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L’Oréal studies hormonal cycles together with Clue app

L’Oréal studies hormonal cycles together with Clue app

The global beauty giant is partnering with Clue, a period-tracker app, to better understand the impact of menstrual cycles on women's skin and ultimately develop targeted skincare products.
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Ulta sees sales jump 60%, raises full-year outlook

Ulta sees sales jump 60%, raises full-year outlook

The beauty retailer reported second-quarter sales of $2.0 billion on Wednesday, an increase of 60.2% from $1.2 billion in the prior-year period, progress which led the company to increase its annual financial guidance.
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Boots links with Deliveroo for fast delivery trial

Boots links with Deliveroo for fast delivery trial

Boots is upping its delivery credentials. The UK health & beauty retail giant has signed with Deliveroo and its takeaway app to offer around 400 store items for home delivery in pilot programme in 11 city centres.
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UK prestige beauty is on the road to recovery, fragrance is key

UK prestige beauty is on the road to recovery, fragrance is key

​The UK prestige beauty sector is bouncing back and saw an 11% year-on-year sales rise in the first half, a new report from The NPD Group showed on Tuesday.
Beauty
Macy’s, Kohl's get boost from back-to-school, fashion and beauty strength

Macy’s, Kohl's get boost from back-to-school, fashion and beauty strength

US department store chains Macy's and Kohl's Corp are leaning on a strong back-to-school season to sustain a sales recovery fueled by shoppers splurging on perfumes, shoes and dresses.
Fashion
The Hut Group to buy Cult Beauty, will retain its "clear identity"

The Hut Group to buy Cult Beauty, will retain its "clear identity"

Fast-expanding British e-commerce giant The Hut Group said Wednesday that it’s to buy UK-based beauty e-tailer Cult Beauty for £275 million ($382.91 million).
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Indian beauty startup Nykaa to raise $500m through IPO - source

Indian beauty startup Nykaa to raise $500m through IPO - source

Indian e-commerce beauty company Nykaa plans to raise $500 million through its initial public offering (IPO), a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
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Sally Beauty sales rise 45% in third quarter

Sally Beauty sales rise 45% in third quarter

The Denton, Texas-based professional hair and beauty supply company reported total Q3 sales of $1.02 billion on Thursday, an increase of 45.0% compared to $705.3 million in the prior-year period.
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Harrods opens revamped hair and beauty salon

Harrods opens revamped hair and beauty salon

​Harrods opened its new Hair & Beauty Salon on Monday after a makeover for the location. The 16,985 sq ft space has new “game-changing” features and “must-have” products from “the world’s most innovative beauty brands”.
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Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is for sale with a formal auction process about to start. It hasn’t been announced by its owners, the Westons, but a news report said Credit Suisse will be canvassing prospective buyers “imminently”.
Luxury
Macy’s names Maly Bernstein CEO of Bluemercury

Macy’s names Maly Bernstein CEO of Bluemercury

Macy’s Inc named on Wednesday Maly Bernstein as chief executive officer of its beauty and spa chain, Bluemercury.
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Surging commodity costs put Unilever margins in spotlight

Surging commodity costs put Unilever margins in spotlight

Unilever's first-half results should give a sign of how it is coping with rising commodity and transport costs - whether it has managed to lift prices without hitting sales volumes, or whether margins are being squeezed.
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J.C. Penney launches new shop-in-shop beauty experience

J.C. Penney launches new shop-in-shop beauty experience

J.C. Penney unveiled on Tuesday J.C. Penney Beauty with a new, inclusive in-store and online experience set to launch this October.
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The Honest Company introduces sustainable beauty packaging

The Honest Company introduces sustainable beauty packaging

Consumer goods company The Honest Company announced on Monday a beauty relaunch, which includes a new sustainable packaging initiative and skincare line. 
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Flannels unveils "groundbreaking" flagship, adds beauty for first time

Flannels unveils "groundbreaking" flagship, adds beauty for first time

​Frasers Group has unveiled its latest big development. The new Flannels in Sheffield opened its doors with women's and men's ready to wear and accessories, plus kidswear, activewear and — for the first time — beauty.
Luxury
Sephora names Coty alum Sylvie Moreau as president in Europe and Middle East

Sephora names Coty alum Sylvie Moreau as president in Europe and Middle East

The LVMH-owned beauty retailer has appointed Sylvie Moreau, former president of Coty's professional beauty division, to the role of president for Europe and the Middle East.
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