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Cult Beauty sales surge as it gains new customers in UK, Europe

Cult Beauty sales surge as it gains new customers in UK, Europe

​Beauty e-tailer Cult Beauty has filed its full-year results for the 12 months to May 31 2020 and they show that it enjoyed what it called “another great year”, despite the pandemic affecting over two months in the year.
Beauty
Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

​Selfridges is reportedly up for sale — or at least its owners are exploring their options — after a mystery buyer approached the business with an offer, reports claimed on Friday.
Luxury
Salvatore Ferragamo negotiating fragrance license with Interparfums

Salvatore Ferragamo negotiating fragrance license with Interparfums

Salvatore Ferragamo is in negotiations with fragrance group Interparfums, which produces perfumes for brands including Coach and Jimmy Choo, about a licensing deal for the development of its own fragrances. 
Beauty
Swiss fragrance group Givaudan partners with Alibaba's Tmall

Swiss fragrance group Givaudan partners with Alibaba's Tmall

On Thursday, Swiss group Givaudan announced a new partnership with Chinese website Tmall to accelerate perfume creation by analysing consumer behaviour data.
Beauty
Natura's Fable vehicle invests in Perfumer H

Natura's Fable vehicle invests in Perfumer H

​Body Shop owner Natura &Co has unveiled Fable Investments, a investment vehicle set up to support beauty, health and wellness companies. And its first investment is in Britain's Perfumer H.
Beauty
Fragonard links up with designer Thierry Colson

Fragonard links up with designer Thierry Colson

Fragonard, the Provençal marque par excellence, has teamed up with designer Thierry Colson to create a new summer collection, which begins retailing next month.
Beauty
Landlord Grosvenor takes Roland Mouret stake

Landlord Grosvenor takes Roland Mouret stake

West End landlord Grosvenor is continuing its drive to get more deeply involved in some of the businesses that occupy its properties with news on Wednesday that it has taken a stake in luxury label Roland Mouret.
Luxury
Hugo Boss's new CEO is now on-board

Hugo Boss's new CEO is now on-board

​Hugo Boss’s new CEO has officially taken up the role with former Tommy Hilfiger executive Daniel Grieder also joining the German high-end fashion firm’s Managing Board.
Luxury
Goop closes London boutique

Goop closes London boutique

​Gwyneth Paltrow’s standalone Goop store in London’s Notting Hill has closed for good. The UK webstore remains open, however.
Beauty
Ulta swings to profit, beats expectations with top and bottom lines

Ulta swings to profit, beats expectations with top and bottom lines

Ulta announced Q1 net income of $230.3 million, or $4.10 per diluted share, on Thursday, surging out of the loss reported by the company in the prior-year period and soaring over analysts’ estimates of $1.99 per share.
Beauty
Frasers denies takeover plans for Hugo Boss

Frasers denies takeover plans for Hugo Boss

It had all the makings of a headline-grabbing takeover, but Frasers Group buying Hugo Boss has turned out to be nothing more than pure speculation for now.
Luxury
Capri's power brands trio are bouncing back despite Q4 loss, says CEO

Capri's power brands trio are bouncing back despite Q4 loss, says CEO

Capri Holdings may have made a loss in Q4, but the company remains upbeat that in a post-pandemic world, its trio of power brands can be a profits-generating machine.
Fashion
Coty's president of luxury brands to step down

Coty's president of luxury brands to step down

The American beauty conglomerate announced on Friday that its president of luxury brands, Simona Cattaneo, will be stepping away from her role this summer after five years at the company.
Beauty
Frasers said to be targeting Hugo Boss takeover

Frasers said to be targeting Hugo Boss takeover

​Is the UK's Frasers Group about to make a bid for Hugo Boss? Some investors in the latter seem to think so as its shares jumped on Friday on speculation that shareholder Frasers has ambitions to take control.
Fashion
Richemont profits surge despite sales dip, fashion labels get online boost

Richemont profits surge despite sales dip, fashion labels get online boost

​The trading environment may have been volatile but luxury giant Richemont still managed to see net profit rising almost 40% in the financial year to the end of March, beating forecasts by a wide margin.
Luxury
Cult Beauty, Feelunique could be on the ASOS shopping list - report

Cult Beauty, Feelunique could be on the ASOS shopping list - report

​Fashion e-tail giant ASOS is reportedly considering diving even deeper into beauty via possible bids for major beauty platform Cult Beauty or Feelunique, according to a report.
Fashion