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Morphe parent files for bankruptcy, ends deal with Grande's r.e.m.

Morphe parent files for bankruptcy, ends deal with Grande's r.e.m.

​Forma Brands, the beauty company that made the most of influencer culture, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US and is being taken over by its lenders.
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P&G Beauty acquires Mielle Organics

P&G Beauty acquires Mielle Organics

Textured hair care brand Mielle Organics is set to join forces with P&G Beauty, further expanding access to healthy hair products and services for Black women. 
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Beauty tech: Estée Lauder, L'Oréal embrace inclusivity and personalisation

Beauty tech: Estée Lauder, L'Oréal embrace inclusivity and personalisation

​Beauty tech may be closely linked in many consumers’ minds to virtual try-on, but in 2023, companies are launching more ambitious initiatives to boost inclusivity, personalisation and salon experiences at home.
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Sézane set to launch beauty line in 2023

Sézane set to launch beauty line in 2023

In 2023, French ready-to-wear label Sézane is celebrating its 10th birthday, an anniversary that will coincide with the launch of a beauty line focused on make-up.
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Warpaint London beats its own expectations as sales leap

Warpaint London beats its own expectations as sales leap

​British Beauty specialist Warpaint London saw ongoing buoyant trading in Q4 and said its full-year 2022 results will be ahead of expectations, with the firm calling out its US performance as particularly strong.
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Moda Operandi dives into beauty

Moda Operandi dives into beauty

The new beauty destination offers a unique curation of the best in beauty from both established and emerging brands, local and international.
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Private-equity firm Carlyle Group buys majority stake in VLCC

Private-equity firm Carlyle Group buys majority stake in VLCC

​Private-equity firm Carlyle Group said on Tuesday it acquired a majority stake in Indian beauty care and wellness solutions provider VLCC.
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Victoria Beckham full results filing shows strong signs of improvement

Victoria Beckham full results filing shows strong signs of improvement

Victoria Beckham released some details about its latest set of accounts last week, but now that the full accounts report has been filed, we can see some more detail around what happened in its latest financial year.
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Bed Bath & Beyond preparing to file bankruptcy within weeks

Bed Bath & Beyond preparing to file bankruptcy within weeks

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection in coming weeks, people familiar with the matter said, following poor sales and an inability to compete with large online and big-box retailers. 
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Starco Brands to acquire clean beauty brand Skylar

Starco Brands to acquire clean beauty brand Skylar

Starco Brands announced on Thursday a definitive agreement to acquire hypoallergenic fragrance maker Skylar. 
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Coty: Lubomira Rochet (ex-L'Oréal) joins the board of directors

Coty: Lubomira Rochet (ex-L'Oréal) joins the board of directors

Lubomira Rochet, who led L'Oréal's digital division for seven years, is joining the board of American cosmetics group Coty. 
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Balmain Beauty names Hans Dorsinville as creative director

Balmain Beauty names Hans Dorsinville as creative director

US cosmetics group Estée Lauder is building a new team for the Balmain Beauty license, and has appointed Hans Dorsinville, a stylist committed to inclusivity, as creative director.
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Boots has strong December as it continues its recovery

Boots has strong December as it continues its recovery

​Thursday was a good day for UK festive season trading updates with Next and B&M both reporting strong figures in the morning and beauty retail giant Boots joining them later in the day
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Space NK sales break record, but investment dents profits

Space NK sales break record, but investment dents profits

Space NK saw its turnover rising in its latest year, reaching £119.1 million. That compared to £111.8 million in the previous period, which had included the sales from a subsidiary it sold for a profit of £83.1 million.
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In-store retail, sustainability top technology trend in retail in 2023: Perfect Corp

In-store retail, sustainability top technology trend in retail in 2023: Perfect Corp

In-store retail and sustainable digital transformation are expected to be top retail technology trends to watch in 2023, according to a new report by Perfect Corp. 
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L'Oréal France: Céline Brucker promoted to general manager

L'Oréal France: Céline Brucker promoted to general manager

Currently in charge of the consumer division in France, Céline Brucker, has just been appointed general manager of L'Oréal France. She will be succeeding Hervé Navellou, who is becoming president of L'Oréal France. 
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