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Harrods and Printemps owner in talks to buy Selfridges

Harrods and Printemps owner in talks to buy Selfridges

​Could London's two top luxury department stores end up with the same owner? That's the question being asked on Monday as it has emerged that the owner of Harrods is possibly front-runner to buy up-for-sale Selfridges.
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The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

Between the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's fashion scene by hiring a diverse line-up of models.
Fashion
Boots bounces back as parent company WBA reports strong results

Boots bounces back as parent company WBA reports strong results

​Multinational health and beauty retailer Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has reported Q4 results that “exceeded expectations, reflecting [a] strong operational performance”.
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Givaudan’s sales in first nine months of 2021 driven by perfumery, catering sectors

Givaudan’s sales in first nine months of 2021 driven by perfumery, catering sectors

On Tuesday, Swiss group Givaudan, the world's leading fragrance and aroma manufacturer, reported a sales rise in the first nine months of the year, driven by fine perfumery and a renewed impetus in the catering sector.
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Hut Group defends performance as shares plummet by a third

Hut Group defends performance as shares plummet by a third

​A capital markets day is meant to boost a share price as the company concerned talks major investors through its strategy. But in the case of The Hut Group (THG) this week, it had the exact opposite effect.
Fashion
Bogart buys Slovakian perfumery chain Fann

Bogart buys Slovakian perfumery chain Fann

French beauty specialist Bogart continues in its efforts to build the fourth-largest selective perfumery network in Europe by acquiring the 70 stores operated by Slovakian perfumery chain Fann.
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Parfums Christian Dior names Francis Kurkdjian as perfumes creation director

Parfums Christian Dior names Francis Kurkdjian as perfumes creation director

Parfums Christian Dior has named Francis Kurkdjian as its perfumes creation director, in the latest step up in the LVMH hierarchy by the talented nose and scent creator.
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Jo Malone London opens flagship store on Lazada

Jo Malone London opens flagship store on Lazada

High-end perfumery brand Jo Malone London has partnered with Southeast Asia's e-commerce platform Lazada. The association marks the first region-wide Jo Malone London flagship stores on LazMall.
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Scotch & Soda speeds up growth with 22 new shops globally

Scotch & Soda speeds up growth with 22 new shops globally

​Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda on Monday announced an “acceleration of its growth strategy”. This includes the opening of 15 new physical stores and seven new concessions by year-end around the world.
Fashion
Fosun Fashion rebrands to Lanvin Group as Itochu, Stella International invest

Fosun Fashion rebrands to Lanvin Group as Itochu, Stella International invest

​Chinese fashion business Fosun Fashion Group is renaming itself to reflect its highest-profile acquisition and will now be known as Lanvin Group.
Fashion
Debenhams launches giant marketplace as it targets fast growth

Debenhams launches giant marketplace as it targets fast growth

​Debenhams has announced that it has become the UK’s largest marketplace across fashion, beauty, sport and homeware by launching a new platform powered by major SaaS provider Mirakl.
Fashion
LVMH acquires Officine Universelle Buly 1803

LVMH acquires Officine Universelle Buly 1803

The Paris-based luxury conglomerate has purchased high-end French cosmetics brand Buly, which has benefited from the support of investment fund LVMH Luxury Ventures for the last four years. 
Luxury
The Hut Group's shares continue to slide

The Hut Group's shares continue to slide

​The Hut Group shares continued to fall on Tuesday morning after a period of decline that had already seen the firm losing a quarter of its market value in just two weeks by Monday’s stock exchange closing bell.
Fashion
Unilever wants fast growth in prestige beauty, seeks science-based brands

Unilever wants fast growth in prestige beauty, seeks science-based brands

​Unilever is targeting further prestige beauty acquisitions, but it only wants brands that are science-based, isn’t interested in celebrity beauty labels and won’t buy retailers.
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Capri expands licensing partnership with Euroitalia

Capri expands licensing partnership with Euroitalia

Capri Holdings announced on Thursday that Versace has extended its license agreement with EuroItalia, the Italy-based global fragrance and cosmetics company, as well as entered into a new agreement with Michael Kors. 
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Arturo Obegero enters the world of perfume with Pigmentarium

Arturo Obegero enters the world of perfume with Pigmentarium

In the midst of Paris Fashion Week, the Spanish designer presented "Azabache," his first unisex fragrance, developed with Czech perfume specialist Pigmentarium.
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