Technology is changing consumers' lives -- and their beauty routines. If the latest innovations from the cosmetics industry are anything to go by, skincare is in for a major, high-tech overhaul in 2018.
Dutch retailer Hema will open three stores in Dubai. The company, which will partner with Dubai’s Apparel Group, also plans to opens additional stores across the Middle East within the next five years.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.
Upmarket beauty retailer Space NK enjoyed strong trading in the year to 25 March 2017, with turnover rising 11.4% to £96.4 million as a result of continued consumer interest in luxury skincare, beauty and fragrance.
John Lewis struggled to find sales growth in the latest week as the hugely successful retailer showed that even the biggest names aren’t immune to the cautious spending environment in the UK at present.
The Colgate-Palmolive Company announced it has acquired two professional-quality skincare brands, PCA Skin and EltaMD, in two separate transactions, as part of its strategy to build its global personal care business.