Under pressure to reduce environmental waste from single-use containers, major consumer companies including Procter & Gamble Co, Unilever Plc and The Body Shop are rolling out more products in refillable form.
Third-quarter earnings showed that, despite China's economic growth slowing to a three-decade low, shoppers are continuing to spend heavily on luxury - but doing it at home or online, making savings on holiday costs.
The beauty giant and the packaging company have announced the invention of what is reportedly the first carton-based cosmetic tube, which sees plastic for the most part replaced with a bio-based, paper-like material
The luxury giant has appointed Kalpana Bagamane Denzel as chief diversity, inclusion and talent officer. She held the same role at Russell Reynolds Associates, and reports to Béatrice Lazat, Kering’s HR director.
The French sportswear label has co-opted to its executive board Catherine Spindler, formerly in charge of the French market at Vente Privée, and Jean-Louis Delamarre, who has been with Lacoste since 2014.