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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.