Selfridges had already told us that its Boxing Day clearance sale business was buoyant and at the weekend it said the Christmas season as a whole was better than ever with rising footfall and strong full-price sales.
L’Oréal has become the first major beauty brand to cast a woman wearing a hijab in a haircare ad campaign. The multimedia campaign explores and celebrates the complicated relationship women have with their hair.
Coty has launched an on-demand digital personal beauty assistant for the Amazon Echo Show in the UK. Digital innovation with a focus on voice and virtual assistants to be central to company's future strategy
John Lewis continued to struggle with slowing sales in the latest week. On Tuesday the department stores and e-tail firm said that sales for the seven days to January 13 fell 3.8% year-on-year to £85.7 million.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.
Upmarket beauty retailer Space NK enjoyed strong trading in the year to 25 March 2017, with turnover rising 11.4% to £96.4 million as a result of continued consumer interest in luxury skincare, beauty and fragrance.
Counter Brands LLC has announced that Mousse Partners Ltd, a single-family venture-capital office, has made a strategic investment in the clean beauty company. Capital will go towards developing strategic initiatives.
The importance of Selfridges as a shopping destination, and London as a focus for global shoppers, has been underlined as Decorté says it will debut key products through the store before its core Asian market.