A New Face: Rite Aid Reformats to Pump Up Beauty Sales

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After examining beauty sales trends for the past seven years, Rite Aid category manager Judy Wray felt it was time for a new approach.

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The ad visual for Estée Lauder's Individualist Natural Finish foundation.

Beauty Features

Building a Strong Foundation at Lauder

Estee Lauder is aiming for a perfect match with its new foundation.

clock July 15, 2005Julie Naughton

Clinique’s Butter Shine image.

Beauty Features

Clinique Shows True Colors for Fall

Clinique is plumping up its color cosmetics assortment this fall with extensive new foundation, blush and lipstick lines.

clock July 15, 2005Julie Naughton

Prada's new compact.

Beauty Features

Prada Planning New Compact For Fall Selling

Prada plans to add a bit more color to its lineup this fall.

clock July 15, 2005Julie Naughton

The Guess fragrance and body lotion.

Beauty Features

Former Guess Girls Inspire New Scent

Back when Claudia Schiffer was just a Brigitte Bardot look-alike and Anna Nicole Smith was a newly discovered bombshell from the Heartland, many women dreamed of looking like a Guess girl.

clock July 15, 2005Bryn Kenny

Ferragamo Parfums' Incanto Dream.

Beauty Features

Ferragamo Sets Course for Strong Season

Two years after restructuring the fragrance division in an effort to increase sales, Ferragamo executives said the strategy has doubled scent revenues.

clock July 15, 2005Stephanie Epiro

The Elle Macpherson The Body Collection.

Beauty Features

Macpherson Enters Bath and Body

Her intimates collection has already become a commercial success in the lingerie world, and now Elle Macpherson has extended her eponymous brand a step further.

clock July 15, 2005Nina Jones

Beauty Features

Top Notes: Lauder Travel Retail Move … Farn Names Kline … Coty’s French Reorganization

Coty Inc. has shaken up its organization in France, merging its prestige Lancaster Group France and mass-market Coty Beauty France divisions to form Coty France.

clock July 15, 2005WWD Staff

Maybelline New York's Moisture Extreme Lipcolor.

Beauty Features

Maybelline Goes for Extreme Moisture

Getting lips moist and kissable is one thing. Keeping them that way throughout the day is another.

clock July 15, 2005Andrea Nagel

John Frieda's Frizz-O-Meter.

Beauty Features

Snippets: More Beauty … Frizzometer … Sun (Safety) Exposure …

John Frieda Frizz-Ease has teamed with AccuWeather.com to give consumers a frizz forecast on how humid their cities are.

clock July 15, 2005WWD Staff

Laurent Attal and Jean-Paul Agon

Beauty Features

Changing of the Guard at L’Oreal

The baton has been passed at L’Oreal USA. Laurent Attal, now U.S. head of the division, and predecessor Jean-Paul Agon, talk business.

clock July 15, 2005Pete Born

Select items from Playboy Beauty.

Beauty Features

Playboy Bunny Entices Women With Cosmetics Collection

July’s Playboy Playmate is not the only bunny in the spotlight this month.

clock July 15, 2005Sarah Ascione and Ashley Moore

Inside Rite Aid's new prototype, Customer World.

Beauty Features

A New Face: Rite Aid Reformats to Pump Up Beauty Sales

After examining beauty sales trends for the past seven years, Rite Aid category manager Judy Wray felt it was time for a new approach.

clock July 15, 2005Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

Limited Taps Bucciarelli for Dual Roles

Limited Brands has hired Liz Claiborne’s Ed Bucciarelli as president of Limited Brands Accessories and president and ceo of Henri Bendel.

clock July 15, 2005David Moin

From the House of Deréon fur collection.

Fashion Features

Beyonce Lines Dereon with Fur

House of Dereon has signed a licensing agreement with Tendler Furs to design, manufacture and distribute fur outerwear and accessories for the collection.

clock July 15, 2005Lauren DeCarlo


Retail Apparel Prices Decline 0.3% in June

Women’s retail prices continued a roller-coaster ride in June, falling 0.3 percent for the month and 1.9 percent for the year, the government said.

clock July 15, 2005Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“It’s so cool. You cross your legs and everybody immediately knows you’re wearing a Louboutin.”

clock July 15, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Saluting Valentino … Everlast Promotion

Seth Horowitz has been promoted to president and chief operating officer at Everlast Worldwide.

clock July 15, 2005WWD Staff


Stylists Gear Up for Emmys

The battle to dress television’s top talent kicked off Thursday with the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, and designers and stylists have their work cut out for them.

clock July 15, 2005Marcy Medina

Daslu’s new villa.


Raid Seen Affecting Daslu’s Sales

A federal police raid on designer retailer Daslu is likely to have significant impact on its business, industry observers here predicted Thursday.

clock July 15, 2005Michael Kepp


China Trade Bill to Get Push in House

Ways & Means chairman Bill Thomas said he will push for quick action on a bill targeting China’s trade practices and meant to gain CAFTA votes.

clock July 15, 2005Kristi Ellis

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Fashion Features

Peeking Inside the Covers

It’s already mid-July, which means this year’s fat September issues will be shipping soon.

clock July 15, 2005Sara James


Credit Purchases Boost Retail Sales in June

Retail sales strengthened in June, but economists said the growth might not be sustainable as consumers have bought too much on credit.

clock July 15, 2005Evan Clark


Levi’s Phil Marineau Could Net $4M Bonus

The San Francisco-based denim giant announced the change to its cash incentive plan in a regulatory filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission on Thursday.

clock July 15, 2005WWD Staff


Walmart.com Offline For Almost 11 Hours

Wal-Mart’s Internet site, one of the biggest online stores with more than 1 million visitors on an average day, was shut down for about 11 hours Thursday.

clock July 15, 2005Rusty Williamson and Cate T. Corcoran


Brazil to Seek WTO OK For $3B in U.S. Sanctions

Brazil is expected to ask the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Panel today for authorization to retaliate with $3 billion in punitive sanctions against the U.S.

clock July 15, 2005John Zarocostas

Renée Rockefeller



Tom and Katie hit Rome for a mission impossible … Stephen Sondheim celebrates his 75th with a concert, naturally … Lauryn Hill pulls a diva act.

clock July 15, 2005Aileen Mehle

They love the pose: the two similar covers.


Memo Pad: Like Father … Stars and Strippers … Seeing Double

Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn must have experienced deja vu when they posed for Rolling Stone in May.

clock July 15, 2005WWD Staff


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