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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

J.C. Penney’s Turns Lens on Young Men’s

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In time for the back-to-school selling season, J.C. Penney Co. Inc., will unveil three new brand partnerships. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

LVMH Expected to Show ‘Superior Resilience’

HSBC estimates luxury giant to report 2 percent rise in first-quarter sales.

clock April 8, 2009Miles Socha

Financial

Jos. A. Bank’s Net Rises 15 Percent in Quarter

Results exceed expectations and send shares of men’s specialty store retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. soar Wednesday.

clock April 8, 2009Matthew Lynch

People

Ladies Day: $75K Raised for Pediatric Cancer Dept.

More than 130 women gathered at the Oak Room and raised $75,000 for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s pediatric department.

clock April 8, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Retail Stocks Rise 4.5 Percent Wednesday

Retail shares rebound after two days of losses.

clock April 8, 2009Evan Clark

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Pricing Pressures Hit Contemporary Designers

Designers in the contemporary arena are more price-focused than ever.

clock April 9, 2009Julee Kaplan

Financial

In Brief: Counterfeit Seizure… Kors Names Men’s Exec…

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday it seized a shipment of counterfeit Ed Hardy apparel at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

clock April 9, 2009WWD Staff

Advertising

Calvin Klein Underwear Launches Black, White

Calvin Klein is maintaining its pace of annual underwear launches.

clock April 9, 2009Jean Scheidnes

Fashion

Underwear Waistbands: A Peekaboo Fashion Trend

Low-rise pants have had an unintended but far-reaching impact on men’s underwear: the proliferation of boldly colored and heavily branded waistbands.

clock April 9, 2009Brenner Thomas

Clothing/Furnishings

Designers Drawn to Classic Textiles From Britain

More European firms, from Dior Homme to Lanvin, turn to U.K. textile mills for authentic, unique men’s wear fabrics.

clock April 9, 2009Emilie Marsh

Sportswear

Ryan Sheckler Gets on Board With Active Line

For Wicked Fashions, it was a no-brainer to approach skateboard icon Ryan Sheckler when seeking to launch an action sports brand.

clock April 9, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion

Fall 2009 Men’s Underwear Trend: Back to Basics

Traditional, minimalist black and white (in some cases multistriped) underwear is all the rage this season.

clock April 9, 2009Alex Badia

Financial

The WWD List: U.S. Retail Markets With Lowest Expected Vacancy Rates

The lowest and highest 2009 projected vacancy rates in top U.S. retail markets.

clock April 9, 2009Cecily Hall

People

Aubrey Plaza: Amy Poehler’s New Sidekick

Newcomer Aubrey Plaza stars opposite “SNL” star Amy Poehler in the NBC series “Parks and Recreation.”

clock April 9, 2009Amanda FitzSimons

People

Author Oliver Balch’s Long Trip

Travel meets politics in a first book by journalist Oliver Balch called “Viva South America! A Journey Through a Restless Continent.”

clock April 9, 2009Christina Roperti

People

ACE Hotel Comes to NYC

The ACE Hotel, opening May 1, will be stocked with a restaurant from the Spotted Pig chef and Stumptown Coffee Roasters.

clock April 9, 2009Amanda FitzSimons

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Turns Lens on Young Men’s

Retailer J.C. Penney unveils new brand partnerships with skate-oriented label RS by Sheckler, Third Rail, and Rusty, the popular surf brand.

clock April 9, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Steven Meisel in Hyères… ForbesWoman Launching…

Photographer Steven Meisel will make a rare personal appearance at this year’s Hyeres International Festival of Fashion and Photography.

clock April 9, 2009WWD Staff

Denim

Chris Gilbert Returns to Denim With Resin

Paper Denim & Cloth Chris Gilbert starting new line in sib-$150 price range.

clock April 9, 2009Ross Tucker

Fashion Scoops

Marciano Runs for Governor… Viktor & Rolf Design for Robert Wilson..

Georges Marciano, the Beverly Hills-based entrepreneur who co-founded Guess Inc., is making a run for the California governor’s office.

clock April 9, 2009WWD Staff

Fragrance

Parlux Deal Seen as Boon for Fragrance Firm

Scents from hip-hop powerhouses Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Rihanna, and an unidentified female artist could almost double the revenues of Parlux Fragrances Inc.

clock April 9, 2009Evan Clark

People

PCPC Names Lezlee Westine as President

Lezlee Westine has been named president and chief executive officer of the Personal Care Products Council.

clock April 9, 2009Julie Naughton

Financial

Eddie Bauer Expects First Quarter Sales Drop

Specialty store Eddie Bauer expects ‘very difficult’ 2009.

clock April 9, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Beryl Raff Joins Helzberg as CEO

Beryl Raff, who was executive vice president and general merchandise manager of fine jewelry at J.C. Penney Co. Inc., has joined Helzberg Diamond Shops Inc.

clock April 9, 2009Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Bamford, Pringle Said to Be Restructuring

British luxury labels Bamford and Pringle seek footing in tough economic climate.

clock April 9, 2009Samantha Conti and Nina Jones

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: April 8, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 9, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

WWD List: U.S. Retail Markets With Highest Expected Vacancy Rates

The recession has caused a pullback in retail growth, especially in hard-hit states such as California.

clock April 9, 2009WWD Staff

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