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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.
Beauty
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.
Beauty
Fashion and beauty creative agency Bluedog announces growth-driven restructure

Fashion and beauty creative agency Bluedog announces growth-driven restructure

​Bluedog Productions, the UK-based global creative, retail and experience agency, has announced a “growth-driven restructure to match client demand and new client wins”.
Beauty
Beauty Pie raises $100 million in new funding round

Beauty Pie raises $100 million in new funding round

Luxury beauty buyers' club Beauty Pie announced on Wednesday that it has closed a Series B financing round of $100 million, bringing its total funding to date to approximately $170 million.
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UK online retail sales slow, fashion shines but beauty struggles

UK online retail sales slow, fashion shines but beauty struggles

​Online retail sales for the UK were subdued in August with another fall year-on-year, this time by 9.3%, only slightly better than the 9.6% drop seen in July.
Fashion
Jennifer Aniston to launch beauty brand LolaVie

Jennifer Aniston to launch beauty brand LolaVie

The Friends star has revealed that she is joining the growing ranks of celebrities with a beauty business, announcing the upcoming launch of her brand, LolaVie.
Beauty
Sally Beauty names new president and CEO

Sally Beauty names new president and CEO

Denton, Texas-based professional hair and beauty supply company Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. named on Wednesday Denise Paulonis as president and chief executive officer.
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Olaplex files for IPO, plans category expansion

Olaplex files for IPO, plans category expansion

Beauty company Olaplex Holdings announced that it has publicly filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.
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Barbara Palvin, Meghan Markle are biggest fashion and beauty influencers - data studies

Barbara Palvin, Meghan Markle are biggest fashion and beauty influencers - data studies

​Two new studies have hailed Barbara Palvin and Meghan Markle as the key influencers for women globally as far as fashion, beauty and general icon status are concerned.
Fashion
Glossier opens flagship in Seattle

Glossier opens flagship in Seattle

Digital beauty brand Glossier is making a return to Seattle with the opening of a new flagship store in Capitol Hill.
Beauty
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.
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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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