Upscale UK department stores are continuing their drives to attract more niche and exclusive brands and with that in mind, American beauty brand Mother Dirt is launching at Harvey Nichols stores today (August 1).
The company will now pledge to limit its contribution to global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees celsius (2.7 degrees fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels and reaching net-zero emissions by no later than 2050.
American Eagle Outfitters will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the U.S. later this year, entering a market that has seen booming demand among the apparel retailer’s core younger clients.
As probiotic ingredients prove to be a key trend in skincare, indies specialising in the field are increasingly in the acquisition spotlight and UK-based Aurelia has just been bought by Hong Kong’s Health & happiness.
Innovaderma, the company behind makeup label Stevie K and Skinny Tan, has announced plans to launch its brands in new territories and branch out into new categories after seeing a 21% increase in revenue in 2019.
Acquisition-hungry online beauty and wellbeing retailer The Hut Group continues its pursuit of world domination as sales and profits soar. Group revenues grew 24% to £916m in 2018, while gross profit was up 31%.
UK health and beauty retail giant Boots is phasing out plastic bags from its stores with the aim of being plastic bag-free by next year. It's starting in 53 stores with unbleached paper bags now being offered.