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M&S launches takeback scheme for beauty packaging
M&S is increasing its commitment to sustainability, announcing a partnership with beauty recycling specialist Handle to launch a Beauty Takeback Scheme in over 40 stores across the UK.
Henkel sells Diadermine to Dutch company Beauty International
The German consumer goods group, owner of haircare brand Schwarzkopf, has sold its skincare brand Diadermine to Dutch cosmetics company Beauty International.
Metaverse Beauty Week to kick off on 12 June, to include IRL events
Metaverse Beauty Week (MBW) launches on Monday. Running from 12-17 June, it will feature multiple brand activations from Neutrogena, Flannels, Glossybox, Lottie London, Lush and more.
Podcast: Joël Palix of Palix Unlimited on the future of the beauty industry
First at YSL, then at Mugler and Feelunique, Palix has lived through the beauty sector’s big changes. The founder of Palix Unlimited shares his experience in the new LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork podcast (in French).
Sandersons names Savile Row-trained manager for Five Valleys store
Upscale regional department store group Sandersons has appointed a new manager for its Five Valleys boutique store in Stroud.
Superdrug's Bear appointed SCS president
Beauty retail giant Superdrug’s Quality and Technical Manager Shona Bear has been appointed President of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS).
L’Oréal invests in US biotech company Debut
L’Oréal has bought a minority stake in US biotech company Debut, a specialist in synthetic biology.
Beautycounter CEO Marc Rey departs
Clean beauty firm Beautycounter has announced the appointment of board director Mindy Mackenzie to the role of interim chief executive officer, effective immediately, succeeding Marc Rey.
Clinique, Kate Spade collaborate on beauty collection
Beauty brand Clinique has teamed up with global lifestyle brand Kate Spade New York for its first-ever collaboration.
Revolution beauty narrows losses as sales rise in H1
It's only a few days since the last set of Revolution Beauty results were released, but they were the delayed figures for FY22. On Friday, it almost got back on track with its results for H1 of FY23.
Freemans enters beauty box market as beauty sales surge
Digital department store Freemans has released its first-ever Beauty Box as it aims to make the most of massive growth in the beauty category overall.
Unilever CFO Pitkethly to leave company by May 2024
Unilever Plc said on Tuesday Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly would leave the consumer goods giant by the end of May 2024 after more than two decades.
Chanel to double London HQ space
News last week that Chanel’s sales rose in double digits in 2022 was followed by the company saying it would double the size of its global HQ in London’s Mayfair and will move in during 2025.
Brand Architekts names new part-time CFO
Challenger British beauty business Brand Architekts Group has appointed Geoff Ellis Chief Financial Officer, effective 3 July, albeit on a part-time basis.
Caudalie’s founders invest in emerging cosmetics brand Talm, a maternity skincare specialist
French women’s skincare brand Talm has recently completed its first funding round with investors Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas, founders of cosmetics brand Caudalie.
Revolution Beauty results finally released, losses widen
Revolution Beauty has finally reported its much-delayed results for the year to February 2022 and operating losses surged to £38.8 million, wider by almost £30 million, although revenue jumped 35% £184.6 million.