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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 13hDavid Moin


Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley


Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

L’Oreal USA’s Mass Plan: Firm Out to Grow Share With Ad Spending Boost

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In one of the worst global beauty markets in decades, L'Oreal is not only staying the course, it's raising the ante.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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UAE to Destroy Fake Ray-Bans

Country finds 143,700 counterfeit pairs.

clock January 26, 2009Evan Clark


Shiseido, Kao Slash Full-Year Guidance

Japanese companies warn of deteriorating market conditions.

clock January 29, 2009Koji Hirano


Fast-Fashion Brands Forge Ahead

One retail sector is bucking the recessionary headwinds: fast fashion.

clock January 29, 2009Robert Murphy and Barbara Barker


Under Armour Profits Fall

Under Armour Inc.’s fourth-quarter profits fall, but it still met Wall Street’s diminished expectations.

clock January 29, 2009Matthew Lynch


Job Cuts Hit Retail Industry Hard

Bon-Ton, Eddie Bauer and Chico’s let forth a wave of pink slips Thursday.

clock January 29, 2009Evan Clark and Rosemary Feitelberg and Sharon Edelson and Alexandra Steigrad

Fashion Features

FGI Names Rising Stars

Cota, Zurcher among winners.

clock January 29, 2009Marc Karimzadeh


Bienvenue, Stella

Stella McCartney combined Cool Britannia with French flair on Wednesday night when she opened her new Paris flagship.

clock January 29, 2009WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Snippets: Neutrogena’s New Face… Appointments at Selfridges…

“Californication” actress Natascha McElhone has been tapped as Neutrogena’s brand ambassador for facial moisturizers and treatments.

clock January 30, 2009WWD Staff

Skin Care

Kumaara Blends Science With Nature

With a berry blend at its core, enhanced by peptides and other potent antioxidants, Kumaara is slated to launch in March.

clock January 30, 2009Kavita Daswani


Ziba Beauty Takes Fast-Food Approach to Hair Removal

Sumita Batra has a vision of the Southern California chain becoming as synonymous with the hair-removal technique threading as Kleenex is with tissues.

clock January 30, 2009Rachel Brown


Vera Wang’s New Princess Has an Edge

Vera Wang’s Princess is showing its edgy side this spring with a limited edition scent called Rock Princess.

clock January 30, 2009Julie Naughton

Skin Care

Bulgari Brings Skin Care to the U.S.

Bulgari, which entered the skin care arena with the 2007 introduction of an innovative treatment collection, is bringing the high-end assortment to the U.S.

clock January 30, 2009Matthew W. Evans


Miyake to Launch Water-Based Antiaging Item

Issey Miyake is plunging into the skin care market with the introduction of a water-based antiaging cream, starting in February.

clock January 30, 2009Brid Costello


Two New Gels for Bumble and bumble

With the introduction of its first hairstyling gel, Bumble and bumble is taking a modern and versatile twist on old-fashioned product form.

clock January 30, 2009Michelle Edgar

Body Care

Ojon Expands Into Bath and Body Category

Ojon plans to break new ground this spring with its first foray into the bath and body category.

clock January 30, 2009Julie Naughton

Government and Trade

Indian Official Says Fashion Sector at Risk

At the World Economic Forum, India’s minister of commerce and industry, Kamal Nath, said Indian textile, apparel and jewelry industries were hurting.

clock January 30, 2009John Zarocostas

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

J.Mendel’s New Plans

The furrier is looking for expansion under Susan Sokol.

clock January 30, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Brooks Brothers Opens Black Fleece Store

Brooks Brothers opens Black Fleece store, and also debuts newly renovated men’s suit department.

clock January 30, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s to Host First Designer ‘Open-See’

Bloomingdale’s is on the lookout for ready-to-wear and accessories collections.

clock January 30, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg


Swatch Growth Slows

Profits, sales rise for Swatch Group despite drop in demand.

clock January 30, 2009Ellen Groves

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Uniqlo’s Visiting Designers

The lineup will include a Steven Alan collection for women and an Opening Ceremony line for men, bowing in March.

clock January 30, 2009Sharon Edelson


Cuts by the Creek

Multichannel misses’ retailer Coldwater Creek Inc. is cutting the annual base salaries for its top executives by 15 percent, effective Feb. 1.

clock January 30, 2009WWD Staff


PPR Forms Women’s Rights Board

Salma Hayek and Frida Giannini are among the board of directors of the new PPR Corporate Foundation for Women’s Dignity and Rights.

clock January 30, 2009Miles Socha

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Tracy Reese Appoints Barry Miguel as First CEO

Tracy Reese has tapped Barry Miguel as chief executive officer of T.R. Designs.

clock January 30, 2009Julee Kaplan


Daily Stock Wrap: January 29, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock January 30, 2009WWD Staff

Color Cosmetics

Physicians Formula Creates a Bronzer With Benefits

Physicians Formula is expanding its franchise portfolio with Bronze Booster, a three-item line that utilizes a new technology for powder bronzers.

clock January 30, 2009Andrea Nagel


L’Oreal Ups the Ante

The advertising and promotional budget is expected to increase again this year, both for the mass division and L’Oréal USA as a whole.

clock January 30, 2009Pete Born and Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Wet ‘n’ Wild Fetes 30th Anniversary

Wet ‘n’ Wild had more to celebrate than just 30 years in business earlier this month.

clock January 30, 2009Faye Brookman

Skin Care

Jack Black Gets Into Clinical Mode

Men’s skin care marketer Jack Black is taking a different tack.

clock January 30, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Skin Care

Dermalogica Concept Store Lands in Manhattan

The frill is gone, and that’s just what Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand intended.

clock January 30, 2009Molly Prior


Louis Vuitton Series Kicks Off

Louis Vuitton executives will be tracking the weather forecast as regularly as the stock markets as the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series sailing competition begins.

clock January 30, 2009Ellen Groves

Memo Pad

Celebrating Publishing’s First Ladies… More Turmoil at Interview…

Though there may not be much to celebrate in magazine publishing these days, the industry took time out to toast two women.

clock January 30, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Stars and Stripes… Pilati Will Spread the Love…

French President Nicolas Sarkozy decorates designers Sonia Rykiel and Jean-Louis Scherrer.

clock January 30, 2009WWD Staff


Fashion First: Mrs. Bruni-Sarkozy Sweeps Annual Sidaction AIDS Gala

It was all about Carla Thursday night in Paris when that other glamorous first lady, Mrs. Bruni-Sarkozy, swept into the annual Sidaction AIDS benefit gala.

clock January 30, 2009WWD Staff


Bulgari Sales Decline

Luxury firm Bulgari SpA registered a 9.8 percent drop in fourth-quarter revenues.

clock January 30, 2009Andrew Roberts

Department Stores

Slim Again Boosts Saks Stake

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu has again increased his holdings in Saks Inc.

clock January 30, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Ruzow Tapped as Rachel Roy President

Longtime industry executive Stephen L. Ruzow is stepping up at Rachel Roy New York, becoming the brand’s first president.

clock February 9, 2009Whitney Beckett


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