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Chanel endures tough 2020 but recovery is on track

Chanel endures tough 2020 but recovery is on track

Chanel expects to be riding high again this year after a tough 2020, with sales forecast to rise in double-digits. That’s according to the company’s CFO on Tuesday after it released its pandemic-hit 2020 figures. 
Luxury
Shiseido launches its perfumes on Tmall

Shiseido launches its perfumes on Tmall

Shiseido, impacted by the pandemic in 2020, is launching three of its perfume brands on Chinese online platform Tmall with the aim of attracting young consumers who are increasingly interested in the world of fragrance.
Beauty
Boohoo sales surge in Q1, but some markets are challenged

Boohoo sales surge in Q1, but some markets are challenged

Boohoo’s trading update on Tuesday showed that the pureplay e-tailer continued to prosper in Q1, even after UK physical stores reopened in April, although there were challenges in some markets and margins were squeezed.
Fashion
Dior and cosmetics lead French luxury market since start of pandemic

Dior and cosmetics lead French luxury market since start of pandemic

French shoppers have favoured Dior, Chanel and Saint Laurent since the end of May 2020, according to a YouGov study, and have opted more for fragrances and cosmetics than for fashion categories.
Luxury
Cult Beauty sales surge as it gains new customers in UK, Europe

Cult Beauty sales surge as it gains new customers in UK, Europe

​Beauty e-tailer Cult Beauty has filed its full-year results for the 12 months to May 31 2020 and they show that it enjoyed what it called “another great year”, despite the pandemic affecting over two months in the year.
Beauty
Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

​Selfridges is reportedly up for sale — or at least its owners are exploring their options — after a mystery buyer approached the business with an offer, reports claimed on Friday.
Luxury
Former Sports Direct exec Forsey is MD of Revolution Beauty

Former Sports Direct exec Forsey is MD of Revolution Beauty

​Former Sports Direct boss Dave Forsey, 55, has become managing director of fast-growing Revolution Beauty, five years after he left the sports retailer that he’d joined at the age of 18.
Beauty
Salvatore Ferragamo negotiating fragrance license with Interparfums

Salvatore Ferragamo negotiating fragrance license with Interparfums

Salvatore Ferragamo is in negotiations with fragrance group Interparfums, which produces perfumes for brands including Coach and Jimmy Choo, about a licensing deal for the development of its own fragrances. 
Beauty
Swiss fragrance group Givaudan partners with Alibaba's Tmall

Swiss fragrance group Givaudan partners with Alibaba's Tmall

On Thursday, Swiss group Givaudan announced a new partnership with Chinese website Tmall to accelerate perfume creation by analysing consumer behaviour data.
Beauty
Natura's Fable vehicle invests in Perfumer H

Natura's Fable vehicle invests in Perfumer H

​Body Shop owner Natura &Co has unveiled Fable Investments, a investment vehicle set up to support beauty, health and wellness companies. And its first investment is in Britain's Perfumer H.
Beauty
Fragonard links up with designer Thierry Colson

Fragonard links up with designer Thierry Colson

Fragonard, the Provençal marque par excellence, has teamed up with designer Thierry Colson to create a new summer collection, which begins retailing next month.
Beauty
Landlord Grosvenor takes Roland Mouret stake

Landlord Grosvenor takes Roland Mouret stake

West End landlord Grosvenor is continuing its drive to get more deeply involved in some of the businesses that occupy its properties with news on Wednesday that it has taken a stake in luxury label Roland Mouret.
Luxury
Hugo Boss's new CEO is now on-board

Hugo Boss's new CEO is now on-board

​Hugo Boss’s new CEO has officially taken up the role with former Tommy Hilfiger executive Daniel Grieder also joining the German high-end fashion firm’s Managing Board.
Luxury
Goop closes London boutique

Goop closes London boutique

​Gwyneth Paltrow’s standalone Goop store in London’s Notting Hill has closed for good. The UK webstore remains open, however.
Beauty
Ulta swings to profit, beats expectations with top and bottom lines

Ulta swings to profit, beats expectations with top and bottom lines

Ulta announced Q1 net income of $230.3 million, or $4.10 per diluted share, on Thursday, surging out of the loss reported by the company in the prior-year period and soaring over analysts’ estimates of $1.99 per share.
Beauty
Frasers denies takeover plans for Hugo Boss

Frasers denies takeover plans for Hugo Boss

It had all the makings of a headline-grabbing takeover, but Frasers Group buying Hugo Boss has turned out to be nothing more than pure speculation for now.
Luxury