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Retail

Future at Stake: Neiman's Battles the Luxury Drought

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

clock 5hDavid Moin

Fashion

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

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

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

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

New P&G CEO’s Agenda: Beauty Seen as Driver In McDonald’s Strategy

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Overview

Analysts say, Robert McDonald, the new chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble Co., will surely look at the division to provide the growth profit drivers it needs to power through the tough economy.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Business

Specialty Unit Sales Rise, Department Stores Fall

In the year-to-year picture, retailers struggled in May.

clock June 11, 2009Liza Casabona and Arnold J. Karr

Financial

Lululemon Net Drops 23.1 Percent

Retail stocks for Lululemon tumble Thursday on slide in first-quarter margins.

clock June 11, 2009Matthew Lynch

Retailing

Good for You Girls Sets Sights on Mass Market

When Kim Grustas and Grace Petrarca couldn’t find an effective natural skin care line for their teen daughters, they decided to create their own.

clock June 12, 2009Faye Brookman

Fragrance

Reese Witherspoon Creates ‘In Bloom’ Fragrance

In Bloom by Reese Witherspoon is the largest fragrance initiative this year for Avon.

clock June 12, 2009Gillian Koenig and Rachel Brown

Beauty Features

New GMM at Walgreens?… TheBalm Goes Global… Kim Vo Barbers…

Market reports are that Walgreens has announced a new general merchandise manager for beauty, Shannon Petree, who previously worked at Wal-Mart.

clock June 12, 2009WWD Staff

Skin Care

Serious Skin Firms Up HSN Biz

Serious Skin Care is trying to hold tight to its spot as the best-selling skin care line on the Home Shopping Network.

clock June 11, 2009Alissa Cherry

Beauty Features

Beauty Companies Tout Restructuring, Fresh Product

Beauty firms were out in force at a host of financial conferences this week, charging ahead with down-to-earth plans to appeal to the consumer’s new frugality.

clock June 12, 2009Molly Prior

Hair

L’Oréal Takes Rich New Spin on Hair Color

While still celebrating its 100-year anniversary this week, L’Oréal Professionnel unveiled a product it believes will redefine the salon hair coloring industry.

clock June 12, 2009Rachel Tiplady

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

AVA Designs Introduces Madison Hill

Madison Hill Bows for Spring.

clock June 12, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Government and Trade

U.S. Importers Irked by Pakistan-Afghan Bill

Importers could find themselves partially funding duty free manufacturing zones in the Afghanistan and Pakistan border area if the bill in the House passes.

clock June 12, 2009Kristi Ellis

Financial

Givaudan Plans to Increase Capital

Because of the uncertain economic environment, Givaudan will increase its capital by about 420 million Swiss francs.

clock June 12, 2009Jennifer Weil

Fragrance

Tom Ford Fans Pack Selfridges for Meet-and-Greet

Designer Tom Ford promotes Bois Marocain perfume, exclusive to Selfridge’s, with a photo op event inside the British store.

clock June 12, 2009Brid Costello

Fragrance

Tom Ford’s Softer Side: White Musk

Tom Ford, known for his sultry take on style, will show a softer side starting in September with the launch of the four-fragrance White Musk Collection.

clock June 12, 2009Brid Costello

Financial

Judge Limits Scope of Suit Against Coty

Securities fraud claim filed by former Coty CFO against the beauty comopany has been dismissed.

clock June 12, 2009Matthew Lynch

People

Kristin Davis Pushes Ahava at L&T

It’s clear from her personal appearance at Lord & Taylor’s Manhattan flagship that Kristin Davis still has plenty of pull in the city that made her famous.

clock June 12, 2009Gillian Koenig

Fragrance

McGraw to Add Southern Blend to Fragrance Franchise

Tim McGraw is celebrating his roots this summer with Southern Blend by Tim McGraw, a new permanent addition to his fragrance franchise with Coty Beauty.

clock June 12, 2009Julie Naughton

Legal

Von Furstenberg Settles Copying Charge

Designer Diane von Fursenberg’s firm will pay an undisclosed amount for design copy.

clock June 12, 2009Matthew Lynch

Financial

At Piper Jaffray Conference, Retail Execs Take on the Economy

Speakers at Piper Jaffray retail conference discuss strategies like Internet marketing, expanding into new markets and streamlining inventory.

clock June 12, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 11, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock June 12, 2009WWD Staff

Department Stores

Macy’s Buys Gottschalks Units

Macy’s Inc. is adding two stores to its roster through a bankruptcy auction, an unusual avenue for growth for the national department store chain.

clock June 12, 2009David Moin

Designer and Luxury

Prada Rebuffs Purchase of Minority Stake

Prada ceo Patrizio Bertelli is negotiating with lenders the term payment of his company’s debts.

clock June 12, 2009Andrew Roberts

Memo Pad

Can’t Get Enough Gosselin… Bettencourt Saga… Fanmango…

Reality stars Jon and Kate Gosselin have been featured on the cover of Us Weekly for seven consecutive weeks.

clock June 12, 2009WWD Staff

People

A Guiding Hand in Washington

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter has become the unofficial cultural ambassador for Desirée Rogers.

clock June 12, 2009Susan Watters

Financial

Beauty Seen as Driver in P&G CEO’s Agenda

Analysts says P&G’s new ceo Robert McDonald will surely look at beauty to provide the growth profit drivers it needs to power through the downturn.

clock June 12, 2009Molly Prior and Andrea Nagel and Faye Brookman

Designer and Luxury

Piazza Sempione’s Growth Plan

Piazza Sempione is getting its U.S. rollout in gear and opened its first street location in the U.S. last Wednesday.

clock June 12, 2009David Moin

Juniors

Ecko Sells Avirex to Kids Headquarters

To raise cash and streamline organization, Marc Ecko Enterprises has sold the Avirex young men’s brand to Kids Headquarters.

clock June 12, 2009David Lipke

Legal

Court Reverses Ruling Against Abboud

Joseph Abboud can use his name again in association with his men’s wear line Jaz, at least for now.

clock June 12, 2009Brenner Thomas

Fashion Scoops

Eva Mendes’ Charity Talk… A Little Jagger… David Beckham, Unfurled…

Eva Mendes was overcome with emotion while discussing her work with The Art of Elysium. Also in today’s scoops: David Beckham visits Selfridges.

clock June 12, 2009WWD Staff

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