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Christian Dior: Disturbing Beauty on International Women’s Day

Christian Dior: Disturbing Beauty on International Women’s Day

If the pandemic has underlined anything in high fashion it is which creative director is the most 360 contemporary designer. That honor falls to Maria Grazia Chiuri, who unveiled a video show for Dior on Monday.
Beauty
Asda mulls George clothing sale, could add beauty salons

Asda mulls George clothing sale, could add beauty salons

​Asda’s new owners are planning a radical transformation of the chain that could see new services such as nail bars and beauty salons, more third-party concessions, and the sale of its George clothing operations.
Fashion
Chinese beauty app Meitu shares surge after cryptocurrency investment

Chinese beauty app Meitu shares surge after cryptocurrency investment

Shares of Hong Kong-listed Chinese photo editing app Meitu Inc rose as much as 14.4% on Monday morning after the company said it had bought $40 million of cryptocurrencies.
Beauty
Elizabeth Arden taps Sui He as brand ambassador

Elizabeth Arden taps Sui He as brand ambassador

Elizabeth Arden named top supermodel and actress Sui He as its latest global brand ambassador.
Beauty
Body Shop, Avon and Aesop all outperform for Natura in Q4

Body Shop, Avon and Aesop all outperform for Natura in Q4

​The Body Shop, Avon and Aesop owner Natura & Co reported a sales surge and net profits up 200% in Q4, with the Brazilian giant saying it's continuing to outperform the wider market. 
Beauty
Estée Lauder Companies launches Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence

Estée Lauder Companies launches Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence

The New York-based beauty conglomerate has announced the creation of its new Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence. The center will be led by Nicole Monson, who has been with the company since 2014.
Beauty
L'Oreal responds to push for natural ingredients in make-up

L'Oreal responds to push for natural ingredients in make-up

L'Oreal aims to derive nearly all its ingredients from renewable plant sources and abundant minerals by 2030 as demand for organic and environmentally-friendly cosmetics grows. 
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Citigroup seeks longer Revlon fund freeze during appeal over botched payment

Citigroup seeks longer Revlon fund freeze during appeal over botched payment

Citigroup Inc wants a U.S. judge to extend a freeze on about $504 million that it mistakenly sent a group of Revlon Inc lenders, while it appeals his decision that they can keep the money.
Beauty
Selfridges sales were rising but pandemic meant huge challenges for retailer

Selfridges sales were rising but pandemic meant huge challenges for retailer

​Selfridges had already flagged the fact that its sales rose and its net profits fell in the year to February 2020, but it has now officially filed its annual results and the full extent of that performance can be seen.
Luxury
Estée Lauder signs Ana de Armas as brand ambassador

Estée Lauder signs Ana de Armas as brand ambassador

Estée Lauder has signed Golden Globe Award-nominated actress Ana de Armas as its new global brand ambassador.
Beauty
Boots' shift to digital sees 300 HQ jobs culled

Boots' shift to digital sees 300 HQ jobs culled

Citing “changing consumer behaviours” due to the coronavirus pandemic, Boots on Friday announced major job cuts at its head office operations.
Beauty
Sephora to expand U.S. retail footprint with over 260 stores

Sephora to expand U.S. retail footprint with over 260 stores

Sephora announced on Thursday its largest store expansion in the retailer’s 21-year history, cementing its confidence in the future of brick-and-mortar in the U.S.
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Estée Lauder's Becca brand to shut down

Estée Lauder's Becca brand to shut down

The cosmetics brand cited "an accumulation of challenges, together with the global impact of Covid-19" upon announcing its decision to close at the end of September 2021.
Beauty
UK shoppers demand end to beauty's plastic waste problem - report

UK shoppers demand end to beauty's plastic waste problem - report

The need for beauty companies to get to grips with the problem of plastic packaging is urgent, not just for the planet, but for their own balance sheet health, a new study shows.
Beauty
Estee Lauder to pay $1 billion for controlling stake in Deciem

Estee Lauder to pay $1 billion for controlling stake in Deciem

Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc said on Tuesday it had offered about $1 billion to take control of Deciem Beauty Group Inc, the parent company of The Ordinary skincare brand.
Beauty
M.A.C names Aïda Moudachirou Rebois as senior vice president, global marketing

M.A.C names Aïda Moudachirou Rebois as senior vice president, global marketing

Moudachirou Rebois most recently served as senior vice president of global marketing at Revlon, where she oversaw the Revlon and Almay brands.
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