Older men in the UK feel confident about their looks and ageing gracefully and younger men are beard-focused. But that's hurting skincare sales with the men’s sector set to decline this year, says new research.
The 10-year manufacturing deal will allow Walgreens to manufacture its own beauty and cosmetics products. The drugstore chain has taken steps to increase the importance of beauty products across its stores.
Unilever did well in H1 on the back of cost cuts and some good brand performances. Its Dove, Sunsilk, Dermalogica, Dollar Shave Club and Living Proof brands all continued to grow strongly during the half.
Sir Philip Green has named Burberry's ex-chief merchandising officer Paul Price as CEO at the Topshop/Topman business with a remit to grow globally and expand its digital footprint. But will it also move upmarket?
The John lewis clearance sale continues and it helped drive sales of all departments upwards in the seven days to July 15. But, as with last week, the Fashion directory was among the weaker performers.