Joan Kennedy
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The former deputy chief executive of LVMH Fashion Group will take the reins as president and CEO of Sephora on Jan. 1, reported WWD.

The Australian-based fashion prize for young talent picked A. Roege Hove, Bluemarble, Lagos Space Programme, Marco Rambaldi, Maxxij, Paolina Russo, Rhude and Robyn Lynch as finalists for its 2023 award.

Together Group, which owns several public relations agencies focussed on fashion and luxury, added strategic consultancy The Future Laboratory and its subscription-based trends platform LS:N Global, to its mix.

The American retailer will sell items including apparel, nursery furniture and baby gear through a dedicated brand store on in the US and Canada. The collection will be available for purchase with the e-commerce giant’s Prime delivery.

The British-Jamaican designer will present her namesake label’s Autumn/Winter 2023 collection at a special event during the next edition of the Florentine trade fair, which will run Jan. 10 to 13, 2023.

The marketing, strategy and public relations firm opened its first international office in London on Wednesday. The Lede Company now operates offices in London, New York and Los Angeles, and is looking to expand further into Europe.

The beauty retailer announced a new subscription-based membership on Tuesday that allows shoppers to get same-day eligible items (based on delivery address and nearby locations) from Sephora delivered in as little as two hours.

Shiseido Europe, S.A., a subsidiary of Japanese beauty conglomerate Shiseido Company Limited, will acquire the London-based microbiome skin care brand. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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