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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. 
Fashion
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. 
Beauty
IFF names new fine fragrance president

IFF names new fine fragrance president

IFF has named Sabrya Meflah president of its fine fragrance business unit, effective immediately. 
Beauty
Boots, Clearpay, Lush and Dior launch festive pop-ups at London's Westfield

Boots, Clearpay, Lush and Dior launch festive pop-ups at London's Westfield

With beauty one of the key categories for gifting  the UK's two Westfield malls have a number of special experiences this month, including Boots and Clearpay teaming up “the ultimate festive experiential beauty pop-up".
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Heyday raises $12 million in Series B extension round

Heyday raises $12 million in Series B extension round

Skincare services provider Heyday announced this week its has raised $12 million in a Series B extension round, led by existing investor, Level 5 Capital Partners. 
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Superdrug's new Portsmouth store includes beauty services

Superdrug's new Portsmouth store includes beauty services

​Thursday sees the opening of a new Superdrug in Portsmouth with it being about more than just product sales as it includes a Beauty Studio area “where customers can access professional treatments at affordable prices”.
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The Honest Company names Carla Vernón as CEO

The Honest Company names Carla Vernón as CEO

The Honest Company announced on Tuesday the appointment of former Amazon and General Mills executive Carla Vernón as CEO, effective January 9, 2023. 
Beauty
La Double J arrives in New York for dual holiday events

La Double J arrives in New York for dual holiday events

The colorful and lively Milanese brand arrives in Manhattan for a party and café takeover with its typical festive flare. 
Luxury
Serena Williams debuts wellness brand

Serena Williams debuts wellness brand

Serena Williams announced on Thursday she has teamed up with two consumer personal goods veterans to launch Will Perform, a line of clean, cruelty-free topical pain relief and daily muscle care solutions for recovery.  
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Aromatherapy Associates launches new e-commerce platform

Aromatherapy Associates launches new e-commerce platform

British wellness brand Aromatherapy Associates is accelerating its global direct-to-consumer operations with a new webstore, having partnered with digital agency Astound Commerce for its creation.
Beauty
Ulta Beauty updates full-year guidance on another strong quarter

Ulta Beauty updates full-year guidance on another strong quarter

Ulta Beauty announced on Thursday revenues for the third quarter surged 17% to $2.3 billion, coinciding with double-digit comparable sales growth, which contributed to an earnings jump for the beauty retailer.  
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Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Aesop opens Battersea Power Station store

Natura-owned premium beauty retailer Aesop has joined the ever-growing list of arrivals at the new London Battersea Power Station mall on the banks of the Thames.
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The most stylish collaborations for a warm winter

The most stylish collaborations for a warm winter

From sweatshirts in Thermolactyl ​to a new take on the iconic down jacket, here are the edgiest items to brave the winter, whether outdoors, gliding down the ski slopes, or indoors, nestling under a blanket.
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Superdrug event 'Presents' to return in February

Superdrug event 'Presents' to return in February

​Fresh from launching its online marketplace just last week, Superdrug has now announced the return of Superdrug Presents, its biggest beauty & health experience, which will span over three days in February.
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