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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 August 26, 2016Allison 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

Tory Burch Says ‘Hola’: Designer Sells Minority To Mexican Equity Firm

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After a yearlong search for additional financing, Tory Burch has sold a minority stake in her more than $200 million firm to Tresalia Capital, a Mexico based investment company.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Executive Changes

Jessup to Join Coldwater

Jerome Jessup found a new home at Coldwater Creek Inc., where he will be executive vice president and creative director as of Aug. 3.

clock July 23, 2009Evan Clark


Retail Stocks Soar 2.7 Percent Thursday

S&P Retail Index advanced 9.29 points to 352.53, the first close over 350 since Oct. 1.

clock July 24, 2009Evan Clark and Matthew Lynch and Alexandra Steigrad

Department Stores

Moody’s Downgrades Barneys

Barneys New York was downgraded by Moody’s yesterday due to liquidity concerns. Moody’s action covers about $270 million of rated debt securities.

clock July 24, 2009David Moin and Arnold J. Karr


Economy Weighs on Japan’s Beauty Market

Mascara and antiaging skin care sales are strong, but other beauty categories suffer in Japan.

clock July 24, 2009Kelly Wetherille

Beauty Features

Snippets: A $1,400 Haircut… Pharmaca CEO… Top Blogs…

Mark Panzer has been named chief executive officer of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy Inc.

clock July 24, 2009WWD Staff


Cosmoprof Offers Solutions to Fix Slumping Biz

At Cosmoprof, beauty firms embrace reinvention.

clock July 24, 2009Andrea Nagel


DeveloPlus’ New Take on Covering Grays

A company DeveloPlus that helped solve the problem of a bad at-home hair color job now tackles grey hair.

clock July 24, 2009Faye Brookman


Joico Targets Color-Treated Hair With K-Pak Therapy

Joico is expanding its best selling K-Pak brand to target those with color-treated hair.

clock July 24, 2009Alissa Cherry

Color Cosmetics

Creative Nail Design Overhauls Polish Ranges for Salons

CND has stopped production of all its original nail polish colors and, starting Sept. 1, will begin distributing a new 50-color polish line.

clock July 24, 2009Alissa Cherry


Alicia Silverstone Tapped for EcoTools Natural Line

Alicia Silverstone, known for her environmental and animal welfare activism, is partnering with EcoTools to launch a cosmetics brush and cosmetics storage line.

clock July 24, 2009Julie Naughton


Elizabeth Arden Adds to Prevage Line

Elizabeth Arden Inc. is building its antiaging arsenal for fall with the introduction of Prevage Day Ultra Protection Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF 30 PA++.

clock July 24, 2009Gillian Koenig

Color Cosmetics

Nars to Launch Foundation, Mascara Offerings

Nars is looking to build a strong foundation business with its new Sheer Glow and Sheer Matte foundations.

clock July 24, 2009Julie Naughton


Issey Miyake’s Fragrance Sequel: A Scent

Seventeen years after introducing the blockbuster fragrance L’Eau d’Issey, Parfums Issey Miyake will launch A Scent By Issey Miyake for women this fall.

clock July 24, 2009Jennifer Weil


Jennifer Lopez’s “My Glow” Scent Inspired by Motherhood

Jennifer Lopez and Coty will launch “My Glow” perfume this fall.

clock July 24, 2009Julie Naughton


Viktor & Rolf Aiming for ‘Mega’ Hit

Designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren are storytellers. So is it any surprise the starting point for their second women’s fragrance was the name?

clock July 24, 2009Jennifer Weil


Varvatos’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Turn

A new limited edition John Varvatos scent, called Rock Volume One, declares that the designer is the king of rock.

clock July 24, 2009Matthew W. Evans


France Relaxes Sunday Trading Laws

The law, which allows for more store to open in Sunday was passed 165 to 159, is far from being applied.

clock July 24, 2009Elena Berton

Department Stores

La Rinascente Unveils Design Floor

Department store La Rinascente’s new area displays range of design products.

clock July 24, 2009Luisa Zargani


CIT ‘Prepack,’ Factoring Sale Seen More Likely

J.P. Morgan, GMAC and W.L. Ross reported to eye factoring arm of CIT Group.

clock July 24, 2009Vicki M. Young


Inter Parfums Sales Fall in 2nd Qtr.

Inter Parfums company expects improvement in back half of year.

clock July 24, 2009Matthew W. Evans and Jennifer Weil


Tory Burch Sells Minority Stake to Tresalia

Mexico City-based equity firm Tresalia Capital purchases stake in Tory Burch, completing the designer’s year-long search for additional financing.

clock July 24, 2009Julee Kaplan

Government and Trade

U.S. Sets Issues for China Talks

Trade deficit and changes in economies on top of list

clock July 24, 2009Liza Casabona

Government and Trade

Federal Minimum Wage Increases Today

Debate continues about impact of federal minimum wage increase and the law’s effect on retailers.

clock July 24, 2009Kristi Ellis

Fashion Scoops

Armani for Katherine Heigl… Ready Replay… Here’s the Scoop…

It’s no secret Giorgio Armani has a thing for Hollywood, from “American Gigolo” to “The Untouchables” to red carpets around the globe.

clock July 24, 2009WWD Staff


NEI Fashion Buys Jeweler Penny Preville

Takes company out of bankruptcy.

clock July 24, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Designer and Luxury

Alexander Wang Launches T for Men

Alexander Wang has designed a range of basic tops for men under his T by Alexander Wang label.

clock July 24, 2009Jean Scheidnes

Real Estate

Luxury Reigns at Singapore’s ION Orchard Mall

ION Orchard first in wave of openings.

clock July 24, 2009Ong Soh Chin

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Times Revenue Drops… Chanel Crossing…

The New York Times Co. on Thursday reported a 21 percent drop in second-quarter revenues, to $584.5 million.

clock July 24, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

St. John Focuses on Brand’s DNA

Luxury firm St. John presents 2010 resort and spring collection.

clock July 24, 2009Marcy Medina

Intimates and Activewear

Zimmerman Eyes Expansion

Swim firm Zimmerman seeks store location.

clock July 24, 2009Kim Friday


Kellwood Secures New Financing

Deutsche Bank and other bondholders reach agreement on new notes, allowing the firm to avoid bankruptcy.

clock July 24, 2009Vicki M. Young


Daily Stock Wrap: July 23, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock July 24, 2009WWD Staff

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