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Brodie & Stone is latest Creightons acquisition after Emma Hardie

Brodie & Stone is latest Creightons acquisition after Emma Hardie

​Busy beauty and personal care products maker Creightons has made its second acquisition in as many months. This time it’s snapped up personal care products maker Brodie & Stone for £4.8 million.
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Ulta celebrates Black voices in beauty with launch of Muse 100

Ulta celebrates Black voices in beauty with launch of Muse 100

The Bolingbrook, Illinois-based cosmetics retailer has unveiled the Muse 100, an initiative that recognizes and awards grants to 100 trailblazing Black voices working in different fields of the beauty industry.
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L'Occitane International names André Hoffmann as new CEO

L'Occitane International names André Hoffmann as new CEO

There's been a change in leadership at L'Occitane International. After 25 years at the head of the beauty group, Reinold Geiger has handed the reins over to André Hoffmann. 
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The Honest Company names Pete Gerstberger chief digital and strategy officer

The Honest Company names Pete Gerstberger chief digital and strategy officer

The Honest Company announced on Wednesday the appointment of Pete Gerstberger as chief digital and strategy officer. 
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Beauty products supplier Knowlton targets over $3 billion valuation in U.S. IPO

Beauty products supplier Knowlton targets over $3 billion valuation in U.S. IPO

Knowlton Development Corp said on Tuesday it was looking to raise up to $857.14 million through a U.S. initial public offering, valuing the manufacturer for beauty, personal and home care brands at more than $3 billion.
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Britain's e-health & beauty sales are soaring this year

Britain's e-health & beauty sales are soaring this year

​The pandemic's lockdowns confirmed two things: UK women upped their self-care game and they bought more beauty products digitally. Online health & beauty-related sales in the first half of this year jumped 223%.
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Love Hemp signs Asia distribution deal

Love Hemp signs Asia distribution deal

The Love Hemp Group is taking its first step into Asia. The UK-based CBD and hemp-based wellbeing and skincare producer has signed a distribution partnership for the region with eCargo Holdings.
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Sanctuary Spa launches self-care campaign

Sanctuary Spa launches self-care campaign

Sanctuary Spa is advocating improving everyday self-care for women. It’s part of the UK body, skincare and wellness brand’s largest ever brand marketing campaign that launches 6 September across primetime TV networks.
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Neom shines in transformational year on digital strength

Neom shines in transformational year on digital strength

​After weathering a tough pandemic, it’s no wonder the wellbeing and skincare sectors are thriving. And Neom’s latest set of results reflect this with strong year-end sales and “continued growth and momentum”.
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Anatomē joins Seven Dials retail family until January

Anatomē joins Seven Dials retail family until January

A new retail addition has arrived at London’s Seven Dials. Property giant Shaftesbury has leased space within the popular destination to anatomē, the wellness apothecary, which has opened on Monmouth Street until January.
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Boots links with Deliveroo for fast delivery trial

Boots links with Deliveroo for fast delivery trial

Boots is upping its delivery credentials. The UK health & beauty retail giant has signed with Deliveroo and its takeaway app to offer around 400 store items for home delivery in pilot programme in 11 city centres.
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Hotter to launch wellbeing and clothing marketplace

Hotter to launch wellbeing and clothing marketplace

​UK-based comfort footwear brand Hotter Shoes is to launch into the wellness and apparel segment after its private equity owner Electra floats its business later this year.
Fashion
Harrods opens revamped hair and beauty salon

Harrods opens revamped hair and beauty salon

​Harrods opened its new Hair & Beauty Salon on Monday after a makeover for the location. The 16,985 sq ft space has new “game-changing” features and “must-have” products from “the world’s most innovative beauty brands”.
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Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is for sale with a formal auction process about to start. It hasn’t been announced by its owners, the Westons, but a news report said Credit Suisse will be canvassing prospective buyers “imminently”.
Luxury
Sephora confirms Feelunique buy, no purchase price disclosed

Sephora confirms Feelunique buy, no purchase price disclosed

​LVMH’s premium beauty operation Sephora has confirmed the widely expected acquisition of Feelunique. It has signed a deal with Palamon Capital Partners and other shareholders to take over the UK-based beauty e-tailer.
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Unilever's beauty ops make progress in first half, Q2 growth accelerates

Unilever's beauty ops make progress in first half, Q2 growth accelerates

​FMCG giant Unilever had a “strong” first half, it said on Thursday with underlying sales growth of 5.4% (4% by volume and 1.3% price) while price growth stepped up in Q2.
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