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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 14hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 20hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Let’s Make a Trade Deal: U.S.-China Sign Accord To Limit Surging Imports

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Overview

The U.S. signed a agreement with China that restricts 34 types of apparel and textile imports valued at more than $5 billion annually, creating a more stable business environment for importers, domestic textile companies and retailers.

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Let’s Make a Trade Deal: U.S.-China Sign Accord To Limit Surging Imports

The U.S. signed a long-sought agreement with China on Tuesday that restricts 34 types of apparel and textile imports valued at more than $5 billion annually.

clock November 9, 2005Evan Clark and Kristi Ellis

Financial

M&S Posts Strong First Half

First-half profits at Marks & Spencer leapt 63 percent to $369 million and the British retailer credited an improved image of its women’s wear.

clock November 9, 2005Nina Jones

Financial

Eyes on Holiday as Retailers Report 3Q

The kickoff of the third-quarter earnings season begins today for top retailers, and at least one major equity firm is forecasting that Kohl’s Corp., J.C. Penney & Co. Inc., Nordstrom Inc. and Target Corp. will be a few of the big winners.

clock November 9, 2005Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

In Brief: Suit Dismissed … Timberland Purchase … By The Sea …

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

clock November 9, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Rebel, Rebel

The spring runways served up their fair share of romance, but there was still room for a little R&R — rock and rebellion.

clock November 9, 2005Venessa Lau

Fashion Features

Prana Gives Liz an Active Boost

Liz Claiborne’s $34.4 million acquisition of climbing and yoga gear brand Prana could mark a new growth category for the firm.

clock November 9, 2005Melanie Kletter and Julee Greenberg

Financial

Mixed Signals at Limited Investor Meeting

Although analysts said Limited Brands Inc. took a cautious tone during its annual investor meeting Monday and Tuesday, the company said it’s focused on improving its apparel businesses and remains excited about future opportunities in its beauty and…

clock November 9, 2005Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Industry Celebrates Kaner

Friends and colleagues jostled to congratulate Joan Kaner on her retirement as senior vice president and fashion director at Neiman Marcus.

clock November 9, 2005WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Switching Channels … From The Archives

Inside TV was a latecomer to the celebrity weekly craze, and it has struggled to find an audience since its introduction in April.

clock November 9, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Pringle Reorganizes Management Team

Pringle of Scotland has reorganized its management team to keep up with the brand’s expansion.

clock November 9, 2005Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Nokia’s Passion For Style

Following up on critical acclaim for the Nokia 7280, the “lipstick” phone, Nokia plans to ship its second fashion collection, known as L’Amour, in the first quarter.

clock November 9, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

Fashion Features

Inside Closets Around The Globe

High-tech publicist and former amateur ice-hockey player Patty Handschiegel has snapped her own photo in the mirror every day for more than a year.

clock November 9, 2005Cate T. Corcoran

Retail Features

Nordstrom: We Got the Beat

This week, Eighties pop group The Go-Go’s take Nordstrom shoppers on a nostalgic ride that is as much about online shopping as it is brand building.

clock November 9, 2005Denise Power

Financial

Kroger CIO: Tech Is All About Testing

In 10 years heading up information systems at Kroger, the $56 billion grocery chain, Michael Heschel has learned a thing or two about introducing new technology.

clock November 9, 2005Denise Power

Retail Features

Bloomingdale’s Smart Surveillance

Bloomingdale’s plans to expand store-based loss-prevention technology that takes closed-circuit television surveillance to the next step.

clock November 9, 2005Denise Power

Fashion Features

Picture This: Jessica in the Desert

Jessica Simpson rolled in the Mojave Desert sand in a white cotton shirt and black pencil skirt in the first ad campaign for her clothing line.

clock November 9, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Lutens Launches Cosmetics Range

Serge Lutens, Shiseido’s image director for the past 25 years, is rolling out his first makeup collection.

clock November 9, 2005Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Kurkova Does Victoria

Victoria’s Secret has a new Angel: Karolina Kurkova.

clock November 9, 2005WWD Staff

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