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WGSN owner to put trends business up for sale

WGSN owner to put trends business up for sale

​WGSN and Cannes Lions owner Ascential delivered a strong trading update Wednesday, but also announced surprise news: its WGSN trends service is up for sale following a strategic review that it launched last spring.
Fashion
Flavour maker Givaudan beats earnings forecasts in a tough year

Flavour maker Givaudan beats earnings forecasts in a tough year

Swiss fragrance and flavour maker Givaudan on Wednesday reported better-than-expected earnings for a year characterized by high input costs and supply chain disruptions.
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Freemans extends successful media deal with iProspect UK

Freemans extends successful media deal with iProspect UK

Freemans Grattan Holdings has extended its media deal with iProspect UK after a decade working together in which they relaunched Freemans as a pureplay digital department store and saw growth outstripping the market.
Fashion
Board member Sanders becomes THG CFO, Gallemore moves to COO

Board member Sanders becomes THG CFO, Gallemore moves to COO

There’s been an executive reshuffle at the THG Group. Damian Sanders has been appointed Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. That comes as previous CFO John Gallemore now becomes Chief Operating Officer.
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Covent Garden launches campaign to brighten up dull winter

Covent Garden launches campaign to brighten up dull winter

Covent Garden has introduced a big splash of colour to brighten up London’s dreary winter days. The major retail area and tourist attraction has introduced a ‘Covent Garden in Colour’ campaign via artist Lois Lillian.
Luxury
Brand Architekts CFO quits

Brand Architekts CFO quits

Brand Architekts Group is losing its Chief Financial Officer. Tom Carter has resigned from his role and from the board to become CFO at OnTheMarket, the UK challenger beauty business said Tuesday.
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UK's Revolution Beauty names new US president

UK's Revolution Beauty names new US president

UK-based cosmetics and skincare brand Revolution Beauty has promoted Sara Staniford to President of its US operations. She previously held the role of Group Retail Director London.
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Primark performance justifies stores-only stance as city footfall bounces back

Primark performance justifies stores-only stance as city footfall bounces back

Primark's trading update has revealed more upbeat news with the chain “good in all markets and ahead of expectation”. Total sales and like-for-likes rose in double digits and city centre footfall recovered.
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Inter Parfums posts record fourth-quarter sales, annual sales up double-digits

Inter Parfums posts record fourth-quarter sales, annual sales up double-digits

Inter Parfums Inc. announced on Monday double-digit revenue growth the full-year 2022, on the back of record fourth-quarter sales at the global perfume maker and distributor.
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Shiseido Americas rejigs leadership

Shiseido Americas rejigs leadership

Shiseido Americas announced on Monday the appointment of Agnes Landau as chief marketing officer, US, a newly created role. 
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Thirteen Lune raises $8 million for expansion

Thirteen Lune raises $8 million for expansion

Inclusive beauty e-commerce destination Thirteen Lune announced on Thursday that it has raised $8 million in a seed plus investment round with new participation from The BrainTrust Fund. 
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UK consumer confidence dips again in January, outlook weak

UK consumer confidence dips again in January, outlook weak

​The slight rally in consumer confidence in the final quarter of last year proved to be short-lived with the January Blues making an unwelcome return. And we’re in for a “bumpy ride” this year, according to GfK.
Fashion
Harrods latest takeover is with Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama

Harrods latest takeover is with Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama

Fresh from its Dior store takeover, Harrods is celebrating a major new collaboration between LVMH stablemate Louis Vuitton and Japanese fine artist Yayoi Kusama in a big way.
Luxury
Lipstick effect: UK beauty shoppers still buying premium in Golden Quarter

Lipstick effect: UK beauty shoppers still buying premium in Golden Quarter

NPD Group said premium UK beauty sales over Christmas were up “a phenomenal 9.2% on the previous year despite the deepening cost-of-living crisis”, with lipstick ahead by as much as 22%.
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UK retail sales in surprise drop, but clothing volumes stay positive

UK retail sales in surprise drop, but clothing volumes stay positive

It may have been the key festive shopping month, but the volume of UK retail sales still fell in December, the Office for National Statistics said on Friday. And it added that clothing saw a very slight volume uptick.
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P&G raises sales forecast on price hikes, sees volumes fall

P&G raises sales forecast on price hikes, sees volumes fall

Procter & Gamble Co raised its full-year sales forecast on Thursday and said it plans to continue raising prices despite a drop in sales volumes, warning that high commodity costs were pressuring profits.
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