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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

Dept. Stores’ October Comps Strong, Wal-Mart Forecast Weak

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Overview

October comps blew hot and cold as department stores sizzled and some specialty retailers fizzled because of their fashion mix, but the surprise was Wal-Mart's forecast of flat November sales in the walk-up to the holiday season.

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Dept. Stores’ October Comps Strong, Wal-Mart Forecast Weak

October comps blew hot and cold as department stores sizzled and some specialty retailers fizzled because of their fashion mix.

clock November 3, 2006Liza Casabona and Katherine Bowers

Fashion Features

Neiman’s to Buy Rest of Spade

In a move crucial to the future of Kate Spade LLC, Neiman Marcus Group said that it will purchase the remaining 44 percent of the accessories firm.

clock November 3, 2006Sophia Chabbott and Jeanine Poggi

Karl vs. France

What’s Karl Lagerfeld’s opinion about France, his adopted home?

clock November 3, 2006Robert Murphy

Fashion Features

Quote of the Week

“I’m not interested in making clothes for 12-year-olds. These are for women.”

clock November 3, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief: Fields Joins True Religion… Federated Debt

True Religion Apparel Inc. has appointed Emilio Fields to the newly created position of director of marketing and public relations.

clock November 3, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Kenneth Cole Earnings Slip

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. reported a third-quarter earnings decline on Thursday.

clock November 3, 2006Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

Hugo Boss Sees Sales, Net Rise

The Hugo Boss Group grew both net income and sales 15 percent in the third quarter.

clock November 3, 2006Melissa Drier

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: The Marrying Kind… Not Quite Madly… Batteries Not Included?…

Clemmie Hambro and Orlando Fraser are set to marry today in what is being trumpeted in the British press as one of the grandest weddings of the year.

clock November 3, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Olive & Bettes to Unveil New Web Site

Olive & Bette’s is getting serious about cyberspace

clock November 3, 2006Julee Greenberg

Fashion Features

Shu Uemura on the Lips

Talk about a color story.

clock November 3, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Michael Kors’ Vacation in a Bottle

Now that the third season of “Project Runway” has wrapped up and his spring 2007 ready-to-wear show is a memory.

clock November 3, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Tom Ford Launches Black Orchid

Tom Ford arrived at Saks Fifth Avenue Thursday evening to launch Black Orchid.

clock November 3, 2006Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Fashion Features

Solange Azagury-Partridge Launches Scent

Looking to get Stoned at the fragrance counter?

clock November 3, 2006Miles Socha and Jennifer Weil

Fashion Features

Hoffman to Offer Round-the-Clock Skin Care

After years of traveling, Lisa Hoffman decided to take the frustration that came with her frequent packing routine and turn it into a beauty business.

clock November 3, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Pantene: Texture Here to Stay

Pantene executives envision a future filled with layered, chunky and piece-y hairstyles.

clock November 3, 2006Andrea Nagel

Fashion Features

Physicians Formula Goes High Tech

To celebrate its 70th anniversary, Physicians Formula will launch 98 new products over the course of next year .

clock November 3, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Whole Foods Launching Mineral Fusion Makeup

Whole Foods Market is getting cosmetics right, naturally.

clock November 3, 2006Crystal Martin

Fashion Features

Critical Mass: Douglas Opens the Door to U.S. Expansion

Rita Donnerstag, president of Douglas Cosmetics, beamed from ear to ear as she snipped the turquoise ribbon marking the official opening of the company’s latest store.

clock November 3, 2006Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

Yarok: Green Approach to Hair Health

Editorial hairstylist Mordechai Alvow plans to bring back hair’s shine with the launch of Yarok Sensory Treatments.

clock November 3, 2006Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Top Notes: Unilever Net Down… BPI Moves… Aftelier Hits Bendel’s…

Unilever reported third-quarter profits were down 45 percent to 812 million euros, or $1.04 billion at average exchange.

clock November 3, 2006WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Hollywood’s Mane Woman

Kimberly Kimble’s demeanor is as gentle as her gifted hands.

clock November 3, 2006Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Snippets: Avon Awards… Staffing Up… CEW’s Next Act…

At this week’s sixth annual Avon Foundation Awards Celebration Avon honored crusaders against breast cancer and domestic violence and raised more than $500,000 for those causes.

clock November 3, 2006WWD Staff

Memo Pad: Pitt-y The Fool… Roll The Dice… Dinner and a Movie…

The tension between Brad Pitt and Vanity Fair after the monthly used photos of him taken by Robert Wilson on its December cover boils down to the A-list star’s frustration at not being able to completely control his image.

clock November 3, 2006WWD Staff

Textiles

Extension Sought for Andean Pact

High-ranking House members have urged the two top Republican leaders to move quickly on legislation extending a trade preference program for Andean countries that expires at the end of the year.

clock November 3, 2006Kristi Ellis

Fashion Features

Fall Trends, Retro Looks Heat Up Atlanta

Boosted by positive consumer response to fall trends, buyers at AmericasMart sought to keep the good vibes going for spring.

clock November 3, 2006Georgia Lee

Retail Features

Lenox Square Sets $12M Expansion Plan

Lenox Square is launching a $12 million expansion that will add a floor to its Neiman Marcus anchor.

clock November 3, 2006Georgia Lee

Fashion Features

Bagir Ltd. Gets Patent For Shaperfect Liner

Forget girdles.

clock November 3, 2006Whitney Beckett

Retail Features

Macy’s Gets New ‘Impulse’ in San Francisco

Macy’s West has launched a redesigned Impulse contemporary department in its San Francisco flagship.

clock November 3, 2006Emili Vesilind

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