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Retailers Keep Holiday Plans Conservative and Inventories Tight

Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.

clock 11hDavid Moin

Fashion

Rihanna Said Eyeing Paris for Fenty Puma Show

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

clock 5hMiles Socha

Retail

Aéropostale Bankruptcy Jeopardizes 10k Jobs

Teen retailer Aéropostale is awaiting a decision from a bankruptcy judge that is likely to impact whether it can find a buyer.

clock 13hVicki M. Young

In Focus

Roger Federer on His Nike Collaboration and Coming Back Strong in 2017

Roger Federer at the NikeLab store in NYC

Tom’s Lauder Touch: Amber Nude and Revamping Youth Dew

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Tom Ford's beauty debut with The Estee Lauder Cos. will be a color and fragrance lineup dubbed Amber Nude, it was learned.

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Beauty Features

Tom’s Lauder Touch: Amber Nude and Revamping Youth Dew

Tom Ford’s beauty debut with The Estee Lauder Cos. will be a color and fragrance lineup dubbed Amber Nude, it was learned.

clock August 5, 2005Julie Naughton

People

Jarmusch: In Full Bloom

Jim Jarmusch, the enfant terrible of American cinema, is obsessed with life’s great unknowns.

clock August 5, 2005Shirine Saad

Beauty Features

Uma Said in Skin Care Talks

Will Uma Thurman be the next celebrity to dip her toes into the beauty industry pool?

clock August 5, 2005Megan McIntyre

Financial

Moody’s Changes Tune on Saks

Banks involved in Saks’ committed bank facility previously agreed to waive any defaults in connection with the late filing of the financial statements.

clock August 5, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

UPS, 7th on Sixth Finalize List of Designers

UPS and 7th on Sixth finalized the list of designers to show at the UPS Hub, Olympus Fashion Week’s new tent devoted to helping emerging talent.

clock August 5, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“It wasn’t an easy decision. I don’t know if it will be harder to sell or harder later on to leave.”

clock August 5, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Wal-Mart Exec Shift

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock August 5, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

The Early Grade on B-T-S: ‘B’

After just a few weeks of selling, back-to-school merchandise is getting a good preliminary report card from specialty chains.

clock August 5, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

Carol’s Daughter Poised for Growth

Three months after Carol’s Daughter founder Lisa Price signed an investment pact with a grove of celebrities, the deal is starting to bear fruit.

clock August 5, 2005Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Origins Unveils Dr. Andrew Weil Line

The mushroom could soon trump the apple as everyone’s favorite cure-all if Origins has anything to say about it.

clock August 5, 2005Bryn Kenny

Fashion Features

Chanel’s Skin Care Solutions

Chanel is launching Microsolutions, an antiaging line inspired by cosmetic surgery procedures, in September.

clock August 5, 2005Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

A New Wrinkle For MD Skincare

Hydra-Pure Intense Moisture Cream, coming in November, is designed to circumvent skin problems caused by metals.

clock August 5, 2005Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Revlon to Target New Demographics

As Revlon Inc. narrowed its loss in the second quarter on a 1 percent sales gain, management said it would continue to spend money to make money.

clock August 5, 2005Molly Prior and Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

Mizani Enters Professional Color Arena

The African-American market has just landed a coup with the rollout of Mizani Beyond.

clock August 5, 2005Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

ECRM: New Venue for Battle of the Brands

Retailers attending ECRM’s Efficient Program Planning Sessions here this week face one of the biggest dilemmas of the past five years.

clock August 5, 2005Faye Brookman and Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Scene and Heard at ECRM

What Bobbi Brown and Trish McAvoy have done for brushes is filtering into the mass market.

clock August 5, 2005Molly Prior and Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Competition Sends Spas Back to Roots

The indigenous theme enables spas to differentiate themselves from competitors.

clock August 5, 2005Sarah Ascione and Ashley Moore

Beauty Features

Essencia Gets Personal With Customized Beauty Formulas

Essencia, an aromatherapy-focused beauty company, saw fit to offer personal product customization.

clock August 5, 2005Molly Prior

Memo Pad: Gab Fest … Male Order … Humor Us …

In Conde Nast’s corporate program, they make their own magazine.

clock August 5, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Summer Stupor for July Comps

As a relatively insignificant month for retailers, July was equally unimportant to shoppers this year, too, same-store sales results showed.

clock August 5, 2005Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Yamamoto’s SoHo Grand Reopening

Following SoHo’s lead, several other worldwide stores will begin selling all three collections.

clock August 5, 2005Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Beyonce’s Show Stopper … The Lovely Dress … Put Him In, Coach …

YouthAIDS and Aldo Shoes aren’t monkeying around in a $100 million HIV/AIDS-fighting outdoor ad campaign to hit the streets of New York

clock August 5, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Hamptons Collection Files Suit Against Coach

The Hamptons Collection has filed a lawsuit against Coach Inc., alleging that the handbag giant’s use of the word Hamptons on its bags and accessories infringes on THC’s own trademark.

clock August 5, 2005Liza Casabona

Financial

Sara Lee Net Drops 43.5%

Sara Lee Corp. reported a fourth-quarter loss on lackluster sales, but said it planned to remodel its fiscal house while pursuing a reorganization.

clock August 5, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

Obituary: Myron Silverstein, Former Cone Mills Executive

Myron Silverstein, a 43-year veteran of Cone Mills who rose to executive vice president, died Tuesday at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn.

clock August 5, 2005WWD Staff

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