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Marc Jacobs Moves Show Time, Venue

Marc Jacobs is moving his spring 2017 show to the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Retail

Inside Rick Owens’ New SoHo Store

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

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Fashion

Brunello Cucinelli’s Fall 2016 Collection Stolen Over the Weekend

The menswear line had been deducted from the brand’s Milanese showroom.

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Fifth Avenue Twist: Frasch Joins Saks in Unexpected Role

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Overview

Ronald Frasch has resigned as chairman and ceo of Bergdorf Goodman to develop Saks Fifth Avenue?s international operations and private brands.

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Diving In

NEW YORK — Just two months after acquiring a majority stake in Shu Uemura, L’Oréal is laying out its initial plans for expanding the Japanese cosmetics brand’s reach in the U.S. Along with its new four-item Depsea Therapy…

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Fifth Avenue Twist: Frasch Joins Saks in Unexpected Role

Ronald Frasch has resigned as chairman and ceo of Bergdorf Goodman to develop Saks Fifth Avenue’s international operations and private brands.

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Lauder Upbeat About 2004

Estée Lauder Cos. said its second-quarter net fell 12.7 percent due to a onetime charge, but it raised 2004 guidance on the strength of holiday sales.

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Sales at Bulgari Fall 1.9% in ’03

Bulgari saw full-year 2003 revenue slip 1.9 percent as a strong euro-to-dollar exchange rate and a double-digit drop in watch sales hurt its top line.

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In Brief: Mulberry Push…New Sparkle For Reeds…Wal-Mart Study

  • MULBERRY PUSH: Roger Saul, founder of London luxury apparel brand Mulberry, has sold a 5 percent stake in the 30-year-old company to fund manager Artemis, bringing Artemis’ share to 10 percent. The move follows Saul’s sale…

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Roderick to Retire From L’Oréal USA

NEW YORK — One era is ending in the Designer Fragrances Division of L’Oréal USA and another is beginning.

Dick Roderick has decided to cap a two-decade-plus career by retiring at the end of July as senior vice president of…

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Fashion Features

Sugar’s Sweet Deal

NEW YORK — What better place for sugar than a candy store? That’s exactly what Mary Boncutter of Sugar Cosmetics was thinking last week when she struck a deal with Dylan’s Candy Bar, an early step in a plan to grow the beauty brand…

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Shu Uemura Plots U.S. Growth Strategy

The Shu Uemura beauty brand’s new majority owner, L’Oréal, has big plans for its growth in the U.S. Here’s what’s on tap.

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Lepore Previews New Scent

NEW YORK — It may be just a week before the New York runway shows are set to start, but designer Nanette Lepore has more on her mind than her latest ready-to-wear collection.

The designer, whose girlie creations will head down the runway…

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Sears Net Triples, Stock Falls on Guidance

Sears, Roebuck’s fourth-quarter net more than tripled thanks to the sale of its credit card business, but Wall Street did not like the retailer’s ’04 guidance.

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Fashion Features

Mass Market Builds Foundation

NEW YORK — A natural makeover is happening in the mass foundation segment.

In a widespread movement, nearly all major mass market cosmetics brands are in the midst of a liquid foundation launch, and a central theme for many of the makeups…

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New Nail Strips Provide an Instant Manicure

NEW YORK — Now there is a nail polish that doesn’t spill and requires no drying time.

Nailene, the maker of artificial nails and nail treatments, will break into the polish category in March with the introduction of DuraColour Nail…

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Cosmetic Executive Women Celebrates 50 Years

NEW YORK — Despite the impending snowstorm, the show went on Tuesday night and executives got a chance to observe the beauty industry’s leading women as they were questioned about their climb to the top, how they stay there and…

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Boucheron: Here Comes Trouble

NEW YORK — YSL Beauté is courting Trouble in an effort to breathe new life into the Boucheron fragrance franchise.

The initiative will take the form of Boucheron’s fifth women’s scent, Trouble, a luminous oriental which…

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Critical Mass: Pookie Colorizes

NEW YORK — When Gianine Rothschild — a founder of Pookie Products — couldn’t find a quality color-tinted and flavored lip balm, she decided to create one.

“There are flavored glosses, but not with color,”…

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Revlon Bank Waiver Extended One Year

NEW YORK — Revlon Inc. said Thursday that its lenders agreed to amend the company’s credit agreement, which extends a waiver to its financial covenants by one year.

The amendment also includes an approval of Revlon’s…

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Arden Adds Provocative Woman

NEW YORK — There’s a sexy new woman in the Elizabeth Arden fragrance franchise.

