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Bed Bath & Beyond to cut 1,300 more jobs in New Jersey
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc will lay off about 1,300 more employees at four locations in New Jersey, including at discount health and beauty chain Harmon, a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification.
ASOS expands Face+Body beauty offer
ASOS is expanding its Face+Body beauty range in response to rocketing social media demand. Malin+Goetz, Megababe and The Beauty Crop are being added to the range this spring, taking it beyond 200 brands.
Micro-influencers and K-Pop stars are key to beauty brands - report
The strong appeal of K-Pop stars and the authenticity of micro-influencers were vital to the marketing efforts of beauty brands in the second half of 2022, a new report from Launchmetrics has shown.
Cosmoprof beauty show in Bologna to host 2,900 exhibitors from 64 countries
The beauty trade show will take place in Bologna, Italy, on March 16-24, and is back to pre-Covid numbers with exhibitors from 64 countries, 60% of them from Europe, visitors from 116 countries and buyers from over 50.
John Lewis losses grow, launches bigger costs-savings drive
When a results release starts with a message to the staff talking about “another very tough year”, you know it’s not going to be good and so it was with John Lewis Partnership on Thursday.
Vanessa Hudgens relaunches Know Beauty
Actress, singer, and entrepreneur Vanessa Hudgens announced on Wednesday the relaunch of Know Beauty with the debut of a new detoxifying clay face mask.
John Lewis names non-exec Nish Kankiwala to new CEO role
It’s a big news week for John Lewis with its results due Thursday and a new concept store layout unveiled Tuesday. And Wednesday? Just the small matter of a new CEO.
Body Shop and Aesop owner Natura highlights sales progress, despite overall falls
The Brazilian beauty giant that owns The Body Shop, Aesop and Avon, talked of “a resilient performance” in Q4 with sales growth in constant currency. But sales still fell on a reported basis and it made a net loss.
Beach House Group launches beauty, lifestyle brand venture fund
Beach House Group announced on Friday the launch of a new venture fund, Beach House Ventures, which looks to incubate nascent beauty and lifestyle brands, via financial backing and more.
Sephora and TikTok team up to launch social media incubator program
Dubbed the 'Sephora x TikTok Incubator Program', the program connects TikTok creators to best-in-class beauty brands from the Sephora’s Accelerate program.
Lush cuts ad spend with big tech, focuses on app and its stores
Beauty and personal care retailer Lush wants to slash its online ad spend with big tech firms, instead targeting smaller tech organisations and engaging open source solutions.
Annie Jackson, Credo Beauty co-founder: 'Consumers want to vote with their dollars, Credo is here to empower them'
Credo Beauty, the innovative clean beauty company founded in San Francisco, opened its second store in Los Angeles at Larchmont Village. The brand now has 12 locations in the United States.
LVMH rejigs beauty division, names Stephane Rinderknech CEO
LVMH on Monday named Stephane Rinderknech as chairman and CEO of its beauty division, rounding out a series of broader management changes at the owner of Guerlain and Parfums Christian Dior.
Bella Hadid is new Charlotte Tilbury muse in anniversary year
High-profile model Bella Hadid has become the latest muse for Charlotte Tilbury, the upscale mega-beauty brand majority owned by Puig.
Big spenders drive West End recovery despite footfall lag
The West End of London is recovering fast at present, updated figures from the New West End Company (NWEC) showed on Wednesday, as high-spending tourists cancel out slower footfall.
Glossier launches in Sephora across North America
Glossier officially launched on Thursday at Sephora stores across the United States and Canada, as well as online and on the Sephora app.