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
Burberry had a good Christmas quarter even though its comp sales rise fell short of analysts' predictions. Its fashion offer outperformed while digital continued to rise and top-spending shoppers returned to the fold.
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.
Japanese designer labels Undercover and The Soloist offered up a major fashion moment on Thursday night, lighting up the Florentine runway with their radical visions of the future for the close of Pitti Uomo 93.
Boohoo continued its impressive run in the last months of 2017 with its main brand, as well as PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal, all powering ahead globally. Can surging growth continue? The company thinks it can.
Vlada Haggerty, Smashbox “lip editor in chief”, filed her complaint in federal court in California last week, alleging that LVMH-owned Make Up For Ever copied her lip art in the logo for its new Lustrous cosmetics line.
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.