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L'Oreal shares fall, performance at consumer products arm underwhelm some analysts

L'Oreal shares fall, performance at consumer products arm underwhelm some analysts

Shares in French cosmetics group L'Oreal fell on Friday, as some analysts expressed disappointment at figures from the company's consumer products division,, despite overall strong group results.
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Fashion and beauty e-commerce orders fall as retail reopens

Fashion and beauty e-commerce orders fall as retail reopens

​It may come as no surprise, but online retail orders in the UK have fallen as a result of the reopening of non-essential stores in England and Wales.
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The Hut Group to boost acquisitions budget as beauty opportunities abound

The Hut Group to boost acquisitions budget as beauty opportunities abound

​The Hut Group plans to spend even more on making acquisitions in the future having set a new target of around £250 million a year for buying businesses, it said this week.
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L'Oreal beauty sales recovery accelerates, helped by China

L'Oreal beauty sales recovery accelerates, helped by China

Lancome maker L'Oreal on Thursday posted a further pickup in sales in the first quarter, helped by strong growth in China and online demand for beauty products.
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Inventing beauty: zero-waste eyeliner comes in plantable packaging

Inventing beauty: zero-waste eyeliner comes in plantable packaging

Sprout World, a specialist in sustainable writing instruments, has branched out into the world of beauty to present a sustainable alternative to a traditional cosmetics product with the first ever plantable eyeliner.
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Glossier appoints former L’Oréal executive Kleo Mack as brand vice president

Glossier appoints former L’Oréal executive Kleo Mack as brand vice president

US beauty brand Glossier, launched as an online business in 2014, has recently appointed former L’Oréal executive Kleo Mack to the newly created post of vice president of brand.
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Avon UK launches The #LiftLockPop Hashtag Challenge via TikTok

Avon UK launches The #LiftLockPop Hashtag Challenge via TikTok

Avon UK made its TikTok ad campaign debut on Thursday as part of the global beauty brand’s digital transformation. The inaugural campaign supports its “latest beauty innovation”, Unlimited Instant Lift Mascara. 
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The Hut Group revenues soar but one-off costs mean it's loss-making

The Hut Group revenues soar but one-off costs mean it's loss-making

​The Hut Group (THG) swung to an operating loss in its 2020 financial year as one-off items drove it into the red. However, the company’s revenues surged during the period as all divisions outperformed.
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Estée Lauder Companies EVP global communications retires

Estée Lauder Companies EVP global communications retires

The Estée Lauder Companies has announced the retirement of Alexandra Trower, executive vice president, global communications.
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Carlyle secures majority stake in Beautycounter

Carlyle secures majority stake in Beautycounter

The private equity firm has taken a majority stake in the digital-native clean beauty brand, an investment that values the Santa Monica, California-based company at $1 billion and sets it up for accelerated growth.
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Courtin-Clarins family invests in Pai Skincare

Courtin-Clarins family invests in Pai Skincare

The British organic cosmetics brand founded by Sarah Brown in 2007 has announced that it has received £6.4 million (7.5 million euros) from the investment fund run by the family that owns French beauty group Clarins. 
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Return to offices in UK should boost beauty sector

Return to offices in UK should boost beauty sector

The reopening of non-essential shops in much of the UK on April 12 and workers back in their offices mark a big step in the return to normality. It seems that key product categories are likely to benefit.
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L Catterton's The Honest Company files for IPO

L Catterton's The Honest Company files for IPO

The Honest Company, the baby and beauty products brand founded by actress Jessica Alba and backed by L Catterton, officially filed for an initial public offering on Friday.
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Game-changing new Frasers store set for for Monday debut

Game-changing new Frasers store set for for Monday debut

​As shops in England return on Monday, Frasers Group will open a milestone development. It’s the first brand-new Frasers store in the UK with a debut in Wolverhampton. 
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Love Hemp raises £5 million to boost international marketing ambitions

Love Hemp raises £5 million to boost international marketing ambitions

Love Hemp Group, the UK-based CBD and hemp beauty products supplier, has fundraised over £5 million to boost a global marketing programme. The company also said it wants list on the London Stock Exchange this year.
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US teens still love Nike, embrace 90s trends and clean skincare - report

US teens still love Nike, embrace 90s trends and clean skincare - report

​American teens have been increasing their spending slightly in the past year as the emergence of a female-led spending cycle driven by apparel has made an impact.
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