GLOBAL

L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge

The international competition recognises the most innovative startups supporting responsible, sustainable and inclusive beauty...

14 Oct 2020

GLOBAL

#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC Aesthetics

With her experience in the aesthetic business in the last eight years Fara Naomi Macias has been able to deliver tremendous results by launching the GCA brand in Mexico in 2014 with distributor Grupo Venta Internacional. Here, Macias shares with us more about her career journey and what it took to get to where she is today...

By Juanita Pienaar 16 Sep 2020

UNITED STATES

Walmart to trial drone deliveries of health and wellness products

Walmart is partnering with Zipline to launch a drone delivery operation in the U.S. Initially, the service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products...

14 Sep 2020

GLOBAL

Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety - keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on

So you finally hit the shops and cafes after weeks of lockdown. After disinfecting your hands, following the arrows around the shop or to your table, taking care to avoid others where possible...

By Jessica Vredenburg and Megan Phillips 24 Jul 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Kim Kardashian West sells stake in beauty brand to Coty for $200m

Global cosmetics company Coty Inc. will acquire a 20% ownership interest in Kim Kardashian West's beauty business KKW Beauty for $200m.

30 Jun 2020

GLOBAL

Consumer markets under pressure in 2020

As Covid-19 shifts the global economic outlook into deep recession, reflecting the impact of social distancing measures on economic activity, no industry remains untouched...

By Camilla Butler 5 Jun 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

There's a complex history of skin lighteners in Africa and beyond

Somali-American activists recently scored a victory against Amazon and against colourism, which is prejudice based on preference for people with lighter skin tones...

By Lynn M. Thomas 25 May 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

How the Covid-19 crisis could remodel the luxury industry

The Covid-19 crisis has hit the luxury and fashion industry hard. According to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, sales in these two sectors could drop by 25% to 30%...

By Isabelle Chaboud 20 May 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

L'Oréal's Perso device delivers personalised, on-demand skincare and make-up

L'Oréal has revealed Perso, an AI-powered 3-in-1 device for personalised at-home skincare and cosmetics...

15 Jan 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Angela Cretu appointed CEO of Avon

Romanian-born Angela Cretu has been named Avon's CEO, succeeding Jan Zijderveld...

6 Jan 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Natura &Co's Avon acquisition gets the go-ahead

Brazilian cosmetics group Natura &Co has received all regulatory approvals required to complete its acquisition of Avon Products...

20 Dec 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Coty buys controlling stake in Kylie Cosmetics for $600m

Kylie Jenner is selling a 51% stake in her beauty business Kylie Cosmetics to multinational fragrance and cosmetics company Coty for $600 million...

18 Nov 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story

Macy's new Instagram-friendly retail concept shop, Story, has launched in 36 stores across the United States. The narrative-driven space opened with 'Colour' as its inaugural theme...

12 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Kohl's aims to drive footfall with Weight Watchers collaboration

US department store chain Kohl's plans to exploit the wellness trend by partnering up with WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers) on a new pilot series. The collaboration will see Kohl's open its first WW Studio in-store...

4 Feb 2019



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