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Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

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Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

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Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

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The Summer Season: As Tourism Recovers, Travelers Hit the Malls

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America is in the middle of its annual summer migrations, and the good news for retailers is that many tourists have their credit cards out.

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Opposites Attract

NEW YORK — Call them strange bedfellows, an odd couple or polar opposites. However you phrase it, England’s venerable jeweler, Asprey, has tapped avant-garde designer Hussein Chalayan to design the company’s first ready-to-wear…

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Fashion Features

The Summer Season: As Tourism Recovers, Travelers Hit the Malls

America is in the middle of its annual summer migrations, and the good news for retailers is that many tourists have their credit cards out.

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Fashion Features

Tommy Adds the Letter ‘H’

Tommy Hilfiger confirmed that his H collection will be sold in about 80 to 100 doors at Federated Department Stores beginning in February.

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Fashion Features

Simon Mall Tour Targets Teens

NEW YORK — With the heart of the back-to-school season approaching, Simon Property Group wants teens off the beach and back into the malls. The nation’s largest shopping center developer launches a massive teen marketing program Friday in…

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Fashion Features

Accessories Firms See Sparkle for Holiday

A turnaround is down the road for accessories, with retailers and vendors feeling the fourth quarter will be when the sun shines again on the sector.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Kmart’s Q1 Update…Brooklyn Bandits Hold-Up Macy’s

KMART’S Q1 UPDATE: The Kmart Holding Corp. on Friday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission its audited first-quarter results reflecting “fresh start” accounting, following its exit from bankruptcy proceedings in…

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People

Narciso’s Angels

Barneys brings Narciso to L.A

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People

Open Sesame

Open Doors New York founders Jennifer Potter and Christina Lari discuss their blossoming business.

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People

Raising Arizona

Roll a Seven.

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Victoria’s Secret Set for ‘Very Sexy’ Sequel … We All Scream for Hair Treats

Victoria’s Secret is hoping to attract more male customers when it adds a new scent to the Very Sexy masterbrand, set to launch in October.

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Fashion Features

Intimate Notes: Paccione Gets Hugged…DVF Expands Intimates…Rampage Gets Sleepy

PACCIONE GETS HUGGED: Over 400 executives of the intimate apparel and retail industries turned out at the annual H.U.G. Awards dinner hosted by the Intimate Apparel Square Club.

The awards event, which is an acronym for Help Us Give,…

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Fashion Features

Steps for a Spring Revival

The warm-weather months are always a tough time for the legwear crowd, but for the 2004 spring season, makers are fighting back with a vengeance.

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Fashion Features

Bring In the New

NEW YORK — The legwear crowd hit the town last week as Foot Petals showed off its new products with a party at the Pennaco showroom Tuesday evening, while VF Corp. premiered the Vanity Fair and Lily of France legwear lines produced under license…

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Fashion Features

Wolford Sales Slip in 1st Qtr.

Wolford AG said its first-quarter sales fell 9.8 percent to $26.6 million, blaming the decline on exchange-rate fluctuations and store closings.

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Fashion Features

Hot Summer Nights

NEW YORK — Accompanying last week’s accessories market was a steady stream of events, launches and soirées.

On Monday night, Israeli costume jewelry company Michal Negrin feted its new 175-square-foot boutique on the main floor…

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Fashion Features

Bonnie August: Popularized Dancewear in Fashion

NEW YORK — Bonnie August, whose stretch dancewear and wraparound skirts were among the first activewear looks to become adopted as mainstream fashion trends during the disco era, died on Saturday night at her Manhattan home after a long battle…

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Financial

Allowances Hamper Hampshire Earnings

NEW YORK — Heavy promotions at retail pressured Hampshire Group Ltd. to a deeper second-quarter loss despite sales that were on plan.

For the three months ended June 28, the Anderson, S.C.-based manufacturer of moderate sportswear for…

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Financial

Samuels Jewelers Files For Ch. 11 Protection

NEW YORK — Samuels Jewelers Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last Monday in order to reorganize approximately $78 million in debt.

The Austin, Tex.-based jewelry retail chain, the nation’s eighth largest, said in a…

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Financial

Growth in Sales, Cost Reductions Raise Gildan Net

NEW YORK — Sales growth and costs controls boosted Gildan Activewear Inc.’s bottom line in the third quarter.

For the three months ended July 6, the Montreal-based T-shirt and knitwear manufacturer said net income gained 12.7…

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Fashion Features

Europe Watch: Saturation Point … Northern Spirit … Watch Weary

SATURATION POINT: George, the Wal-Mart/ASDA fashion collection that plans to open two freestanding units in Britain next month, could change the discount retail landscape should the stores be rolled out nationwide. TNS, a British provider of…

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