Atelier Cologne Raises 5 Million Euros in Capital

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Preen.Me Launching Shoppable Instagram Feature

The consumer-generated beauty website is aiming to mix content and commerce.

Claudia Lucas Steps Out at QVC

She will be leaving to assume the newly created title of executive vice president of business development at Behrman Communications.

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Rituals Adds Makeup to Its U.S. Lineup

The new gemstone-based collection was launched throughout Europe last year.

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Beauty Brands Gets Modern Overhaul

The day after Lyn Kirby took the helm, she called in a design team to put her vision for the Kansas City, Mo.-based retailer on paper.

Body Central Said to Prepare to File for Bankruptcy Within Week

The company said earlier today that it received a notice of default on $18 million in debt and is assessing strategic alternatives.

Nocibé to Acquire 43 Franchised Douglas Doors

The French perfumery chain owned by Douglas Group is also selling 13 wholly owned stores.

Boots, Walgreens Deal Vote Set for Dec. 31

The transaction is subject to a Walgreens shareholder vote on Dec. 29.

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U.S. Retailers See Modest Lift in Beauty Sales

Merchants are readying for a final push during one of the busiest and most important selling periods of the year.

Tourists Driving Beauty Business in Japan

Masahiko Uotani, president and ceo of Shiseido, noted that the beauty firm is gearing up for a strong Chinese New Year.

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European Beauty Retailers Summon Some Yule Cheer

Retailers are trying to rustle up holiday cheer despite a less-than-jolly market.

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