Coronavirus hits beauty retailers as consumers abandon travel plans

Major beauty companies such as L’Oréal and Estée Lauder Companies rely heavily on Chinese tourists, but consumers are changing their travel schedules last minute as concerns over the virus escalate

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Beales makes HQ redundancies as remaining 11 outlets close

The news comes just two weeks after Beales announced 12 of its 23 shops were earmarked for closure

Sephora responds to former employee’s ‘bullying’ claims

The LVMH-owned retailer says it is aware of the website set up by a former employee detailing their experience while ...

Floral Street collaborates with new film adaptation of The Secret Garden

Working with Studiocanal, the British fragrance brand is launching an exclusive mini fragrance set featuring a floral ...

How is natural beauty changing the Asian market?

Whether it's 'sustainable' or 'clean' more brands are ramping up their green credentials and boosting awareness in APAC

Holland's De Bijenkorf department store expands European retail presence

The luxury chain is set to launch websites in France and Austria later this year

Beauty Kitchen pledges 1,000 refill stations to UK market

The brand hopes to save more than 100 million single-use plastic bottles with the new technology

Why the secondhand beauty industry is a 'risk not worth taking' in 2020

A new and unregulated market is emerging in used cosmetics as consumers begin trading a new beauty commodity

Lush sweetens up florist concept for Valentine’s Day at UK store

Consumers will be able to shop Lush’s range of romantic seasonal bouquets, as well as a line of potted plants ...

Tickets for the 2020 Pure Beauty Global Awards are now on sale

An explosion of colour will hit Amsterdam in May as the winners of the 2020 Pure Beauty Global Awards are announced.

Pure Beauty Global Awards 2020 opens for entries!

The Pure Beauty Global Awards returns for a third year to honour and celebrate the most innovative international brands ...

'If the British government were execs, they'd be sacked': The beauty industry reflects on Brexit

As Britain leaves the EU on 31 January, beauty experts and brand owners reflect on the biggest political upheaval the ...

Beauty bullying: What to do if you are being bullied at work

Bullying isn’t just reserved for the playground. Whether it's your boss, or your colleague, here Cosmetics Business ...

Does luxury make-up’s downturn signal the end of the 'lipstick effect'?

Consumers are no longer turning to prestige make-up and fragrance brands for their small indulgence during an economic ...

Cosmetics Business Live announces agenda

The event offers a 360° view of the current state of the cosmetics and personal care industry