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Unilever margins in spotlight as inflation surges

Unilever margins in spotlight as inflation surges

Unilever's battle with rising costs will take centre stage at its third-quarter results on Thursday, with investors focused on whether it will cut its profit margin forecast for the second time this year.
Beauty
It's luxury's year as new Best Global Brands list shows power of key labels

It's luxury's year as new Best Global Brands list shows power of key labels

​Luxury is continuing its recovery from the pandemic and a new brand ranking released on Wednesday showed that luxury labels are among the world’s top performers.
Luxury
Ulta announces investments in deliveries and digital, disappoints with financial outlook

Ulta announces investments in deliveries and digital, disappoints with financial outlook

The beauty retailer provided a strategic update to investors on Tuesday, revealing plans to invest in new delivery improvements and digital capabilities, but ultimately disappointing with a lower-than-expected outlook.
Beauty
Emma Raducanu signs up as new Dior ambassador for fashion, beauty

Emma Raducanu signs up as new Dior ambassador for fashion, beauty

​British tennis star Emma Raducanu has deepened her links to luxury giant LVMH and has been signed up as Dior’s newest celebrity ambassador, underlining the A-list status she achieved when she won the US open.
Luxury
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.
Luxury
Tarte Cosmetics appoints new CMO

Tarte Cosmetics appoints new CMO

New York-based, cruelty-free cosmetics brand Tarte Cosmetics has promoted Samantha Kitain to the role of chief marketing officer.
Beauty
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”.
Beauty
J&J puts talc liabilities into bankruptcy

J&J puts talc liabilities into bankruptcy

Johnson & Johnson has put into bankruptcy tens of thousands of legal claims alleging its Baby Powder and other talc-based products caused cancer, offloading the potential liabilities into a newly created subsidiary.
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Ted Baker heads new premium brands line-up at Highcross

Ted Baker heads new premium brands line-up at Highcross

​Ted Baker is the headline addition for Hammerson as the property giant welcomes four new brands to its Highcross flagship destination in Leicester this autumn.
Fashion
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
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
From 'Animal Crossing' to Netflix: Unilever and P&G search for young consumers in a pandemic

From 'Animal Crossing' to Netflix: Unilever and P&G search for young consumers in a pandemic

Unilever and Procter & Gamble, the world's top two  advertisers, are seeking out younger audiences by reallocating some 2021 spending away from traditional TV and into video games, streaming services and media programs.
Beauty
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.
Beauty