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.
German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel announced on Monday that it has signed an agreement to acquire NYC-based Deva Parent Holdings, owner of high-growth specialist professional haircare brand DevaCurl.
Capri Holdings faced some challenges in Q2 but the company is upbeat about the prospects for its trio of power brands as Versace gains traction, Michael Kors returns to positive comparable sales and Jimmy Choo expands.
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.
German consumer goods firm Beiersdorf reported a fall in sales of adhesives to the auto industry in the third quarter but new products boosted its skin care business which held up better than expected.