On Thursday, Anglo-Dutch agri-food and cosmetics giant Unilever published the 1st Q revenue result, up 6.1% within a market defined as "challenging", and reiterated its confidence about reaching its annual targets.
Condé Nast has revealed two magazine covers — for "Bon Appétit" and "Condé Nast Traveler" — shot using an iPhone 7 Plus, marking the first-time that either magazine has used the Apple smartphone for their cover shots.
A jump in luxury cosmetic sales at L'Oréal offset a weak first quarter for several of the French company's other divisions, with overall like-for-like revenues 4.2 percent higher, slightly above forecasts.
Chance encounters can lead to entirely new career paths. Just ask Mathilde Thomas, who co-founded the Caudalie luxury skincare and spa company after meeting a doctor at her family vineyard in Bordeaux.
Good news: House of Fraser profits rose fast in the year to January 28. Any bad news? Well, the company warned that trading is still volatile, overall sales were flat and comparable sales edged up a tiny 0.9%.
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.
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.
Founded in 2014, the Montreal start-up has opened an office in France's Lille, in a bid to uncover retail trade insights, via an online website, which allows citizens to say which businesses they want in their district.