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Harrods opens first Scottish H Beauty with Edinburgh debut

Harrods opens first Scottish H Beauty with Edinburgh debut

​Harrods is clearly impressed with the performance of its still-relatively-new H Beauty chain as it has now opened a third branch with a debut on Tuesday in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Fable invests $2 million in skincare brand Stratia

Fable invests $2 million in skincare brand Stratia

The corporate venture investment arm of Brazil’s Natura &Co has taken a $2 million stake in the science-backed, Los Angeles-based skincare brand founded by Alli Reed, aka “The Acid Queen.”
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​Gucci's Alessandro Michele to get Trailblazer title at Fashion Awards

​Gucci's Alessandro Michele to get Trailblazer title at Fashion Awards

​Alessandro Michele is set to receive the Trailblazer Award at the TikTok sponsored Fashion Awards 2021 on 29  November at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The Gucci creative director becomes the award's third recipient.
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Revolution Beauty growth continues, sees expansion opportunities globally

Revolution Beauty growth continues, sees expansion opportunities globally

​Revolution Beauty only listed on the stock exchange in the summer and its first set of results as a public company released on Wednesday showed that its pre-IPO strong performance is continuing.
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Glossier opens in Los Angeles, London store next

Glossier opens in Los Angeles, London store next

Digital-first beauty brand Glossier has officially opened a new store in Los Angeles, on Melrose Avenue, marking the brand’s second retail location.
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Agora beauty app launches in the UK

Agora beauty app launches in the UK

​Billed as the next-generation beauty commerce app, the Agora online marketplace has launched in the UK as a "social and live-shopping platform dedicated to beauty and wellness”.
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Lush quits social media again, says it's had enough of the harm platforms do

Lush quits social media again, says it's had enough of the harm platforms do

​Natural beauty products brand Lush is turning its back on social media as of 26 November until the various networks “take action to provide a safer environment for users”.
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L'Oreal offers vouchers to end spat with China's "lipstick brother"

L'Oreal offers vouchers to end spat with China's "lipstick brother"

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal is offering shopping vouchers to some Chinese customers to settle a dispute over discounts that drew the ire of the country's top two livestreaming sales stars, the pair said.
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Estée Lauder names new N America, Asia leaders, "elevates" China ops

Estée Lauder names new N America, Asia leaders, "elevates" China ops

Estée Lauder had some big executive announcements this week spanning its domestic US market and Asia/Pacific. But perhaps the most interesting part of the news was the fact that it’s “elevating” its Chinese market.
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Coty forecasts sales growth for years ahead as beauty industry rebounds

Coty forecasts sales growth for years ahead as beauty industry rebounds

Coty Inc on Thursday forecast revenue growth for the next several years, after a long streak of declines, as it benefits from improving U.S. and China beauty markets and a sales rebound in airport duty-free stores. 
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Covergirl names America Ferrera brand ambassador

Covergirl names America Ferrera brand ambassador

As part of her role as brand ambassador, Ferrera will be featured in a range of campaigns that are yet to be announced.
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L'Oreal says has resolved Singles Day shopping spat

L'Oreal says has resolved Singles Day shopping spat

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Thursday said it had reached a "constructive and satisfactory solution" following a dispute about prices during Alibaba Group's Singles Day shopping promotion early this month.
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Kiko Milano’s CEO Cristina Scocchia to leave at end December

Kiko Milano’s CEO Cristina Scocchia to leave at end December

Cristina Scocchia took charge of the Italian beauty brand and retailer in July 2017, and will step down from her position as CEO on December 31.
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Freshly Cosmetics raises €19 million to boost expansion, announces London store opening

Freshly Cosmetics raises €19 million to boost expansion, announces London store opening

The Spanish natural cosmetics brand, which is celebrating its fifth anniversary, has closed a financing round with Blossom Capital, and is forecasting 2021 sales worth €50 million.
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Coty poaches new chief scientific officer from Shiseido

Coty poaches new chief scientific officer from Shiseido

The current senior vice president of Shiseido’s Americas Innovation Center, Dr. Shimei Fan, will join U.S.-based cosmetics giant Coty as its chief scientific officer on January 3, 2022.
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Estée Lauder group president for North America to exit

Estée Lauder group president for North America to exit

The New York-based beauty conglomerate announced on Tuesday that, after almost 25 years at the company, Chris Good, group president for North America, will be retiring effective June 30, 2022.
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