On a Roll: Estee Lauder Cos. Aims to Build on Strong Growth

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William Lauder wrapped up his first year as ceo of The Estee Lauder Cos. on a high note, as annual net income rose 26.7 percent to $433.6 million.

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William Lauder

Beauty Features

On a Roll: Estee Lauder Cos. Aims to Build on Strong Growth

William Lauder wrapped up his first year as ceo of The Estee Lauder Cos. on a high note, as annual net income rose 26.7 percent to $433.6 million.

clock August 17, 2005Molly Prior and Amy S. Choi


Mossimo Founder Pulls Back Bid

Mossimo Inc. founder Mossimo Giannulli on Tuesday withdrew his bid to acquire all outstanding shares of the company amid speculation in the financial community about another potential bidder.

clock August 17, 2005Vicki M. Young

William McMenemy

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Del Labs CEO Steps Down … Avon’s New Posts

William McMenemy, who had risen to president and chief executive officer of Del Laboratories Inc. following its acquisition by DLI Holding last year, has abruptly resigned.

clock August 17, 2005Pete Born


Sara Lee to Sell Stake in Delta Galil

Delta Galil Industries said Sara Lee Corp. is selling its 23 percent stake in the firm to GMM Capital, an investment firm controlled by Isaac Dabah.

clock August 17, 2005Karyn Monget

The new K9 by Nine West line will launch for dogs and their owners exclusively at Nordstrom.


Nine West Steps Up Its Apparel

Nine West’s apparel divisions have grown in five years to reach sales of about $100 million in sportswear, suits and dresses.

clock August 17, 2005Julee Greenberg

Christian Lacroix Jeans will launch this week at FashionCenterDallas.

Fashion Features

Christian Lacroix’s Better Relaunch

Christian Lacroix Jeans, a better fashion-item collection, is relaunching in the U.S. for spring selling and will make its national debut at FashionCenterDallas.

clock August 17, 2005Rusty Williamson


Investors Retreat Retail

Wall Street pummeled retail stocks Tuesday as the impact of higher fuel prices and Wal-Mart’s slow quarter weighed heavily on investors.

clock August 17, 2005WWD Staff


Women’s Apparel Prices Decline in July

Consumers enjoyed lower apparel prices in July, as policies easing restrictions on global trade reverberated onto the sales floor.

clock August 17, 2005Evan Clark

Lauren Holly, Frank Guzzetta, and Kate Pierson.

Fashion Features

Reading the Stars and Future at Glamorama

If Terry Lundgren and the team at Federated Department Stores wanted to gauge the hometown loyalty to Marshall Field’s, all they had to do was attend last week’s Glamorama.

clock August 17, 2005David Moin

Zac Posen's Jaguar gloves.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Zac Races Ahead … Ivy League Princesses

Zac Posen seems to have caught the collaboration bug.

clock August 17, 2005WWD Staff


Importers Oppose California Fee Plan

A coalition of importers urged California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday to oppose state legislation that would slap fees on imported cargo.

clock August 17, 2005Joanna Ramey

Domino's September cover.


Memo Pad: Pump And Dump … Domino Deep Clean … Self-Less

Arnold Schwarzenegger isn’t the only aging muscleman with whom American Media Inc. might be severing its relationship.

clock August 17, 2005WWD Staff

Joie's knee-length cargo shorts.

Fashion Features

MAGIC Overshadows L.A. Market

The MAGIC trade show cast a shadow over the Los Angeles market, as buyers held back budgets for the Las Vegas event later this month.

clock August 17, 2005Michelle Tyree

Fashion Features

West Watch: Reef’s Apparel Statement … Retail Network

While its thong sandal with a built-in bottle opener put surf brand Reef on the map, its signature marketing has long featured the backside of the thong bikini-clad model.

clock August 17, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Oscars, Grammys, Now Los Angeles to Get Fashion Awards

From the Oscars to the Grammys, this town loves doling out trophies, and now, the homegrown fashion industry is claiming its own awards show.

clock August 17, 2005Rose Apodaca


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