Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Holland & Barrett takeover

£800 million loan for Holland & Barrett takeover prepared

£800 million in term loans has been lined up by key banks to back L1 Retail’s Holland & Barrett takeover , according to Reuters.  
superdrug profits

Superdrug sees 41% profit jump

Superdrug profits and sales have both seen a jump as the health and beauty retailer cashes in on store expansion.
Natura Cosmeticos

Natura Cosmetico’s and “twin” The Body Shop sale deal official

L’Oréal has made the sale of The Body Shop official after signing a contract with Brazilian buyer Natura Cosmeticos.
L1 Investment

L1 Investment buys Holland & Barrett for £1.77 billion

L1 investment has confirmed that it will purchase Europe’s largest health food chain Holland & Barrett for £1.77 billion.
Letter 1

Holland & Barrett rakes in more potential bidders

Holland & Barrett has attracted the interest of heavyweight investment firm Letter 1 which counts former Lidl and Argos bosses as its advisors.
L1 Investment

Superdrug owner eyes Holland & Barrett takeover

Superdrug parent company AS Watson Group is reportedly mulling the possibility of acquiring Holland & Barrett, with the company looking to make a a bid of at least £1 billion.
Natura Cosmeticos

Natura Cosmeticos unexpected winner of Body Shop bidding war

Brazilian cosmetics brand Natura Cosmeticos has become the unlikely winner of The Body Shop bidding war, with L’Oréal announcing it has entered into exclusive talks this morning.
Natura Cosmeticos

Chinese giant Fosun enters The Body Shop race

Chinese investment company Fosun has announced it would enter the bidding war for British cosmetics retailer The Body Shop.
The competition to acquire the Body Shop has entered a new chapter after a Chinese healthcare company entered the ring of possible bidders.

Latest bidder for Body Shop revealed

The competition to acquire the Body Shop has entered a new chapter after a Chinese healthcare company entered the ring of possible bidders.
Smashbox Cosmetics (supplied image)

Smashbox enters South East with new store at Bluewater

Smashbox Cosmetics has opened its first-ever standalone store in the South East at Bluewater shopping centre in Kent.

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