Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.
The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.
The numbers are coming in on the impact of department store consolidation, and they aren’t pretty.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
Marc Jacobs, who has populated Louis Vuitton ads with the likes of Uma Thurman and Jennifer Lopez, may have opted for models for next season’s campaign.
Bath & Body Works is adding another spoke to its retail machine in the form of an infomercial that will double as its first national advertising effort.
In 2002, L’Oreal kicked off the metamorphosis, one store at a time, with the installation of a category it calls Dermo Skin Care in Brooks Pharmacy and then CVS and Duane Reade.
Unilever is getting ready for its biggest hair care launch since Dove: Sunsilk.
Given all the layoffs and buyouts at Time Inc. in the past five months, is now really the time for conspicuous spending within the company?