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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

French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

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

clock 2hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

L’Oreal’s Latest Star: Johansson in $3M Deal To Be New Brand’s Face

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Scarlett Johansson has another beauty contract. L'Oreal Paris on Tuesday turned up the competitive heat by tapping Johansson to be the face of its new color cosmetics line, called HIP High Intensity Pigments.

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L’Oreal’s Latest Star: Johansson in $3M Deal To Be New Brand’s Face

Scarlett Johansson has another beauty contract. L’Oreal Paris on Tuesday turned up the competitive heat by tapping Johansson to be the face of its new color cosmetics line, called HIP High Intensity Pigments. The line is aimed at reigniting…

clock January 4, 2006Andrea Nagel and Faye Brookman

Financial

No Frenzy, but Stores Meet Plan

After five years of a snowballing rush by consumers to post-Christmas sales, last week saw less fervent demand. But sales still held up enough to enable stores to meet their December sales plans, even if some of the majors are expected to see sales at…

clock January 4, 2006David Moin and Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

In Brief: Kids’ Connection

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

clock January 4, 2006WWD Staff

Seventh Avenue’s ‘Apprentice’

You might recognize Howie Greenspan from somewhere. Maybe you’ve seen him in the showroom of his company, Priorities at 231 West 38th Street here, or standing in his booth at the Fashion Coterie, or perhaps you know him from TV.

clock January 4, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Queen’s Honor for Punk Princess

Just call her Dame Vivienne. Vivienne Westwood, that champion of punk, was named a Dame of the British Empire in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year’s honors list. As such, she becomes the most highly decorated female British fashion designer ever.

clock January 4, 2006Lucie Greene

Memo Pad: Morning Glory … OK Stoops to Conquer … Suberbielle Bids Adieu

CBS has been courting Katie Couric to be its new anchor; the network is reportedly prepared to spend $12 million or more a year to lure her away from her job as co-host of NBC’s “Today.”

clock January 4, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Browns Marks 35 Years at Fashion’s Edge

It’s teatime and the doyenne of London’s fashion retail world, Joan Burstein, was having a glass of pink champagne at Claridge’s before the finger sandwiches arrived.

clock January 4, 2006Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Evolving Atlanta: Retail, Mixed-Use Projects Mark New Stage

Television reporter Kimberly Fettig moved here from New York last year with a bit of dread. She imagined a grueling suburban commute into the city and a limited social life.

clock January 4, 2006Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoop: The Next Big Target

Could Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez be Target’s next design stars? The fashion duo is said to have held talks with the Minneapolis-based chain about creating an exclusive lower-priced line.

clock January 4, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Analysts See Solid Comps In December

Despite softer sales from Wal-Mart Stores Inc., analysts say appropriate promotional levels and pent-up demand for gifts close to Christmas will result in solid December same-store sales across the retail sector.

clock January 4, 2006Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Monroe, Icons Lend Sparkle to Jem Lines

Jem Sportswear is getting help from Marilyn Monroe and iconic images of Americana to kick off two new T-shirt lines.

clock January 4, 2006Tasha Nita Adams and Emily Bryson York

Fashion Features

West Watch: Quirky Commute … Up from Down Under

Talk about spinning your wheels. Paul Frank Industries Inc., based in Costa Mesa, Calif., has given new meaning to the phrase. It’s not unusual for employees to ride their company-branded bicycles to work. But imagine more than 130 of them cycling…

clock January 4, 2006WWD Staff

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