Luxe fashion e-tailer Farfetch has big beauty ambitions and is to launch the category on its marketplace this year. Ahead of that, it's buying Violet Grey, with the founder to play a key role in its wider beauty plans.
With major expansion in the UK and US ahead and an impressive performance across November and December behind it, Wednesday’s trading update for Revolution Beauty Group was a “pleasing" one to deliver.
Harrods has confirmed that the Bristol branch of its H Beauty chain will open in the spring. The move follows its debut in Edinburgh last year, at which time it said Bristol would open within the next 12 months.
Speculation is intensifying over who might buy Boots from its current owner Walgreen Boots Alliance, and the latest names in the frame are the Issa brothers, the retail tycoons who recently took control of Asda.
It’s official — Thailand’s Central and Austria’s Signa are buying Selfridges Group from the Weston family. The transaction “will create one of the world’s leading omnichannel luxury department store groups”.
Consumers expect hybrid malls that include “global experiences, interactions and social connections in a networked physical setting that is close to home” to become common by the end of the decade, a new study claims.
Collagen, lip liner, perfume and miniatures are four of the beauty products that have been “must-haves” over the past 12 months and will be key in 2022, John Lewis said in its latest Beauty Bets report on Wednesday.