Nestle put its skin health unit up for sale on Thursday, as the maker of Nescafe and Perrier water ditches underperforming businesses and fends off criticism from an activist investor demanding an overhaul.
There was mixed news coming out of UK e-tail in August as the country returned almost to normal after the three-month heatwave and the gardening sector finally took a backseat to sectors such as beauty and menswear.
Beauty retailer Memebox has partnered with Sephora to create a new cosmetics line, Kaja. Translating from Korean as "let's go", the partnership marks the first co-developed K-beauty brand with Sephora.
Gucci has sparked rumors that it is set to turn its attention to the beauty sector.The luxury Italian fashion house, which is part of the Kering conglomerate, has unveiled a new Instagram account, @guccibeauty.
Unilever shareholder Lindsell Train is likely to use at least some of its shares to vote against the company's planned move to the Netherlands, which will cost the consumer goods giant its spot in the benchmark FTSE 100.
Warpaint, the owner of cosmetics brands W7 and Technic, has announced stellar sales for the first half of the year, up 38.7% to £18.4 million driven by its expansion and the strength of its W7 make-up brand.