Consumer goods giant Unilever said Thursday that its CEO is to retire with the Dove and Hourglass owner naming Alan Jope to succeed him. He has overseen rapid expansion in the beauty sector for the firm.
Luxury department store Lane Crawford is taking a deep dive into sustainability as surveys show that consumers are increasingly judging (and patronising) retail and brand businesses based on their ethical approach.
The beauty giant and the tech company have unveiled a low-flow showerhead and an easy-rinse shampoo combination that means the amount of water needed to wash the hair is significantly reduced from 8 liters to 1.5 liters.
Branded-but-price-conscious fashion and beauty is of growing importance in the UK and Findel is reaping the rewards as its Studio operation expands and sees potential for the future too, despite slowing growth.
Watch brand Daniel Wellington, apparel brand Fashion Nova and four different Kardashian brands each earned multiple millions in Earned Media Value over Black Friday, thanks to product mentions on Instagram.
As store sales fall and purchases shift online over the Thanksgiving weekend, most U.S. retailers have boosted their web offerings but many still overlook the sales impact from opening their doors on Thursday evening.