Debenhams is cutting more than 1,000 HQ and store jobs as 17 branches are set to close, with the firm hoping to emerge from administration as a more flexible entity that can meet the challenges of the new retail world.
Tupperware Brands has named a new VP Commercial for EMEA with the appointment of Marco Brandolini. The company is best known for its household products but is also a big player in beauty and personal care.
Debenhams has reached a deal with its landlords that will see 120 of its shops continuing to trade once the retail lockdown ends. But seven of them are set to close. Negotiations around its other branches are continuing.
The Brazilian cosmetics group reported on Thursday a profit of 14.3 million reais ($3.1m) in the fourth quarter, down from 381.7 million reais a year earlier, due to expenses related to its acquisition of Avon Products.
One of the most significant results of the movement for women’s empowerment, at least in fashion, is a revival of clothes with a noble air. Such was the case in an original collection from the house of Alexander McQueen.