Author: Georgina Caldwell

Clinique debuts bespoke moisturiser range, Clinique iD

The Estee Lauder Companies is betting on bespoke to help boost sales of its Clinique brand. A new launch, Clinique iD, that aims to build on the popularity of Clinique’s signature Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion, is being billed as the brand’s biggest since Even Better Clinical, according to a report published by WWD. Clinique iD is a custom-blend hydration system, targeted at millennials and designed to address the fact that, according to research conducted by the brand, some 68 percent of US women believe they are yet to find the right moisturizer for them. Customers can choose from three...

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Store sales down but earnings and web sales soar: Sally Beauty Q4 2018

Sally Beauty has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2018. The Texas-based retailer saw same-store sales fall 0.2 percent in the final quarter, while net stores were down 0.8 percent compared to the same period in the prior year. However, e-commerce sales continued to rise, up 30.1 percent versus 2017, and EPS was up 70.4 percent to US$0.46. “As our quarterly results demonstrate, we are making solid progress on our transformation plan. Sally Beauty Supply launched box color across the US, while Beauty Systems Group signed distribution agreements with additional prestigious...

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Compliance Solutions Strategies secures lease for floor at Avon’s former New York office

Avon has successfully sublet a floor of its former New York HQ to a professional services firm, according to a report published by Real Estate Weekly online. Compliance Solutions Strategies has taken 24,650 sq ft, which equates to the entire 10th floor of the building at 777 Third Avenue. “This modern space with its flexible, open layout is an ideal fit for the subtenant,” Dale Schlather of Cushman & Wakefield told Real Estate Weekly. “Additionally, the property’s midtown location and accessibility to Grand Central Terminal makes 777 Third Avenue a very attractive opportunity.” Avon has relocated to One Liberty...

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LG rumoured to be poised for leadership reshuffle

LG Group is said to be poised to stage a leadership reshuffle for its affiliates, according to a report published by the Korea Times. New Chairman Koo Kwang-mo is said to be keen to bring in fresh talent and rumors abound that the company is on the hunt for some younger recruits; LG’s top executives are among the oldest in the country with an average age of 69.9, according to data from CEO source, per the Korea Times. Koo Kwang-mo has already switched up the leadership for LG Chem, LG Uplus and LG Corp, which leaves the fates of...

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#IWILLNOTBEDELETED: Rimmel launches film to mark start of global cyber bullying campaign

Rimmel London has launched its global #IWILLNOTBEDELETED campaign against cyberbullying with an emotive film that features victims of beauty cyber bullying. Timed to coincide with Anti-Bullying Week, the film narrates the experiences of young people throughout the world who have experienced cyber bullying first hand, supported by Rimmel global brand ambassadors Rita Ora and Cara Delevingne who also share their own stories of trolls. The Coty-owned brand is also partnering with The CyberSmile Foundation and will work on a state-of-the-art tool  to help victims of cyberbullying. In addition, Rimmel has published a white paper, Beauty Cyberbullying – Expression Repression,...

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