The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.
Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.
Among the handful of boldfaced names at the opening party of the Louise T. Blouin Institute in West London on Thursday, the one that was to be the beacon of millionaire art collector Louise T. MacBain’s publishing mini empire was notably absent.
After taking itself off the market two months ago, Jones Apparel Group is left doing its own remodeling.
A European Union business survey identified China, the source of two-thirds of all counterfeit goods seized in the EU, including luxury items and textiles and apparel, as the top priority in the battle against counterfeiting.