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Puig invests in Chinese fragrance brand Scent Library

Puig invests in Chinese fragrance brand Scent Library

The Chinese perfume market has become very attractive for leading luxury groups like Puig, which recently acquired a stake in Chinese fragrance brand Scent Library.
Beauty
L'Occitane International names André Hoffmann as new CEO

L'Occitane International names André Hoffmann as new CEO

There's been a change in leadership at L'Occitane International. After 25 years at the head of the beauty group, Reinold Geiger has handed the reins over to André Hoffmann. 
Beauty
Beauty products supplier Knowlton targets over $3 billion valuation in U.S. IPO

Beauty products supplier Knowlton targets over $3 billion valuation in U.S. IPO

Knowlton Development Corp said on Tuesday it was looking to raise up to $857.14 million through a U.S. initial public offering, valuing the manufacturer for beauty, personal and home care brands at more than $3 billion.
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France's Interparfums sees first half boosted by US operations

France's Interparfums sees first half boosted by US operations

The French fragrance specialist saw its sales rise 11.7% in the first half of the fiscal year, growth driven by North America, where revenues increased 54% to 101.3 million euros in the period. 
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Britain's e-health & beauty sales are soaring this year

Britain's e-health & beauty sales are soaring this year

​The pandemic's lockdowns confirmed two things: UK women upped their self-care game and they bought more beauty products digitally. Online health & beauty-related sales in the first half of this year jumped 223%.
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Jessica Simpson may buy her brand back from Sequential

Jessica Simpson may buy her brand back from Sequential

The singer and actress’s family has reportedly offered to buy her eponymous fashion brand from bankrupt parent company Sequential Brands Group Inc. for $65 million.
Fashion
Swiss group Givaudan to invest over $80 million in Mexico

Swiss group Givaudan to invest over $80 million in Mexico

Givaudan, the world’s top perfume and fragrance producer, has announced it will enlarge its production plant in Pedro Escobedo, in the state of Querétaro, Mexico, as it seeks to boost its Latin America growth.
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Palm Angels launches debut scent with 19 – 69

Palm Angels launches debut scent with 19 – 69

Palm Angels has launched not one but three debut scents with fragrance specialist 19 – 69, in the latest product development from the Italian hipster skateboard brand, following on link-ups with Missoni and Vilebrequin.
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Coty bets on fragrance rebound for return to sales growth, shares soar

Coty bets on fragrance rebound for return to sales growth, shares soar

Coty Inc said on Thursday it expects to post full-year sales growth for the first time in at least three years, as people splurge on fragrances and cosmetics following the easing of coronavirus curbs.
Luxury
Flannels opens Leicester regional flagship

Flannels opens Leicester regional flagship

​Flannels, the high-end fashion and beauty retailer owned by Frasers Group, on Thursday opened the doors of its second regional flagship, in Leicester.
Fashion
Boots links with Deliveroo for fast delivery trial

Boots links with Deliveroo for fast delivery trial

Boots is upping its delivery credentials. The UK health & beauty retail giant has signed with Deliveroo and its takeaway app to offer around 400 store items for home delivery in pilot programme in 11 city centres.
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Schulman named CEO of Michael Kors, to become Capri Holdings chief in 2022

Schulman named CEO of Michael Kors, to become Capri Holdings chief in 2022

​Capri Holdings had big news on Tuesday as it announced a new CEO — Joshua Schulman — for Michael Kors. But more importantly, he'll take over as group CEO from John D Idol next year. Idol will become executive chairman.
Fashion
UK prestige beauty is on the road to recovery, fragrance is key

UK prestige beauty is on the road to recovery, fragrance is key

​The UK prestige beauty sector is bouncing back and saw an 11% year-on-year sales rise in the first half, a new report from The NPD Group showed on Tuesday.
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Hugo Boss launches ambitious new strategy to drive fast growth

Hugo Boss launches ambitious new strategy to drive fast growth

Hugo Boss has a new growth strategy called Claim 5 that aims to double its sales to €4bn by 2025. It will accelerate growth across all brands, touchpoints, and geographies and will include a branding refresh.
Luxury
Upscale Frasers department stores to open in Ireland

Upscale Frasers department stores to open in Ireland

Frasers Group’s premium-to-luxury Frasers department store concept is to open in two former Debenhams units in the Republic of Ireland with a debut in Cork and Kildare in 2022.
Fashion
Perfume maker Firmenich scents strong rebound for fine fragrances

Perfume maker Firmenich scents strong rebound for fine fragrances

Firmenich expects continued strong demand for the rest of 2021 after the Swiss maker of scents including Ariana Grande's R.E.M, Calvin Klein's CK One and Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium reported accelerating sales growth.
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