John Lewis had a fairly unimpressive week in the seven days to February 3 as overall sales dropped by 0.2%. But in a chilly UK, its exclusive fashion offer and beauty did better than other categories.
Kenneth Cole has launched its first fragrance masterbrand in fifteen years in the form of a new customizable fragrance duo of Kenneth Cole for Him and Kenneth Cole for Her accompanied by three personalization scents.
Estee Lauder Cos Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and sales on Friday on strong demand for Too Faced and Becca products and customisable gifts, and the company raised its 2018 full-year EPS forecast.
UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has just spent £60 million on its latest acquisition and it’s one that will help it learn even more about the customers who are buying its fashion offer in ever-increasing numbers.
White Company and Charles Tyrwhitt owner Bectin may have seen profits falling in the year to March 2017, but the firm saw it as a successful year as sales rose and the profits drop was attributed to a one-off issue.
As the Indian fashion and beauty industry pour over the Union Government’s new budget, many are disappointed by higher tax rates on many cosmetic items that already have some retailers preparing to raise their prices.