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Chinese consumers value brand reputation, engaging experiences and natural materials, says study

Chinese consumers value brand reputation, engaging experiences and natural materials, says study

As companies continue to see Asia, and particularly China, as a key market offering strong growth opportunities, Bluebell Group has released a report detailing some of the most important consumer trends in the region.
Fashion
Estee Lauder cuts annual sales forecast on supply chain, Delta hit

Estee Lauder cuts annual sales forecast on supply chain, Delta hit

Estee Lauder Cos Inc cut its full-year sales forecast on Tuesday, as the cosmetics maker grapples with industry-wide supply chain problems and takes a hit from the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in its key markets.
Beauty
Warpaint London's trading well on buoyant UK, overseas ops

Warpaint London's trading well on buoyant UK, overseas ops

​Warpaint London is trading ahead of market expectations, the UK-based colour cosmetics supplier said on Tuesday when it issued a forecast update for its year ending 31 December.
Beauty
Birchbox acquired by women's health science start-up FemTec Health

Birchbox acquired by women's health science start-up FemTec Health

The subscription box pioneer has been acquired by the Houston, Texas-based women’s health science and beauty start-up, which uses data to offer customers personalized holistic healthcare.
Beauty
Estée Lauder appoints new leaders for international, EMEA

Estée Lauder appoints new leaders for international, EMEA

Following the announcement of international group president Cedric Prouvé’s departure, the company is promoting Peter Jueptner and Nadine Graf to key international and EMEA leadership roles.
Beauty
L'Oréal Paris is the world's most popular beauty brand, study says

L'Oréal Paris is the world's most popular beauty brand, study says

L'Oréal Paris is the most searched cosmetics brand in the world, according to a study using Google Trends to determine search interest in 108 countries.
Beauty
Revolution Beauty acquires manufacturer Medichem

Revolution Beauty acquires manufacturer Medichem

Mass-market beauty retailer Revolution Beauty has acquired its closely-linked, long-term haircare and skincare products supplier Medichem Manufacturing for £23 million.
Beauty
Estée Lauder group president Cedric Prouvé to retire

Estée Lauder group president Cedric Prouvé to retire

The Estée Lauder Companies announced on Tuesday that group president, international, Cedric Prouvé will retire next summer, effective June 30, 2022. 
Beauty
THG revenues soar, says both Beauty and Ingenuity are strong

THG revenues soar, says both Beauty and Ingenuity are strong

​Under-pressure THG issued a Q3 trading statement on Tuesday and said that revenue continues to soar. Group revenue rose 38% year-on-year to £507.8 million and 93.8% on a two-year, constancy-currency basis.
Fashion
Jacquemus could be working on a beauty line

Jacquemus could be working on a beauty line

The Parisian brand is reportedly preparing to enter the beauty market through a partnership with Spanish luxury group Puig, a project which could launch as early as next year. 
Fashion
Anya Taylor-Joy is Dior's newest global brand ambassador for fashion and makeup

Anya Taylor-Joy is Dior's newest global brand ambassador for fashion and makeup

Dior has named British-American actress Anya Taylor-Joy as its latest global brand ambassador in the brand's core domains of fashion and makeup.
Fashion
Shiseido looks to Europe and US for acquisitions

Shiseido looks to Europe and US for acquisitions

In order to gain more independence from the Chinese market, the Japanese cosmetics conglomerate has made plans to acquire skincare brands in Europe and the United States. 
Beauty
Unilever warning suggests inflation looming for beauty products

Unilever warning suggests inflation looming for beauty products

​After releasing its Q3 results, the boss of consumer products giant Unilever has issued a warning that suggests beauty and personal care prices are set to rise.
Beauty
Chinese hunger for luxury fuels L'Oreal sales growth

Chinese hunger for luxury fuels L'Oreal sales growth

L'Oreal on Thursday posted better-than-expected revenue growth for the third-quarter, fuelled by continued strong demand for its luxury lines and sustained growth in China.
Beauty
Unilever sales rise as pricing power kicks in

Unilever sales rise as pricing power kicks in

​Consumer goods mega-giant Unilever had good news Thursday as it beat Q3 growth predictions and kept to its full-year profit margin guidance due to its brand power enabling it to hike prices to cope with rising costs. 
Beauty
Forest Essentials enters international markets with first store in UK

Forest Essentials enters international markets with first store in UK

​Beauty brand Forest Essentials has entered the international market with its entry into the United Kingdom, partnering with online beauty retailer LookFantastic.
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