Burberry was upbeat Thursday as it reported annual results for the year to March 31. Christopher Bailey talked of “early success with key revenue drivers” as “newness outperformed,” and it saw mid-teens growth in bags.
Earlier this month Sainsbury’s hailed the progress of its Argos acquisition for boosting its full-year results but the current period could see it stumbling as the retailer faces a two-week strike by warehouse staff.
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is taking its charitable partnerships one step farther with a new campaign that will benefit the group Death Penalty Focus which aims to abolish the death penalty in the U.S.
Surprises keep on coming from Balmain and L'Oréal Paris, whose makeup collab lands this fall. Models Doutzen Kroes, Lara Stone, Maria Borges, and Valentina Sampaio have all been signed up to star in the collection ads.
The market for the sale of prestige beauty in the UK rose 4% to £2.55bn last year, says a new report from The NPD Group, with the best growth seen in key cities including Liverpool (15%), London (9%) and Birmingham (8%).