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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 16hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

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clock 22hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

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clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Going Mega in Tokyo: Bulgari Latest Bran to Open Luxury Tower

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Overview

Gleaming luxury towers keep springing up in Ginza here, and Bulgari is the latest to join the crush. The Italian jewelry and leather goods brand has taken things a step further, however, opening not one, but two major stores in Tokyo.

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Human Resources

In Brief: Conference On Style… WTO Names Judges… Bon-Ton Change…

The ninth annual fashion conference, titled “Timeless: The Anatomy of Legendary Style and Icons,” will take place today through Saturday at the National…

clock November 29, 2007WWD Staff

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CTFA Takes New Name, Consumer Focus

What has been known for more than three decades as the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association now has a new name…

clock November 29, 2007Pete Born

Mergers and Acquisitions

Courtin-Clarins Family Firm on Stock Ownership

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clock November 29, 2007Jennifer Weil

People

Memory Lane

Not many music fans can claim Beck as their career counselor, but that’s exactly what he was to photographer Autumn de Wilde.

clock November 29, 2007Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

People

Connect the Dots

Parties these days often seem cobbled together like a haphazard recipe where the ingredients don’t quite mix (this fashion house, that charity, that premium…

clock November 29, 2007WWD Staff

People

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Since “No Country for Old Men” was released two-and-a-half weeks ago, there’s been much debate about what actually transpires during the last 20 minutes of…

clock November 29, 2007WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Bullish Note Sounded At Luxury Conference

Bernard Arnault, at least, is bullish about America. Worries over the holiday shopping season, spiraling gas prices and the mortgage credit crisis aside,…

clock November 29, 2007Alastair Gee

Designer and Luxury

Donatella’s Jaunt to Russia

As communism collapsed in Russia, the Versace brand moved in. In 1991, when statues of Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin were being pulled down across the…

clock November 29, 2007Alastair Gee

Financial

Full-Price Selling Lifts Aeroposale Net in Quarter

Teen specialty retailer Aeropostale Inc. said Wednesday that third-quarter earnings jumped 10.6 percent, driven by improved margins from more full-priced…

clock November 29, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Get in Line

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clock November 29, 2007Mayte Allende

Real Estate

Going Mega in Tokyo: Bulgari Latest Brand to Open Luxury Tower

Gleaming luxury towers keep springing up in Ginza here, and Bulgari is the latest to join the crush.

clock November 29, 2007Amanda Kaiser

Real Estate

Pharrell, Nigo Expand Their Galaxy

If megaproducer and performer Pharrell Williams and his business partner, Japanese fashion designer Nigo, needed any proof of how well their new Billionaire…

clock November 29, 2007Julee Greenberg Kaplan

Real Estate

U.K. Footwear Brand Goes Sweet for SoHo

Irregular Choice isn’t for wallflowers. The U.K. footwear brand designed by Danny Sullivan mixes patterns with abandon and isn’t stingy with embellishments.

clock November 29, 2007Sharon Edelson

Denim

Premium Players Steering Toward Fashion

With newcomers entering the market and dressmakers reclaiming space on the sales floor, premium denim designers are pumping up their products with stylistic…

clock November 29, 2007Khanh T.L. Tran

Marketing and Promotion

Moschino Rebrands for Contemporary

Moschino is repositioning its Moschino Jeans line with an eye toward moving beyond denim floors and into the contemporary selling space at department stores.

clock November 29, 2007Luisa Zargani

Real Estate

Burton Courts Women With West Coast Flagship

Burton Snowboards unveiled its first West Coast flagship on Wednesday, part of a retail push in urban centers worldwide as it seeks to evolve from a winter…

clock November 29, 2007Khanh T.L. Tran

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Standing Tall… Avoiding the Bug… Designer Dance Off…

Tuesday’s ??? 18-count indictment of Brooke Astor’s ??? son, Anthony Marshall, and one of her former attorneys, Francis Morrissey, was not…

clock November 29, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

KIDS, Fashion Delivers Event Raises Record $1.1 Million

It was a record-breaking night at the second annual KIDS/Fashion Delivers gala.

clock November 29, 2007Julee Greenberg Kaplan

Government and Trade

Bush Aims to Iron Out CAFTA Duty Free Rules

The Bush administration plans to smooth over rough spots in procedures designed to give duty free treatment to some goods under the CAFTA, even if they…

clock November 29, 2007Evan Clark

Human Resources

Pucci Names Voarino to Head U.S. Division

Emilio Pucci tapped Luca Voarino as president for its U.S. division, a new post. The move will be effective Jan. 2. Voarino will join from Marni, where he…

clock November 29, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Over to Wired… Cutbacks… Safe Does Sell…

Another early hire is leaving Portfolio – senior writer Daniel Roth. But at least he’s staying within Cond?? Nast: Roth will join Wired in the same position.

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Real Estate

Saks Opens in Mexico

Saks Fifth Avenue, which has been tiptoeing onto the international stage, took a big step Wednesday by opening its first store in Mexico.

clock November 29, 2007David Moin

Financial

Fed Reports Soft Sales, Slow Growth

The U.S. economy grew at a slower pace last month and early this month, as retailers confronted soft consumer spending and expect only small sales gains for…

clock November 29, 2007Evan Clark

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

B.U.M. Inks Two Sportswear Licenses

B.U.M. Equipment has signed two new licenses with Channel Creations, a New York-based company, for women’s and men’s sportswear.

clock November 29, 2007WWD Staff

Retail Features

Penney’s Rolls Out New Internet Approach

J.C. Penney Co. has launched an Internet strategy intended to provide customers with a broad range of detailed, updated information on everything from prices to promotions.

clock November 29, 2007Rusty Williamson

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Follow the Leaders

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