House of Fraser boss Mike Ashley’s wish to keep open as many of the beleaguered department store chain’s branches as possible could come to nothing with reports that a raft of new closures are about to be announced.
Footfall to physical retail stores remained sluggish in the UK ahead of the key festive shopping months, piling further pain onto the fashion sector after what has been a far-from-stellar AW18 season so far.
The NYC-based beauty company reported a significant narrowing of Q3 net losses on Friday, thanks to cost-cutting measures which compensated for faltering sales and are soon to be expanded through a new optimization plan.
Designer Johanna Ortiz has become the latest creative to get the lipstick bug. The Colombian designer has teamed up with the lifestyle brand Aerin on a new capsule collection of three lipsticks, as reported by Vogue.
October’s high street sales in the UK continued to be sluggish and while retailers might have been hoping to reverse October 2017’s 5.2% fall, a like-for-like drop of 2% this time meant they didn’t get their wish.
Brazilian cosmetics giants Natura &Co said on Thursday consolidated revenues for the third quarter recorded double-digit growth, prompting the company's overall net profit for the three months to double.