Britain’s Hut Group has grown remarkably fast over the past decade, and it hopes the launch of two new debt facilities will give it the further boost it needs to become the global leader in online beauty.
The chairman of consumer goods giant Unilever said on Wednesday he is stepping down after three years in the role. He will hand over the reins to Nils Andersen, but will remain on the board as a non-executive director.
Switzerland’s Clariant expects its markets to stabilise at a lower level next year, the speciality chemicals company said on Wednesday after reporting weaker than expected earnings and sales in its third quarter.
In a surprise move, luxury department store Harrods has announced that it will open its first standalone store outside of London next spring with a specialist beauty unit at Intu’s Lakeside shopping centre in Essex.