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Beauty blow: campaign calls for end to polluting plastic sample sachets

Beauty blow: campaign calls for end to polluting plastic sample sachets

What has long been a core and vital marketing and sales tool for the beauty industry is under threat: product sampling in plastic sachets.
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Cosmetify launches first app, claims to save money for beauty shoppers

Cosmetify launches first app, claims to save money for beauty shoppers

Online beauty comparison platform Cosmetify is expanding its offer with the launch of a new app “providing shoppers beauty savings at their fingertips”.
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Beauty shoppers turn online but stick with what they know - report

Beauty shoppers turn online but stick with what they know - report

​Consumers may be buying more beauty products online, but they’re less experimental when they do so and tend to stick to what they know.
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H&M Group's Afound launches into beauty

H&M Group's Afound launches into beauty

​Afound, the newest brand in the H&M Group portfolio, has this week launched a beauty offer that promises to deliver to “existing and new customers the chance to find their favourite products at a great price”.
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Body Shop and Avon owner Natura sees strong Q3, outpaces wider C&T market

Body Shop and Avon owner Natura sees strong Q3, outpaces wider C&T market

​Natura & Co, the Brazilian beauty giant that owns The Body Shop, Avon and Aesop, saw revenue rising healthily in Q3 as it beat the overall growth in the cosmetics and toiletries market globally.
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MAV Beauty Brands Q3 earnings rise 21%

MAV Beauty Brands Q3 earnings rise 21%

The Vaughan, Ontario-based personal care group announced third-quarter net income of $3.6 million on Friday, a 21% increase compared to the $2.9 million reported by the company in the prior-year period.
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Revlon avoids bankruptcy, reports 20% decline in sales

Revlon avoids bankruptcy, reports 20% decline in sales

The New York-based cosmetics company announced on Thursday that it no longer expects to make a filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, thanks to a last-minute debt deal, and also reported a 20.1% decrease in Q3 revenues.
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B&M benefits from its value offer as half-year sales and earnings leap

B&M benefits from its value offer as half-year sales and earnings leap

It’s all in the name. B&M European Value Retail continued to be one of the success stories of 2020, with figures released Thursday that many in retail can only dream of in a pandemic-ravaged year of trading.
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Ulta and Target partner to launch Ulta Beauty at Target

Ulta and Target partner to launch Ulta Beauty at Target

The shop-in-shop concept, focused on offering established and emerging prestige brands online and in select target locations nationwide, will debut online and in more than 100 Target locations starting in 2021.
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Eva NYC partners with TerraCycle

Eva NYC partners with TerraCycle

Hair care brand Eva NYC announced on Friday a partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle. 
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Sainsbury's half-year in-store clothing sales suffer, but Tu delivers online

Sainsbury's half-year in-store clothing sales suffer, but Tu delivers online

UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s had mixed news to deliver Thursday with only some of it positive. Negative headlines included major job losses, Argos store closures and in-store clothing sales hit hard by the pandemic.
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Hut Group powers ahead in Q3, all business units are strong

Hut Group powers ahead in Q3, all business units are strong

​The Hut Group has rarely been out of the news in recent months and on Monday it made headlines again as it announced a third-quarter trading update that showed its business continues to go from strength to strength.
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Unilever Q3 improves, upscale beauty does well

Unilever Q3 improves, upscale beauty does well

​Unilever had upbeat news on Thursday. Despite currency effects sending its turnover down overall, it released Q3 figures that showed underlying sales growth (USG) of 4.4%, and prestige beauty was buoyant.
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Coty announces new CCO, premiere chief digital officer

Coty announces new CCO, premiere chief digital officer

L’Oréal veteran Isabelle Bonfanti and Guerlain alum Jean-Denis Mariani are set to begin in their new roles on November 1. 
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KKR appoints Annie Young-Scrivner as Wella CEO

KKR appoints Annie Young-Scrivner as Wella CEO

As KKR finalizes its purchase of Coty’s professional and retail hair businesses, the investment firm has named Annie Young-Scrivner as the CEO of the newly independent company made up of the acquired brands.
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Boots UK sales slump 29% as pandemic keeps shoppers away

Boots UK sales slump 29% as pandemic keeps shoppers away

British health and beauty retailer Boots said comparable retail sales fell 29.2% in its latest quarter as shopper numbers in stores were significantly reduced due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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