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Beauty

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

Bad Times for Goody’s: Retailer Files Chap. 11 As Economy Takes Toll

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Overview

The economy has claimed another retail casualty. A victim of both the economy and its own missteps, Goody's Family Clothing Inc. on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection.

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Designer and Luxury

Colorful Looks Entice Buyers at Dallas Market

Retailers shopped FashionCenterDallas with an eye on looks that would appeal to shoppers enduring tough economic times, whether it was summer immediates,…

clock June 10, 2008Rusty Williamson

Government and Trade

Bills Set Stage for Trucking Debate

Congress is preparing for a potentially contentious debate next year pitting advocates of improving deteriorated highways, roads and bridges against…

clock June 10, 2008Kristi Ellis

Financial

Container Traffic: Slow Through Summer

Container traffic levels at the nation’s largest ports have continued to fall, as economic difficulties persist, a trend that experts predict will carry…

clock June 10, 2008Ross Tucker

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Dresses Continue to Thrive in Tough Market

Now that dresses have become a wardrobe staple, major retailers are trying to further interest with a garden variety of styles, window displays, look books…

clock June 10, 2008Rosemary Feitelberg

Real Estate

Kidrobot Moves to Larger SoHo Space

Munny and Dunny have a new home ? Kidrobot’s soft vinyl collectible toys with a cult following have settled into their new 2,200-square-foot crib at…

clock June 10, 2008Sharon Edelson

People

Night Court

“I got three kisses off her, how many d’you get?” inquired Benicio del Toro of a fellow guest after receiving a continental welcome from Petra Nemcova as he…

clock June 10, 2008WWD Staff

Publishing

Growing Pains

Family life is never easy, as Tolstoy once so eloquently expressed.

clock June 10, 2008Vanessa Lawrence

Media Features

Muse Flash

Modeling contracts don’t come with a career longevity clause.

clock June 10, 2008Veronique Hyland

Mergers and Acquisitions

Loro Piana Buys High-Altitude Haven

Italian luxury fabric manufacturer Loro Piana has moved from breeding the animals it shears to acquiring the land they feed on.

clock June 10, 2008Luisa Zargani

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

New Trade Shows Boast Size, Breadth

Just what the world needs: five more trade shows.

clock June 10, 2008Whitney Beckett

Textiles

European Union Textile Jobs Tumble in ’07

The European Union’s textile and apparel sector lost 165,000 jobs in 2007, or 6.4 percent of the workforce, compared with the prior year, according to a…

clock June 10, 2008John Zarocostas

Legal

WHO Targets Tobacco Industry

The World Health Organization has lashed out at the tobacco industry for using cigarette brand logos in apparel, accessories and footwear to indirectly…

clock June 10, 2008John Zarocostas

Textiles

Swatches: Supima Shakes Up Format… Radici Issues Awards… B&B Sets Fabric Fair…

Organizers of Prefab: The Supima Premium Fabric Show are making changes for the show’s fourth edition.

clock June 10, 2008WWD Staff

Trends

High on Contrasts

Contrasting tones, in neutrals or brights, are making winning statements this season.

clock June 10, 2008WWD Staff

Financial

Bad Times for Goody’s: Retailer Files Chap. 11 As Economy Takes Toll

The economy has claimed another retail casualty.

clock June 10, 2008Vicki M. Young

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Express Campaign Signals New Direction

With its first advertising and marketing campaign as an independent, privately held company, Express hopes to establish a new creative direction and…

clock June 10, 2008Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Autogrill to Reorganize for Travel-Retail Growth….

Autogrill, which acquired World Duty Free Europe and Aldeasa in March, as well as Alpha Group last year, is preparing for its travel-retailing business to…

clock June 10, 2008Brid Costello

Trends

Folding Pattern

Nicolas Ghesquiere is continuing this season with fresh versions of his fall Balenciaga themes of rock ‘n’ roll and folded shapes, but the looks are…

clock June 10, 2008WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Hoping For A Symbiosis… Does This Really Happen At The Plaza?… Departures…

The Wall Street Journal has been leaking more tidbits about its glossy magazine, WSJ.

clock June 10, 2008Nina Jones and Irin Carmon and Stephanie D. Smith

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Onassis Jewels On Sale… Swarovski To Rock London…

After Daphne Guinness sold off a chunk of her couture collection in April, another heiress’ wares are set to go on the block.

clock June 10, 2008WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

A Dozen Designers Take On Olympics for Lane Crawford

Fashion designers might sometimes be accused of being prima donnas, but Lane Crawford has found a dozen who are good sports indeed.

clock June 10, 2008Constance Haisma-Kwok

Financial

Chico’s Upgraded Despite Static Forecast

Chico’s FAS Inc. was upgraded by Citigroup on Monday to “hold” from “sell,” even though the investment bank does not foresee the stock moving in either…

clock June 10, 2008Jeanine Poggi

Mergers and Acquisitions

PPR in Venture With Sowind Group

PPR is beefing up its watch business.

clock June 10, 2008Robert Murphy

Watches

Luxe Watch Brands in Spotlight Following Moves From LVMH, PPR

Is the watch industry entering another consolidation period?

clock June 10, 2008Robert Murphy

Marketing and Promotion

Elie Saab to Design Luxury Hotels

Another fashion designer is applying his aesthetic to luxury hotels.

clock June 10, 2008Robert Murphy

Real Estate

Barneys Japan to Open in Kobe

Barneys Japan is preparing to open a store in the port city of Kobe in spring 2010 in the first step in a renewed expansion program.

clock June 10, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

CFDA to Discuss Model Health

When the controversy over ultrathin models erupted almost two years ago, each fashion capital tried to come up with its strategy to tackle the issue…

clock June 10, 2008Marc Karimzadeh

Business Features

In Brief: Chicago Fashion Awards… Weitzman’s In-House Counsel…

Dennis Basso and Judith Ripka will be among those honored at Fashion Group International Chicago’s “Night of Stars” on Thursday.

clock June 10, 2008WWD Staff

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