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Chanel to double London HQ space

Chanel to double London HQ space

​News last week that Chanel’s sales rose in double digits in 2022 was followed by the company saying it would double the size of its global HQ in London’s Mayfair and will move in during 2025.
Luxury
Brand Architekts names new part-time CFO

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.
Beauty
Caudalie’s founders invest in emerging cosmetics brand Talm, a maternity skincare specialist

Caudalie’s founders invest in emerging cosmetics brand Talm, a maternity skincare specialist

French women’s skincare brand Talm has recently completed its first funding round with investors Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas, founders of cosmetics brand Caudalie.
Beauty
Revolution Beauty results finally released, losses widen

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.
Beauty
Chanel opens Battersea beauty and eyewear boutique

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.
Fashion
Ulta Beauty sales climb 12.3% in Q1

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. 
Beauty
Revolution Beauty appoints new chairman as co-founder finally departs

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.
Beauty
E.L.F. Beauty Q4 sales surge 78% for 'outstanding' 2023 result

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.
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Made by Mitchell launches first pop-up in H Beauty

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. 
Beauty
Former L'Oréal exec Marc Toulemonde appointed president of Puig's Derma division

Former L'Oréal exec Marc Toulemonde appointed president of Puig's Derma division

Catalan fashion and cosmetics group Puig has just appointed Marc Toulemonde, ex-L'Oréal, as president of its Derma division, which includes the dermocosmetic brands Uriage and Apivita.
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Beauty brand Lush unveils new Green Hub but business comes first

Beauty brand Lush unveils new Green Hub but business comes first

Known for its colorful shampoo bars and fruity bath bombs, UK-based cosmetics brand Lush has opened the doors of its new Green Hub as part of efforts to expand its in-house circular recycling.
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r.e.m. beauty gets strategic investment from Sandbridge Capital

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".
Beauty
LVMH: Gonzague de Pirey takes over as chief omnichannel and data officer

LVMH: Gonzague de Pirey takes over as chief omnichannel and data officer

The world's top luxury goods company is recruiting Gonzague de Pirey to head the group's omnichannel, data and AI, and digital customer service centres of expertise for its Sephora brand, as of 1 June.
Luxury
Brazilian antitrust authority approves sale of Aesop to L'Oréal

Brazilian antitrust authority approves sale of Aesop to L'Oréal

The Brazilian antitrust authority has determined that Aesop's exclusive direct-to-consumer online sales model in the country would not impact free competition, thus approving its acquisition by L'Oréal.
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Bath & Body Works beats quarterly profit estimates on higher prices

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.
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Laneige expands into the United Kingdom, Middle East

Laneige expands into the United Kingdom, Middle East

Amorepacific is bringing its flagship global skincare brand Laneige to the United Kingdom and the Middle East. 
Beauty