Consumer products giant PZ Cussons reported strong trading in its latest update Thursday with the owner of the Sanctuary, Charles Worthington, and Fudge brands being boosted by launches, margin rises and the weak pound.
Outlet mall giant McArthurGlen has opened its Provence Designer Outlet, the first designer outlet in the South of France and the group’s 23rd in its expanding portfolio. The centre has 125 stores across 25,000 sq m.
Foster brings over 20 years of digital and e-commerce experience to Coty. He will oversee all three of Coty's divisions as Global SVP of E-commerce, and he will report to Chief Digital and Media Officer Jason Forbes.
Thia Breen, Group President of North America, will retire from Estée Lauder after 40 years. Chris Good, President of UK and Ireland, will succeed Breen and Philippe Warnery, current GM, Canada, will succeed Good.
The partnership will see the prestige beauty business work together with Jennifer Lopez to develop a new strategy to boost her fragrance business globally. The actress' fragrance franchise was previously handled by Coty.
Fragrance maker Givaudan confirmed its mid-term targets and said it wanted to keep growing its dividend after growth slowed less than expected in the first quarter, helped by a strong performance in North America.