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Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 22hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 6hRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 17hEvan Clark

Stars Begin to Dim: Celebrity Scent Sales Losing Some Luster

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Overview

Celebrity scents have enjoyed top billing on the fragrance industry's marquee in recent years, but could be headed for a supporting role.

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Target Brings Erbaorganics to the Masses

Organic bath, body and skin care marketer Erbaviva LLC is teaming with Target Corp. to introduce Erbaorganics, a skin care line for moms and babies, next month.

clock February 16, 2007Michelle Edgar

Fashion Features

Nivea for Men Aims to Energize

Nivea for Men is betting a burst of energy — from a new facial treatment product called Energizing Hydro Gel — will solidify its position as a top men’s skin care marketer in the U.S. mass market.

clock February 16, 2007Matthew W. Evans

Fashion Features

Snippets

P&G Professional Care officially opens The Studio, an expansive education center, at its Woodland Hills, Calif., headquarters this month.

clock February 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Clinique’s Rescue Remedy

Clinique is out to rescue skin from free radical damage.

clock February 16, 2007Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Theo Fennell’s New Jewel: Scent

Theo Fennell is branching into beauty.

clock February 16, 2007Brid Costello

Fashion Features

NewBeauty Offers Subscription-Only Product Samples

Some magazines are content to run scented strips and packet samples in their editions.

clock February 16, 2007Julie Naughton

Fashion Features

Christian Lacroix’s Party Time

Christian Lacroix is ready to party. In March, the fashion designer and his fragrance license-holder Inter Parfums SA will introduce C’est La Fete (or “It’s Party Time,” in English)…

clock February 16, 2007Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Darphin Launches New Spa On Paris’ Rue Saint Honore

Darphin Paris has new digs. The Estée Lauder Cos.-owned brand recently opened a 1,700-square-foot spa on the Rue Saint Honoré here, next door to its previous location, which was closed after a fire almost two years ago.

clock February 16, 2007Ellen Groves

Fashion Features

Creed Luring Consumers With Virgin Island Water

It was the waves on a sailing trip off the British Virgin Islands that inspired master perfumer Olivier Creed to create the fifth unisex fragrance in the Creed portfolio, Virgin Island Water, due to bow in March.

clock February 16, 2007Michelle Edgar

Retail Features

Done Deals and In Developement

For two out of the three REITs reporting quarterly results this week, the underlying theme was growth: on the bottom line, and in the real estate market.

clock February 16, 2007Amy S. Choi

Financial

Dems Question Schwab on Trade Policy

Senate and House Democrats clashed with U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab during two days of hearings over Bush administration trade policy, and pressed her on why they should renew the President’s expiring trade promotion authority.

clock February 16, 2007Kristi Ellis

Financial

India’s Mystique, Merchandise at ABC Home

Time to restore the country promotions? ABC Carpet & Home thinks so, at least with India. The store kicks off a monthlong “Gateway to India” extravaganza today.

clock February 16, 2007David Moin

Fashion Features

Stars Begin to Dim: Celebrity Scent Sales Losing Some Luster

Celebrity scents have enjoyed top billing on the fragrance industry’s marquee in recent years, but could be headed for a supporting role.

clock February 16, 2007Molly Prior

Financial

Coty Inks Scent Deal With Kate Moss

Kate Moss plans to punctuate her comeback story with her own signature scent.

clock February 16, 2007Molly Prior

Retail Features

Avon Teams With Rowley For Color Cosmetics Line

In an attempt to transform itself into a fashion authority, Avon is teaming up with designer Cynthia Rowley to create a limited-edition color cosmetics line called Cynthia Rowley for Avon Fall 2007 Color Collection.

clock February 16, 2007Michelle Edgar

Financial

L’Oreal Net Up, Agon Bullish on ’07

For the first time as L’Oreal chief executive officer, Jean-Paul Agon reviewed the company’s full-year results for 2006 and outlined a vision that continues to stretch far and wide.

clock February 16, 2007Jennifer Weil

Fashion Features

WWD Friday

Bold, theatrical looks took center stage as the fall collections continued in London.

clock February 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

In Brief

The Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee voted to send a national security bill to the Senate floor without a controversial provision…

clock February 16, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Avon Touts Progress Of Turnaround Plan

Avon’s turnaround plan is working, slowly but surely.

clock February 16, 2007Molly Prior

Retail Features

Wal-Mart Names Cast As U.S. Strategy Head

In the latest shuffling of its management team, Wal-Mart on Thursday named walmart.com chief executive officer Carter Cast head of U.S. business strategy, a new position.

clock February 16, 2007Katherine Bowers

Fashion Features

Beckham’s DVB to Unveil Denim

Victoria Beckham clearly has fashion in her jeans.

clock February 16, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: King Louis… Holt Ren-Shoe… Dog Gone…

Marc Jacobs tends to get very attached to the venues for his Louis Vuitton fashion shows, having stuck with a greenhouse at …

clock February 16, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Juicy Couture Enters Milan

With the opening of its first European flagship, Juicy Couture is injecting Milan with a ray of California sunshine.

clock February 16, 2007Alessandra Ilari

Retail Features

LVMH, Morgan Stanley End Dispute

After five years in court, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Morgan Stanley have settled their dispute.

clock February 16, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Full Scoop Line Opens on Broadway

Scoop’s megastore, a 10,000-square-foot emporium opening today at 473-475 Broadway, is the realization of co-owner Stefani Greenfield’s dream to dress the entire family from head-to-toe.

clock February 16, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Beyond Beyoncé

MAGIC Marketplace got a jolt of celebrity wattage on Thursday when Beyoncé Knowles sliced time in her busy schedule to check out the fall looks.

clock February 16, 2007WWD Staff

Shooting From the Lip

He’s a major media figure who supports the legalization of gambling, drugs and prostitution; a left-leaning guy against “corporate welfare,”

clock February 16, 2007Jacob Bernstein

Memo Pad: Selling Out… Uphill Battle.. Clearing Out…

After months of whispers that Dennis Publishing would sell some or all of its titles, the company confirmed via a three-sentence statement…

clock February 16, 2007WWD Staff

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