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YSL Beauty Hits the Desert for Debut Coachella Pop-up

YSL Beauty is tailoring its Beauty Hotel format to the desert. The beauty brand revealed today its first Coachella pop-up: an Instagram-friendly activation in California on Route 111 in Cathedral City, Palm Springs. Designed to look like a gas station — if gas stations were sleek and luxe — the YSL Beauty Station will feature […]

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Glossier Reaches $100M, Raises $100M

Glossier — which reached $100 million in sales in 2018 — has raised $100 million in a Series D round. The funding was led by Sequoia Capital, a venture firm that is also invested in Charlotte Tilbury, with participation from Tiger Global Management, Spark Capital and existing investors Forerunner Ventures, Thrive Capital, IVP and Index […]

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QVC Joins the Beauty Festival Fray

QVC will enter the beauty festival fray this summer with Beauty Bash, its own iteration of the immersive, Instagram-ready beauty experience favored by Millennials and Gen Zers. About 6,500 attendees are expected at the three-day event, which will take place June 7 through 9 at the Fillmore event space in Philadelphia. Tickets, which go on […]

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Coty Posts Net Earnings Dip, Loss

Coty Inc's numbers declined in the second quarter, largely due to performance of its Consumer Beauty segment. Overall, the company posted $2.5 billion in sales, down 4.8 percent year-over-year, with a net loss of $960.6 million. Coty said that loss was due to a $965 million non-cash impairment charge related to the Consumer Division and […]