The world's biggest cosmetics company said on Friday it was launching a programme of start-up collaborations in Paris as it ramps up digital investments and seeks out new beauty products like its "smart" hairbrushes.
Zalando is on a roll with the e-tail giant reporting a sales surge just a day after UK peer Asos did so. And it’s following Asos into beauty e-tail as it aims to tap into one of the key growth categories for e-sales.
A social media outcry over an advertisement for Dove body wash which showed a black woman removing her top to reveal a white woman has escalated into a public relations disaster for the Unilever brand.
L‘Oreal said on Thursday it would appeal a 2.6 million euro ($3 million) fine imposed by Greece’s competition authority, which ruled that the French cosmetics company and several of its rivals were fixing prices.
The mass retailer is following in the steps of other chains such as Sephora in making natural beauty products an important part of its business. The company has also pledged to reduce its chemical footprint.