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9 of the freshest beauty launches on-shelf this week

Cosmetics Business rounds up the top beauty items to look out for this week, including the latest collection from this year's Ciaté London and Smil...

Rising cost of living forces 1-in-4 Brits to cut back on cosmetics

A reduction in purchases of cosmetic products and services is expected, but fashion fares worse

Marks & Spencer to shut 32 more stores in next 3 years

Retailer said town centre locations have ‘lost impetus’ and blamed ‘consumer uncertainty’ for the decision

Best of Cosmoprof Bologna 2022: The trends and brands to know from beauty’s biggest show

The Italian cosmetics trade fair was back in-person this year and Cosmetics Business explored it all to bring you this list of 30 trends and produc...

Inflation is not hampering cosmetic purchases, says L’Oréal chief

Beauty boss’ words reflect a buoyant cosmetics market – is beauty untouchable?

Beauty e-commerce titans slip down The Sunday Times Rich List

The owners of the luxury department store Harrods saw their net worth slip by £1m to £1.699bn

A show of support: How has the cosmetics industry responded to the Russia-Ukraine conflict?

The devastating effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have not spared the country’s cosmetics players as the global industry rallies around to su...

The way men shop for skin care is changing. What does retail still need to solve?

Record numbers of men are buying skin care and grooming products online, but retailers are still facing some big challenges

Superdrug teams up with poverty campaigner Jack Monroe

Partnership will help customers ‘Shop Smart’ through the cost of living crisis

Consumer confidence plummets to lowest level since records began

Beauty businesses are also having to cope with higher National Insurance bills and business rate increases

Constant gratification: How beauty brands can leverage the consumer impulse for immediacy

The cosmetics industry still has work to do to build purchase momentum and customer loyalty within the shopping experience, writes Mighty Social’s...

Come rain or shine: India's monsoon beauty category is big business

Thriving during India's monsoon season takes equal amounts of innovation and foresight for skin, hair and make-up brands, writes Faye Remedios

Sephora, Zara and H&M sign retail pledge to combat in-store racial bias

The retail charter aims to encourage more diversity across marketing, products and branding to help prevent exclusionary treatment before shoppers...

Inflation: How beauty businesses are battling against the big squeeze

The supply chain and Covid-19 have caused cosmetic ingredients to spike, but are brands ready to raise prices for consumers?

9 of the best beauty and skin care product drops this week

Cosmetics Business reveals the newest cosmetics launches on the market over the last week, including MAC Cosmetics’ exclusive collaboration collect...

An inside look at the beauty trends driving Russian consumers in 2022

How do the beauty shopping habits of Russians compare with the rest of the world? Cosmetics Business finds out from Russian cosmetic retailer Magni...