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Beauty Features

What to Watch: Can Beauty Save the British High Street?

Retailers of all kinds are putting beauty at the top of their retail strategies.

clock August 30, 2019Fiona Ma

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Walmart E-commerce Sales Surge in Q1, Sees Headwinds in Second Half

The retail giant warns it faces tougher comparisons in the second quarter.

clock May 16, 2019Sharon Edelson

Exterior of a Sainsbury's superstore, West LondonASDA and Sainsbury's merger talks, London, UK - 30 Apr 2018British supermarket chains Asda and Sainsbury's are reported to be in advanced talks for a possible merger.

Mergers and Acquisitions

U.K. Competition Authority Nixes Proposed Asda, Sainsbury’s Merger

The body said it was concerned about price rises, less competition and a decline in quality, range and service for customers.

clock April 25, 2019Samantha Conti

The Marks & Spencer store in London

Mergers and Acquisitions

Marks & Spencer Signs JV Deal With Ocado as Competition Heats Up

Marks is hoping to ramp up its online food offer to compete with U.K. giants, and Amazon.

clock February 27, 2019Samantha Conti

Vasiliki Petrou

Beauty Features

CEW at 65: Caroline Neville and Vasiliki Petrou Future-proof CEW U.K.

The president and chairwoman of CEW U.K. talk about shaping the vision for its future with more educational events, a diversified board, stronger digital presence and governmental support.

clock January 30, 2019Natalie Theodosi

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Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: U.K. Beauty Industry Worth Billions, Report Details

In 2017, U.K. consumers spent 25.1 billion pounds on beauty, according to a report by Mintel and CEW.

clock October 22, 2018Samantha Conti

Sainsbury's flagship store

Beauty Features

Sainsbury’s Supermarket Breaks Into Beauty Business

The British chain, which is set to merge with Asda, plans to sell more than 1,500 products.

clock October 2, 2018Fiona Ma



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