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Prada Caffè opens in Harrods, expect ice cream stall soon
In-store cafes are increasingly popular at all levels of the fashion market and the latest is at the very highest end with Prada having opened the Prada Caffè inside Harrods in London.
Maya Jama is new Rimmel London global ambassador
Rimmel London has named Maya Jama as its new brand ambassador. The TV and radio presenter has a very high profile in the UK in particular but will also front the brand globally.
Activist shareholder calls for action at THG
THG is being urged to up its game. Activist shareholder Kelso Group has increased its holding in the online retail and technology giant while demanding its board delivers results.
Coty names new chief commercial officer, prestige
Coty Inc. announced on Thursday the appointment of Caroline Andreotti to the role of chief commercial officer for its prestige division, effective April 1.
Delayed Sloane Street transformation to start, will see £46m spend
London’s Sloane Street is to be transformed into a greener and even more appealing shopping destination in a partnership between landlord/developer Caodgan and the local authority.
WGSN owner says revenue rises, but non-fashion is growth driver
Up-for-sale WGSN could have a new owner before the end of April. That’s the news from UK-based specialist information and analytics owner Ascential that earlier decided to offload the UK-based business in January.
Troubled Revolution Beauty announces financing and results date
Long-troubled multi-channel mass beauty retailer Revolution Beauty Group on Thursday updated the market on the timetable for publishing its delayed FY22 accounts, together with amendments to its banking facilities.
H&M profit gets Q1 Sellpy boost, says womenswear, COS and Arket are strong
H&M’s Q1 results showed the company increasing operating profit, net profit and sales in the three months to the end of February. But challenges remain and many spring season sales have been delayed by cold weather.
GXO Direct launches warehousing solutions for UK SMEs
It’s big in the world of UK and Ireland logistics with a client list already including M&S, ASOS, and Matchesfashion. But GXO has now launched GXO Direct in the UK offering shared warehousing solutions for smaller firms.
Missoni opens new store at South Coast Plaza, Orange County
Italian fashion label Missoni has opened its first store at the South Coast Plaza shopping center in Costa Mesa, Orange County, alongside other major luxury brands. A space that features the brand's zig-zag design.
Parfums de Marly reports 2022 revenue of €262 million
In 2022, independent niche perfumery brand Parfums de Marly, which will open a new store in Beverly Hills in April, recorded a revenue of €262 million, equivalent to a 51% increase.
Next has good year, says price rises will slow
Fresh from news of its latest acquisition — Cath Kidston — Next has reported its annual results and as is usually the case with the company, it achieved a performance many peers would envy.
Cross and Bendjima star in new Farfetch campaign
Farfetch has unveiled its latest campaign with its SS23 creative featuring Marcia Cross of Desperate Housewives fame and model Younes Bendjima.
Luna Daily enters the U.S., secures $3.7 million investment
Intimate care brand Luna Daily announced on Tuesday the brand's U.S. debut via a partnership with Sephora.
Kim Kardashian trademarks daughter North West's name in beauty industry
Could Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's daughter North West's name become a cosmetics brand? Kim Kardashian has trademarked her eldest daughter's name in several sectors, including beauty.
Italy's Cucinelli to launch its first two perfumes this year
talian luxury group Brunello Cucinelli said on Tuesday it had created with Italian perfume group Euroitalia its first two perfumes to be launched this year.