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Neom shines in transformational year on digital strength

Neom shines in transformational year on digital strength

​After weathering a tough pandemic, it’s no wonder the wellbeing and skincare sectors are thriving. And Neom’s latest set of results reflect this with strong year-end sales and “continued growth and momentum”.
Beauty
Anatomē joins Seven Dials retail family until January

Anatomē joins Seven Dials retail family until January

A new retail addition has arrived at London’s Seven Dials. Property giant Shaftesbury has leased space within the popular destination to anatomē, the wellness apothecary, which has opened on Monmouth Street until January.
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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.
Beauty
Hotter to launch wellbeing and clothing marketplace

Hotter to launch wellbeing and clothing marketplace

​UK-based comfort footwear brand Hotter Shoes is to launch into the wellness and apparel segment after its private equity owner Electra floats its business later this year.
Fashion
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”.
Beauty
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
Sephora confirms Feelunique buy, no purchase price disclosed

Sephora confirms Feelunique buy, no purchase price disclosed

​LVMH’s premium beauty operation Sephora has confirmed the widely expected acquisition of Feelunique. It has signed a deal with Palamon Capital Partners and other shareholders to take over the UK-based beauty e-tailer.
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Unilever's beauty ops make progress in first half, Q2 growth accelerates

Unilever's beauty ops make progress in first half, Q2 growth accelerates

​FMCG giant Unilever had a “strong” first half, it said on Thursday with underlying sales growth of 5.4% (4% by volume and 1.3% price) while price growth stepped up in Q2.
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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.
Beauty
Bath & Body Works looks to skincare to drive future growth

Bath & Body Works looks to skincare to drive future growth

Ahead of its separation from iconic lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret next month, the beauty retailer has revealed plans to expand in skincare and hair products as it carves a path for itself as an independent company,
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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.
Beauty
Skincare Sanctuary acquires Gatineau brand from Revlon

Skincare Sanctuary acquires Gatineau brand from Revlon

​UK beauty clinic specialist The Skincare Sanctuary has bought anti-ageing professional skincare brand Gatineau for an undisclosed sum. The London-based clinic group has purchased the brand from Revlon Consumer Products.
Beauty
L Brands increases second quarter guidance

L Brands increases second quarter guidance

L Brands Inc. said on Tuesday the firm is increasing its second quarter earnings guidance, as strong customer response to merchandise assortments and improved inventory management saw promotional activity reduced.
Fashion
Beauty incubator Maesa names new execs

Beauty incubator Maesa names new execs

​Global beauty brand incubator Maesa has announced a number of key roles, with new innovation, marketing and strategy leaders, as well as a new CFO.
Beauty
Walgreens Boots Alliance has better Q3 as Boots recovery starts

Walgreens Boots Alliance has better Q3 as Boots recovery starts

​Boots owner Walgreens Boots Alliance said its Q3 results exceeded expectations and it raised its full-year guidance to around 10% growth in earnings per share (EPS).
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Harrods to open more H Beauty stores in UK

Harrods to open more H Beauty stores in UK

​Harrods is clearly pleased with the response to its first two H Beauty standalone stores as the luxury retailer is planning to open three more premium beauty specialist locations over the next year.
Beauty