Fashion

Fashion World Mourns Death of Azzedine Alaïa

clock November 18, 2017WWD Staff

Business

Improvements at Abercrombie, but Wall Street Still Cautious on Stock

clock November 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

Business

Stitch Fix IPO Pops, Then Fizzles

clock November 17, 2017Evan Clark

Shiseido

Franck Marilly

Beauty Features

Franck Marilly Named Chief of Shiseido Group EMEA

The executive succeeds Louis Desazars in the position.

clock November 15, 2017Jennifer Weil

Felicity Jones

Beauty Features

Clé de Peau Beauté Names Felicity Jones Face of Brand, Embarks on Relaunch

Jones’ first campaign launches in January, marking the start of Clé de Peau’s total brand relaunch.

clock November 15, 2017Ellen Thomas

Shiseido's office in Tokyo.

Financial

Shiseido Posts Nine-Month Net Loss of 17 Billion Yen

An impairment loss related to Bare Escentuals cut into the company’s bottom line, despite higher operating income and net sales.

clock November 9, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Shiseido's Essential Energy Collection

Beauty Features

Louis Desazars Exits Shiseido, Group Confirms

The executive has left to focus on personal projects, the Japanese beauty company said.

clock November 8, 2017Jennifer Weil

Marc Rey

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shiseido Buys AI Business Giaran, Looks to Grow Consumer Intimacy

The deal follows Shiseido’s acquisition of MatchCo, a shade-matching technology and foundation business.

clock November 7, 2017Allison Collins

Shiseido's Essential Energy Collection

Skin Care

Shiseido to Unveil Brand Refresh With Essential Energy Collection

The line marks the brand’s biggest skin-care launch since 2014.

clock November 6, 2017Rachel Strugatz

A Shiseido outpost at Bloomingdale's.

Beauty Features

Louis Desazars Said to Have Exited Shiseido

He had served as president and chief executive officer of Shiseido Group EMEA since Sept. 1, 2015.

clock November 2, 2017Jennifer Weil and Pete Born

Mergers and Acquisitions

Betting Further on Hair, Henkel Adds Zotos

The company is paying $485 million to buy the professional hair business from Shiseido.

clock October 30, 2017Allison Collins

Marnie SimpsonSIXTY6 Magazine launch party, London, UK - 12 Oct 2017

Legal

WWD Law Review: Non-competes, Influencers and Model Protection

A non-compete battle between cosmetics giants, British crackdown on influencer postings and protection of models against sexual harassment dominated the legal scene this week.

clock October 27, 2017Julie Zerbo

Adwoa Aboah and models on the catwalkL'Oreal show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, Paris Fashion Week, France - 01 Oct 2017

Legal

L’Oréal Halts Shiseido Hire of Former Executive

A former executive can’t yet start work with Shiseido after L’Oréal argued its plans for tech-driven foundation would be at risk.

clock October 27, 2017Kali Hays

Mergers and Acquisitions

Henkel to Acquire Zotos From Shiseido for $485M

Henkel has also acquired Sexy Hair, Kenra and Alterna.

clock October 26, 2017Allison Collins

Lancome Le Teint Particulier

Legal

L’Oréal Says Shiseido Hire Threatens Its Custom Beauty Developments

The beauty giant is looking to a wide roll out of a new foundation technology, but an involved executive has decamped to rival Shiseido.

clock October 26, 2017Kali Hays

Pamela Baxter, Rose Mario Bravo, Grace Ray, Mindy Grossman, Jill Scalamandre and Tracey T. Travis.

Beauty Features

Six Female Execs on Reaching the C-suite

As more women flee corporate life for entrepreneurial ventures, WWD Beauty Inc asked some leading ladies in business to take a candid look at life in the c-suite — and how companies can better attract top female talent.

clock October 20, 2017Jenny B. Fine

At the TFWA convention.

Beauty Features

Travel Retail Flies High

The channel is back to growth for beauty players, despite still being buffeted by an array of challenges.

clock October 20, 2017Jennifer Weil and Jenny B. Fine

A selection of items from Shiseido's new Recipist line.

Skin Care

Shiseido Targets Millennials in Japan With Recipist Brand

The line will be sold online only, with the aim of reaching digital natives through social media and smartphone marketing.

clock October 6, 2017Kelly Wetherille

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