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John Lewis sees big focus on skinimalism, make-up, intense scent for 2022

John Lewis sees big focus on skinimalism, make-up, intense scent for 2022

Collagen, lip liner, perfume and miniatures are four of the beauty products that have been “must-haves” over the past 12 months and will be key in 2022, John Lewis said in its latest Beauty Bets report on Wednesday.
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Boots owner explores sale of UK beauty retailer

Boots owner explores sale of UK beauty retailer

​The owner of giant UK beauty and health chain Boots is reportedly thinking of selling the business, five years after it took full control of the firm.
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Ulta sales lifted by “resiliency” of beauty category

Ulta sales lifted by “resiliency” of beauty category

The Bolingbrook, Illinois-based cosmetics retailer revealed on Thursday that its net sales for the third quarter totaled $2.0 billion, up 28.6% from $1.6 billion in the same period in the previous year.
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Harrods opens first Scottish H Beauty with Edinburgh debut

Harrods opens first Scottish H Beauty with Edinburgh debut

​Harrods is clearly impressed with the performance of its still-relatively-new H Beauty chain as it has now opened a third branch with a debut on Tuesday in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Fable invests $2 million in skincare brand Stratia

Fable invests $2 million in skincare brand Stratia

The corporate venture investment arm of Brazil’s Natura &Co has taken a $2 million stake in the science-backed, Los Angeles-based skincare brand founded by Alli Reed, aka “The Acid Queen.”
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Agora beauty app launches in the UK

Agora beauty app launches in the UK

​Billed as the next-generation beauty commerce app, the Agora online marketplace has launched in the UK as a "social and live-shopping platform dedicated to beauty and wellness”.
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Estée Lauder names new N America, Asia leaders, "elevates" China ops

Estée Lauder names new N America, Asia leaders, "elevates" China ops

Estée Lauder had some big executive announcements this week spanning its domestic US market and Asia/Pacific. But perhaps the most interesting part of the news was the fact that it’s “elevating” its Chinese market.
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Inc Retail moves into grooming with King Street launch

Inc Retail moves into grooming with King Street launch

​Manchester’s Inc Retail has added a new business to its group as it launches King Street Grooming, “the region’s first, all-in-one grooming venue encompassing traditional barbering and male-only face & body treatments”.
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Covergirl debuts vegan and clean skincare collection

Covergirl debuts vegan and clean skincare collection

Covergirl announced on Monday its foray into a new category with its first-ever 100 percent vegan and clean skincare collection. 
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Murad appoints Paul Schiraldi as CEO

Murad appoints Paul Schiraldi as CEO

Clinical skincare brand Murad announced on Thursday the appointment of Paul Schiraldi as chief executive officer.
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The Honest Company experiences eighth consecutive quarter of growth

The Honest Company experiences eighth consecutive quarter of growth

The Honest Company announced on Wednesday a 6 percent jump in third quarter revenue and its eighth consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth. 
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Indian beauty firm Nykaa makes glowing debut with $14 billion valuation

Indian beauty firm Nykaa makes glowing debut with $14 billion valuation

Indian cosmetics-to-fashion platform Nykaa surged 96% in a blockbuster debut on Wednesday, fetching the country's first women-led unicorn a valuation of nearly $14 billion.
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Rituals to debut in Wales at St David's

Rituals to debut in Wales at St David's

​International wellness and lifestyle retail giant Rituals is to make its Welsh debut with a flagship store set to open at the St David’s centre in Cardiff later this month.
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MAV Beauty Brands dives into loss in Q3

MAV Beauty Brands dives into loss in Q3

The Vaughan, Ontario-based personal care group reported a net loss of $103.1 million, or $2.81 per share, in the third quarter ended September 30, 2021, as goodwill impairment compounded the effect of stumbling sales.
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Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Retailers are launching holiday marketing campaigns to lure in-store shoppers as supply chain issues boost costs for consumers.  
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Duty-free demand, cost cuts drive Coty's rosy forecast

Duty-free demand, cost cuts drive Coty's rosy forecast

Coty forecast annual earnings largely above estimates on Monday, as the cosmetics maker benefits from cost cuts to ward off inflation impacts and a revival in demand for its products at airport duty-free stores.
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