Category Archives: Apparel, Fashion & Beauty

Apparel, Fashion & Beauty Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Karstadt creates a new shopping experience at its new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin

On 25 October 2018, Karstadt is opening a new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin, driving its development forward. Size and concept of the new branch have been precisely tailored to the local needs, and Karstadt … Read the full press release

Henkel Beauty Care introduces Choicify, the 10-sec. mobile hair color finder

Launch Henkel Beauty Care Near Field Communication Colorationsberatung Düsseldorf, Germany, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Finding the right hair color with your smartphone in stores is easy now! Henkel Beauty Care celebrates the next big step into the digital future and … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe submits binding offer for the acquisition of Courir

LONDON, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of the whole business of Courir. The equity value of this offer is €283m. In … Read the full press release

Jinqing Cai appointed President of Kering Greater China

PARIS, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering is reinforcing its corporate team in Greater China in order to adapt to the fast-changing business environment in this market, which has been continuously growing in importance for the luxury industry since Gucci opened … Read the full press release

Patrick Pruniaux to lead Kering’s Swiss luxury watchmaking Maisons, within the Watches & Jewelry Activities

PARIS, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering has appointed Patrick Pruniaux, current Chief Executive Officer of Ulysse Nardin, as the new CEO of Girard-Perregaux. From today, he will manage the Group’s Swiss luxury watchmaking Maisons, within the Watches & Jewelry Activities. … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Decoded to create the world’s first Data Academy in retail

Over 1,000 M&S colleagues to be upskilled as part of the data skills initiative Employees to enrol in ‘The Data Fellowship’ – a programme fully funded by the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy Collaboration with a world class digital partner is part … Read the full press release

SGS to launch digital platform that enables customers to navigate products regulations of China’s textile and apparel market

GENEVA, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is pleased to announce the launch of the China Product Standards (GB) Selection Tool – a digital platform that enables customers to navigate products regulations of China’s textile and apparel market. Led by SGS’s Global … Read the full press release

Henkel opens new consumer tests center for Beauty Care products in Düsseldorf

DÜSSELDORF, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — How exactly do consumers use styling products, shower gels or toothpastes? In Henkel’s “Beauty Insights” center, the company’s Beauty Care experts can now observe these consumer habits and directly transform insights into the design and … Read the full press release

L’Oréal and General Assembly launch industry built assessment on digital marketing competencies

NEW YORK, USA/ CLICHY, France, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital marketing roles – which have doubled in demand over the past 3 years – increasingly require data, analytical and technical skills. CMOs and hiring managers are challenged with even understanding the actual … Read the full press release

L’Oréal recognized as the champion of gender equality among over 3000 companies worldwide

AMSTERDAM/ CLICHY, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — L’Oréal received Equileap’s award for Gender Equality to honor its number 1 position in Equileap’s 2017 Global Gender Equality Ranking, among over 3 000 companies in 23 countries based on 19 gender equality criteria. Jean-Claude … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s Lyons Consulting Group led the redesign of iconic resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer’s online presence

LYONSCG delivers a cross-cloud unified experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Marketing Cloud CHICAGO, IL, USA, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), part of the CapgeminiGroup (CAP.PA), today announced that it helped lead the redesign of iconic resort wear brand  Lilly Pulitzer’s … Read the full press release

Univerisity of Dundee: Degree Show project features gender-neutral fashion that explore gender politics and sexual identity

DUNDEE, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gender-neutral fashion and clothes that explore gender politics and sexual identity feature heavily in the Textile Design exhibition at this year’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and Architecture Degree Show. Issues of gender and … Read the full press release

Burberry to acquire luxury leather-goods business from CF&P

LONDON, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry today announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire a luxury leather-goods business from longstanding Italian partner CF&P. CF&P employees, including the team of expert craftsmen who have worked closely with Burberry for more … Read the full press release

Luxottica to roll out the Sunglass Hut retail concept in Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores across the United States

MILAN, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxottica Group (MTA: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, and Bass Pro Outdoor World, L.L.C., an American premier outdoor company, today signed an agreement to roll out … Read the full press release

University of Sussex student Ameenah Begum developed a method for transforming the colours of eyeshadow palettes into distinctive paints for water colourists

BRIGHTON, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Sussex student has devised a way of transforming eye-shadows into eye-catching paints which could stop millions of tons of beauty products from going to landfill. Ameenah Begum, 23, has developed a method for … Read the full press release

adidas appoints Zion Armstrong as President of adidas North America

Portland, Oregon, USA / Herzogenaurach, Germany, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — adidas has appointed Zion Armstrong (43, New Zealander) as President of adidas North America effective July 1, 2018. Armstrong succeeds Mark King, who has decided to step down from his … Read the full press release

