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Lauretta Roberts

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Lauretta Roberts is managing director and Editor-in-Chief of The Industry, having acquired the business along with business partner Antony Hawman in July 2015. She is also the former director of brand & propositions of trend forecaster WGSN and a former editor of Drapers magazine.
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Charlotte Tilbury

Puig closing in on £1bn deal for Charlotte Tilbury

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H&M

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Hunter Boot

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Marks & Spencer

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