Backed by L Catterton, the executive wants to popularize the affordable luxury brand beyond France.
President Trump’s administration is considering more aggressive duties for $200 billion in Chinese imports.
The veteran merchant prince remains outspoken on, and stays close to, industry trends.
The business is expanding beyond sponges into makeup — more products are expected to debut in 2019.
Sales were 479 million pounds in the 13 weeks to June 30.
The planned acquisition of Precision Custom Coatings’ interlinings business will help Chargeurs gain a foothold in the U.S. market.