Glossier has announced the launch of its first hand cream, with the first 10,000 products being donated free of charge to healthcare workers on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coty has announced a predicted 20 percent sales fall for Q3 fiscal 2020 due to the economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dove has launched a powerful new campaign championing the health care workers risking their lives on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis.
Procter & Gamble has settled a class action lawsuit that charged the US FMCG manufacturer with misleading consumers over the flushability of its Charmin brand’s Freshmates Flushable Wipes, according to a report published by Biz Journals.
Conde Nast is said to have cut staff pay and ushered in a reduced working week for many as COVID-19 hits ad revenues.
Sephora has decided to bring an end to its subscription box business, according to a report published by Refinery 29.
The COVID-19 pandemic could shape up to be an ‘extinction-level event’ for the burgeoning cannabis industry, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Colgate-Palmolive has announced that it will support the WHO’s #SafeHands initiative by mobilizing a number of its manufacturing facilities around the globe to produce and donate 25 million bars of soap to help stem the spread of COVID-19.
Macy’s Chief Financial Officer Paula Price has announced her departure from the company, effective May 31st, according to a report by Bloomberg.
L’Oréal USA has announced an extension to its recently announced L’Oréal USA Gives Back initiative, with the launch of new community commitments in partnership with the Professional Beauty Association (PBA).
Estée Lauder has borrowed $1.3 billion from its line of credit as stores remain closed and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect sales, according to MarketWatch.
PETA has capitalized on the fall in share prices following the coronavirus outbreak, having purchased stock in fashion brands such as Ralph Lauren, Burberry and Target.
Perfect Corp is offering brands three complimentary AR/AI Virtual Try-on services to help them reach shoppers while social distancing measures are in place.
JLL has closed on the sale of a manufacturing site in Kansas City owned by Procter & Gamble, according to a report published by RE Journals.
Ulta Beauty has issued a COVID-19-related business update outlining actions it is taking to improve its financial flexibility and preserve financial liquidity while its stores remain temporarily closed.
Walgreens Boots Alliance has received a considerable boost from the COVID-19 pandemic, as sales beat expectations in the second quarter of the current financial year.
Sephora has announced the lay off of some 3,754 part-time and seasonal staff as stores across the US remain shuttered, according to a report published by USA Today.
Charlotte’s Web has named David Panter as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Google has announced a $800 million donation package that will help a range of charities and support initiatives that aim to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mary Kay has announced it is to dedicate some of its production facility to manufacturing hand sanitizer, donating the first products off the line to those on the front line.
The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) passed by congress is thought to help the natural products industry navigate through the economic unrest caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
TV shopping channel QVC has remained on air during the coronavirus outbreak, transmitting from its Philadelphia-based studios as the commonwealth announced “electronic shopping and mail-order houses” were permitted to continue broadcasting.
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Ulta Beauty has announced that all its stores will remain temporarily closed until it is safe to reopen and that it would pay store and salon associates through mid-April and provide benefits to those currently enrolled.
CVS Health has announced that it is awarding bonuses to employees required to be at facilities to assist patients and customers in recognition of their essential role amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Procter & Gamble is planning to sell US$5 billion in bonds, according to a report published by Biz Journals.
Dollar General has announced plans to hire up to 50,000 new employees to support its operations.
L’Oréal USA has announced a multi-faceted initiative to support Americans during the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery in addition to its European parent’s previously announced Coronavirus Solidarity Program.
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) and its corporate foundation, The Estée Lauder Companies Charitable Foundation (ELCCF), have announced a series of support packages in a bid to help in the fight against coronavirus.
Kim Kardashian West announces temporary closure of KKW Beauty fulfilment centre during coronavirus pandemic
Kim Kardashian West has announced the temporary closure of the KKW Beauty fulfilment centre during the coronavirus pandemic.
Procter & Gamble has announced Damon Jones as its new Chief Communications Officer.
As more and more businesses turn their hand to the production of hand sanitizer, the US Food and Drug Administration has issued a temporary policy on the preparation of the popular product.
Mynd Spa & Salon has filed for bankruptcy after the COVID-19 crisis forced the closure of several of its branches, according to a report published by WWD.
Target has apologized for the sale of sought-after N95 masks in store while health care workers suffered short supply, according to a report published by Business Insider.
Coty has announced a number of initiatives designed to safeguard its key stakeholders as well as provide for business continuity and opportunity.
Sales of cannabis have risen by a substantial margin across those US states where it is legal to sell marijuana for recreational use, as consumers stock up in advance of store closures and potential lockdowns, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
XpresSpa Group has announced that it has offered up its 46 airport locations as potential testing sites to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US department of Health and Human Services and private laboratories across the country.
L Brands has pressed pause on its Victoria’s Secret e-commerce site for now while the firm shifts production to soap and hand sanitizers, according to a report published by The Business Journals.
Amazon is reserving its warehouse capacity for ‘vital supplies’ until April 5 in the US, UK and other European locations, according to a report published by Reuters.
Tupperware Brands has announced the appointment of former Avon Products head Miguel Fernandez as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 6th April.
Reddit has monetized its ‘trending’ space, according to a report published by The Verge.
Craft distilleries across the US and UK are turning their hands to the production of hand sanitizer, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
b.well Connected Health has announced that it has closed a US$16 million Series A investment round led by UnityPoint Health Ventures.
Lush has become the latest beauty company affected by the coronavirus, having announced the closure of all North American stores and slowdown of production.
Sephora is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its Accelerate Program with the announcement of 2020 Cohort, thus marking the program’s achievement of its goal of supporting 50 women-led businesses by 2020.
L Brands has announced the appointment of Sarah Nash as Chair of the board. Nash will replace Lex Wesner.
Ulta Beauty has announced its results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2019 ended February 1, 2020.
Colgate-Palmolive has announced the retirement of Ian Cook as Chairman of the Board and a director and the election of Noel Wallace, President and CEO as his successor, effective April 1, 2020.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement, Revlon-owned Elizabeth Arden has debuted a campaign in support of I am a voter.
CVS Health-owned CVS Pharmacy has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Schnuck Markets’ retail and specialty pharmacy businesses.
Revlon has announced a new 2020 Business Optimization and Restructuring plan aimed at ‘building a stronger global business operation’, which could see around 1000 jobs axed as part of the restructuring methods.