Is Sephora’s first UK store in nearly two decades worth the wait?


After 17 years away, French beauty giant Sephora touched back down on UK shores amid a wave of hype. Retail Week finds out if the new store has been worth the wait

The launch was highly anticipated by both consumers and competitors in the beauty space, with people queuing up and camping overnight to be the first in the store. 

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