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P&G says may be unable to operate in Russia

P&G says may be unable to operate in Russia

Procter & Gamble Co said in a securities filing on Wednesday that it may not be able to stay in business in Russia because of sanctions, restrictions on financial institutions, supply challenges and monetary controls.
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Farfetch adds luxury beauty, massive launch underlines huge ambitions in sector

Farfetch adds luxury beauty, massive launch underlines huge ambitions in sector

Farfetch made a major move in beauty as of April 20 with the online retail giant launching the super-category on its e-tail marketplace and via its Browns and New Guards Group subsidiaries.
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The Body Shop tops new customer web experience ranking

The Body Shop tops new customer web experience ranking

Ethical beauty retailer The Body Shop is leading the way in customer online experience, according to the UK Digital Retail Index. The UK-based firm topped a list of 500 retailers with the highest score for its website. 
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Cult Beauty co-founder exits after THG buy

Cult Beauty co-founder exits after THG buy

​Eight months after THG bought Cult Beauty in a £275 million deal, its co-founder and co-CEO Alexia Inge has exited the business.
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The Honest Company adds two members to board

The Honest Company adds two members to board

The Honest Company announced on Thursday its has added Julia Brown and John Hartung to join its board of directors, with an officiation taking place May 25, 2022. 
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Superdrug in wide-ranging leadership revamp

Superdrug in wide-ranging leadership revamp

​UK health & beauty retailer Superdrug is to bolster its female board presence with a quartet of new executive appointments. It’s also made two key leadership changes in commerce and digital.
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India's Reliance may bid for Walgreens' Boots business

India's Reliance may bid for Walgreens' Boots business

India's Reliance Industries is exploring a bid for drug retailer Walgreens Boots Alliance's UK-based Boots business, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. 
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Galeries Lafayette Haussmann dedicates 3,000 square metres to wellness

Galeries Lafayette Haussmann dedicates 3,000 square metres to wellness

The Parisian department store is set to open a 3,000-square-metre wellness department this summer in its minus-one floor, offering skin care products, massages, fitness lessons, and a restaurant. 
Luxury
The Body Shop programme to roll out refill stations globally moves into US stores

The Body Shop programme to roll out refill stations globally moves into US stores

​UK-based ethical beauty brand The Body Shop has introduced its in-store refill programme to the US as part of “an ambitious five-year plan to roll out refill stations in the majority of its stores globally”.
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Boots could be sold at a steep discount - report

Boots could be sold at a steep discount - report

The Boots business could be sold at a big discount to the asking price with news that one bidder was willing to pay only £4 billion for the high street and online retailer.
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As inflation soars, Boots expand Price Advantage programme

As inflation soars, Boots expand Price Advantage programme

​As attractive prices becomes a key issue in the battle for attracting and retaining cash-strapped customers, UK health & beauty giant Boots has trebled the number of products for its loyalty programme members.
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Space NK turnover falls but subsidiary sale sends profit surging

Space NK turnover falls but subsidiary sale sends profit surging

​Space NK has filed its results for the year to March 27 2021 and said turnover fell 11% to £111.8m. This reduction was caused by its retail stores having to close for a large proportion of the year due to the pandemic.
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Boots sees bounceback ahead of potential sale

Boots sees bounceback ahead of potential sale

​Up-for-sale UK health & beauty retail giant Boots is seeing its post-pandemic recovery taking shape, announcing sales jumped 15.2% in the quarter to 28 February, driven by a 22% lift in like-for-like sales. 
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Consumers distrust brands over virtue-signalling - report

Consumers distrust brands over virtue-signalling - report

​As consumers become more eco-and diversity-aware, brands have rushed to show they’re on the same wavelength. But there's a high level of distrust among consumers about hair and beauty brands' 'woke' claims.
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Superdrug plans marketplace launch with diversity focus

Superdrug plans marketplace launch with diversity focus

​Superdrug is to launch an online marketplace for beauty and wellness brands, taking in premium names, as well as start-ups and making every effort to include black and female owned businesses.
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Japan to ban luxury goods exports to Russia from April 5

Japan to ban luxury goods exports to Russia from April 5

Japan will ban the export of luxury goods to Russia in its latest response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, effective April 5, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said in a Tuesday statement. 
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