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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 14hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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

clock 20hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Demsey to Be Named Fourth Group President At Est?e Lauder Cos.

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Overview

The Est?e Lauder Cos. is expected to announce today that John Demsey, global president for the Est?e Lauder and MAC Cosmetics brands, has been named a group president for the worldwide beauty giant, effective immediately.

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Demsey to Be Named Fourth Group President At Estee Lauder Cos.

The Estee Lauder Cos. is expected to announce today that John Demsey, global president for the Estee Lauder and MAC Cosmetics brands, has been named a group president for the worldwide beauty giant, effective immediately.

clock July 21, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Coty Signs Kylie Minogue to Scent Deal

Coty Inc. has yet another new star in its crowded celebrity firmament: pop star Kylie Minogue.

clock July 21, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Grayson Produces Brand Audit System

As the number of product launches escalates, so do the chances for failure, prompting longtime industry consultant Suzanne Grayson to come up with a numerical system that she said will score a product’s potential for success.

clock July 21, 2006Pete Born

Fashion Features

Mispelaere: The Face Behind Chloe

Don’t expect a new face to come out at the end of the Chloe runway during Paris Fashion Week this fall.

clock July 21, 2006Miles Socha

Financial

Charlotte Russe Profits Soar in Quarter

Bolstered by a strong performance of its core brand, Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. posted robust earnings on a 32 percent increase in net sales for the third quarter.

clock July 21, 2006Jeanine Poggi

Financial

Federated Sells 4 Sites to Target

Federated Depart­­ment Stores Inc. said Thursday that it sold four department stores to Target.

clock July 21, 2006David Moin

Fashion Features

Quote of The Week

“The most important thing — and I would like this to be my legacy — is to really create an incredible network service system.”

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Dolce & Gabbana In Japan … Sara Lee’s Big Spin-Off

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

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

Financial

Burberry Gets 100K in Trademark Dispute

Burberry has been awarded $100,000 in damages in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in a trademark infringement case.

clock July 21, 2006Nina Jones

Fashion Features

Martin + Osa: A First Look

Less than two months from opening its first stores, American Eagle’s new retail concept, Martin + Osa, on Wednesday unveiled its fall collection’s “fusion” approach.

clock July 21, 2006David Moin and Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Costa Gets Close … Aeffe In Play … Smith Takes Paris …

After lengthy negotiations, Francisco Costa, creative director of Calvin Klein Collection for women, is finally close to having a new contract.

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Hilary Duff, Arden Ready Scent Launch

Hilary Duff’s entrepreneurial style certainly is not hands-off.

clock July 21, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

European Commission Bans 22 Hair Dye Substances

The European Commission has banned 22 substances used in hair dyes, starting Dec. 1.

clock July 21, 2006Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

L’Oreal Buys Stake In Distribution Firm

L’Oreal’s Professional Products Division has claimed a 30 percent stake in one of the nation’s leading distribution companies.

clock July 21, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Jurlique CEO to Grow Biz Slowly

In April, Jurlique, the Australia-based skin care brand, named former Bumble and bumble general manager, Eli Halliwell, to the post of chief executive officer.

clock July 21, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Men’s Corner: Lucky Tiger Headed to Nordstrom

The Lucky Tiger brand, a 71-year-old men’s line sold in about 1,000 barbershops nationwide, is being adapted for the specialty store channel.

clock July 21, 2006Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Massage Envy Courts Busy Women

A sign from a window in a power strip shopping center here announces the arrival of Massage Envy.

clock July 21, 2006Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

ECRM: Retailers to Rethink Cosmetics Displays

The debate on how to fix the beleaguered mass market cosmetics category intensified this week.

clock July 21, 2006Molly Prior

Fashion Features

Scene And Heard At ECRM

Pantina, which is sold promotionally in some 5,000 drugstores, hopes to gain 2 feet of permanent display space next year.

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Cosmoprof to Grow Wellness Sector

Cosmoprof North America, which recently held its fourth annual convention from July 16-18 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center here, attracted more than 25,000 visitors and 675 exhibitors from the spa, wellness, beauty, packaging and raw materials…

clock July 21, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

International Brands Eyeing Distribution

Several first-time international exhibitors looked to make a splash at this year’s Cosmoprof North America beauty trade show in Las Vegas last weekend.

clock July 21, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Cosmoprof Snippets: Awards For Hair … Tonight Show Visits Cosmoprof … Brocato’s Beauty …

Michael Gordon, founder and chief executive officer of Bumble and bumble, was presented with the North American Hairstyling Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award Sunday night.

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Time Warner Shops Make Manhattan Imprint

The Shops at Columbus Circle has been a lightning rod for scrutiny since opening here in 2004.

clock July 21, 2006Sharon Edelson and David Moin

Financial

September Scorecard

In the world of magazine advertising, September issues are typically the most important of the year.

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Good Genes … Delivery Zone

Good magazine founder Ben Goldhirsh’s late father may have founded Inc. magazine, but Goldhirsh, 26, isn’t the only staffer with big paternal shoes to fill. Former second son Al Gore 3rd, a recent Harvard graduate, is Good’s associate publisher.

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

Retail Features

Berlin Gets Hugo Boss Showroom

Hugo Boss opened a 21,536-square-foot showroom here during the Berlin fairs last weekend on Stralauer Allee.

clock July 21, 2006Melissa Drier

Retail Features

Island Company Broadens Image

Island Company is multiplying into an archipelago.

clock July 21, 2006Rebecca Kleinman

Fashion Features

Dallas Market to Honor Valvo

The Dallas Market Center will present its highest honor, the Fashion Excellence Award, to eveningwear designer Carmen Marc Valvo at the 31st annual Dallas Fashion Awards gala on Oct. 28.

clock July 21, 2006Holly Haber

Fashion Features

Italian Textile Industry Comes Together

As global competition in textiles increases, Italy’s historic industry is working to hold on to its market share.

clock July 21, 2006Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Bush Trade Chief Schwab: Persistent, Persuasive and Pragmatic

Susan Schwab has been a virtual commuter to Geneva during her six weeks as the Bush administration’s chief trade negotiator.

clock July 21, 2006Evan Clark

Fashion Features

House Passes Oman Free Trade Pact, as Peru and Vietnam Votes Await

The House passed the U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement on Thursday by a vote of 221 to 205, as Democrats split their votes amid a debate over labor provisions, working conditions and port security issues.

clock July 21, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Korea Influences Burmese Style

Korean soap operas aired day and night on state-run television stations in this military dictatorship are changing the way young women dress.

clock July 21, 2006WWD Staff

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