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Brodie & Stone is latest Creightons acquisition after Emma Hardie

Brodie & Stone is latest Creightons acquisition after Emma Hardie

​Busy beauty and personal care products maker Creightons has made its second acquisition in as many months. This time it’s snapped up personal care products maker Brodie & Stone for £4.8 million.
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JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has now moved into beauty. The UK-based sportswear giant has bought a stake in online hair & beauty brand Hairburst, which sells vitamins, shampoos and styling products.
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Revolution Beauty powers ahead in UK, US also on target to be its largest market

Revolution Beauty powers ahead in UK, US also on target to be its largest market

​Newly-listed Revolution Beauty issued a treading update on Monday and the multi-brand, multi-channel beauty retailer said it saw revenue rising 35% in the six months to August 31.
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L'Oréal USA achieves carbon neutrality

L'Oréal USA achieves carbon neutrality

The largest subsidiary of the L'Oréal Group said that it has reached carbon neutrality for “scopes 1 and 2” emissions for all of its 25 U.S. sites, across 12 states. 
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Perfect Corp launches new AI Face Analyzer

Perfect Corp launches new AI Face Analyzer

The global beauty tech solutions provider has announced the launch of its AI Face Analyzer technology, a tool designed to help cosmetics brands deliver better personalized product recommendations to consumers.
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Freemans dives deep into beauty, issues 'beauty call' to brands

Freemans dives deep into beauty, issues 'beauty call' to brands

Otto-owned UK digital department store Freemans is diving head-first into the beauty sector with a launch this week of a comprehensive beauty offer to complement its fashion and homewares.
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L'Oréal Paris to stage show during Paris Fashion Week

L'Oréal Paris to stage show during Paris Fashion Week

For Paris Fashion Week, L'Oréal Paris will stage the fourth edition of its fashion show in the heart of the French capital. The event, scheduled on October 3, is open to the public and will be broadcast in 30 countries.
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Ulta celebrates Black voices in beauty with launch of Muse 100

Ulta celebrates Black voices in beauty with launch of Muse 100

The Bolingbrook, Illinois-based cosmetics retailer has unveiled the Muse 100, an initiative that recognizes and awards grants to 100 trailblazing Black voices working in different fields of the beauty industry.
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Chinese make-up market to reach US$8.9 billion by 2025

Chinese make-up market to reach US$8.9 billion by 2025

China's make-up market is projected to grow from US$5.9 billion in 2020 to US$8.9 billion by 2025 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.3 percent through 2025. 
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L'Occitane International names André Hoffmann as new CEO

L'Occitane International names André Hoffmann as new CEO

There's been a change in leadership at L'Occitane International. After 25 years at the head of the beauty group, Reinold Geiger has handed the reins over to André Hoffmann. 
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UK consumers serious about skincare, centre:mk report shows

UK consumers serious about skincare, centre:mk report shows

​UK consumers - women and men - are serious about their beauty regimes, Milton Keynes shopping mall centre:mk confirms in a new survey of 2,000 adults. It found that the average spend is almost £400 a year on skincare. 
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Hut Group sales soar again, THG Beauty to be listed separately

Hut Group sales soar again, THG Beauty to be listed separately

The Hut Group continued to go from strength to strength in the first half of the year with group revenue rising almost 45% to £958.8 million year-on-year, and rising 95% compared to the first six months of 2019 (2YoY).
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"Star performers" boost prestige make-up sales in UK - NPD

"Star performers" boost prestige make-up sales in UK - NPD

Make-up may have struggled as a category in the pandemic, but certain key products within it are outperforming as society works its way back to normal.
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Beauty products supplier Knowlton targets over $3 billion valuation in U.S. IPO

Beauty products supplier Knowlton targets over $3 billion valuation in U.S. IPO

Knowlton Development Corp said on Tuesday it was looking to raise up to $857.14 million through a U.S. initial public offering, valuing the manufacturer for beauty, personal and home care brands at more than $3 billion.
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Katherine Power's Merit beauty brand secures $20 million investment led by L Catterton

Katherine Power's Merit beauty brand secures $20 million investment led by L Catterton

The minimalist beauty brand launched by Who What Wear co-founder Katherine Power earlier this year has announced that it has completed a $20 million Series A funding round led by LVMH-backed L Catterton.
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Britain's Tesco joins refillable revolution with in-store trial

Britain's Tesco joins refillable revolution with in-store trial

Britain’s biggest supermarket group Tesco launched a trial on Monday that allows customers to buy beauty products in reusable packaging, amongst others, part of its strategy to cut plastic waste.
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