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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

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WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock 23hLayla Ilchi


Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

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Avon Sees Transformation Brewing in Brazil

The direct-selling company predicts its revenues will rise dramatically, driven by hot products, like Batom Ultramatte lipstick.

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Fairweather Faces works with all skin tones.

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Makeup Artist Uses Color-Coded Tool to Duplicate Celeb Looks

Paint by numbers approach helps women of all complexions get makeup right.

clock 2hFaye Brookman

Jen Atkin.

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Kardashian Hairstylist Jen Atkin Named the Most Creative Beauty Influencer of 2016

Celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin combines content, professional education and product creation, while tending to her star-studded clientele.

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Simon Doonan and Jacquie Tractenberg at the opening of The Studio.

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Influencers Applaud The Studio Debut

Social media influencers now have a place of their own.

clock 5hFaye Brookman

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in Kona.

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Indie Beauty Execs Reveal Holiday Plans

From exponential growth to enormous acquisitions, Indie brands have had a great year. Here, how some founders plan on celebrating over the holidays.

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Katia Beauchamp and Alex Keith

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Highlights From the CEW Achiever Awards Luncheon

A feeling of female empowerment swept through CEW’s Annual Achievers Awards Luncheon, which recognized seven leaders in the beauty industry.

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Central Emporium in New Delhi.

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India’s Future Group Makes Bold Statement With New Beauty Department

India’s largest retailer Central makes a bold statement with its newest beauty department.

clock 16hMayu Saini

A BIG SEA Experts expect the acquisition wave to continue well into 2017.

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Beauty Acquisitions Expected to Continue in 2017

Experts expect the acquisition wave to continue well into 2017.

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Pacifica Natural Beauty Sea Foam Complete Face Wash, ohn Masters Hair Care Zinc & Sage Shampoo With Conditioner, Dr. Hauschka Clarifying Toner, Everyday Shea Fair Trade Shea Butter- Unscented, Juice Beauty Antioxidant Moisturizer.

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Shopper Stalker: TriBeCa’s Target and Whole Foods

Layla Ilchi heads to TriBeCa to scope out Target’s beauty offering and the natural products selection at Whole Foods.

clock 17hLayla Ilchi

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Beauty Inc Editor’s Letter: The New Beauty Universe

The revolution will be globalized. Such is the rallying cry of Sephora, the recipient of the 2016 WWD Beauty Inc Visionary of the Year award.

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Sheryl Adkins-Green in Mary Kay’s Dallas offices.

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Master Class: Sheryl Adkins-Green On Mary Kay’s Messaging

At a time when many heritage brands are struggling, Sheryl Adkins-Green has helped propel the 50-year-old Mary Kay to powerhouse status.

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Sephora San Francisco team members with the global leadership, including Olivier Schaeffer, global chief operations officer; Calvin McDonald, president and ceo, Sephora Americas; Christopher de Lapuente, global president and ceo, and Janet Dekker, global vice president of human resources.

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Sephora Is Rewriting the Rules of Prestige Beauty

Sephora was an early incubator of the Indie revolution and is the most plugged-in retailer of its generation.

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The Beauty Inc Award winners.

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WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock 23hLayla Ilchi


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Cosmoprof Asia Sets Exhibitor Record, Despite Jitters

The number of exhibitors increased by 7 percent and visitor count swelled to more than 60,000 people.

clock December 8, 2016Kate Whitehead

Too Faced

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Beauty M&A Spending Leads to Growth, According to Report

The report from A.T. Kearney also suggests indie brands will remain acquisition targets.

clock December 8, 2016Allison Collins

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clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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