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Standing on Two Legs: Luxury and Retail Drive PPR Net Up 28 Percent

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Overview

PPR still loves both its children. Despite speculation that the group would further trim its retail operations in favor of higher-margin luxury goods, chairman and ceo Francois-Henri Pinault insisted PPR is committed to both businesses.

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Designer Pino Lancetti

Pino Lancetti, the Dolce Vita designer famed for transforming his favorite paintings into colorful prints, died Wednesday night in Rome.

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Fed Reports “Cold” Sales for Retail, Apparel

An extended period of cold weather hampered apparel sales and retail sales in Boston, Cleveland and Kansas City, according to the Beige Book, the Federal Reserve Board’s snapshot of U.S. economic activity.

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Murad Center Offers Plethora of Services

Howard Murad, the dermatologist founder of the skin care company Murad Inc., celebrated the opening of the Inclusive Health Center in El Segundo, Calif., on Wednesday with a presentation and intimate luncheon.

clock March 9, 2007Rachel Brown

A Boots beauty consultant.

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Boots Expands Presence in CVS, Target

Americans like Boots.

clock March 9, 2007Faye Brookman

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JPMS Presents Leibovitz Campaign Minus Products

John Paul Mitchell Systems has tapped world famous portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz to shoot its 2007 advertising campaign.

clock March 9, 2007Andrea Nagel

Saks' same-store sales surged in February.

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February Comps Dogged by Weather

With a late-winter freeze chilling demand for spring apparel, February same-store sales were dull, despite bright spots in the department store channel.

clock March 9, 2007Liza Casabona

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Maybelline’s High-Tech Lashes

Maybelline’s latest mascara, Define-A-Lash, hits stores this week and aims to bring new technology to the category.

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Ethnic beauty brand Black’Up has named Sigolene Morichau Beauchant managing director, a new post. Beauchant was recruited by the company’s shareholders to restructure Black’Up’s internal organization and oversee its international expansion.

clock March 9, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Befine Chooses Foods to Nourish the Skin

Florence Sender is bringing her 30 years of experience in the food business to the beauty industry with the launch of Befine.

clock March 9, 2007Michelle Edgar

Andrea Jung and Jennifer Hudson

Avon Celebrates Women’s Day at U.N. Summit

To raise awareness of International Women’s Day, Avon and the Virtue Foundation teamed up to host the Global Summit for a Better Tomorrow at the United Nations Wednesday.

clock March 9, 2007Michelle Edgar

Financial

Armani to Expand A|X in Japan

As part of the global expansion of the A|X Armani Exchange brand, the Armani Group will open three stores in Japan.

clock March 9, 2007Luisa Zargani

Financial

AE Celebrates Move to NYSE, Talks Growth

Spring break came early to the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, courtesy of American Eagle Outfitters.

clock March 9, 2007Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Armani Gives Men a New Attitude

Giorgio Armani Parfums, which boasts the number-one and -two ranked men’s fragrances in the American market, is shooting for another top-selling scent.

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Femme Fatale

It was “goodbye girly” when it came to hair and makeup looks for fall 2007.

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Pamela Baxter

Financial

Baxter Honored at Beauty Ball

When Pamela Baxter accepted the Beautiful Apple Award at the March of Dimes’ 32nd annual Beauty Ball Wednesday night, she didn’t mince words when it came time to hand out credit.

clock March 9, 2007Julie Naughton

Sunset in Boca Raton.

Financial

Revolution in Boca: New CTFA Emerges

Pamela Bailey, president and chief executive officer of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, and Marc Pritchard, CTFA’s chairman and president of global strategic planning at Procter & Gamble, have turned the focus of CTFA’s annual…

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Financial

William Lauder’s Aspirational Code

In his keynote address at CTFA, William Lauder, president and chief executive officer of the Estee Lauder Cos., made it clear that while the consumer is the boss, the industry has to help shape her experience.

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Financial

CTFA Embraces Global Regulatory Viewpoints

The global beauty industry is facing a number of challenging legislative issues worldwide, from repackaging to ingredient testing – and to that end, CTFA addressed the issue with a lineup that included programs such as “The Sustainability Challenge:…

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Financial

LaForce + Stevens to Open in L.A.

LaForce + Stevens, the New York-based marketing communications firm, is opening LaForce + Stevens LA, to be based in West Hollywood.

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Vogue

Memo Pad: Kate Moss Goes Mass… Billionaires’ Club… Oh, Those Ambitious Media Types…

“Yes dahling, it’s sell, sell, sell,” Kate Moss says of her new apparel collection for Topshop in the April issue of British Vogue, out Monday.

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Francois-Henri Pinault

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Standing on Two Legs: Luxury and Retail Drive PPR Net Up 28 Percent

PPR still loves both its children. Despite speculation that the group would trim its retail operations in favor of higher-margin luxury goods,…

clock March 9, 2007Miles Socha

Financial

Price Cuts Weigh on Carrefour Earnings

A day after Carrefour ousted its chairman, the French hypermarket operator said profits of continuing operations rose only 3.3 percent in 2006 as a result of margin losses from substantial price cuts in its highly competitive home market.

clock March 9, 2007Robert Murphy

Petra Nemcova at Ray-Ban.

Fashion Features

Fashion Scoops: Made In The Shades… Setting Sail With Heigl… NY To Houston

Guests really took to the theme of Ray-Ban’s new advertising slogan “Never Hide” at the firm’s fete on Wednesday night at Guastavino’s in New York.

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Burt Tansky

Financial

Neiman Marcus Earnings Leap 23.9%

Neiman Marcus Group, citing a strong fall performance marked by increased full-price selling and improved margins.

clock March 9, 2007David Moin

Financial

Urban Outfitters Set to Appoint CEO

The board of Urban Outfitters Inc. is expected to name Glen Senk chief executive officer, the company said in its quarterly conference call with investors.

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Fashion Features

In Brief

Aeropostale named Mindy C. Meads as president and chief merchandising officer, confirming a WWD report on Monday.

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Financial

Quiksilver Inc. Cuts Forecast

Quiksilver Inc. reported a steep drop in first-quarter profit because of unseasonably warm weather and lowered earnings guidance for fiscal 2007.

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