John Lewis’s weekly sales may have been sluggish in recent periods but Black Friday saw some pent-up demand being unleashed as the company said it saw 495 units being ordered online per minute between 07:00 and 08:00.
One of Britain’s most influential beauty entrepreneurs, Sharmadean Reid, is joining beauty e-tailer Feelunique.com as a strategic adviser. She will lead an advisory board comprised of beauty industry experts.
The New York Times Co plans to develop two or three new standalone digital products next year focused on lifestyle topics as part of its push to get more people to pay for its content beyond traditional news.
Up to 35 people were injured in a cosmetic factory fire in New York on Monday, after two consecutive explosions went off inside the Hudson Valley-based building. The factory had recently been cited for safety violations.