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Update: Boots issued ultimatum by Russian hackers who stole employee data

Cyber crime gang Clop has told companies affected by the MOVEit software hack to contact them or they will publish the stolen information

Boots CFO Michael Snape resigns after five years

Snape’s departure comes one year after Walgreens Boots Alliance abandoned its sale of Boots and the No7 Beauty Company

Kao accelerates sustainability initiatives to achieve plastic-free by 2050

As part of its sustainability goals, Kao created a new production method which allows the company to use film recycled from used refill packs for...

Meet the Buyer: How to get noticed by Superdrug

Rebecca Bishop, Senior Buyer Haircare at Superdrug, on Great British beauty, supporting homegrown brands and why investing in digital is the key to...

Maria Nila opens first-ever pop-up store in New York

The month-long activation is part of the Swedish hair care brand’s plans to expand in the US, which is one of its fastest-growing markets

THG shareholders prepare to revolt over CFO salary increase

The alleged shareholder revolt could further deepen THG CEO Matthew Moulding’s well-known dislike of the London stock market

The beauty industry needs to have an honest conversation on its palm oil use

Cosmetics Business looks at the latest developments in the palm oil industry and why an open dialogue about its use is more important than ever

Boots and Superdrug are shaking up their men's aisles, and here's why

Indie beauty brands for men have landed at the UK's biggest high street beauty retailers

Freemans enters the beauty box market after beauty sales soar 33%

The digital department store plans to launch new boxes quarterly, containing ‘curated’ full-size hair, skin and make-up products

Revolution Beauty co-founder steps down as 2022 losses widen

An investigation by Revolution Beauty's auditor BDO uncovered a string of serious accounting and management failures

Meet the Buyer: Greener Beauty on setting a sustainable industry standard

Vic Wood, founder and CEO of Greener Beauty, on the brand’s sixth year of trading, why supporting sustainable beauty brands is key and how beauty c...

The standout beauty trends from Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2023

These are the best brands, trends and ideas on display at beauty's biggest trade show – including our pick of beauty's rising star

Unilever veterans Graeme Pitkethly and Conny Braams reveal exit plans

Unilver's CFO Graeme Pitkethly was also Executive VP and GM of the Unilever UK and Ireland business during his time with Unilever

How will 'Green King Charles' influence the beauty industry?

As the UK prepares for the coronation of King Charles III, Cosmetics Business explores how the new monarch’s influence will reach the beauty industry

Superdrug deems SPF a ‘healthcare essential’ and cuts price of own-brand sun care by 20%

The retailer has reduced the price of 41 Solait products in the wake of charities campaigning for the UK government to make sunscreens VAT-exempt

Why mushroom beauty products are here to stay in 2023

After a three-year hiatus, mushrooms have returned to the beauty industry in full force. But where did fungi’s revitalised popularity sprout from?