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Beauty

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

The British Invasion: Topshop Aims to Open Flagship in New York

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Overview

Get ready America: Topshop is on its way. British retail tycoon Philip Green wants to make his mark in the U.S. and a Topshop flagship could open in New York as soon as next spring.

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Retail

The British Invasion: Topshop Aims to Open Flagship in New York

Philip Green wants to make his mark in the U.S. and by next year could plant his crown jewel, the Topshop fashion emporium, in the U.S.

clock May 3, 2006David Moin

Financial

Timberland 1Q Net Falls 30.9%

Timberland Co. reported a 30.9 percent decline in first-quarter earnings on a slight decline in revenues, which it attributed to soft boot sales and negative foreign exchange impacts.

clock May 3, 2006Meredith Derby

Financial

Maria D. Lopez Resigns at St. John

Maria D. Lopez, who was second in command to Tim Gardner, head designer at St. John, resigned on Tuesday.

clock May 3, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

ICSC Expecting April Comp Blowout

The ICSC said April same-store sales should show the biggest annual gain in two years, despite intensified worries over higher gas prices.

clock May 3, 2006Meredith Derby

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Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Unilever Sells Finesse and Aqua Net

Unilever trimmed its portfolio, selling hair care brands Finesse and Aqua Net to Lornamead Brands Inc. for an estimated $130 million.

clock May 3, 2006Molly Prior and Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

In Brief: Take A Peek … Links Of London Seeks Buyer

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

clock May 3, 2006WWD Staff

Iselin Steiro with Julia Stegner in Stephen Sprouse.

People

Little Britain

Fashion elite find their inner punks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit “AngloMania.”

clock May 3, 2006WWD Staff

A silk-cotton hand embroidered top from People Tree's spring collection at Topshop.

Fashion Features

Fair Trade Fashion Takes Off in Europe

Ethical fashion is taking hold as European stores react to environmental and human rights concerns in apparel manufacturing.

clock May 3, 2006Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Senate Reaches Compromise on Container Bill

Republican and Democratic senators agreed to a compromise Tuesday, scaling back a proposal that would have required all U.S.-bound cargo containers in foreign ports to be inspected for radiation within five years.

clock May 3, 2006Kristi Ellis

Jay Diamond

Financial

Jay Diamond Set to Retire

After almost 30 years with the company, Jay Diamond, chief executive officer of Halmode Apparel Inc., a division of Kellwood Co., will retire at the end of August.

clock May 3, 2006WWD Staff

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Media

Memo Pad: To Elle With All That … Only In New York

Kelly Killoren Bensimon has completed her slow-motion exit from Elle Accessories.

clock May 3, 2006WWD Staff

Retail

Lacoste Gaining Popularity As China Embraces Casual

Dressy-casual remains a novelty in China, where flaunting status, however meager, is de rigueur and even construction workers wear suit jackets on the job, complete with labels still on the sleeves.

clock May 3, 2006Lisa Movius

Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger

Financial

NorthPark Shoots for Top With $225M Revamp

NorthPark Center in Dallas is set to complete a $225 million expansion intended to make it the dominant mall in the north Texas market.

clock May 3, 2006Holly Haber

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Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Pre-Dance Ritual … All Dolled Up

For those not attending the dinner portion of Monday night’s festivities, the big question was: What to do before the dance?

clock May 3, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Gauging the Impact of High Gas Prices

High gas prices have fueled public and political outrage, and business professors feel they will influence, but not dominate, consumer spending.

clock May 3, 2006Evan Clark and Katherine Bowers

Fashion Features

Synthetic Fiber Producers Feel the Heat of Energy Costs

For manufacturers of synthetic fibers, rising fuel prices translate into higher production costs.

clock May 3, 2006Ross Tucker

Kate Bosworth holds a Junk Food T-shirt at Kitson.

Fashion Features

Summer Movies, Fashion and Profits

Product placement and the influence of the personal and on-screen styles of movie stars on fashion continues to converge.

clock May 3, 2006Marcy Medina

Retail

Malandrino Online Adds E-Commerce

Catherine Malandrino’s Web site, catherinemalandrino.com, added e-commerce on Friday.

clock May 3, 2006WWD Staff

Paul Pressler

Financial

Analyst Offers Bearish View of Gap Turnaround

Looks like Gap Inc.’s turnaround might have to wait, at least according to one analyst.

clock May 3, 2006Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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