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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 18hAllison 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

Ullman Says Penney’s Sees Uptick in Traffic

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Top officials from J.C. Penney Co. Inc. are sensing improving consumer trends.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Design

Prada Unveils Its Transformer Project in Seoul

Fashion house will fete the structure Thursday night.

clock April 22, 2009Brett Cole

Business

NRF, RILA to Merge

The trade groups National Retail Federation and Retail Industry Leaders Association will become one body.

clock April 22, 2009Kristi Ellis and Kristi Ellis

People

Celebs Fete Tribeca Film Festival Premiere at VF Dinner

At Vanity Fair’s opening night dinner for the Tribeca Film Festival everyone in the house seemed eager to meet Bono.

clock April 22, 2009WWD Staff

Business

LVMH Sales Inch Ahead

Star Louis Vuitton brand continues to show resilience and drives growth.

clock April 22, 2009Robert Murphy

Denim

Kellwood Looks to Expand Juniors

Kellwood Co. plans to grow its junior businesses: XOXO, Jolt, Rewind and My Michelle.

clock April 23, 2009Julee Kaplan

Denim

Pink Cookie’s Recipe for Expansion

Denim, T-shirts and intimates for back-to-school, with a dose of fun.

clock April 23, 2009Julee Kaplan

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

WWD List: Top 10 Social Brands of 2008

Top retail and apparel brands ranked by how much buzz they are generating on social networking sites.

clock April 23, 2009Cecily Hall

Business Features

Learning Luxury

Execs from top-tier brands challenge students at Columbia Business School and Parsons The New School for Design to come up with plans for the luxury sector.

clock April 23, 2009Jessica Iredale

Denim

Joe’s Jeans Redesigns Web Site

Joe’s Jeans is looking to make its online strategy about more than generating sales.

clock April 23, 2009Ross Tucker

Marketing and Trends

Stila Founder Lobell, Tractenberg Form Consultancy

Makeup artist Jeanine Lobell, who founded Stila, and publicist Jacquie Tractenberg have teamed up to form On Trac, a beauty consulting venture.

clock April 23, 2009Julie Naughton

Financial

Carrefour Taking on Discounters With Private Label

Carrefour Group is launching a new private label initiative in France and Belgium meant to rival hard discount brands.

clock April 23, 2009Jennifer Weil

People

Bertinelli Named Accademia del Profumo Chairman

Italy’s Accademia del Profumo has named Luciano Bertinelli as chairman.

clock April 23, 2009Stephanie Epiro

Government and Trade

Dillard’s Sues Landlord… Counterfeit Seizure in Chicago…

Dillard’s Inc. and a mall co-owned by Simon Property Group Inc. and General Growth Properties Inc. have traded lawsuits.

clock April 23, 2009WWD Staff

Legal

De la Renta Wins $1M in Case Against Licensee

Court awards Oscar de la Renta $1M in suit versus licensee Mulberry Thai Silks for breaching a licensing agreement.

clock April 23, 2009Matthew Lynch

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: April 22, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 23, 2009WWD Staff

Department Stores

Juicy Couture Discontinues Dirty English

Juicy Couture is winding down its men’s business, Dirty English, and the last shipment will be for fall.

clock April 23, 2009Jean Scheidnes

Retail/Business

Gellers Memorial Date Set for May 28

The memorial for Stan Gellers, former columnist and senior editor of DNR, will be held May 28 at The Rooftop Theater at Lord & Taylor.

clock April 23, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Loro Piana Posts 1.4 Percent Sales Rise

Despite a grueling market for luxury goods, luxury brand Loro Piana managed to post sales growth in 2008.

clock April 23, 2009Amanda Kaiser

Financial

Hartmarx Bidding Focuses on Three Firms

Mistral, Emerisque and Yucaipa said to be among firms interested in Hartmarx.

clock April 23, 2009Vicki M. Young

Fashion

Fall ’09 Men’s Outerwear Trend: Coat of Arms

In seasons past, designers presented outerwear with a sportswear sensibility, with puffy coats paramount.

clock April 23, 2009Alex Badia

Financial

Wal-Mart to Restructure China Management

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is moving forward with plans to restructure its China management team by moving hundreds of managers to new stores.

clock April 23, 2009Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Government and Trade

Industry Waits on Obama Picks for Key Posts

Sources said Dawn O’Connell has emerged as a leading candidate for the special textile negotiator position at USTR.

clock April 23, 2009Liza Casabona

Fashion Scoops

Hulanicki’s New Topshop Gig… DiCaprio Avec Mom… A Lotta Prada…

Barbara Hulanicki took to Miller’s Residence, an antique-filled hotel in London’s Notting Hill, to celebrate the launch of her new collection for Topshop .

clock April 23, 2009WWD Staff

People

Socials Gather for Lam Luncheon

On Tuesday, a handful of socials visited Christie’s for a preview of the house’s spring jewelry and contemporary art sale and a luncheon in honor of Derek Lam.

clock April 23, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Couture Council Honoring Dries Van Noten

Belgian designer Dries Van Noten, a member of the Antwerp Six, will receive 2009 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion.

clock April 23, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Department Stores

J.C. Penney Sees Uptick in Traffic, Ullman Says

J.C. Penney’s revised for the second time its first-quarter earnings per share guidance to flat or slightly positive.

clock April 23, 2009David Moin and Evan Clark and Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

Observer Editor Leaving… Hirschorn’s Predictions…

Peter Kaplan, the editor in chief of the New York Observer for the past 15 years, said Wednesday he will step down June 1.

clock April 23, 2009WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: April 23, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 24, 2009WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Peace, Love and Shopping: H&M Williamson Line Creates Buzz

Thursday’s launch of Matthew Williamson for H&M had the hallmarks of the retailer’s previous designer collaborations, albeit toned down a notch.

clock April 24, 2009WWD Staff

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