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Mike Ashley to step down as Frasers Group Director

Mike Ashley’s son-in-law, Michael Murray, took over as CEO of Frasers Group on 1 May 2022

JCPenney launches virtual make-up and skin care services with Revieve

The US retailer aims to deliver a more personalised and inclusive beauty experience for its customers, after its JCPenney Beauty shop-in-shop repla...

2022 Pure Beauty Awards shortlist revealed - who made the cut?

Meet the best debutants of this year’s shortlist

Expert advice: Make the most of TikTok selling

Peter Martin, Managing Director at digital commerce agency SMP, talks shopping activations, livestream events and working with TikTok's unique algo...

Boots to launch online marketplace service

Launching in 2023, the retailer follows rival Superdrug in opening up its service to new and emerging brands looking to reach a wider audience

Gwen Stefani’s GXVE Beauty unveils digital community platform

The GXVE Community lets consumers share make-up looks while benefitting from a commission rate that is above the industry average

Beyond NFTs: Beauty pioneers' plans for Web3

VivaTech is a leading tech conference dedicated to innovation and start-ups in the beauty industry’s heartland of Paris, France. And some big names...

4 midlife beauty opportunities for brands

Midlifers have the deepest pockets and some of the most underserved needs of any consumer. How can beauty brands reach them most effectively?

Snapchat cuts 1300 jobs as advertising income declines

Snapchat’s most recent quarterly revenue growth was reported to be well below the business’ expectations from earlier this year

Frasers Group to open trio of flagship Flannels stores in 2023

Flannels was fully acquired by Frasers Group in 2017, and has been growing its beauty offering in the UK over the past two years

Immersed in the metaverse: How can beauty brands and PRs create meaningful experiences?

The metaverse is presenting opportunities not just for beauty brands, but PRs too

Come rain or shine: India's monsoon beauty category is big business

Thriving during India's monsoon season takes equal amounts of innovation and foresight for skin, hair and make-up brands, writes Faye Remedios

YouTubers Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight step into skin care with itk

The 'efficacious and straightforward' brand was co-created by Maesa and will sell exclusively in Walmart

Constant gratification: How beauty brands can leverage the consumer impulse for immediacy

The cosmetics industry still has work to do to build purchase momentum and customer loyalty within the shopping experience, writes Mighty Social’s...

Boohoo expands cosmetics empire with Revolution Beauty investment

Boohoo has been steadily growing its beauty and cosmetics arm over the past few years, and launched its own 50-strong line of products in February...

Tech meets toiletries: The latest in smart packaging

Intelligent materials are delivering better functionality and security to beauty packaging, as Sarah Gibbons, Brenda Dionisi, Julian Ryall and Jens...