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Sephora returns to UK with e-tail debut ahead of physical store

Sephora returns to UK with e-tail debut ahead of physical store

​There's been lots of speculation about LVMH’s Sephora returning to the UK and now it's been confirmed. It debuts on 17 October with feelunique.com, the beauty retailer it acquired last year, rebranded as sephora.co.uk.
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ByteDance losses triple to more than $7 billion: report

ByteDance losses triple to more than $7 billion: report

Chinese-owned TikTok parent ByteDance saw operating losses more than triple last year to more than $7 billion, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Thursday.  
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U.S. shoppers set to spend more this Holiday season despite inflation woes: KPMG

U.S. shoppers set to spend more this Holiday season despite inflation woes: KPMG

U.S. shoppers are set to spend more this Holiday season, with a shopper's average spend increasing by 6% on last year, despite most shoppers worried about inflation leading up to the busy period. 
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Safiya Nygaard: the most successful beauty influencer on social media

Safiya Nygaard: the most successful beauty influencer on social media

Chiara Ferragni and Huda Kattan are among the stars of social networks. However, according to the British platform Cosmetify, Safiya Nygaard is the most successful beauty influencer on the web in 2022.
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Shopbop launches Shopbop Beauty

Shopbop launches Shopbop Beauty

Amazon-owned online retailer Shopbop launched on Monday Shopbop Beauty, introducing a new curated assortment of both established and emerging beauty brands.
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Nathalie Berger Duquene appointed global general manager of Balmain Beauty

Nathalie Berger Duquene appointed global general manager of Balmain Beauty

The American cosmetics group Estée Lauder is continuing to expand the team of its latest beauty license, Balmain, and has promoted Nathalie Berger Duquene to global general manager of Balmain Beauty. 
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Skin whitening products remain popular in Cameroon despite risks

Skin whitening products remain popular in Cameroon despite risks

Many of the products have never been scientifically tested and contain dangerous levels of chemicals that inhibit the production of melanin, a substance produced in the body by exposure to the sun.
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Pierre Fabre appoints new managing director of its dermocosmetics and personal care division

Pierre Fabre appoints new managing director of its dermocosmetics and personal care division

The Pierre Fabre group has just appointed Frédéric Ennabli as managing director of its dermocosmetics and personal care division, which includes brands such as Klorane, Avène and Ducray.
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Shiseido to acquire Gallinée, the microbiome skincare brand

Shiseido to acquire Gallinée, the microbiome skincare brand

Shiseido Europe is set to acquire Gallinée, a brand founded in 2016 by France’s Marie Drago. The brand harnesses active probiotics to soothe, balance and strengthen skin.
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Prisma Media to launch French edition of Harper's Bazaar in March

Prisma Media to launch French edition of Harper's Bazaar in March

Prisma Media, France’s leading magazine publishing group, will launch the French edition of U.S women's fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar next March, as the group announced in a press release on Tuesday.
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LA Fashion Week: N4XT Experiences unveils its program

LA Fashion Week: N4XT Experiences unveils its program

The new edition of the Los Angeles Fashion Week, scheduled from October 6 to 9, and officially registered in the CFDA Fashion Calendar, unveils the details of its event. 
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UK may fine TikTok $29 million for failing to protect children's privacy

UK may fine TikTok $29 million for failing to protect children's privacy

Britain could fine TikTok 27 million pounds ($28.91 million) following an investigation that found the app may have breached UK's data protection law by failing to safeguard privacy of children using the platform.
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Harrods boosts beauty with launch of rewards programme

Harrods boosts beauty with launch of rewards programme

Rewards programmes are not exclusively reserved for mainstream retail. Luxury retailer Harrods has launched ‘MyBeauty from Harrods Rewards’, a specifically curated programme for its beauty customers.
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Unilever CEO to quit next year, successor search starts

Unilever CEO to quit next year, successor search starts

​There was big news from Unilever on Monday as its CEO Alan Jope announced that he’s quitting at the end of next year after five years at the helm.
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L’Oréal to acquire Skinbetter Science

L’Oréal to acquire Skinbetter Science

As part of the terms, Skinbetter Science will be integrated into L'Oréal under Christina Fair, president of the active cosmetics division at L'Oréal USA.
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Lil Nas X continues to smash the myth of virility with YSL Beauty campaign

Lil Nas X continues to smash the myth of virility with YSL Beauty campaign

Dressed in a black leather look, jacket open on his bare torso, the American artist presents some of the luxury brand's new makeup products, including Lash Clash mascara and Rouge Pur Couture The Bold lipstick.
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