Elizabeth Arden Provocative Woman, the company’s newest fragrance, is inspired by spokesmodel Catherine Zeta-Jones, noted Scott Beattie, the…

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Top Notes: Sothy’s U.S. Appointment…Fragrance Foundation Moves…Just Peachy…

SOTHYS’ U.S. APPOINTMENT: Sothys, the Paris-based professional skin care and cosmetics marketer, has named Francois Requier general director of its Miami-based affiliate, Sothys U.S.A. Requier, a 15-year veteran of Sothys, will oversee all…

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Beauty Duo Gets Straight to the Point

NEW YORK — Hair straightening is hitting the mass market with brute force next month as one of the most eligible players in the fledgling category emerges onto drug store shelves — complete with a national print advertising…

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Tresemmé Deepens Its Hair Care Roots

NEW YORK — Capitalizing on the success of its styling roots, Tresemmé this April is expanding deeper into the category.

A total of seven new Tresemmé styling items will arrive on mass shelves this spring, including two products…

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Jack Black Gets Stylish

NEW YORK — Jack Black is back.

After four years of servicing men with its skin, shave, sun and fragrance items, the prestige men’s grooming brand from Dallas is entering the hair care category with three styling products, bringing…

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Kanebo Loans Could Be Delaying Merger

TOKYO — As negotiations of a merger between two of Japan’s largest cosmetics firms drag on, one may ultimately wind up the loser.

“As the negotiation [between Kao Corp. and Kanebo Ltd.] takes longer, it will become unfavorable…

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Looking for a City Map

NEW YORK — In the beginning, there was Clay Felker’s New York magazine. And it was good.

So good that in the 38 years since, its descendants have prospered by simply breaking off pieces of either its editorial franchise or its…

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Memo Pad: Baileying…Bragging Rights

BAILEYING: The good news at Harper’s Bazaar: Ad pages are starting to go back up. The bad news is? Who still works at that magazine?

Joining the endless conga line out of Bazaar are fashion editor Jillian Davison and…

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Fashion Features

Putting Some Pop in a Plane Jane

PARIS — When Marc Newson visited aviation fairs before building his first prototype jet, the Australian designer found it odd that the objects he found most appealing were military planes, missiles and bombs. The design of commercial aircraft,…

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Brûlé: From Text to Textiles

NEW YORK — When Tyler Brûlé launched the style magazine Wallpaper in the mid-Nineties, the title was meant as both a metaphor and a joke. Its motto was “the stuff that surrounds you,” and while that was meant as a play on…

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On The Drawing Board

GOLD LEAF DESIGN: Avant-garde German publishing house Taschen has teamed up with architect Philippe Starck for its just-opened U.S. flagship in Beverly Hills. The bookstore, which sells limited editions priced in the thousands, is suitably…

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Fashion Features

Weak Dollar, Sales Hit Luxottica Profits

NEW YORK — A weak U.S. dollar as well as decelerated sales depressed earnings for Luxottica Group SpA for the fourth quarter and full year.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, the Milan-based eyewear manufacturer and retailer saw earnings…

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Textile Group Sets China Litmus

WASHINGTON — Textile executives meeting in South Carolina Wednesday said the keeping of quotas on Chinese textile and apparel is a must-have in deciding which Congressional and presidential candidates they’ll back in the November…

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Fashion Features

Adidas Slows Pace in 4th Quarter

BERLIN — Although fourth-quarter earnings slipped 13 percent and nominal sales dropped almost 10 percent, Adidas-Salomon cited a better product mix as well as a stronger euro for 2003 results that set record earnings and a robust gross-margin…

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Obituary: Jack Sheinkman, 77, Textile Union Leader

NEW YORK — Jack Sheinkman, the personable labor leader who was the last president of the Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union, died Thursday morning of pneumonia at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. He was 77.

Sheinkman,…

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Fashion Scoops: Fashion’s Face?…Under The Sea…First In Show

FASHION’S FACE?: Talk circulating Thursday indicated that one of the most ardent cosmetics supporters of fashion week might be on the road to becoming its official sponsor. MAC Cosmetics, which supports dozens of runway efforts in multiple…

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Hilary Peck to Lela Rose

NEW YORK — Hilary Peck has joined Lela Rose, a New York-based dress firm popular with socialites on both coasts, as president.

With Peck’s fashion and luxury marketing experience, she seems a good fit for Lela Rose, which lists Ann…

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