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Estée Lauder signs Ana de Armas as brand ambassador

Estée Lauder signs Ana de Armas as brand ambassador

Estée Lauder has signed Golden Globe Award-nominated actress Ana de Armas as its new global brand ambassador.
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Boots' shift to digital sees 300 HQ jobs culled

Boots' shift to digital sees 300 HQ jobs culled

Citing “changing consumer behaviours” due to the coronavirus pandemic, Boots on Friday announced major job cuts at its head office operations.
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Sephora to expand U.S. retail footprint with over 260 stores

Sephora to expand U.S. retail footprint with over 260 stores

Sephora announced on Thursday its largest store expansion in the retailer’s 21-year history, cementing its confidence in the future of brick-and-mortar in the U.S.
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Estée Lauder's Becca brand to shut down

Estée Lauder's Becca brand to shut down

The cosmetics brand cited "an accumulation of challenges, together with the global impact of Covid-19" upon announcing its decision to close at the end of September 2021.
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UK shoppers demand end to beauty's plastic waste problem - report

UK shoppers demand end to beauty's plastic waste problem - report

The need for beauty companies to get to grips with the problem of plastic packaging is urgent, not just for the planet, but for their own balance sheet health, a new study shows.
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Estee Lauder to pay $1 billion for controlling stake in Deciem

Estee Lauder to pay $1 billion for controlling stake in Deciem

Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc said on Tuesday it had offered about $1 billion to take control of Deciem Beauty Group Inc, the parent company of The Ordinary skincare brand.
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M.A.C names Aïda Moudachirou Rebois as senior vice president, global marketing

M.A.C names Aïda Moudachirou Rebois as senior vice president, global marketing

Moudachirou Rebois most recently served as senior vice president of global marketing at Revlon, where she oversaw the Revlon and Almay brands.
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Kris Jenner to launch beauty brand

Kris Jenner to launch beauty brand

According to a report from E! News, the matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan registered trademarks for "Kris Jenner Beauty," "Kris Jenner Skin" and "Kris Jenner Skincare."
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Liverpool One boosts beauty offer with ​Thérapie Clinic signing

Liverpool One boosts beauty offer with ​Thérapie Clinic signing

Thérapie Clinic is to expand the Liverpool One retail destination’s beauty offer with its first centre in the North West of England.
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Gucci sales fall in Q4, but Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent are on a roll

Gucci sales fall in Q4, but Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent are on a roll

​Sales at Kering's leading brand, Gucci, suffered a bigger-than-expected drop in Q4 as Covid continued to dent luxury shopping and crimp tourist spending in particular.
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Minimalist beauty brand Merit partners with Sephora for exclusive retail launch

Minimalist beauty brand Merit partners with Sephora for exclusive retail launch

Launched this year, the brand offers a variety of "everyday" beauty items including a complexion stick; a cheek balm; a tinted lip oil; a highlighting balm; a volumizing brow pomade; a mascara; and a blending brush. 
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Beiersdorf expects sales recovery in 2021

Beiersdorf expects sales recovery in 2021

Nivea maker Beiersdorf said it was upbeat for a recovery in 2021 even as the German consumer goods firm saw 2020 organic sales fall 5.7% as it was hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Citigroup cannot recoup Revlon payouts after nearly $900 million gaffe: U.S. judge

Citigroup cannot recoup Revlon payouts after nearly $900 million gaffe: U.S. judge

A judge has said Citigroup is not entitled to recoup half a billion dollars of its own money that it mistakenly wired lenders of Revlon, in what he called "a banking error of perhaps unprecedented nature and magnitude."
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Skinnydip dives into AI-powered merchandising and A/B testing to boost online sales

Skinnydip dives into AI-powered merchandising and A/B testing to boost online sales

It took the pandemic to shift all sales operations online. So clothing, lifestyle and accessories retailer Skinnydip London introduced automated merchandising and A/B testing technology to boost its digital operations.
Fashion
QVC and HSN shine spotlight on women and minority-owned brands with latest round of Big Find initiative

QVC and HSN shine spotlight on women and minority-owned brands with latest round of Big Find initiative

The second year of the shopping networks’ The Big Find international product search will see the launch of 90 emerging brands on the channels, more than two thirds of which are women or minority-owned businesses.
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L'Oreal sees post-pandemic 'roaring 20s' driving cosmetics rebound

L'Oreal sees post-pandemic 'roaring 20s' driving cosmetics rebound

L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics group, forecast a strong rebound in makeup sales when the COVID-19 pandemic gives way to a "roaring 20s" when people get dressed up and go out again to socialise.
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