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Sainsbury's fashion chief Nickolds joins CurrentBody board as Chair

Sainsbury's fashion chief Nickolds joins CurrentBody board as Chair

Paula Nickolds — current head of Sainsbury’s fashion and general merchandise business and ex-boss of John Lewis — has taken the chair (on a non-executive basis) of expanding beauty tech firm CurrentBody.
Fashion
E.L.F. profits double on 33% sales surge

E.L.F. profits double on 33% sales surge

E.L.F. Beauty announced on Wednesday revenues for the second quarter surged 33%, marking the beauty retailer's 15th consecutive quarter of growth in sales terms. 
Beauty
Skincare masks, perfume among first luxuries UK women will cut - Clarins report

Skincare masks, perfume among first luxuries UK women will cut - Clarins report

Beauty Daily by Clarins surveyed 2,000 UK consumers and found that out of all beauty products, face masks are the first product British women would ditch from their beauty routine if money was tight.
Beauty
Instagram looking into issues after user complaints

Instagram looking into issues after user complaints

Meta Platforms Inc's Instagram said on Monday it was looking into an issue preventing thousands of its users from accessing the photo-sharing application.
Fashion
Harrods set to match pre-Covid sales this year after reporting return to profit

Harrods set to match pre-Covid sales this year after reporting return to profit

​Harrods’ results for the year to the end of January, showed the company recovering from the pandemic, despite ongoing issues related to the global health crisis during the period.
Luxury
Bankrupt Revlon says it is entertaining sale offers

Bankrupt Revlon says it is entertaining sale offers

Revlon Inc's bankruptcy attorneys said in court on Thursday that the cosmetics company is engaging with possible purchasers as a way to exit from Chapter 11 as quickly as possible.
Beauty
Unilever beauty ops make progress in Q3 as it benefits from price rises

Unilever beauty ops make progress in Q3 as it benefits from price rises

​Unilever’s Q3 trading statement on Thursday revealed “another strong quarter of growth”, with its sales guidance raised. It came as underlying sales growth accelerated to 10.6% and price growth stepped up to 12.5%.
Beauty
Meta, L’Oréal join forces to support metaverse start-ups

Meta, L’Oréal join forces to support metaverse start-ups

Meta and L'Oréal have joined forces to launch a start-up incubator programme focused on creativity in the metaverse, hosted by the Station F start-up campus in Paris.
Beauty
THG hails strong Q3, says Ingenuity is focusing on higher-contract-value clients

THG hails strong Q3, says Ingenuity is focusing on higher-contract-value clients

​Online retail and tech company THG has released its Q3 results and said group revenue rose 2.1% year on year. It was also up 3.8% across Beauty, Nutrition and Ingenuity in the three months to the end of September.
Fashion
Britain's Boots to recruit 10,000 workers for Christmas period

Britain's Boots to recruit 10,000 workers for Christmas period

British health and beauty retailer Boots said on Monday it planned to recruit more than 10,000 temporary workers, as competition for staff for the Christmas trading period heats up.
Beauty
Boots partners with RangeMe to widen supplier base

Boots partners with RangeMe to widen supplier base

​Boots has linked up with RangeMe, the product discovery, sourcing and purchasing platform, to expand the number of new suppliers it works with.
Beauty
Battersea Power Station attracts 250,000+ visitors on opening weekend

Battersea Power Station attracts 250,000+ visitors on opening weekend

​The reopening of Battersea Power Station (BPS) as a supermall and leisure destination last Friday resulted in a surge of visitors who added up to more than a quarter of a million people over the opening weekend.
Fashion
Wow to open a second store in Madrid's Calle Serrano in 2023

Wow to open a second store in Madrid's Calle Serrano in 2023

Dimas Gimeno, founder of the project, has leased the former El Corte Inglés building at number 52 of the shopping street. In addition, a financing round is currently underway to raise €20 million.
Beauty
Charlotte Tilbury moves outside of London with Liverpool debut

Charlotte Tilbury moves outside of London with Liverpool debut

​The Charlotte Tilbury store at Liverpool One that was flagged earlier this year has opened, with it being its first new UK location in six years and the first standalone UK Tilbury space outside London. 
Beauty
Macy's names new general business manager, center core and beauty

Macy's names new general business manager, center core and beauty

Macy’s announced on Tuesday the promotion of Julie Walsh as senior vice president, general business manager of center core and beauty. 
Fashion
Credo Beauty acquires clean beauty retailer Follain

Credo Beauty acquires clean beauty retailer Follain

Credo Beauty announced on Tuesday the acquisition of Boston-based clean beauty retail brand Follain. 
Beauty