Retail destination centre:mk Milton Keynes is to add its fourth new beauty-related brand to its retail roster this year. Rituals Cosmetics is to open a new store this year, marking its debut in the region.
The pandemic's lockdowns confirmed two things: UK women upped their self-care game and they bought more beauty products digitally. Online health & beauty-related sales in the first half of this year jumped 223%.
In January, the US subsidiary of cosmetics group L’Occitane filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as a prelude to restructuring L'Occitane en Provence’s business, a reorganisation that has recently been completed.