making acquisitions in the future having set a new target of around £250 million a year for buying businesses, it said this week.
Fashion
Interparfums takes over former Socialist Party headquarters in Paris

Interparfums takes over former Socialist Party headquarters in Paris

French specialist in licensed perfumes Interparfums’ future Parisian headquarters will be located at number 10 on the rue de Solférino, which housed the former headquarters of the Socialist Party.
Beauty
The Hut Group revenues soar but one-off costs mean it's loss-making

The Hut Group revenues soar but one-off costs mean it's loss-making

​The Hut Group (THG) swung to an operating loss in its 2020 financial year as one-off items drove it into the red. However, the company’s revenues surged during the period as all divisions outperformed.
Fashion
Former Puig president Mariano Puig dies

Former Puig president Mariano Puig dies

Businessman Mariano Puig, former president of Puig and architect of the multinational Catalan fragrance company's international expansion, has passed away at the age of 93. 
Fashion
Perfumes y Diseño acquires minority stake in Oteyza

Perfumes y Diseño acquires minority stake in Oteyza

Following its failed sale of Delpozo in 2020, Spanish perfume business Perfumes y Diseño is making a foray into fashion once again by acquiring a minority stake in premium clothing brand Oteyza.
Fashion
Givaudan first-quarter sales rise 7.7% driven by fragrances

Givaudan first-quarter sales rise 7.7% driven by fragrances

Swiss fragrance and flavour maker Givaudan confirmed its mid-term targets after like-for-like sales rose 7.7% in the first quarter, helped by strong demand for its fragrance and beauty products.
Beauty
Return to offices in UK should boost beauty sector

Return to offices in UK should boost beauty sector

The reopening of non-essential shops in much of the UK on April 12 and workers back in their offices mark a big step in the return to normality. It seems that key product categories are likely to benefit.
Fashion
Game-changing new Frasers store set for for Monday debut

Game-changing new Frasers store set for for Monday debut

​As shops in England return on Monday, Frasers Group will open a milestone development. It’s the first brand-new Frasers store in the UK with a debut in Wolverhampton. 
Fashion
ASOS has stellar first half, Topshop integration a global success

ASOS has stellar first half, Topshop integration a global success

​ASOS released its interim results on Thursday and the fashion e-tail giant confirmed just how strong it is, as its own brands and Arcadia labels boomed. It saw sales rising globally and profits soared.
Fashion