Heinrich Heine University, Henkel: milestone based on the Phenion® skin model has been reached in skin ageing research

Phenion: An innovative testing system for skin ageing research Düsseldorf, Germany, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Phenion® Full Thickness Skin Model developed by Henkel scientists is e.g. known, for its application in the “3D Skin Comet assay”. This validated method allows the … Read the full press release

Football legend Rio Ferdinand the new ambassador for Panasonic Grooming’s upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign

Berkshire, UK, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Panasonic Grooming has unveiled football legend Rio Ferdinand as the new ambassador for its upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign. With a recent study revealing that four out of five men (81%)[1] said looking great before an important event … Read the full press release

DHL appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, Hertfordshire

LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer today announces that its Hardwick distribution centre (DC) on Hardwick Grange, near Warrington, will close and that DHL has been appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, … Read the full press release

BASF reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to the new ISO 16128 standard criteria and calculating rules

More than 250 BASF products defined as natural or derived natural ingredients according to the ISO standard “Leaves Index” indicates the degree of natural origin Düsseldorf, Germany, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to … Read the full press release

London Fashion Week: World’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion, with an event hosted by the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week. LONDON, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering and … Read the full press release

Burberry strengthens its e-commerce presence with new global partnership with Farfetch

Global inventory available for first time on Farfetch.com Expands Burberry’s reach to over 150 countries, reinforcing omnichannel leadership LONDON, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry today announces a new global partnership with Farfetch, the leading global technology platform for the fashion industry, to further … Read the full press release

Whirlpools World Spain eröffnet in Teulada größten Whirlpool-Showroom in ganz Spanien

Wellness-Paradies auf 3000 Quadratmetern Deißlingen-Lauffen, Deutschland, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Immer mehr Menschen schätzen Whirlpools wegen ihrer Vorteile für das körperliche und geistige Wohlbefinden. Die heilende Kraft des Wassers in Verbindung mit Wärme und Massage lindert Schmerzen und Verspannungen, kann … Read the full press release

Whirlpools World Spain opens biggest whirlpool bath showroom in the whole country

3000 Square Metres for Your Wellbeing Deißlingen-Lauffen, Germany, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — More and more people appreciate the positive effects a whirlpool bath has on your body and mind. The healing power of water combined with comforting warmth and effective … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport announces Tommy Hilfiger as Official Apparel Partner

TOMMY HILFIGER to become the team’s Official Apparel Partner Multi-year partnership brings the TOMMY HILFIGER brand back to Formula One Brackley, UK, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is delighted to announce a multi-year strategic partnership with Tommy Hilfiger, … Read the full press release

Benetton Group welcomes Luciano Benetton as Executive Chairman

Ponzano Veneto, 05-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Benetton Group S.R.L. announces that – following today’s Board of Directors meeting – Luciano Benetton has taken on the role of Executive Chairman. After handing over his responsibilities to the founder, Francesco Gori, Chairman since … Read the full press release

Telekom Fashion Fusion & Lufthansa FlyingLab: Flight experience of tomorrow: Three prototypes will be presented and tested on board a Lufthansa Airbus A380

More individualized flight experience and increased passenger comfort Prototype test in Lufthansa FlyingLab Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom extend collaboration with finalists BONN, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The future of flying starts now: over a period of several months, the finalists of … Read the full press release

Cosmetagora: BASF presents new active ingredients for skin and hair care products

Anti-stress ingredient Hyalurosmooth® is a mindful way to cope with the effect of stress by regulating cortisol impact on skin New anti-aging active RNAge™ harnesses BASF’s findings in epigenetics and reshapes facial harmony Anti-aging active DN-Age™ slows down hair graying, counteracts hair loss … Read the full press release

NYSCC Cosmetic Congress: BASF Care Creations and the Cell Therapy Research Institute CTIBiotech reveal initial results of their joint research on 3D tissue models

Experts demonstrated both ex vivo production of physiological sebum in 3D human sebaceous gland model and its regulation by means of active ingredients Ludwigshafen, Germany, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sebaceous glands help the skin stay moist and protect it against external … Read the full press release

BASF will present its new “Be authentic” concept at this year’s Cosmetagora

Mediterranean Influences: glamorous textures and effective sun protection based on BASF’s UV filter solutions Experimental Nomad: all-in-one, compact formulations that are easy to use and fit in a backpack – for beauty on the go Tinosorb® S Lite Aqua enables the … Read the full press release