A Jolt at Jones: Boneparth Checks Out, Card Named New CEO

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Peter Boneparth reached the end of a bumpy road at Jones Apparel Group on Thursday, abruptly resigning as president and chief executive officer. He is succeeded by Wesley R. Card, the company's chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

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Robert Tammero, Retail Veteran

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Lorac Teams With Miss Davenporte Fashion

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Josie Maran Creates Cosmetics Line

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Freeze & Go

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New Freeze Product Is a “Go”

Freeze 24-7 has come up with an antiaging solution for women on the go with its portable Freeze & Go Instant Smoother and Brightener, a colorless product designed to be applied on top of makeup to eliminate the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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U.S. and EU Agencies To Share Information About Animal Testing

Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic agreed to share confidential information while developing policies that control public safety rules and trade for cosmetics, possibly easing the way for common ground on suitable alternatives to animal testing.

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Gucci’s New Blend: By Frida

Determined to create a classic, Frida Giannini channeled herself into her first women’s fragrance for Gucci, which will launch this fall.

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Jean-Paul Agon


L’Oreal Second-Quarter Sales Up 10.4 Percent

L’Oreal posted second-quarter 2007 sales of 4.25 billion euros, or $5.7 billion at average exchange, up 10.4 percent year-on-year.

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Industry Imports From China Surge 21.8 Percent in May

Imports of Chinese apparel and textiles shot up 21.8 percent in May, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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Anuva's antiaging hair care line.

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Anuva Targets Hair’s Aging Issues

Cosmeceuticals might be the big thing in beauty these days, but they have only scratched the surface in hair care.

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Karl Lagerfeld

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Lagerfeld Partners With Coty to Launch Fragrance Line

“Karl Lagerfeld is one of the – if not the – most influential fashion icons, idols and trendsetters of the 20th century, and no doubt his legacy will be idolized by generations to come,” Bernd Beetz, chief executive officer of Coty Inc. said in a…

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Frederic Fekkai

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Lights, Camera, Action: QVC Crew Heads to Fekkai’s SoHo Salon

On Thursday evening, a QVC camera crew will invade Frederic Fekkai’s SoHo salon, located at 394 West Broadway in New York.

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Snippets: Site Uncovered… Serum Frenzy

The Body Shop announced Thursday it was switching all its palm-oil sourcing to a sustainable plantation to help stop the destruction of rain forests during production of the vegetable oil. During a telephone conference with journalists.

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Donatella Versace's costumes for Sunday's ballet honoring Gianni Versace.

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Stella McCartney’s brood is getting bigger. A source close to the designer said she is expecting her third child at the end of this year.

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Permira Sets Offer Price For Shares of Hugo Boss

European private equity group Permira Holdings’ takeover vehicle, Red & Black Lux Srl, has set the price on its tender offer for outstanding shares of Hugo Boss AG, offering minority shareholders 48.33 euros, or $66.46, a common share, and 43.45…

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The Fashion Calendar Hitting Web Next Week

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Inside PureBeauty.

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PureBeauty Gets a 2nd Chance

When Cameron Capital Corp. bought PureBeauty Inc. for roughly $10 million a year ago, the chain was a mess by all accounts.

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Smoothmed's walk-in Botox clinic.


Adding Up Beauty: Beauty Devotees Cozy Up to the Needle

For the aging obsessed, who have deemed the array of serums and creams at Bloomingdale’s beauty counters not potent enough to zap wrinkles, there’s a quick, more severe fix close by.

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Skin Genesis

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L’Oreal’s Skin Genesis Aims for Younger Set

L”Oreal Paris is tapping into the 35-plus demographic with a new skin care line, Skin Genesis.

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A Yearning for Mass

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Artisanal Scents Are New Darlings of Paris

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Scents by the Numbers

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Alberta Ferretti's fall-winter print ad.


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Bernard Arnault is nothing if not tenacious.

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Halston Said to Tap Zanini as Designer

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A retail rally helped spur broad gains in U.S. stock markets Thursday after stores turned in June comps results that bested low expectations

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An assortment of fall celebrity launches.

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Bargain-conscious shoppers boosted June same-store sales at discounters Wal-Mart and Target, but comps fell in the moderate department store sector, including Macy’s.

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Boneparth Checks Out, Card Named New CEO

Peter Boneparth reached the end of a bumpy road at Jones Apparel Group on Thursday, abruptly resigning as president and chief executive officer.

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