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Business

Unilever to acquire Paula's Choice skincare

Unilever to acquire Paula's Choice skincare

Global home products giant Unilever announced on Monday an agreement to acquire digital-led skincare brand Paula’s Choice from TA Associates.
Beauty
Business
Valentino results dragged down by pandemic

Valentino results dragged down by pandemic

The health crisis had a strong negative impact on the results of the Italian brand, which posted a net loss of 127 million euros in 2020, compared to earnings of 33 million euros in the previous year.
Fashion
Business

Dior and cosmetics lead French luxury market since start of pandemic

French shoppers have favoured Dior, Chanel and Saint Laurent since the end of May 2020, according to a YouGov study, and have opted more for fragrances and cosmetics than for fashion categories.
Luxury
Retail

JD Sports faces investor rebellion over Cowgill bonus

Bonuses paid out to JD Sports Fashion executive chairman Peter Cowegill have come under fire with advisory firm Glass Lewis recommending shareholders vote against the firm's “inappropriate” pay policy.
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

Pitti Uomo is ready to restart with a very special physical edition

Pitti Uomo is ready to restart with a very special physical edition

Florence-based trade show Pitti Uomo will be one of the first to relaunch its physical show, from June 30 to July 2, albeit in a reduced format and with safety measures. It expects up to 8,000 buyers and over 300 brands.
Fashion
Trade shows
Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

Originally planned for August, the trade shows have been postponed to fall, with the Portland edition now set to run September 29 through 30, while the Boston event will take place October 4 through 5. 
Fashion
Trade shows

Swimwear show Splash goes digital before staging physical London edition

The high-end swimwear event, rechristened Splash X Joor, will be held online from June 7 to July 2, while also making its way to London for a physical session on June 22-25.
Fashion
Trade shows

Magic to make New York debut this September

Informa Markets, the owner of fashion shows including Magic and Coterie, has announced the debut of a new, twice-annual women’s and children’s East Coast market event, in New York. 
Fashion
Trade shows