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Scorecard for Holiday: Comp Sales Are Strong, But Profits May Be Hit

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The holiday winners: Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Federated, Abercrombie & Fitch, Guess, Zumiez, Chico's and Urban Outfitters. The losers: Wal-Mart, Gap, Banana Republic and Anthropologie.

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Scorecard for Holiday: Comp Sales Are Strong, But Profits May Be Hit

The holiday winners: Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Federated, Abercrombie & Fitch, Guess, Zumiez, Chico’s and Urban Outfitters. The losers: Wal-Mart, Gap, Banana Republic and Anthropologie.

clock January 6, 2006Meredith Derby and Liza Casabona

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Bergdorf’s Taps Fargo as Fashion Head

Linda Fargo, Bergdorf Goodman’s highly regarded visual executive, has become the store’s new women’s fashion director. She succeeds Robert Burke, who is officially leaving on Jan. 15 to start his own consulting firm.

clock January 6, 2006David Moin

A look from Chloe's spring 2006 collection.

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Philo to Focus on Family

Phoebe Philo is trading fashion fame for motherhood – at least for now. As expected, the designer on Thursday confirmed her exit from Chloe, saying, “My decision to resign is for personal reasons, especially to spend more time with my new baby in the…

clock January 6, 2006Miles Socha

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In Brief: Tefron Postpones Auction … Two New Kenneth Cole Hires

A look at some of the day’s stories.

clock January 6, 2006WWD Staff

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Quote of the Week: Joan Burstein

Quote of the Week: Joan Burstein

clock January 6, 2006WWD Staff

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Fashion Features

Retailers Optimistic After Modest Gains

Prestige beauty retailers weren’t exactly breaking out the celebratory champagne this week, but most said the beauty business performed “decently” in December, translating into low single-digit gains.

clock January 6, 2006Julie Naughton and Matthew W. Evans

Veronique Gautier

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Hermes Parfums’ Earthly Delight

Terre d’Hermes, due out in March, is meant to be an olfactive embodiment of man. “He is an alchemist, who lives standing with his feet in the earth and his head in the stars,” said Veronique Gautier, chief executive officer of Hermes Parfums.

clock January 6, 2006Jennifer Weil and Matthew W. Evans

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Chains Saved by Post-Holiday Rush

A surge of bargain hunters armed with gift cards the week after Christmas was just enough to redeem a lackluster holiday season for mass retail.

clock January 6, 2006Molly Prior and Faye Brookman

Jim Petty

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PureBeauty Gets Revamp Inside and Out

Even after spending nine months revamping nearly every aspect of his cosmetics chain, Jim Petty, the new chief executive officer of PureBeauty, isn’t stopping to rest.

clock January 6, 2006Leslie Gornstein

Natural Match boxes are designed with a professional touch.

Fashion Features

Hair Color Meets L’Oreal’s Match

L’Oreal Paris is on a roll. On Tuesday, the division of L’Oréal USA announced it had signed Scarlett Johansson as a spokeswoman, slated to first appear in ads for its newest cosmetics launch, HIP. Now, the beauty giant is readying to roll out its…

clock January 6, 2006Andrea Nagel

Juvedical Renewing Body Serum and Cream.

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Juvena Turns Healing Focus to the Body

Having poured much of its technology into beautifying the face, Juvena of Switzerland’s Juvedical line soon will shift to a whole-body approach. In February, the luxury skin care brand, owned by Beiersdorf AG, has plans to introduce Juvedical Renewing…

clock January 6, 2006Molly Prior

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Snippets: Jurlique Launches a Spa … Pretty Suite … TV Time …

Jurlique U.S.A. has opened a full-service spa at Kimpton’s Mayfair Hotel and Spa in Coconut Grove, Fla. The 4,300-square-foot Jurlique Spa opened Monday and features Eastern and Western spa philosophies, including aromatherapy and the principles of…

clock January 6, 2006WWD Staff

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David and the Cameroons Rock Britain

The Tory party’s annual Winter Ball in London is usually a starched, black-tie affair with a Tatler photographer on hand to snap the blue-rinse set as well as the “Hooray Henrys,” as Britain’s posh party boys are known, with their blonde,…

clock January 6, 2006Samantha Conti

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Memo Pad: Party Jann … People’s Evolution … Ray’s the Roof …

Among the many, many perks of being Jann Wenner: You can get Bruce Springsteen to play at your birthday party. The Boss is expected to be among the guests on hand to celebrate the Rolling Stone founder’s 60th Saturday night.

clock January 6, 2006WWD Staff

A look from Pussy Deluxe.

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European Fashion Labels Get Racy

Ask a young woman, “What are you wearing?” these days and you might get some surprising answers: “My Ass,” “Acne,” “Naughty,” “Pussy Deluxe” or even “Little Slut.”

clock January 6, 2006Katya Foreman

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Nuala’s Latest Twist … Golden Eggs

Nuala will soon have a new look now that quirky L.A. stylist and designer Magda Berliner has been tapped to oversee design for the collaborative line produced by Christy Turlington Burns and Puma. Berliner takes over the reigns from Tina Lutz, who…

clock January 6, 2006WWD Staff

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Proposed N.Y. Bill Gets Tougher on Counterfeiters

Property used in the trafficking of counterfeit goods or in trademark counterfeiting would be seized and forfeited under legislation proposed in the state Senate here.

clock January 6, 2006WWD Staff

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