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In inclusivity push, Unilever to exclude word 'normal' from beauty products

In inclusivity push, Unilever to exclude word 'normal' from beauty products

Unilever will remove the word "normal" from its beauty and personal care products, as well as stop digital alterations of body shapes and skin colour of models used in its advertising in a push to be more inclusive.
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Christian Dior: Disturbing Beauty on International Women’s Day

Christian Dior: Disturbing Beauty on International Women’s Day

If the pandemic has underlined anything in high fashion it is which creative director is the most 360 contemporary designer. That honor falls to Maria Grazia Chiuri, who unveiled a video show for Dior on Monday.
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Seven Dials names pop-up incubator winners

Seven Dials names pop-up incubator winners

​The Seven Dials area of London is to welcome four emerging, female-led brands via individual pop-up retail space, major landlord Shaftesbury said on Monday.
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Retail parks see strong rise in weekly footfall on eve of England schools reopening

Retail parks see strong rise in weekly footfall on eve of England schools reopening

In the countdown to non-essential stores reopening, how has UK footfall fared in the latest recorded week? In a nutshell, high streets poor, shopping centres not bad, retail parks good.
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Liverpool One gears up for reopening

Liverpool One gears up for reopening

​And so the preparations begin in the bid to ensure destinations are are on consumers’ ‘must visit’ lists when non-essential retail reopen from 12 April.
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Asda mulls George clothing sale, could add beauty salons

Asda mulls George clothing sale, could add beauty salons

​Asda’s new owners are planning a radical transformation of the chain that could see new services such as nail bars and beauty salons, more third-party concessions, and the sale of its George clothing operations.
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Retail space conversions accelerate as landlords seek more profitable tenants

Retail space conversions accelerate as landlords seek more profitable tenants

What had once seemed unthinkable is now not only happening but accelerating as failed UK retailers' giant spaces are transformed for new uses. And a spate of news on Monday showed the extent of the issue.
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Chinese beauty app Meitu shares surge after cryptocurrency investment

Chinese beauty app Meitu shares surge after cryptocurrency investment

Shares of Hong Kong-listed Chinese photo editing app Meitu Inc rose as much as 14.4% on Monday morning after the company said it had bought $40 million of cryptocurrencies.
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Elizabeth Arden taps Sui He as brand ambassador

Elizabeth Arden taps Sui He as brand ambassador

Elizabeth Arden named top supermodel and actress Sui He as its latest global brand ambassador.
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Brass to join M&S as operations director, delivering new vision for retail ops

Brass to join M&S as operations director, delivering new vision for retail ops

Deep into its well-publicised transformation strategy, UK retailer Marks & Spencer has appointed Alastair Brass as retail operations director, effective April.
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Body Shop, Avon and Aesop all outperform for Natura in Q4

Body Shop, Avon and Aesop all outperform for Natura in Q4

​The Body Shop, Avon and Aesop owner Natura & Co reported a sales surge and net profits up 200% in Q4, with the Brazilian giant saying it's continuing to outperform the wider market. 
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Renzo Rosso’s OTB acquires Jil Sander

Renzo Rosso’s OTB acquires Jil Sander

It’s official. Only the Brave (OTB), the key company in the fashion empire of Renzo Rosso, has acquired Jil Sander, the Hamburg-born label known as the highest expression of minimalism in fashion.
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Frasers calls business rates relief "near worthless", reviews portfolio

Frasers calls business rates relief "near worthless", reviews portfolio

​In a typically blunt statement, Frasers Group has blasted Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget as doing virtually nothing for hard-pressed retailers on business rates. And it seems some of its stores are at risk as a result.
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Estée Lauder Companies launches Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence

Estée Lauder Companies launches Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence

The New York-based beauty conglomerate has announced the creation of its new Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence. The center will be led by Nicole Monson, who has been with the company since 2014.
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L'Oreal responds to push for natural ingredients in make-up

L'Oreal responds to push for natural ingredients in make-up

L'Oreal aims to derive nearly all its ingredients from renewable plant sources and abundant minerals by 2030 as demand for organic and environmentally-friendly cosmetics grows. 
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UK footfall climbed in February, hints at huge pent-up demand

UK footfall climbed in February, hints at huge pent-up demand

​UK footfall climbed steadily during February and while the year-on-year decline compared to a year ago remained huge (-61%), it was better than the -65.6% seen in January.
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