Analysis: Six beauty brands on retailers' M&A radar

huda7

Following the acquisition of beauty guru Charlotte Tilbury’s eponymous brand by Spanish conglomerate Puig last week, Retail Week examines which independent beauty brands could be next on the hit list.

Social media is awash with disruptive beauty and skincare brands designed to shake up the industry and attract millennial and Gen-Z spend.

While names like L’Oréal and Estée Lauder still hold traction in the beauty world on their own-label merits, acquiring these Insta-famous brands now seems essential for growth.

With Puig fighting off L’Oréal, FMCG giant Unilever and Japan-based Shiseido to snap up Charlotte Tilbury, it has become apparent that many international players are looking to boost their portfolios with new acquisitions.

Subscription content

Please sign in now if you have a subscription or are already registered with us.

Retail Week

Register for free to continue reading

Retail-Week.com provides premium, in-depth intelligence that helps retailers judge risks, spot opportunities and identify what they need to do to win in the digital economy.

Register today for a taste of our high-quality intelligence and enjoy:

  • Two free article views per calendar month on Retail-Week.com
  • Detailed analysis of current trends and events 
  • Exclusive newsletters
  • In-depth reports, videos, interviews and much more

Discover Retail Week register now

Please note, if you have recently purchased a subscription, it may take a few minutes before your account is updated.