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Brand Architekts names new part-time CFO
Challenger British beauty business Brand Architekts Group has appointed Geoff Ellis Chief Financial Officer, effective 3 July, albeit on a part-time basis.
Revolution Beauty results finally released, losses widen
Revolution Beauty has finally reported its much-delayed results for the year to February 2022 and operating losses surged to £38.8 million, wider by almost £30 million, although revenue jumped 35% £184.6 million.
Chanel opens Battersea beauty and eyewear boutique
Chanel is the latest big name to endorse the multi-billion pound mall development at Battersea Power Station and has just opened a new beauty and eyewear store there.
Ulta Beauty sales climb 12.3% in Q1
Ulta Beauty announced on Thursday strong first-quarter revenue, thanks to increased comparables sales and strong store performance.
Revolution Beauty appoints new chairman as co-founder finally departs
Another boardroom change for the troubled Revolution Beauty Group. But at least this one was expected with the multi-channel mass beauty retailer appointing Derek Zissman its new Non-Executive Chairman.
E.L.F. Beauty Q4 sales surge 78% for 'outstanding' 2023 result
E.L.F Beauty announced on Wednesday net sales for the fourth quarter surged 78% to $187.4 million, driven by strength across the beauty chain's retailer and e-commerce channels.
Made by Mitchell launches first pop-up in H Beauty
British digital beauty brand Made by Mitchell, founded by make-up artist and TikTok Beauty star Mitchell Halliday, has opened his first pop-up at Harrods’ H beauty in Bristol.
r.e.m. beauty gets strategic investment from Sandbridge Capital
Ariana’s Grande’s r.e.m. beauty brand has announced a strategic investment led by consumer-focused private investment firm Sandbridge Capital that will help it "optimise its global potential".
Bath & Body Works beats quarterly profit estimates on higher prices
Bath & Body Works Inc beat first-quarter profit expectations on Thursday, as higher product prices outweighed cost pressures and a slowdown in demand, sending its shares up over 9% in premarket trading.
L'Occitane exceeds the €2 billion mark for its 2022/23 financial year
For its 2022/23 financial year ending March 31, the cosmetics group L'Occitane recorded a turnover of 2.13 billion euros, up 17.9%. This growth was driven by the acquisition of Sol de Janeiro.
Body Shop owner Natura's Q1 is loss-making but it hails stronger performance
The Body Shop’s owner Natura &Co has reported what it called a “resilient performance” for Q1, with sales growth in constant currency and an improvement in profit margins. It was still loss-making, however.
Superdrug celebrates National Beauty Banks charity milestone
Health & beauty retail giant Superdrug is celebrating a charity beauty milestone. It’s now five years since the first 'National Beauty Banks’ bins were installed in its stores.
E-tailer Libre London opens debut pop-up in Covent Garden's The Yards
Digital women’s fashion andvegan beauty specialist Libre London has opened a debut pop-up store at The Yards, Covent Garden.
Beauty ops do well for Unilever in Q1 but most sales growth driven by price rises
Consumer products giant Unilever has reported results for the first quarter and said that underlying sales growth (USG) “accelerated to 10.5%, driven by progress against strategic priorities”.
THG shares continue rollercoaster ride after disappointing results
THG shares can’t seem to stay on an even keel. No sooner did they rise 40% Monday after news of a takeover approach for the company than they fell almost 20% Tuesday on investor disappointment in the company's results.
Gen Z view beauty as means to self-expression, self-care: Gen Z Planet report
There’s a dramatic shift in the beauty industry and Gen Z is leading the way, according to a new report by Gen Z Planet, a research and advisory firm.