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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

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

H&M’s Growing Empire: Retailer Plans Launch Of New Format in ’07

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Overview

Hennes & Mauritz is moving out of its box once again. The Swedish fast-fashion giant — which pioneered collaborations with designers Karl Lagerfeld and Stella McCartney &#8212: said Wednesday it would introduce a new "niche" format next year.

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H&M’s Growing Empire: Retailer Plans Launch Of New Format in ’07

Hennes & Mauritz is moving out of its box once again.

clock June 22, 2006Robert Murphy

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In Brief: Too’s Updated Identitiy … Jones Wins

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

clock June 22, 2006WWD Staff

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The Future for Printemps

Maurizio Borletti, chairman of Italy’s La Rinascente department stores, aims to propel France’s Printemps to the fore of European luxury retailing.

clock June 22, 2006Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Lauren in the Centre

Polo Ralph Lauren landed in one of its ideal spots on Wednesday — on Wimbledon’s Centre Court.

clock June 22, 2006Samantha Conti

Memo Pad: Shifting Fortunes … Studio City

Fortune managing editor Eric Pooley is still recovering from losing senior writer Katrina Brooker to Portfolio last week, but he has narrowly avoided a potentially more damaging loss to his masthead.

clock June 22, 2006WWD Staff

People

Getty Up

Some pitching and cooing went on at Tara Getty’s Buckinghamshire estate, home to De Beers LV’s cricket match to aid the Africa Foundation.

clock June 22, 2006WWD Staff

People

The Kurban Jungle

Only a homegrown celebrity circus could take the eyes of this sports-fanatic country off the World Cup in Germany.

clock June 22, 2006Patty Huntington

Financial

Senate Votes Down Minimum Wage Increase

The Senate defeated two proposals to raise the federal minimum wage Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans battled over “flex time,” the size of the increase and the impact on small businesses.

clock June 22, 2006Kristi Ellis

Retail Features

Forth & Towne Headed to L.A.

Gap Inc. has announced plans to open three Forth & Towne stores in the Los Angeles area this fall.

clock June 22, 2006Emili Vesilind

Fashion Features

Obituary: Evy Dubrow, Garment Worker Advocate

Evy Dubrow, a longtime advocate for garment workers who retired as political director of UNITE in 1997, died here Tuesday night. She was 95.

clock June 22, 2006Evan Clark

Financial

Joseph Taps Buddenhagen For Creative Director Post

Joseph, one of the U.K.’s leading designer-label retailers and a wholesaler of its own private label, has plucked its new creative director from the Burberry design studio.

clock June 22, 2006Samantha Conti

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Radcliffe’s Low-Key Luxe … Diesel Gets Into the Swing of Things … Replay Celebrates Its 25th With Limited-Edition Line …

Indigo Palms has tapped Kelly Rowan, one of the stars of teen melodrama “The O.C,” to be the face of its first advertising campaign.

clock June 22, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

ASR Taps Into Top Holiday Trends

Underscoring the growing importance of the year-end shopping season in the multibillion-dollar boardsports market, Action Sports Retailer staged its first holiday-focused trade show.

clock June 22, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Forgiving Looks Trump Trends At Chicago Apparel Market

Although skinny jeans are the latest look in denim, Midwestern retailers approached the trend with caution, seeking more forgiving styles while shopping the women’s and children’s apparel market at Chicago’s Apparel Center.

clock June 22, 2006Beth Wilson

Financial

Gildan to Acquire Socks Maker in $45M Deal

Gildan Activewear has struck a deal to purchase socks manufacturer Kentucky Derby Hosiery Co. for $45 million.

clock June 22, 2006Brian Dunn

Financial

Neiman’s Taps VP of P.R.

Neiman Marcus has named Gabrielle De Papp vice president of public relations and fashion presentation, effective July 10.

clock June 22, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Cavalli’s Big Show … Gainfully Employed

Just driving through the winding streets of Florence is enough to give anyone a headache, but a man like Roberto Cavalli wasn’t easily deterred by logistical challenges when he decided to stage an elaborate fashion show for his spring 2007 men’s…

clock June 22, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Students’ Summer Wardrobes

Top apparel items considered to be “must-haves” this summer for working high school and college students.

clock June 22, 2006Cecily Hall

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Beauty Beat: Azzaro’s Fragrance Hopes Take Flight … Alberto-Culver Unit Buys U.K. Firm

Parfums Azzaro wants travelers to have jet lag on their minds.

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