Bare Escentuals Inc. posted a nearly 12 percent gain in third-quarter profits, but took measures to brace for a bumpy end to 2008, including trimming its workforce by 10 percent.
During the mineral makeup firm’s earnings call Thursday evening, chief executive officer Leslie Blodgett said of the layoffs, “As much as this has been a difficult decision, we’re confident that this change will allow us to be more responsive to our customers and best position the company for long-term success.”
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"