A British beauty start-up founded by a former glossy magazine editor has secured £3.5 million in funding from Unilever’s venture capital operation and has plans to expand to further UK cities as well as abroad.
On Thursday, Anglo-Dutch agri-food and cosmetics giant Unilever published the 1st Q revenue result, up 6.1% within a market defined as "challenging", and reiterated its confidence about reaching its annual targets.
Condé Nast has revealed two magazine covers — for "Bon Appétit" and "Condé Nast Traveler" — shot using an iPhone 7 Plus, marking the first-time that either magazine has used the Apple smartphone for their cover shots.
A jump in luxury cosmetic sales at L'Oréal offset a weak first quarter for several of the French company's other divisions, with overall like-for-like revenues 4.2 percent higher, slightly above forecasts.
Chance encounters can lead to entirely new career paths. Just ask Mathilde Thomas, who co-founded the Caudalie luxury skincare and spa company after meeting a doctor at her family vineyard in Bordeaux.
Good news: House of Fraser profits rose fast in the year to January 28. Any bad news? Well, the company warned that trading is still volatile, overall sales were flat and comparable sales edged up a tiny 0.9%.