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Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock August 26, 2016Allison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Pump Up the Volume: Tommy Shares Leap on Sale Frenzy

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Shares of Tommy Hilfiger Corp. surged 10.92 percent, or $1.76, to close at $17.87 on the NYSE Thursday, on news the company is for sale.

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Financial

Pump Up the Volume: Tommy Shares Leap on Sale Frenzy

Shares of Tommy Hilfiger Corp. surged 10.92 percent, or $1.76, to close at $17.87 on the NYSE Thursday, on news the company is for sale.

clock August 19, 2005Vicki M. Young

Textiles

U.S.-China Import Deal Faces Final Hurdle

U.S. negotiators wrapped up “productive talks” with the Chinese, but will have to meet again to reach a long-term deal on textile and apparel imports.

clock August 19, 2005Evan Clark

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“I don’t want the Jessica Simpson brand to be anything I wouldn’t wear … “

clock August 19, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Mexico’s Fashion Fix

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

clock August 19, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Gap’s Net Climbs on Flat Sales

Although second-quarter sales were flat, Gap Inc. notched a 39.5 percent rise in earnings, thanks in part to a decrease in operating expenses.

clock August 19, 2005Meredith Derby

Financial

Limited’s Earnings Fall, Warns on Outlook

Limited Brands reported a 23.6 percent drop in second-quarter earnings and said third-quarter and full-year profits could miss estimates.

clock August 19, 2005Meredith Derby

Financial

New York & Co. Posts Profit in Quarter, Reverses Loss

New York & Co. swung to a second-quarter profit from a loss a year ago, thanks to a strong merchandise assortment and successful expansion.

clock August 19, 2005Meredith Derby

Financial

Fewer Markdowns Boost 2Q Results

Retailers reporting second-quarter results Thursday delivered, for the most part, mixed results, with Stein Mart Inc. posting profits that doubled.

clock August 19, 2005Liza Casabona

Retail Features

Going, Going, Growth: Beauty’s Expanding Reach on eBay

Ten years after its launch, eBay is becoming one of beauty’s hottest retail outlets, with 157 million registered users worldwide.

clock August 19, 2005Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

Napoleon Out to Grow U.S. Business

Napoleon is adding new territory to his realm. Napoleon Perdis the makeup artist, that is.

clock August 19, 2005Julie Naughton and Holly Miller

Beauty Features

Top Notes: On The Road Again … French Twist

Dick Roderick may have succeeded at several endeavors during his career, but retirement is not among them.

clock August 19, 2005WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Mama Mio: On the Mommy Track

A trio of London-based mothers are out to prove that even during pregnancy, women can be hot mamas.

clock August 19, 2005Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

Caswell-Massey’s Continuous Overhaul

The 250-year-old beauty brand Caswell-Massey is getting an update with two new lines: Baby Shea and Olive Oil and Orange Blossom.

clock August 19, 2005Bryn Kenny

Beauty Features

Lil’ Dipper Plans Gradual Launch Of Baby Products

Lil’ Dipper, a new line of skin care products for babies and infants, is keeping things, well, “Lil'” for now.

clock August 19, 2005Bryn Kenny

Beauty Features

Newness Dominates at Extracts Show

Although its most recent run was only a few months ago, last weekend’s Extracts Show for the personal care and wellness industry was certainly not lacking in newness.

clock August 19, 2005Bryn Kenny

Beauty Features

Burt’s Bees Broadens Retail Reach

Burt’s Bees, the small but agile North Carolina-based natural beauty company, has stepped up plans to pollinate the mass market.

clock August 19, 2005Molly Prior

Beauty Features

Critical Mass: The Passing of the Baton at Del Labs

Del’s chief operating officer, Charles J. Hinkaty, who will assume the top spot today, asserted that the Del management team is enthusiastically committed to beauty.

clock August 19, 2005Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Men’s Corner: Grooming Lounge Sets Product Line, New Stores

Grooming Lounge Shaving Solutions, as the new shaving line is called, includes a face wash, a shave oil, shave cream and aftershave.

clock August 19, 2005Matthew W. Evans

Beauty Features

Mass Hair Care Trends Nod to Salon Channel

The mass hair care industry is taking cues from the professional market and next year will capitalize on several leading salon trends to beef up mass’ stagnant sales.

clock August 19, 2005Andrea Nagel

Beauty Features

Scene and Heard at ECRM

While dominant in the ethnic arena with brands such as African Pride and Creme of Nature, Colomer USA is looking to expand its presence in the general market side of the business.

clock August 19, 2005Andrea Nagel

Beauty Features

Snippets: Tennis Anyone? … Pure H20 … Sothys Man …

Warren-Tricomi Salon will hold court at the U.S. Open, serving as the official “Hairstylist to the Players” for the 2005 and 2006 tennis tournaments.

clock August 19, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

One Country, Three Fashion Weeks

Does a nation like South Africa, with a population of 47 million, 27 percent unemployment and a per capita income of $1,100 really need three fashion weeks within weeks of each other?

clock August 19, 2005Bambina Wise

Memo Pad: Miller’s Crossing … Mo’ Money? No Problem … Memoir Must Read …

Jason Epstein continues to find odd ways of showing support for his jailed spouse, Judith Miller.

clock August 19, 2005WWD Staff

Elle Accessorizes With Launch

Spin-offs are to fashion magazines what gerbil-sized dogs are to the Paris Hilton set: accessories.

clock August 19, 2005Jeff Bercovici

Fashion Features

Conquering the Tower One Thrill at a Time

More often than not, the mad rush to get out of town on Friday nights winds up being a real workout.

clock August 19, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Something Is Begotten in the State of Denmark

In Copenhagen’s quest to be to design what Cannes is to film, the Scandinavian city will be dressing up quaint public squares with creations from its 2005 Index awards.

clock August 19, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Absolut’s Designer Baggage

The myriad incarnations of Absolut just keep on coming, but they are taking a different shape.

clock August 19, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Retail Features

Mitchells Joins Forces With Marshs

Mitchells, the Westport, Conn.-based upscale retailer, has made a deal to merge with Marshs, a Huntington, N.Y.-based store.

clock August 19, 2005Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Features

Stan Herman and Derek Lam Win Dallas Fashion Awards

Stan Herman and Derek Lam will headline the Dallas Fashion Awards ceremony here.

clock August 19, 2005Holly Haber

Financial

True Religion Begins Trading on Nasdaq

Shares fell more than 1 percent to $14.80 on the first day on the Nasdaq, which was down 0.4 percent overall to 2136.08.

clock August 19, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Sharapova Strides In

The U.S. Open matches don’t start until Aug. 29, but tennis champ Maria Sharapova is hitting the city next week on behalf of some of her sponsors.

clock August 19, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Summers’ Time

Dapper art dealer Martin Summers may be polished right down to his matching pocket handkerchief and dark red socks, but chances are there’s a trace of dirt under his fingernails.

clock August 19, 2005Samantha Conti

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