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Interparfums launches new Guess Seductive Blue women's fragrance
The fragrance specialist has announced the launch of the new Blue perfume for the Guess Seductive line, created by perfumer Christian Alori and designed for the summer season for self-assured, beguiling women.
Freemans enters beauty box market as beauty sales surge
Digital department store Freemans has released its first-ever Beauty Box as it aims to make the most of massive growth in the beauty category overall.
Chanel devotes an exhibition to orange blossom
From June 1 to 4, to coincide with the botanical event 'Jardins Jardin' held in Paris, Chanel is taking over the Jardins de la Tuileries with an exhibition devoted to orange blossom.
Chanel to double London HQ space
News last week that Chanel’s sales rose in double digits in 2022 was followed by the company saying it would double the size of its global HQ in London’s Mayfair and will move in during 2025.
Chanel opens Battersea beauty and eyewear boutique
Chanel is the latest big name to endorse the multi-billion pound mall development at Battersea Power Station and has just opened a new beauty and eyewear store there.
Parfums de Marly opens Beverly Hills showcase
French niche perfumery brand Parfums de Marly has recently opened a 175-square-metre boutique in Beverly Hills, an uber-chic suburb of Los Angeles.
Ulta Beauty sales climb 12.3% in Q1
Ulta Beauty announced on Thursday strong first-quarter revenue, thanks to increased comparables sales and strong store performance.
Courrèges gives out a phone number to discover Le Messager, its new fragrance
Courrèges unveils its new fragrance and tells its story via Instagram where a phone number allows callers to listen to poems but most of all to discover the fragrance.
Scent of tradition lingers in Lebanon's 'village of roses'
On a gentle slope looking out over Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, villagers work their way across pink-dotted terraces, gathering perfumed Damask roses that are used for essential oils, sweets and cosmetics.
Loss-making Boohoo smiles through the pain, predicts better year ahead
It was no surprise that Boohoo swung to a statutory loss in its latest full year as sales fell and costs rose, although the company remains upbeat for the medium term and its ability to get back to profitable growth.
Natura's Fable Investments reinvests in perfume brand Perfumer H
Fable Investments, the investment vehicle of Brazilian cosmetics group Natura & Co, is reinvesting in British niche fragrance brand Perfumer H.
Timothée Chalamet is unveiled as new Bleu de Chanel ambassador
Chanel is continuing to refresh its group of brand ambassadors, on Monday confirming French-American actor Timothée Chalamet as the new face of fragrance Bleu de Chanel
London Designer Outlet sees "strongest ever April"
London Designer Outlet’s performance continues to highlight the strength of outlets overall, with it saying this week that it saw its “strongest ever April”. Sales rose 16% year on year and 17% since April 2019.
Juliette Has a Gun sells stake to Weinberg Capital Partners
French niche perfume brand Juliette Has a Gun has carried out a new funding round with Weinberg Capital Partners and its long-established partner Cathay Capital.
L'Occitane exceeds the €2 billion mark for its 2022/23 financial year
For its 2022/23 financial year ending March 31, the cosmetics group L'Occitane recorded a turnover of 2.13 billion euros, up 17.9%. This growth was driven by the acquisition of Sol de Janeiro.
Coty's fragrances sweeten profit forecast after strong beat
Coty Inc on Tuesday raised its annual profit forecast for the second time, as the CoverGirl parent banks on price hikes, new launches and resilient demand for its high-end and affordable fragrances and cosmetics.