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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 18hAllison Collins


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


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Back in the Saddle: Hal Kahn Named as CEO of Steve & Barry’s

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Hal Kahn, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Macy's East, has come out of retirement to become ceo of Steve & Barry's.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF TODAY'S ARTICLES

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Mass and Off-Price

Hal Kahn Named as CEO of Steve & Barry’s

Former Macy’s East ceo to run specialty chain.

clock October 16, 2008David Moin


The Plaza and Tricomi Partner for Beauty Store

The Retail Plaza Collection has tapped the founders of Warren-Tricomi salons to develop a beauty store to meet the needs of the Plaza?s clientele.

clock October 17, 2008Andrea Nagel


Sebastian Taps Charlotte Ronson for Ads

Designer Charlotte Ronson to be face of hair care brand Sebastian Professional?s upcoming product launch.

clock October 17, 2008Andrea Nagel

Color Cosmetics

Physician’s Formula Aims for Organic Growth

Physicians Formula is introducing new color cosmetics for the face and eyes, all of which bear the Ecocert organic certification.

clock October 17, 2008Michelle Edgar

Health and Beauty Aids

Samples, Bloggers Key to Online Venture

Getting influential consumers to use and gab about their products is a dream for beauty companies, and one that Blush Media is aiming to fulfill.

clock October 17, 2008Rachel Brown

Skin Care

A New Zone for Estee Lauder Skin Care

With its Time Zone Line and Wrinkle Reducing Moisturizer, due this winter, Estee Lauder is introducing a proprietary Tri-Hyaluronic Acid Complex.

clock October 17, 2008Julie Naughton


Pop Singer Jesse McCartney Launching Scent

Fragrance marketer First American Brands Inc. has signed 21-year-old actor and pop artist Jesse McCartney to a scent deal.

clock October 17, 2008Matthew W. Evans


Next Up for Brill: Skin Care

Dianne Brill has a simple business model: make your customers feel good.

clock October 17, 2008Brid Costello


Chesapeake Bay Candle Readies Signature Collection

Chesapeake Bay Candle is getting a new signature this fall, in a move that also will expand the brand’s distribution reach.

clock October 17, 2008Julie Naughton


Badgley Mischka Couture to Launch in February

Mark Badgley and James Mischka are playing off their red-carpet heritage with Badgley Mischka Couture, a new fragrance that they will introduce in February.

clock October 17, 2008Julie Naughton

Body Care

Thymes Introduces Essentials Line

It’s a sign of the Thymes: the Minneapolis-based personal care brand is taking its first step into both the facial skin care and naturals categories.

clock October 17, 2008Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

YSL Taps Cassel… L’Oreal HIP Happens Chez Wintour… Nars Move

YSL Beaute has added French actor Vincent Cassel to its constellation of star spokesmen.

clock October 17, 2008WWD Staff

Skin Care

Zirh in Direct Sales Pact With Jafra

Men’s grooming brand Zirh has reached a long-term product development and distribution deal with seller Jafra Cosmetics International Inc.

clock October 17, 2008Matthew W. Evans

Body Care

CVS Fortifies Nail Care With Barielle

One nail, hand and foot care company called Barielle is galloping into CVS Pharmacy.

clock October 17, 2008Faye Brookman

Business Features

Panel Addresses Small Businesses

Saks? associate divisional merchandise manager Sarah Tam, designer Robert Lee Morris, and Jon Cetnarski, a SVP for MasterCard, offer economic downturn advice.

clock October 17, 2008Marc Karimzadeh


A Chill at Frieze Art Fair

Economy hits Frieze Art Fair in London.

clock October 17, 2008WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Tea Leoni’s More Cover… S&P Bearish on Print Ads… Princesses Galore…

On the one hand, having Tea Leoni on the cover of your magazine the week her separation from David Duchovny is confirmed is fortuitous timing.

clock October 17, 2008WWD Staff

Film and TV

The Secret Weapon of ‘The Daily Show’

Adam Chodikoff, producer for “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” does his homework.

clock October 17, 2008Irin Carmon

Retail Features

Hong Kong Retailers Feel Chill

In Hong Kong, the Golden Week holiday also brought the city?s first retail casualty, when chain store and manufacturer U-Right failed.

clock October 17, 2008Constance Haisma-Kwok

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Consistency Is Key for Gap

Gap executives outline initiatives which include paring retail space and closing several hundred stores.

clock October 17, 2008David Moin and Sharon Edelson and Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Scoops

Shoppers Buy 33,000 Shoes at Waldorf… Andre’s Next New York Venture

In the first 90 minutes alone, shoppers at FFANY Shoes on Sale’s annual benefit Wednesday night bought more than 33,000 pairs of half-priced shoes.

clock October 17, 2008WWD Staff

Business Features

Porsche, Prada Launch Cell Phones

Design-driven technology continues to be a growth path for companies both in and outside the fashion world.

clock October 17, 2008WWD Staff


Retail Shares Rise

Index seesaws throughout day.

clock October 17, 2008Evan Clark and Liza Casabona and Arnold J. Karr


Daily Stock Wrap

The day’s best and worst performers.

clock October 17, 2008WWD Staff


Burberry CEO Talks the Future

Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts upbeat despite turmoil.

clock October 17, 2008Samantha Conti and Natasha Montrose

Business Features

Layoffs Seen at Lord & Taylor

Sources said 100 to 150 executive jobs are expected to be eliminated in the central offices in Lord & Taylor?s Fifth Avenue flagship and at branch stores.

clock October 17, 2008WWD Staff


Baugur Unit Confirms Talks

Mosaic seeks long-term funding.

clock October 17, 2008Samantha Conti

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