Selfridges had already told us that its Boxing Day clearance sale business was buoyant and at the weekend it said the Christmas season as a whole was better than ever with rising footfall and strong full-price sales.
L’Oréal has become the first major beauty brand to cast a woman wearing a hijab in a haircare ad campaign. The multimedia campaign explores and celebrates the complicated relationship women have with their hair.
Coty has launched an on-demand digital personal beauty assistant for the Amazon Echo Show in the UK. Digital innovation with a focus on voice and virtual assistants to be central to company's future strategy
The US subsidiary of Italian cosmetics company Kiko filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last Thursday, and will be closing almost all of its remaining stores. The brand has blamed weak sales for its recent struggles.
John Lewis continued to struggle with slowing sales in the latest week. On Tuesday the department stores and e-tail firm said that sales for the seven days to January 13 fell 3.8% year-on-year to £85.7 million.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.
Japanese designer labels Undercover and The Soloist offered up a major fashion moment on Thursday night, lighting up the Florentine runway with their radical visions of the future for the close of Pitti Uomo 93.
Vlada Haggerty, Smashbox “lip editor in chief”, filed her complaint in federal court in California last week, alleging that LVMH-owned Make Up For Ever copied her lip art in the logo for its new Lustrous cosmetics line.