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Coty appoints Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer

Coty appoints Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer

Coty announced on Thursday the appointment of KKR executive Gordon von Bretten as chief transformation officer. 
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Ulta Beauty sales plummet 33%

Ulta Beauty sales plummet 33%

The American cosmetics retailer announced a 32.7% decrease in Q1 sales on Thursday, leading the company to topple into loss as disruptions related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic took their toll on its operations.
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Make-up brand Code8 signs Alexa Chung as brand ambassador

Make-up brand Code8 signs Alexa Chung as brand ambassador

The British TV presenter, model and fashion designer will be the first-ever brand ambassador for the new make-up brand, which launched a little over a year ago in the UK.
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Star make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench joins Burberry Beauty

Star make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench joins Burberry Beauty

After a stint at Louboutin, make-up artist and social media star Isamaya Ffrench has joined the British luxury label, in the role of global beauty director of Burberry Beauty.
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E-searches for beauty, fashion are rising, cosmetics sector could see fast recovery

E-searches for beauty, fashion are rising, cosmetics sector could see fast recovery

The lockdown may be easing, but the coronavirus continues to negatively impact many product sectors in the UK. Yet some sectors are already seeing a recovery of sorts with searches for certain products back on the rise.
Fashion
German retailer Douglas hopes to manage without state aid

German retailer Douglas hopes to manage without state aid

Private-equity controlled German perfume retailer Douglas said on Wednesday it hopes to be able to make it through the coronavirus pandemic without state aid, even though it expects an ongoing hit to sales.
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E.L.F. Beauty sales jump 13% in Q4

E.L.F. Beauty sales jump 13% in Q4

The Californian cosmetics company rounded off a strong year with a solid fourth-quarter sales gain of 13%, largely due to progress in its digital channel.
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Coty announces the launch of Kylie Skin in Europe

Coty announces the launch of Kylie Skin in Europe

As part of Coty's strategy to grow the brand's global influence and in honor of the brand's one-year anniversary, Kylie Skin will roll out in full distribution to over 2,000 doors in 25 countries with the Douglas Group.
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Nuxe presents its iconic Huile Prodigieuse in three collectible bottles for the summer

Nuxe presents its iconic Huile Prodigieuse in three collectible bottles for the summer

Nuxe is planning to take shoppers on a journey with the sunny olfactory notes of its Huile Prodigieuse, which this year is presented in three collectible bottles created by the students of the Penninghen school in Paris.
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Make-up e-sales rise but jewellery is down in latest week says new data

Make-up e-sales rise but jewellery is down in latest week says new data

Demand for make-up globally is at a high while consumers are in lockdown, but jewellery seems to be off their radar for now. That’s the conclusion of new data from Emarsys covering the past week.
Luxury
Sephora prepares for US reopenings, launches e-commerce store on China's Tmall

Sephora prepares for US reopenings, launches e-commerce store on China's Tmall

As the beauty retailer promises to take a measured approach to reopening its physical stores in the U.S., it is also looking East to make up lost revenue, complementing its retail fleet in China with a new Tmall store.
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L Brands sales take 37% hit

L Brands sales take 37% hit

Having recently said goodbye to founder and former CEO Leslie Wexner, the Columbus, Ohio-based owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works reported a 37.1% decline in revenues for the first quarter on Wednesday.
Fashion
Charlotte Tilbury signs up to Klarna's instalment payments service

Charlotte Tilbury signs up to Klarna's instalment payments service

Fast-growing payments specialist Klarna has added another major name to the list of brands using its services with upscale make-up and skincare label Charlotte Tilbury now on board.
Beauty
FabFitFun hires its first CFO

FabFitFun hires its first CFO

The LA-based beauty and lifestyle membership has hired retail finance veteran J. Scott Di Valerio as the company’s first chief financial officer, it announced on Tuesday.
Fashion
Lime Crime appoints former The Body Shop GM as CEO

Lime Crime appoints former The Body Shop GM as CEO

As CEO, Blieden will lead Lime Crime, as it focuses on growing its digitally native roots and expanding upon the success of its domestic and overseas retail launches, the company said.
Beauty
Another Debenhams store axed from Next's beauty hall list

Another Debenhams store axed from Next's beauty hall list

Less than two weeks after Hammerson said Next would be opening beauty halls in five vacated Debenhams spaces in its malls, two of the biggest have been taken off the list. But a further 10 could be added.
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