Next is frontrunner for Topshop takeover

The beauty and fashion retailer, which is bidding for Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia group in partnership with Davidson Kempner, is said to be leading the competition ahead of Boohoo, Authentic Brands and G-III Apparel

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Billionaire Barclay family hatch £3bn IPO listing for booming The Very Group

If the owners’ plans go ahead, it would mark the first occasion a Barclay-owned business is available to the public ...

Primark braced for £1bn lockdown sales loss

The beauty and fast fashion retailer has refused to dabble in online trading in spite of Covid-19 lockdowns forcing ...

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Cosmetify launches beauty price comparison app ahead of Black Friday

The cosmetics website aims to help shoppers find the best deals and savings across more than 1,700 brands

How Sephora aims to redeem its history of in-store racial profiling

The LVMH-owned beauty retailer admits that shoppers at Sephora are 'not always treated fairly'

Strong festive sales give ASOS reason to celebrate

The beauty e-commerce player’s group sales were up almost a quarter with ‘exceptional’ growth seen in the UK ...

'We could see the death of the department store': Retailers must stop living in the past to save the future of the high street

Coronavirus didn't kill bricks-and-mortar, lack of imagination did, but a new wave of industry innovators, indie beauty ...

Debenhams confirms Oxford Street store will not reopen after Covid-19 lockdown

Stores in Portsmouth, Staines, Harrogate, Weymouth and Worcester will also permanently close

Trump’s tie maker joins bidding battle for bust Arcadia

G-III Apparel, the licence holder for Calvin Klein and owner of the Donna Karan, has joined Authentic Brands, Next and ...

Grounded: Can travel retail take off post-pandemic?

International travel restrictions have proven catastrophic for the travel retail and duty free sector, an important ...

'We are leaving the era of marketing': How Dr Barbara Sturm took on the legacy luxury skin care industry and won

How do you become Hollywood's go-to skin care brand? Dr Barbara Sturm reveals to Cosmetics Business why premium skin ...

The beauty and wellness brands available to order on Deliveroo

From luxury sheet masks to CBD oils and one day exclusive offers, the British food delivery app is now helping brands ...

Industry expert Clare Horner appointed Beauty Director at Harvey Nichols

The former Harrods Beauty Buyer joins the retailer from subscription beauty box brand Latest in Beauty where she served ...

Boots UK sales struggle despite better than expected results for parent company

The beauty retailer’s sales for Q1 were down 9% but Walgreens Boots Alliance reported overall sales were 6% up