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The Estée Series: 2-Who will take on the company?

By Astrid Wendlandt
Complacency, poor performance and a series of profit warnings have made the Estée Lauder Companies lose two thirds of its value in two years. America’s biggest beauty group is perceived as a sitting duck waiting to be taken on, stock market investors say. The Estée Lauder Companies is the ideal target for a group such as LVMH or for an activist fund to come in, build up a stake and push for change to drive up the value of the shares, industry sources and investors say.

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A Year In the News 2021-2022

A Year in the News 2021-2022 is a compilation of Miss Tweed's stories published online during its second year. Like the first yearbook, it is a limited edition. Hence, it is a collector's item. It is designed to celebrate the work of illustrator Claire Laude. Each illustration runs next to the first two paragraph of the story.

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