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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born

Fashion

Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha

Business

Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Burt’s Bite: Neiman’s Tansky Dismisses Expansion-Minded Barneys

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Commenting on second-quarter results released Thursday, Burt Tansky, president and chief executive officer of The Neiman Marcus Group, took several shots at rival Barneys New York.

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Burt’s Bite: Neiman’s Tansky Dismisses Expansion-Minded Barneys

Commenting on second-quarter results released Thursday, Burt Tansky, president and chief executive officer of The Neiman Marcus Group, took several shots at rival Barneys New York.

clock March 10, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

CFDA Takes Piracy Issue to Washington

The Council of Fashion Designers of America is trying to get Congress to take fashion piracy seriously.

clock March 10, 2006Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Malo, Creative Director Part Ways

Just a month after Italian brand Malo staged its first runway show in New York, creative director Fabio Piras has left the company.

clock March 10, 2006Amanda Kaiser

Despite a strong quarter, Urban Outfitters expects a challenging year.

Financial

Urban Outfitters 4Q Profits Rise 31.5%

Urban Outfitters Inc. delivered strong fourth-quarter results Thursday, but warned it faces challenges this year as “a tectonic shift” in fashion trends late last year gripped its business.

clock March 10, 2006Meredith Derby

Fashion Features

Dubai Ports Firm Offers Ownership Transfer

Dubai Port World’s offer to set up a U.S. subsidiary as a compromise to critics was rejected by Democrats and led to a stalemate in the Senate.

clock March 10, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“My plan is aspirational. I’m a five-year planner. I already know what I want to do in 2010.”

clock March 10, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: New Adidas Post … Sotos Named Jones CFO

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

clock March 10, 2006WWD Staff

A Balenciaga bag.

Financial

Luxe Leads PPR to Double-Digit Net Gain in 2005

PPR on Thursday said luxury goods drove its 2005 net income ahead by 11.2 percent, and voiced “confidence” for 2006, thanks to a robust start at Gucci Group and improved retail conditions at home.

clock March 10, 2006Robert Murphy

Financial

Blumenthal Joins Limited

Limited Brands Inc., a company known for developing retail brands and subbrands into big businesses, has just added to the brain trust.

clock March 10, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: St. John A No Show? … Change Is Afoot At Byblos … Glam Slam …

Just like that, St. John is off the Los Angeles Fashion Week calendar.

clock March 10, 2006WWD Staff

Kimora Lee Simmons at Baby Phat's fall 2006 runway show.

Fashion Features

Kimora Lee Simmons: Independent’s Day

Kimora Lee Simmons doesn’t take no for an answer — at least, not very often.

clock March 10, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Andrea Jung to Assume Duties of No. 2 Executive

Soon Andrea Jung may be one of the busiest women in the beauty business.

clock March 10, 2006Molly Prior

William Lauder and Bernd Beetz

Fashion Features

Coty’s Beetz Honored at Beauty Ball

Reminded of his over-the-top generosity, Beetz replied, “It will taste much better at that price.”

clock March 10, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Inter Parfums Nets $3.8M

Inter Parfums Inc. posted fourth-quarter profits that increased 12 percent, and said it was gearing up for an aggressive product rollout this year.

clock March 10, 2006Molly Prior

Choi's new Upper East Side boutique.

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Jin Soon Nails Upper East Side

With the recent opening of the uptown branch of Jin Soon Natural Hand and Foot Spa, there’s no time for Jin Soon Choi to rest.

clock March 10, 2006Michelle Edgar

Pamela Bailey

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CTFA Shifts Gears Into the Future

What a difference a year can make, at least for the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association.

clock March 10, 2006Julie Naughton and Pete Born

StarMaker's Pearl Mist.

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StarMaker’s Retail Rollout

Former “Happy Days” star Anson Williams is having a stellar month.

clock March 10, 2006Molly Prior

Black Opal body items.

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Black Opal Makes Body Its Target

Black Opal is doing an about-face by focusing on smoothing and evening skin tone on the body, a departure from its usual target: the face.

clock March 10, 2006Andrea Nagel

Beth Ostrosky

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Snippets: Party Hearty … Thymes Go Home … Color Me Happy …

Biolage is on the party circuit. The professional hair care brand has partnered with Self magazine to participate in the Self-VH1 “Most Wanted Bodies” party.

clock March 10, 2006WWD Staff

André Leon Talley and Anna Wintour

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Memo Pad: Try, Try Again … Talleying Up … Pinch Hitter …

Jane Pratt just keeps trying for that comeback — and now she’s turned to Gwen Stefani for help.

clock March 10, 2006WWD Staff

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Retail

Wal-Mart Seeks to Build on Metro 7

Wal-Mart has had a taste of fashion with a capital “F,” and it wants more.

clock March 10, 2006Sharon Edelson

Financial

Bon-Ton Profits Jump 42.5%

Bon-Ton Stores Inc.’s fourth-quarter profits soared 42.5 percent profit as the retailer posted a tax gain of $2.2 million as well as higher gross margin rates.

clock March 10, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Features

Apparel, Textile Imports Up 7.6%

As the overall U.S. trade deficit hit a new record in January, apparel and textile imports rose 7.6 percent to 4.2 billion square meter equivalents valued at $7.3 billion.

clock March 10, 2006Evan Clark

Financial

Kellwood Earnings Hit $12.5M

Kellwood Co.’s fourth-quarter profits showed a significant gain as its restructuring came in below budget and ahead of schedule.

clock March 10, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

Carrefour Profits Fall 15.6 Percent

Carrefour, the world’s second-largest retailer after Wal-Mart, on Thursday said profits dropped 15.6 percent last year because of divestments of unprofitable operations, but predicted better times ahead.

clock March 10, 2006Robert Murphy

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