It’s been a tough year for make-up sales, and lipstick in particular, as lockdowns and mask-wearing have pushed this former must-have item much lower on consumers’ priority lists. But times are changing.
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.
The Milan fashion and accessories show will return in phygital format with the WSM event on June 19-21, and is set to welcome back its participants in person on September 23-26 in the city’s Tortona Fashion District.
The trade event dedicated to the wedding world, organized by Fira de Barcelona, has cancelled its June edition due to the travel restrictions affecting 75% of its participants. The event may be held later in the year.
Trade show organisers are continuing to reschedule key shows and Hyve Group has announced that it will stage Scoop X Pure and sourcing show Pure Origin at the Old Truman Brewery in London on September 7-9.
Pitti Immagine Uomo, the second digital-only version of the famed menswear trade salon, on Monday revealed a substantial rise in buyer traffic online, as the salon revealed it may still stage a physical event in July.