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French Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies at the Age of 86

The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.

clock 16hMiles Socha


Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Next Fenty Puma Show

The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.

clock 22hMiles Socha


Condé Nast Said to Mull Cost Cutting, Publisher Changes

Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.

clock 12hAlexandra Steigrad

Arnold’s New Order

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She has helped to Engineer Procter & Gamble's growth for 20 years. Now, Susan Arnold aims to win big by reinventing not only how P&G does beauty but the beauty business itself.

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Hair Color

Though it racks up over $1 billion dollars in annual sales, the hair color category has been flat for the past two years.

clock June 15, 2007Megan McIntyre

Marketing and Trends

‘It’ Bag Chronicles

Why the beauty industry hasn’t really cashed in on fashion’s money-making scheme.

clock June 15, 2007Sharon Edelson and Katya Foreman


5 for 5

Five of the most-watched retailers reveal how they tackle beauty’s five most pressing issues.

clock June 15, 2007Molly Prior


Retail’s Tidal Shift

Erosion of the department store business is creating a clamor for freestanding stores plus Internet and TV ventures.

clock June 15, 2007Pete Born


Arnold’s New Order

Susan Arnold aims to win big by reinventing not only how Procter & Gamble does beauty but the beauty business itself.

clock June 15, 2007Jenny B. Fine and Molly Prior

Color Cosmetics

Fall Color Forecast

Cool neutrals, deep plums and black-based hues make headlines this season. But don’t discount true reds.

clock June 15, 2007Michelle Edgar


For Your Store Only

Above and Beyond. It’s the best way to characterize how far beauty companies are willing to go to satiate top retailers’ appetites for exclusives.

clock June 15, 2007Michelle Edgar


Her Mane is Rio

Thanks to the J. Sisters from Vitoria, Brazil, New Yorkers discovered the Brazilian bikini wax in 1994.

clock June 15, 2007Rachel Brown


Oh My Darling

With one memorable quote from 90210 alum Jennie Garth, indie fragrance Child became a full-fledged phenomenon in the Nineties.

clock June 15, 2007Rachel Brown

Marketing and Trends

Man Power

What started out boiling has tempered down to a simmer in the much-heralded world of men’s grooming.

clock June 15, 2007Megan McIntyre

Beauty Features

Editor’s Letter: Shifting Tides

The first time I tried to surf, a strong current propelled my board so fast toward the beach that I hit sand before I ever had a chance to stand up.

clock June 15, 2007Kim-Van Dang

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