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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 4hAllison Collins


Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 11hMiles Socha


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 21hRachel Strugatz

Rough Road for Liz: Claiborne Sees Loss, Cuts Back Expansion

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Transition pains continue to plague Liz Claiborne Inc., which on Wednesday posted a loss of $23.2 million in the second quarter, narrowed guidance for the year and scaled back plans for retail expansion.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Li & Fung Buys Van Zeeland For $330 Million

Hong Kong-based Li & Fung said Wednesday that it has bought U.S. accessories firm Van Zeeland Inc. for about $330 million.

clock August 13, 2008Amanda Kaiser and Vicki M. Young


Macy’s Profits, Sales Fall

Macy’s trims full-year forecast as profits and sales fall.

clock August 13, 2008David Moin


Liz Claiborne Reports Loss

The red ink continued to flow for Liz Claiborne Inc. in the second quarter.

clock August 13, 2008Whitney Beckett


Letter From Istanbul

Turkey may be mired in political uncertainty, but when it comes to buying expensive merchandise, fashionable Istanbul women are no slouches.

clock August 14, 2008Suna Erdem

Trends and Analysis

WWD List: The Streets of Europe

The top retail corridors in Europe ranked by their annual rents per square foot.

clock August 13, 2008Cecily Hall


Istanbul Scene

Things to do and see in Istanbul.

clock August 14, 2008Suna Erdem

Government and Trade

Vital Statistics, Istanbul

Vital Statistics for Istanbul

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff


Gildan’s Q3 Net Rises on Higher Sales

Acquisition of V.I. Prewett sock business helps lift revenues.

clock August 14, 2008Brian Dunn


Daily Stock Wrap

Retail stocks down 2.4 percent on disappointing retail sales, oil numbers.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

People’s Liberation Gets New Creative Vision

Creative director Marcella Lindeberg is relaunching People’s Liberation Inc., the four-year-old denim label, as a contemporary sportswear brand for spring.

clock August 14, 2008Julee Kaplan and Matthew Lynch

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Shoshanna and Charlotte Ronson Team Up for a Beach Line

Made with Love launches at retail in February.

clock August 14, 2008Julee Kaplan

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Q&A: Sari Sloane

Forget a casual day of shopping. Saturday afternoon at Intermix is a veritable scrum of PYTs in pursuit of all things “It.”

clock August 14, 2008Jessica Iredale

Memo Pad

Help, I Need Somebody… Not Such a Good Idea… Still a Struggle…

Heather Mills help?…. No model certificates…. Tribune bleeds…

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff


Red Door Taps Cornelia Zicu

Cornelia Zicu, the skin care and spa icon, has joined Red Door Spas as worldwide chief creative officer.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff


Douglas Earnings Slide, Sales Up

Third quarter EBITDA off 4.4 percent as sales increase 7.4 percent.

clock August 14, 2008Susan Stone

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Levi’s Outlook: Some Upside Potential Despite Retail Turmoil

Economic headwinds and a spate of retail bankruptcies in the U.S. could seem poised to worsen an already difficult situation for Levi Strauss & Co.

clock August 14, 2008Ross Tucker

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

SINR Jeans Line Goes Luxe

Aims to tap celebrity market.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Halpern and Jolna Team Up for Rewash

Denim brand aims for lower price tier.

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Surf and Skate: Dip-Dyed and Ombr&#233 Looks

Artful dyeing heightens the romance of beachy basics.

clock August 14, 2008Leila Baboi

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops

Chalize’s friends… Thakoon at Target… Boucheron’s Night… Narciso’s Award…

clock August 14, 2008WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Lucia Leaves Boss

Executive Departs after 10 years at German firm.

clock August 14, 2008Marc Karimzadeh


Safilo to Relaunch Carrera

Iconic sunglasses brand to hit stores Friday.

clock August 14, 2008Sophia Chabbott

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