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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Valentino’s New Era: Stock Market Listing Forms Luxe Group

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Overview

There will be a true mix of fashion and finance on the Milan stock exchange today. Valentino Garavani will lead a lavish ceremony at the exchange to mark the start of trading in shares of the new Valentino Fashion Group.

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Valentino

Fashion Features

Marzotto plans to spin off its fashion interests into a new group called Valentino Fashion Group.

Valentino’s New Era: Stock Market Listing Forms Luxe Group

clock July 1, 2005Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Greenspan, Snow Reassure Senators Regarding China Currency

Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan and Treasury Secretary John Snow told two senators on Thursday that pressures in China have increased the likelihood its currency policies will be adjusted within months.

clock July 1, 2005Evan Clark

Textiles

Senate Debates CAFTA, Poised for Vote

The Senate was preparing to vote on the Central American Free Trade Agreement Thursday night.

clock July 1, 2005Kristi Ellis

Financial

LVMH Wins Judgment Against Landlord

A permanent injunction and final judgment on consent were reached this week involving LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

clock July 1, 2005Liza Casabona

Beauty Features

L’Occitane Files Trade Infringement Lawsuit

The named defendants are Advanced Beauty Systems, CVS Corp., drugstore.com and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

clock July 1, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“They’re talking now about intoxication being the fourth instinct. There seems to be a need to get out of this reality.”

clock July 1, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Maynard Named

A brief look at a few of the day’s stories.

clock July 1, 2005WWD Staff

The fashion eatery Ferdi.

People

A La Carte

Despite the couture shows being only three days, there still should be time for the fashion flock to soak up some Paris culture and shopping.

clock July 1, 2005WWD Staff

People

Suzy

Ben and Jen’s shotgun wedding … Leo buys private island off the coast of Belize … Clooney and Pitt said to be opening Hollywood bar.

clock July 1, 2005Aileen Mehle

David Beckham

Beauty Features

Coty Hopes to Score With Beckham

David Beckham and Coty Inc. believe they will score big with Instinct, Beckham’s debut fragrance.

clock July 1, 2005Brid Costello

Fresh's Memoirs of a Geisha collection.

Beauty Features

Fresh Channels ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’

Fresh co-founders Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg have drawn inspiration from Asian culture for some time.

clock July 1, 2005Bryn Kenny

The ad for My Queen.

Beauty Features

McQueen Expands His Fragrance Kingdom

Alexander McQueen is making room in his kingdom for his ideal woman.

clock July 1, 2005Pete Born and Jennifer Weil

Clarins' fall launches.

Beauty Features

Clarins Updates Extra-Firming Creams for Fall Launch

Clarins has some nerve this October with the launch of Extra-Firming Day Cream and Extra-Firming Night Cream.

clock July 1, 2005Bryn Kenny

This visual will appear with the tag line "Inspired by fashion. Styled by you."

Beauty Features

Pantene to Sponsor Fashion Week

One of mass beauty’s leading brands is about to take center stage.

clock July 1, 2005Andrea Nagel

Select items from Pantina.

Beauty Features

Newcomer Pantina Eyes Mass Market

The new line garnered interest from a host of retailers, such as Rite Aid, Brooks Eckerd Pharmacy, Duane Reade and Happy Harry’s.

clock July 1, 2005Molly Prior

Jack Black's Liquid Magnetism fragrance trio.

Beauty Features

Men’s Corner: Jack Black’s Magnetic Liquid Lexicon

NEW YORK — Amid fifth anniversary celebrations last month, men’s grooming brand Jack Black unveiled a trio of scents called Liquid Magnetism, slated to be launched in October.

Executive vice president Emily Dalton, who cofounded…

clock July 1, 2005Matthew W. Evans

WWD Image

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: Show Offers Beauty a License to Deal

NEW YORK — It wasn’t unusual to spot beauty executives prowling the exhibit floor at last week’s International Licensing and Merchandising trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center here.

That’s because some of the brightest…

clock July 1, 2005Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

P&G Closes Door On Custom Beauty Internet Site Reflect

NEW YORK — Procter & Gamble is closing down Reflect.com today, which had been touted as the first site to offer customized beauty products online. Approximately 50,000 variations of hair, skin and makeup products were possible for purchase…

clock July 1, 2005Andrea Nagel

An ad visual from Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty.

Beauty Features

Dove Affirms Stance on Beauty Marketing

NEW YORK — As part of its Campaign for Real Beauty, Dove will continue to defy conventional advertising wisdom and show real women — curves, tattoos, scars and all — in its ads. The latest salvo in the Unilever brand’s CFRB —…

clock July 1, 2005Molly Prior

Hartwig Langer

Beauty Features

Langer’s Action Plan for P&G Fragrance

NEW YORK — Procter & Gamble is making the first moves today in its long quest to achieve dominance of the global fragrance business.

As long anticipated, P&G Prestige Beauty and Cosmopolitan Cosmetics, which was part of the Wella…

clock July 1, 2005Pete Born

Olay's Regenerist Thermal Skin Polisher.

Beauty Features

New Olay Formulas Combine Antiage and Acne Tech

NEW YORK — Olay is building on its successful antiage portfolio by adding several new products to its two leading age-fighting brands, Regenerist and Total Effects.

Lauren Thaman, global director of P&G beauty science, who heads up…

clock July 1, 2005Andrea Nagel

WWD Image

Media

Memo Pad: Cave Men … Private Lives … Cargo’s Haulover …

CAVE MEN: There was a collective shudder among journalists in New York on Thursday, after Time Inc. agreed to produce a reporter’s notes subpoenaed in connection with the Valerie Plame investigation. On Monday, the…

clock July 1, 2005WWD Staff

WWD Image

Media

Cosmo, By the Numbers

Next month, Cosmopolitan will celebrate its 40th anniversary. In a neat bit of timing, the magazine will also reach another milestone, selling its one-billionth copy. That set us thinking: Just what goes into writing, editing, printing and…

clock July 1, 2005WWD Staff

The Nike iD Studio in New York.

Retail

Nike iD Studio Worth Weight In Buzz

The entrance to the Nike iD Studio at 255 Elizabeth Street in lower Manhattan is so discreet it barely registers, but that’s the point.

clock July 1, 2005Sharon Edelson

Financial

Analysts Expect Strong June Comp Sales

Hot weather in June drove consumers into stores where they picked up summer apparel they didn’t buy during spring’s extended bout of unseasonably cold, wet weather.

clock July 1, 2005Meredith Derby

Rick Owens.

Fashion Features

Owens Expanding With Diffusion Line, Furniture

Rick Owens has launched a diffusion line and a furniture collection alongside his men’s wear collection.

clock July 1, 2005Robert Murphy

Maureen Chiquet and her bear.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Field Research … Group Mentality … Chanel’s Bear Moment

FIELD RESEARCH: It looks like Patricia Field has landed another big styling gig with plenty of latitude. Word has it Field is heading to Paris to scout outfits for Meryl Streep, who will portray…

clock July 1, 2005WWD Staff

Calypso cotton dress.

Retail

WWDWalkthrough: At the Beach

Dropping in at Tracy Feith, J. Crew and Calypso in the Hamptons.

clock July 1, 2005Anamaria Wilson

Essentialist

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