Burt Shavitz


Burt Shavitz, Cofounder of Burt’s Bees, Dies at 80

Burt Shavitz, a cofounder of Burt's Bees and a pioneer of the eco-conscious beauty industry, died on Sunday in Maine of respiratory complications. He was 80 years old.

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The Parthenon


Greece is the Word as Fashion Equities React

Greece’s refusal to accept the bailout terms proposed by its creditors in a referendum on Sunday forced all of Europe’s and Asia's major markets — with the exception of Shanghai — down on Monday.

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Sean Baker


Sean Baker on ‘Tangerine,’ Caitlyn Jenner and iPhone Filmmaking

The raucous dramedy about two trans sex workers in downtown Los Angeles arrives in theaters Friday.

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Express in Times Square.


Perry Pericleous Promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Express

Succeeds Paul Dascoli, who has left the firm, and reports to Matthew Moellering, chief operating officer.

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Seritage Shares Rise as Trading Begins

Rights offering raises $1.6 billion to be applied to real estate purchases from Sears.

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The Markets

DSTLD Plans Category Expansion

The company, which nabbed $4.4 million in seed funding last year, just began selling men’s and women’s aviator sunglasses for $105.

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J. Press


J. Press York Street Line to be Discontinued

The line will be renamed J. Press Blue and will retain its younger aesthetic.

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Brandon Maxwell, Stylist to Lady Gaga, to Launch Line

Lady Gaga's stylist is set to launch a ready-to-wear collection for spring 2016.

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2012 WWD Beauty Inc. Awards - Mass Retailer Of The Year: Family Dollar


Dollar Tree Completes Family Dollar Purchase

Combined companies' sales will exceed $19 billion with store count over 13,600 units.

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Her Velvet Vase


Her Velvet Vase Bows in U.S.

Sisters Clare and Magdalena Chan started Her Velvet Vase, a blogshop, in Singapore. They've brought the concept to the U.S. with an e-commerce site.

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