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Prada Caffè opens in Harrods, expect ice cream stall soon
In-store cafes are increasingly popular at all levels of the fashion market and the latest is at the very highest end with Prada having opened the Prada Caffè inside Harrods in London.
Maya Jama is new Rimmel London global ambassador
Rimmel London has named Maya Jama as its new brand ambassador. The TV and radio presenter has a very high profile in the UK in particular but will also front the brand globally.
Troubled Revolution Beauty announces financing and results date
Long-troubled multi-channel mass beauty retailer Revolution Beauty Group on Thursday updated the market on the timetable for publishing its delayed FY22 accounts, together with amendments to its banking facilities.
Luna Daily enters the U.S., secures $3.7 million investment
Intimate care brand Luna Daily announced on Tuesday the brand's U.S. debut via a partnership with Sephora.
Kim Kardashian trademarks daughter North West's name in beauty industry
Could Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's daughter North West's name become a cosmetics brand? Kim Kardashian has trademarked her eldest daughter's name in several sectors, including beauty.
L'Oréal defeats U.S. woman's lawsuit over 'Paris' product labels
A judge dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing L'Oréal SA of tricking American shoppers into overpaying for its beauty products by making them believe the products came from France.
WBA reports rising sales, says Boots strengthened in Q2
With beauty and health retail giant Boots potentially up for sale again, its owner has released new figures showing its strength in the financial second quarter, the three months to the end of February.
American Eagle, E.L.F. launch denim-inspired makeup and skincare collection
American Eagle and E.L.F. Beauty are teaming up to launch a new denim-inspired makeup and skincare collection.
End of the online boom? Not for Millennials says ESW report
There's been a lot of talk post-pandemic about how e-tail growth has stalled and physical shopping has recovered. But many consumers remain heavily focused on e-commerce, and Millennials are most prominent among them.
Buoyant Superdrug opens biggest store in Scotland
Superdrug has opened its biggest store in Scotland at the Braehead Shopping Centre, Glasgow, with the new location offering a wide range of products and services.
Luxury activity exploded in 2022, pop-ups were key - report
Luxurynsight has released its annual Global Luxury Brand Analysis report and found an unsurprising double-digit rise in overall activity for fashion and leather goods last year as the world 'normalised post'-pandemic.
UK Gen Z shoppers embrace VAT-free EU spending post-Brexit
The UK may have failed to offer the hoped-for Vat-free shopping for EU tourists post-Brexit, but British tourists are taking advantage of their ability to shop tax-free within the EU, and Gen Z is leading the charge.
Five executives at India's Nykaa resign in latest departures
Five executives at India's Nykaa have resigned, a spokesperson said on Friday, the latest departures at the beauty company amid intensifying competition and a falling stock price.
Warpaint London delivers buoyant trading update
Beauty specialist Warpaint London delivered a pleasing trading update on Friday and said that its strong performance last year has continued during Q1.
Sephora at Kohl’s to open 250 locations in 2023
Kohl’s announced on Wednesday plans to open 250 full-sized Sephora stores, as part of the Sephora at Kohl’s experience in 2023.
ASOS expands Face+Body beauty offer
ASOS is expanding its Face+Body beauty range in response to rocketing social media demand. Malin+Goetz, Megababe and The Beauty Crop are being added to the range this spring, taking it beyond 200 brands.