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Sally Beauty posts 6% sales rise in Q2

Sally Beauty posts 6% sales rise in Q2

The professional beauty supplies seller announced second-quarter sales of $926.3 million on Thursday, an increase of 6.3% from $871.0 million in the prior-year period, despite ongoing disruptions related to Covid-19.
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Paula Nickolds joins Sainsbury's in charge of fashion and GM

Paula Nickolds joins Sainsbury's in charge of fashion and GM

UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has announced that former John Lewis MD Paula Nickolds is to join the business in June as General Merchandise and Clothing Commercial Director and become a member of its operating board.
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Adwoa Aboah becomes 'global brand activist' for Rimmel London

Adwoa Aboah becomes 'global brand activist' for Rimmel London

​Make-up brand Rimmel London has named not a new brand ambassador but a “global activist” with model and mental health advocate Adwoa Aboah stepping up to the role.
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Home, Label and kidswear boost Next in Q1, upgrades guidance

Home, Label and kidswear boost Next in Q1, upgrades guidance

​Next continued to show just how strong it has been in recent periods on Thursday as the retailer increased its guidance due to sales dipping only slightly in the latest quarter.
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Profits, sales surges and new logistics hubs underline Zalando's stellar Q1

Profits, sales surges and new logistics hubs underline Zalando's stellar Q1

E-tail giant Zalando swung to a profit in Q1 and is expecting general merchandise value growth of up to 36% this financial year after a stellar start to 2021 in which GMV grew as much as 55.6% to €3.2 billion.
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Jessica Alba's Honest Co valued at nearly $2 bln in strong market debut

Jessica Alba's Honest Co valued at nearly $2 bln in strong market debut

Jessica Alba's consumer goods company Honest Co was valued at $1.92 billion in its Nasdaq debut, after its shares opened 33% above their offer price on Wednesday.
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Last Debenhams stores to shut on May 15

Last Debenhams stores to shut on May 15

​Debenhams will exit the UK high street for good on May 15 as the administrators close its remaining stores. The closures will end more than 200 years in which the company has been a major name in UK retail.
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Stockmann revenue falls, but losses narrow

Stockmann revenue falls, but losses narrow

Stockmann, the Finnish retail group that also owns the Lindex chain, said its consolidated revenue fell 7.1% currency-neutral in the first three months of the year, dropping to €155.7 million.
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Hugo Boss Q1 boosted by China, online and casualwear

Hugo Boss Q1 boosted by China, online and casualwear

​Hugo Boss said that it's seen a solid start to the year as it revealed its first-quarter sales. Not that those sales rose. In fact they were down 8% currency-adjusted, or 10% in total to €497 million.
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Shiseido, Dolce & Gabbana put partial end to their licence agreement

Shiseido, Dolce & Gabbana put partial end to their licence agreement

The Japanese cosmetics group has put a partial end to its beauty licence agreement with Dolce & Gabbana, a decision taken as Shiseido, struggling as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, intends to focus on skincare. 
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Bad weather dents UK retail footfall

Bad weather dents UK retail footfall

It’s a factor guaranteed to dent consumer enthusiasm. Bad weather. Footfall across all UK retail destinations declined by 2% week-on-week in the seven days between Sunday 25 April and Saturday 1 May, reports Springboard.
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Global-e launches NASDAQ IPO as cross-border e-commerce booms

Global-e launches NASDAQ IPO as cross-border e-commerce booms

​Global-e, the cross-border e-commerce specialist, has launched its initial public offering that will see it listing on NASDAQ in the US. The shares will be price between $23 and $25.
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E.L.F. teams up with TikTok for gaming live series

E.L.F. teams up with TikTok for gaming live series

The cosmetics brand is partnering with the video sharing app and gaming media platform Enthusiast Gaming for the launch of TikTok Gamers Got Talent, a live series showcasing the TikTok gaming community’s skills.
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Inditex launches Zara Beauty cosmetics line

Inditex launches Zara Beauty cosmetics line

Zara is diving headfirst into beauty with the launch of a complete cosmetics line conceived by British makeup artist Diane Kendal. The retailer's debut beauty offering will be available in store and online from 12 May. 
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Estee Lauder sales miss estimates as makeup demand slumps

Estee Lauder sales miss estimates as makeup demand slumps

Estee Lauder Cos Inc missed analysts' estimates for quarterly sales on Monday, as weak demand for its makeup products offset growth at the cosmetics maker's skincare brands, with people continuing to work from home.
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Irish retail gets green light for May reopening

Irish retail gets green light for May reopening

They may be late to rejoin the wider reopening party, but non-essential retailers in the Republic of Ireland will have their trading restrictions lifted from mid-May.
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