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Lipstick effect? These days hairstyling products are the barometer says THG

Lipstick effect? These days hairstyling products are the barometer says THG

​The much-discussed lipstick effect may have kicked in as consumers buy relatively affordable luxury beauty treats when times are tough, but this time lipstick itself isn’t the key product. 
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E.L.F. says quarterly sales growth continues with 49% uptick, lifts annual guidance

E.L.F. says quarterly sales growth continues with 49% uptick, lifts annual guidance

E.L.F. Beauty announced on Wednesday revenues for the third quarter lifted 49% to $146.5 million, driven by strength in both its retailer and e-commerce channels.  
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Hein Schumacher is new Unilever CEO

Hein Schumacher is new Unilever CEO

Global beauty and consumer products giant Unilever has announced its new CEO who’s set to take over from outgoing chief Alan Jope on 1 July. And his name? Step forward Hein Schumacher.
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John Lewis beauty trends forecast takes in mushrooms, skin HIIT

John Lewis beauty trends forecast takes in mushrooms, skin HIIT

John Lewis has launched a new Beauty & Wellness Moments report and has focused on a number of key beauty trends it sees as big for 2023.
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FaceGym launches in Australia, New Zealand in deal with Mecca

FaceGym launches in Australia, New Zealand in deal with Mecca

​London-based skincare brand FaceGym has just launched into Australia and New Zealand, opening its first studio there and announcing an exclusive partnership with beauty retailer Mecca.
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Brand Architekts CFO quits

Brand Architekts CFO quits

Brand Architekts Group is losing its Chief Financial Officer. Tom Carter has resigned from his role and from the board to become CFO at OnTheMarket, the UK challenger beauty business said Tuesday.
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UK's Revolution Beauty names new US president

UK's Revolution Beauty names new US president

UK-based cosmetics and skincare brand Revolution Beauty has promoted Sara Staniford to President of its US operations. She previously held the role of Group Retail Director London.
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Thirteen Lune raises $8 million for expansion

Thirteen Lune raises $8 million for expansion

Inclusive beauty e-commerce destination Thirteen Lune announced on Thursday that it has raised $8 million in a seed plus investment round with new participation from The BrainTrust Fund. 
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Lipstick effect: UK beauty shoppers still buying premium in Golden Quarter

Lipstick effect: UK beauty shoppers still buying premium in Golden Quarter

NPD Group said premium UK beauty sales over Christmas were up “a phenomenal 9.2% on the previous year despite the deepening cost-of-living crisis”, with lipstick ahead by as much as 22%.
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P&G raises sales forecast on price hikes, sees volumes fall

P&G raises sales forecast on price hikes, sees volumes fall

Procter & Gamble Co raised its full-year sales forecast on Thursday and said it plans to continue raising prices despite a drop in sales volumes, warning that high commodity costs were pressuring profits.
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Olehenriksen names Anine Bing global Scandi brand advisor

Olehenriksen names Anine Bing global Scandi brand advisor

Skincare brand Olehenriksen announced on Monday the appointment of founder and chief creative officer of her eponymous label, Anine Bing, as their first global Scandi brand advisor.
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Sephora UK's first store will be at Westfield London

Sephora UK's first store will be at Westfield London

Hot on the heels of last year’s UK re-entry for Sephora online, it has now revealed the location for its previously-promised first British physical store.
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Harrods tests in-store recycling at H Beauty branch

Harrods tests in-store recycling at H Beauty branch

Sustainability will remain a 2023 priority despite the cost-of-living crisis. And with its customers perhaps less worried about rising bills, it certainly will be key for Harrods.
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Lush sees best-ever Christmas sales

Lush sees best-ever Christmas sales

Beauty was big at Christmas, as results from Boots, The Fragrance Store and The Perfume Shop testify. Now we can add Lush to the list as the high street retailer reported its highest-ever trading month in December.
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Space NK sees festive sales jump, plans new stores as it preps upsized Westfield debut

Space NK sees festive sales jump, plans new stores as it preps upsized Westfield debut

​Premium beauty retailer Space NK is to invest more money into its physical stores business, the company’s CEO has said following news of growth in sales over Christmas.
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UK's Revolution Beauty says accounting probe shows multiple concerns

UK's Revolution Beauty says accounting probe shows multiple concerns

​An independent investigation into Revolution Beauty's accounts found several concerns, including over certain historical sales, inventory provisioning and personal loans made by a former CEO, the company said on Friday.
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