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THG has strong Q4 as Beauty and Ingenuity units soar, but margin forecast disappoints

THG has strong Q4 as Beauty and Ingenuity units soar, but margin forecast disappoints

​THG’s Q4 trading update on Tuesday showed that the group’s shares may have been under heavy pressure in recent months but its sales continue to soar.
Fashion
Unilever's offer for GSK's consumer health raises doubts, questions over strategy

Unilever's offer for GSK's consumer health raises doubts, questions over strategy

The bid for GSK's assets, including Sensodyne toothpaste and Advil painkillers, comes as Unilever is dealing with steep inflation and sluggish growth in emerging markets, where it derives 60% of its revenues.
Beauty
Asda owners believed to be in talks on Boots bid

Asda owners believed to be in talks on Boots bid

​Speculation is intensifying over who might buy Boots from its current owner Walgreen Boots Alliance, and the latest names in the frame are the Issa brothers, the retail tycoons who recently took control of Asda.
Beauty
WHP Global to launch Anne Klein Bath & Body

WHP Global to launch Anne Klein Bath & Body

Brand management and acquisition firm WHP Global has signed a licensing agreement with A. P. Deauville to launch Anne Klein Bath & Body. 
Beauty
Bain and CVC to link up on Boots bid - report

Bain and CVC to link up on Boots bid - report

Two of the world’s biggest private equity names are teaming up to bid for giant UK health & beauty retailer Boots. Bain Capital and CVC Capital have thrown their hats into the ring.
Beauty
Rituals Cosmetics gets B Corp certification

Rituals Cosmetics gets B Corp certification

​Talking a good game on all-things sustainable is one thing. Proving you can walk the walk is another. So fast-expanding luxury beauty brand Rituals Cosmetics has announced it is now a ‘Certified B Corporation’. 
Beauty
Yves Rocher appoints Jean-David Schwartz as managing director

Yves Rocher appoints Jean-David Schwartz as managing director

The Rocher group has recently appointed Jean-David Schwartz as managing director of its leading brand, Yves Rocher.
Beauty
Saks launches new online wellness shop

Saks launches new online wellness shop

U.S. department store Saks has launched its new online wellness shop, retailing products for both men and women across four main categories: fitness, health and nutrition, sexual wellness, and rest and relaxation.
Beauty
Boots recovery boosts WBA results, Walgreens also strong

Boots recovery boosts WBA results, Walgreens also strong

​Walgreens Boots Alliance is upbeat as its first quarter beat expectations and it upgraded its full-year earnings guidance aided both by its US ops and a recovery in its UK unit.
Beauty
Charlotte Tilbury sales soared in 2020, sale price to Puig was £1.3bn

Charlotte Tilbury sales soared in 2020, sale price to Puig was £1.3bn

​Charlotte Tilbury saw rising sales during the height of the pandemic in 2020 with online accounting for two-thirds of transactions and the company able to repay £3.2 million of furlough cash, accounts just filed show.
Beauty
Health & beauty firm Healthpoint sold to Dayes

Health & beauty firm Healthpoint sold to Dayes

​UK health and beauty supplier Healthpoint has been sold to Dutch company Dayes for an undisclosed sum. The move sees private equity firm Maven Capital Partners exiting the business after five years.
Beauty
Dior introduces Lucibel beauty tech masks into Cheval Blanc spa

Dior introduces Lucibel beauty tech masks into Cheval Blanc spa

Dior is putting traditional creams and serums temporarily aside in its latest collaboration with Lucibel, the French high-tech LED face mask, which it has debuted in its Cheval Blanc spa in Paris.
Beauty
Busy Love Hemp sees results improve on back of sporting endorsements

Busy Love Hemp sees results improve on back of sporting endorsements

Specialist CBD products and beauty retailer Love Hemp Group has had a busy year restructuring and bedding in a new management team. So you may think that would have hit performance for the year ended 30 June.
Beauty
Holland & Barrett buys Blow, will add health & wellness to its offer

Holland & Barrett buys Blow, will add health & wellness to its offer

​UK health chain Holland & Barrett (H&B) has made a big move into beauty with a surprise purchase of at-home beauty services business Blow Ltd.
Beauty
John Lewis sees big focus on skinimalism, make-up, intense scent for 2022

John Lewis sees big focus on skinimalism, make-up, intense scent for 2022

Collagen, lip liner, perfume and miniatures are four of the beauty products that have been “must-haves” over the past 12 months and will be key in 2022, John Lewis said in its latest Beauty Bets report on Wednesday.
Beauty
Boots owner explores sale of UK beauty retailer

Boots owner explores sale of UK beauty retailer

​The owner of giant UK beauty and health chain Boots is reportedly thinking of selling the business, five years after it took full control of the firm.
Beauty