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Ulta sales lifted by “resiliency” of beauty category

Ulta sales lifted by “resiliency” of beauty category

The Bolingbrook, Illinois-based cosmetics retailer revealed on Thursday that its net sales for the third quarter totaled $2.0 billion, up 28.6% from $1.6 billion in the same period in the previous year.
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Fable invests $2 million in skincare brand Stratia

Fable invests $2 million in skincare brand Stratia

The corporate venture investment arm of Brazil’s Natura &Co has taken a $2 million stake in the science-backed, Los Angeles-based skincare brand founded by Alli Reed, aka “The Acid Queen.”
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​Gucci's Alessandro Michele to get Trailblazer title at Fashion Awards

​Gucci's Alessandro Michele to get Trailblazer title at Fashion Awards

​Alessandro Michele is set to receive the Trailblazer Award at the TikTok sponsored Fashion Awards 2021 on 29  November at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The Gucci creative director becomes the award's third recipient.
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Revolution Beauty growth continues, sees expansion opportunities globally

Revolution Beauty growth continues, sees expansion opportunities globally

​Revolution Beauty only listed on the stock exchange in the summer and its first set of results as a public company released on Wednesday showed that its pre-IPO strong performance is continuing.
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Glossier opens in Los Angeles, London store next

Glossier opens in Los Angeles, London store next

Digital-first beauty brand Glossier has officially opened a new store in Los Angeles, on Melrose Avenue, marking the brand’s second retail location.
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Lush quits social media again, says it's had enough of the harm platforms do

Lush quits social media again, says it's had enough of the harm platforms do

​Natural beauty products brand Lush is turning its back on social media as of 26 November until the various networks “take action to provide a safer environment for users”.
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Estée Lauder names new N America, Asia leaders, "elevates" China ops

Estée Lauder names new N America, Asia leaders, "elevates" China ops

Estée Lauder had some big executive announcements this week spanning its domestic US market and Asia/Pacific. But perhaps the most interesting part of the news was the fact that it’s “elevating” its Chinese market.
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Coty forecasts sales growth for years ahead as beauty industry rebounds

Coty forecasts sales growth for years ahead as beauty industry rebounds

Coty Inc on Thursday forecast revenue growth for the next several years, after a long streak of declines, as it benefits from improving U.S. and China beauty markets and a sales rebound in airport duty-free stores. 
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Covergirl names America Ferrera brand ambassador

Covergirl names America Ferrera brand ambassador

As part of her role as brand ambassador, Ferrera will be featured in a range of campaigns that are yet to be announced.
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US pharmacy chain CVS to close about 10% of stores

US pharmacy chain CVS to close about 10% of stores

US pharmacy and cosmetics chain CVS announced Thursday it will close 900 stores over the next three years, amounting to nearly 10 percent of its locations.
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L'Oreal says has resolved Singles Day shopping spat

L'Oreal says has resolved Singles Day shopping spat

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Thursday said it had reached a "constructive and satisfactory solution" following a dispute about prices during Alibaba Group's Singles Day shopping promotion early this month.
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Kiko Milano’s CEO Cristina Scocchia to leave at end December

Kiko Milano’s CEO Cristina Scocchia to leave at end December

Cristina Scocchia took charge of the Italian beauty brand and retailer in July 2017, and will step down from her position as CEO on December 31.
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Coty poaches new chief scientific officer from Shiseido

Coty poaches new chief scientific officer from Shiseido

The current senior vice president of Shiseido’s Americas Innovation Center, Dr. Shimei Fan, will join U.S.-based cosmetics giant Coty as its chief scientific officer on January 3, 2022.
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Estée Lauder group president for North America to exit

Estée Lauder group president for North America to exit

The New York-based beauty conglomerate announced on Tuesday that, after almost 25 years at the company, Chris Good, group president for North America, will be retiring effective June 30, 2022.
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Harry Styles launches Pleasing beauty brand

Harry Styles launches Pleasing beauty brand

​Harry Styles has this week launched a beauty brand — called Pleasing — the label debuting with just a few products. For now it features vegan/clean beauty unisex nail products and skincare. 
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E.L.F. Beauty eliminates 1 million pounds of packaging materials

E.L.F. Beauty eliminates 1 million pounds of packaging materials

Oakland, California-based cosmetics company E.L.F. Beauty announced on Monday that it has eliminated more than one million pounds of packaging materials through its Project Unicorn initiative.
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