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Beauty

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

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 3hMiles Socha

Retail

Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 9hJessica Iredale

WWD Exclusive: Nordstrom Buys Jeffrey Designer Stores

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Nordstrom is buying Jeffrey Inc., with Jeffrey Kalinsky becoming director of designer merchandising at Nordstrom while remaining Jeffrey's president and ceo.

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WWD Exclusive: Nordstrom Buys Jeffrey Designer Stores

Nordstrom is buying Jeffrey Inc., with Jeffrey Kalinsky becoming director of designer merchandising at Nordstrom while remaining Jeffrey’s president and ceo.

clock August 22, 2005Sharon Edelson

Financial

DKI Attracting Suitors?

Speculation that Jones Apparel Group could by eyeing a purchase of Donna Karan International surfaced last week.

clock August 22, 2005Vicki M. Young and Arthur Friedman

Financial

Bids for Saks Inc. Due Today

The deadline looms as bids for all or part of Saks Inc. are due today, and several leveraged buyout firms are expected to make a play.

clock August 22, 2005Vicki M. Young

Retail Features

San Fran Blast Damages Polo Unit

An underground explosion and fire that erupted in the downtown retail shopping district minutes before the start of business Friday injured a pedestrian and damaged a Polo Ralph Lauren store.

clock August 22, 2005Joanna Ramey

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

A brief look at the coming week’s events.

clock August 22, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Caribbean Joe’s Survivor

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

clock August 22, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Charge Leads Ann Taylor To 76.3% Drop in Income

Ann Taylor Stores’ second-quarter profits dropped precipitously due to a one-time charge, but the company remained positive about its outlook.

clock August 22, 2005Vicki M. Young

Financial

Iconix Approaches Tommy But Hilfiger Plays It Cool

Iconix Brand Group knocked on J.P. Morgan Chase’s door looking to make a bid for Tommy Hilfiger Corp., but got a chilly response.

clock August 22, 2005Vicki M. Young

Financial

Second Closure at House of Fraser

U.K. department store chain House of Fraser said it will close its 135-year-old Barkers store on Kensington High Street here in January.

clock August 22, 2005Nina Jones

People

Stage Mom

Talking ballet and dance with Nancy Walton Laurie.

clock August 22, 2005Emily Holt

People

Red Light District

Rodeo Drive was like a red velvet den of iniquity as the Azrias opened their new BCBG boutique.

clock August 22, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Roberto Cavalli’s Serpentine Style … Guess, Parlux Fete Scent

For Roberto Cavalli, the snake is a symbol of good luck.

clock August 22, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

White House/Black Market To Launch Retail Web Site

White House/Black Market is set to unveil online sales today seeking to implement the multichannel strategy that has been successful for parent company Chico’s.

clock August 22, 2005Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Justin Fully Functional

Pop star Justin Timberlake is taking a now-familiar route for celebrities — he’s branching into fashion, with partners Trace Ayala and Danny Guez.

clock August 22, 2005Adam Tschorn

Retail Features

La Perla Rolls a Deuce in Las Vegas

La Perla USA has opened its first store in Las Vegas at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

clock August 22, 2005Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Me&Ro’s Star Turn

Jewelry firm Me&Ro has created a collection of hair combs for the film “Memoirs of a Geisha,” set to be released Dec. 9.

clock August 22, 2005Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Findings: A Bright Idea … The Perfect Match … In Store

After a 2004 relaunch under new owner Fossil Inc., 123-year-old Swiss watch brand Zodiac is reporting that business is up after the introduction of a color-driven direction that is appealing to women.

clock August 22, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Intrigo’s Seamless Transition Into Canada

Intrigo, a new hosiery line from Oroblu of Italy, is taking its first steps in Canada for fall.

clock August 22, 2005Brian Dunn

Financial

WWD Stock Index Plummets

A week of warnings from several big retailers last week took its toll on the WWD Composite Stock Index.

clock August 22, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Congress Keeps Eye on Revalued Yuan

It’s been one month since the Chinese yuan was revalued off the U.S. dollar and allowed to fluctuate.

clock August 22, 2005Nia Shepherd

Financial

Retailers on a Roll As IPOs Pay Off

If recent initial public offerings in the retail and apparel market are any indication, J. Crew Group Inc.’s planned $200 million IPO probably will be a hit.

clock August 22, 2005Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Marc Ecko Sues NYC

Marc Ecko, who filed a lawsuit Friday in U.S. District Court against New York City on First Amendment grounds, is expected back in court this afternoon for a hearing to try and reinstate an event permit.

clock August 22, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Elle’s ‘Intimate’ Ad Campaign

The fall advertising campaign for Elle Macpherson Intimates is guaranteed to give a special twist to marketing lingerie.

clock August 22, 2005Karyn Monget

Memo Pad: Marc His Words … Precocious Blogger … Just Like Scouts …

Marc Jacobs, who is the subject of a profile in this week’s New York magazine, tells writer Amy Larocca that heading up design for Chanel “would be the scariest job in the world to get, but it would also be the coup de grace.”

clock August 22, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

International Unions Take Aim at Wal-Mart

Organized labor is taking its drive to organize Wal-Mart global.

clock August 22, 2005Katherine Bowers

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