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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

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

Finding a Suitor for J. Jill: Urban Outfitters Is Seen As Candidate to Buy Firm

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Specialty retailer J. Jill is said to be for sale, and Urban Outfitters Inc. is among the potential suitors, sources said.

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Financial

Finding a Suitor for J. Jill: Urban Outfitters Is Seen As Candidate to Buy Firm

Specialty retailer J. Jill is said to be for sale, and Urban Outfitters Inc. is among the potential suitors, sources said.

clock August 24, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

David Meister Plans Brand Expansion

The namesake designer behind the only bridge line in Kellwood Co.’s catalogue of brands appeared humbled by the recognition.

clock August 24, 2005Rose Apodaca

Retail Features

Saks’ George Jones Resigns

George Jones, president and ceo of Saks Department Store Group, is resigning, suggesting that parent Saks Inc. may be close to selling that unit.

clock August 24, 2005David Moin

Fashion Features

In Brief: Sean John Dispute … Presidential Trade Meeting

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

clock August 24, 2005WWD Staff

Retail Features

DKI, Claiborne to Terminate License for City DKNY Line

Donna Karan International is not renewing its licensing agreement with Liz Claiborne for City DKNY and will discontinue the line.

clock August 24, 2005Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

A Little Marc Jacobs for the Kids

Marc Jacobs is launching a children’s wear line called Little Marc, inspired by many of his friends recently becoming parents.

clock August 24, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Financial

Perry Ellis Narrows 2Q Loss

The company said in a statement that second-quarter financial performance usually results in a net loss because of the seasonal nature of its business.

clock August 24, 2005Meredith Derby

Financial

SEC Charges Ex-Kmart CEO With Fraud

Charles C. Conaway, former chairman of the now defunct Kmart Corp., was charged with financial fraud by the SEC.

clock August 24, 2005Vicki M. Young

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Phat Venue … Tennis Anyone? … Making Calvin

Kimora Lee Simmons is proving, yet again, that over-the-top is simply not in her vocabulary.

clock August 24, 2005WWD Staff

People

Lights, Cameron, Action

For model-turned-actress Cameron Richardson, when it rains, it pours.

clock August 24, 2005Marcy Medina

Retail Features

Wal-Mart Said Eyeing Sites in Brooklyn, Staten Island

Determined to get a toehold in one of the city’s five boroughs, Wal-Mart is considering three sites in Brooklyn, as well as two in Staten Island, people familiar with the situation said.

clock August 24, 2005Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Claiborne Sizes Up Trends With Tapemeasure

Liz Claiborne Inc. has gotten out its Tapemeasure, relaunching the 30-year-old line for fall at 350 doors nationwide.

clock August 24, 2005Julee Greenberg

Retail Features

Roni Rabl Launches New Sweater Line

Roni Rabl is getting back to her roots.

clock August 24, 2005Julee Greenberg

Textiles

PETA Reaches Deal With AWGA, but Dispute Remains

Other major organizations, including Australian Wool Innovation and National Farmers’ Federation, said they would not endorse the agreement.

clock August 24, 2005Ross Tucker

Marketing and Promotion

Fashion’s Embrace of Mobile Chic

With electronics eating into consumer spending on apparel, U.K. fashion firms are turning to Internet and cell phone marketing.

clock August 24, 2005Nina Jones

Marketing and Promotion

Persuading People, Where They Shop

Andy Murray, chief executive officer of Saatchi & Saatchi X, literally bet his house on the store as marketing environment.

clock August 24, 2005Valerie Seckler

Memo Pad: Beautiful Loser … Let Serve … Fashion Week Photos

The bad circulation virus continues to spread.

clock August 24, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Nguyen Strikes Out on His Own

Maybe it has something to do with being the youngest in a family of 15, but Te-The Nguyen is not about to get lost in the Fashion Week stampede with his Nguyen label.

clock August 24, 2005Rosemary Feitelberg

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Italian Derm Line Rolling Out in U.S.

The five-item treatment range is called Terme di Fontecchio Umbria.

clock August 24, 2005Matthew W. Evans

Retail Features

Retail Designs on L.A.’s Melrose Avenue

The latest makeover of Melrose Avenue is picking up speed as some stores choose it over Robertson Boulevard and Sunset Plaza.

clock August 24, 2005WWD Staff

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