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L’Occitane group’s operating income up by 10.3% in H1

L’Occitane group’s operating income up by 10.3% in H1

Boosted by recent acquisitions, beauty products group L’Occitane, owner of L’Occitane en Provence, recorded an operating income of €87 million in H1, up by 10.3%.
Beauty
London Designer Outlet Black Friday sales beat pre-pandemic level

London Designer Outlet Black Friday sales beat pre-pandemic level

​The point at which brands, retailers and destinations equal or exceed key measures from before the pandemic is being closely watched and Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet has just hit a key milestone on this front.
Fashion
Sephora names 2023 accelerate brand incubator program cohort

Sephora names 2023 accelerate brand incubator program cohort

Sephora North America named on Tuesday a cohort of seven BIPOC brand founders spanning fragrance, makeup, and skincare for its 2023 Accelerate brand incubator program. 
Beauty
Very adds beauty tech, launches virtual try-on experiences

Very adds beauty tech, launches virtual try-on experiences

​Digital retailer Very is making augmented reality a big part of its online beauty offer. The Very Group brand has launched virtual make-up try-on features.
Beauty
Situ Live, Lacoste, The Body Shop among Mapic Awards winners

Situ Live, Lacoste, The Body Shop among Mapic Awards winners

The 2022 edition of Cannes commercial real estate show Mapic, which ended on December 1, recognised twelve shopping malls and retailers for innovative projects in a number of categories.
Beauty
Earthshot prizewinner creates alternative plastic solutions for fashion and beauty

Earthshot prizewinner creates alternative plastic solutions for fashion and beauty

​The Earthshot Prize named five winners at an event in Boston late on Friday and one of them is hugely relevant to the fashion and beauty sectors.
Fashion
Sephora: Sarah Boyd appointed managing director UK

Sephora: Sarah Boyd appointed managing director UK

After the launch of Sephora's online store in the United Kingdom on October 17, Sarah Boyd was promoted to general manager of the selective perfume chain in the UK.
Beauty
Farfetch shares plummet as cost of ambitious investment is revealed

Farfetch shares plummet as cost of ambitious investment is revealed

​Farfetch shares are more than a quarter down from where they were this time last week. And the reason? The company held a capital markets day Thursday and the cost of its ambitious plans didn’t please its investors.
Luxury
L’Oréal names first chief transformation officer, North America

L’Oréal names first chief transformation officer, North America

Beauty giant L’Oréal USA announced on Thursday the appointment of Rahquel Purcell as the company’s first-ever chief transformation officer for L’Oréal’s North America Zone. 
Beauty
Ulta Beauty updates full-year guidance on another strong quarter

Ulta Beauty updates full-year guidance on another strong quarter

Ulta Beauty announced on Thursday revenues for the third quarter surged 17% to $2.3 billion, coinciding with double-digit comparable sales growth, which contributed to an earnings jump for the beauty retailer.  
Beauty
Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Natura-owned premium beauty retailer Aesop has joined the ever-growing list of arrivals at the new London Battersea Power Station mall on the banks of the Thames.
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Estée Lauder's Franck Besnard talks about the group's latest aquisitions and its ambitions for the French market

Estée Lauder's Franck Besnard talks about the group's latest aquisitions and its ambitions for the French market

A few days after the aquisition of Tom Ford by Estée Lauder, FashionNetwork.com met with Franck Besnard, president France of the beauty group, who tells us about the acquisitions and the French beauty market.
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Revolution Beauty's COO Holt steps up as CEO, Boohoo doubles its stake to 26%+

Revolution Beauty's COO Holt steps up as CEO, Boohoo doubles its stake to 26%+

Troubled mass-market retailer Revolution Beauty has promoted its interim chief operating officer Bob Holt to chief executive. The news came as it emerged that Boohoo has more than doubled its stake in the company.
Beauty
Harry Styles' Pleasing comes to Los Angeles joining New York, London

Harry Styles' Pleasing comes to Los Angeles joining New York, London

The beauty and accessories brand, launched by Harry Styles in November 2021, is coming to Los Angeles until December 23. A pop-up launched simultaneously with two other spaces in New York and London.
Fashion
Australia's Adore Beauty names new CEO

Australia's Adore Beauty names new CEO

Australian online beauty retailer Adore Beauty announced this month the appointment of Tamalin Morton to the role of chief executive officer, effective January 9.
Beauty
Sephora: Guillaume Motte appointed president and CEO of Sephora

Sephora: Guillaume Motte appointed president and CEO of Sephora

Guillaume Motte, previously deputy CEO of Fashion Group, owner of Givenchy, Loewe and Patou has been appointed president and CEO of Sephora, the selective perfumery brand of the LVMH group. 
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