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Men’s grooming to see boost in popularity this Father’s Day

Men’s grooming to see boost in popularity this Father’s Day

With 75% of Americans planning to celebrate Father’s Day in 2020, the number of consumers intending to purchase personal care products as gifts has shot up 21% compared to last year, according to NRF.
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Trump tells U.S. governors to crack down on violent protests

Trump tells U.S. governors to crack down on violent protests

President Donald Trump on Monday urged U.S. states to crack down on violent protests that have engulfed cities, after a sixth straight night of vandalism and looting, media reported.
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Coty appoints Chairman Peter Harf as CEO

Coty appoints Chairman Peter Harf as CEO

Cosmetics maker Coty Inc said on Monday it has appointed Chairman Peter Harf as the chief executive officer of the company, its fourth in as many years, as it tries to turn around its business.
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Icon Outlet mall to reopen before rest of leisure complex

Icon Outlet mall to reopen before rest of leisure complex

Icon Outlet at The O2 is to reopen on the first day that it can with a comeback planned for June 15 as part of a phased reopening approach for the destination leisure complex.
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Warpaint London signs deal to supply Wilko with two brands

Warpaint London signs deal to supply Wilko with two brands

Beauty specialist Warpaint London announced a new retail deal on Monday with the firm having signed up to distribute two of its brands via general merchandise value retailer Wilko.
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Forbes drops Kylie Jenner from billionaires list

Forbes drops Kylie Jenner from billionaires list

Kylie Jenner isn't a billionaire after all, Forbes magazine said Friday as it accused the reality TV star's family of "inflating the value of her cosmetics business for years.
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Debenhams to cut 1,000+ jobs as 17 stores to shut forever

Debenhams to cut 1,000+ jobs as 17 stores to shut forever

Debenhams is cutting more than 1,000 HQ and store jobs as 17 branches are set to close, with the firm hoping to emerge from administration as a more flexible entity that can meet the challenges of the new retail world. 
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Coty appoints Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer

Coty appoints Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer

Coty announced on Thursday the appointment of KKR executive Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer. 
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Ulta Beauty sales plummet 33%

Ulta Beauty sales plummet 33%

The American cosmetics retailer announced a 32.7% decrease in Q1 sales on Thursday, leading the company to topple into loss as disruptions related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic took their toll on its operations.
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Make-up brand Code8 signs Alexa Chung as brand ambassador

Make-up brand Code8 signs Alexa Chung as brand ambassador

The British TV presenter, model and fashion designer will be the first-ever brand ambassador for the new make-up brand, which launched a little over a year ago in the UK.
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Star make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench joins Burberry Beauty

Star make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench joins Burberry Beauty

After a stint at Louboutin, make-up artist and social media star Isamaya Ffrench has joined the British luxury label, in the role of global beauty director of Burberry Beauty.
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E-searches for beauty, fashion are rising, cosmetics sector could see fast recovery

E-searches for beauty, fashion are rising, cosmetics sector could see fast recovery

The lockdown may be easing, but the coronavirus continues to negatively impact many product sectors in the UK. Yet some sectors are already seeing a recovery of sorts with searches for certain products back on the rise.
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German retailer Douglas hopes to manage without state aid

German retailer Douglas hopes to manage without state aid

Private-equity controlled German perfume retailer Douglas said on Wednesday it hopes to be able to make it through the coronavirus pandemic without state aid, even though it expects an ongoing hit to sales.
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John Lewis to take reopenings slowly in mid-June, no news on London flagships

John Lewis to take reopenings slowly in mid-June, no news on London flagships

John Lewis has issued official details about its store opening plans and, like retail peer Next, it's planning to take it very cautiously. It's also considering new ideas like virtual queueing and returns drop boxes.
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British Land loss widens as retail rents trickle in and valuations fall

British Land loss widens as retail rents trickle in and valuations fall

UK property giant British Land said on Wednesday that it has collected less than half the rent due on its retail properties and that its retail portfolio’s valuation has fallen by more than 26%.
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Hammerson CEO to step down next year at the latest

Hammerson CEO to step down next year at the latest

Hammerson Chief Executive Officer David Atkins will step down, the shopping mall owner and operator said on Wednesday, as it faces a crisis spurred by coronavirus-induced shop closures and a collapse in rent.
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