The Hut Group purchases Christophe Robin haircare brand The deal is believed to be worth approximately £50m. Christophe Robin's products are aimed at maintaining scalp health, nourishing hair and protecting colour. In 2018, the haircare company recorded sales of £13m. Read more.
Polo: Ralph Lauren launches Earth Polo The brand launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. Ralph Lauren has committed to removing at least 170 million bottles from landfills and oceans by 2023. Read more.
Phantom Auto raised $13.5m The remote driving startup was founded in 2017, has raised about $19m to date. The company is works with logistics companies to deploy autonomous passenger and commercial vehicles on public roads. Read more.