‘Boohoo and Revolution Beauty’s management pageant has already got ugly’

Revolution Beauty store display

The gloves are off at Boohoo and Revolution Beauty, where the first punches have been exchanged in a fight for control of the embattled makeup specialist.

After originally taking a stake in Revolution Beauty just under a year ago, when Boohoo maintained it intended “to be a supportive stakeholder and long-term partner”, the online fashion powerhouse this week launched a coup attempt as it unveiled a plan to oust Revolution’s management and install its own representatives, non-exec Alistair McGeorge and former chief financial officer Neil Catto.

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