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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


French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.

clock 2hMiles Socha


Rick Owens’ Concrete Castle in SoHo

His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.

clock 8hJessica Iredale

Another New Entrant: Kohl’s Said Scouting For Site in Manhattan

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Saks Loss Widens in 2nd Quarter

Management for luxe retailer Saks Fifth Avenue stress better-than-expected results after reporting a net loss of $54.5M in the quarter.

clock August 18, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Glorious Night at the ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Screening

Marc Jacobs, Catherine Keener, Andre Balazs, Gina Gershon, and Chace Crawford all made their way over to the Standard Hotel for a glitzy post-screening party.

clock August 18, 2009WWD Staff

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Amid Economic Crisis, Coupon Use Increases

Difficult times have eroded the stigma linked to coupon-clipping.

clock August 19, 2009Dick Silverman

Marketing and Promotion

Consumers Find a Friend in the Internet

Pew study shows 69 percent of U.S adults used the internet for information about bargains, jobs and government benefits.

clock August 19, 2009Cecily Hall

Fashion Features

Day Trip: House of Deréon Launches New Dress Collection

Beyoncé and Tina Knowles will launch a full collection of day dresses for spring selling.

clock August 19, 2009Julee Kaplan

Retail Features

RFID: Will Fizzle Turn to Sizzle?

Radio frequency identification was supposed to be the next big thing, but it has as yet to gain traction in U.S. retail.

clock August 19, 2009Cate T. Corcoran

Intimates and Activewear

Puma Previews Hussein Chalayan Line

Puma AG has given WWD a preview of the debut spring-summer line from new creative director Hussein Chalayan.

clock August 19, 2009Elena Berton

Designer and Luxury

Calvin Klein Collection Lands at Saks

The designer collection opens a shop on the second floor of Saks

clock August 19, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Designer and Luxury

Dangerous Beauty: Harry Winston Resetting the Hope Diamond

Perhaps jeweler Harry Winston has what it takes to break the curse of the Hope Diamond.

clock August 19, 2009Sophia Chabbott


Retail Stocks Rally 1.8 Percent Tuesday

Stocks for J. Crew, Bon-Ton Stores, Coldwater Creek and Urban Outfitters advanced yesterday.

clock August 19, 2009Evan Clark

Government and Trade

U.S.-Made Apparel Prices Fall in July

Prices for domestically manufactured apparel rise in year-to-year comparison.

clock August 19, 2009Liza Casabona


Landlord Sues Guess Over Contract Breach

Manhattan property owner alleged denim brand Guess backed out of 15-year lease.

clock August 19, 2009Matthew Lynch

The Markets Features

Gen Art Merges With Rock Media

Gen Art has found a new partner, Rock Media & Entertainment, for a much-needed financial boost.

clock August 19, 2009Julee Kaplan

Department Stores

Jennings Puts His Stamp on Woolworths

Andrew Jennings is a retail globe-trotter.

clock August 19, 2009David Moin

Department Stores

Kohl’s Eyes Manhattan Site

Kohl’s may be the next middle market retailer to take on Manhattan.

clock August 19, 2009David Moin

Intimates and Activewear

Activewear Brands Scale Back Store Openings

Activewear firms are cooling their enthusiasm in these recessionary times.

clock August 19, 2009Ellen Groves

Fashion Scoops

Stacey Bendet’s Malibu Dinner… Sharapova’s Outing… Prizes for Prints…

Devon Aoki, Estella Warren, Vivica A. Fox, Denise Richards and Mena Suvari turn out for a party hosted by Alicia + Olivia founder Stacey Bendet.

clock August 19, 2009WWD Staff

Retail Features

L.A. Developer Growing ‘Country Mart’ Concept

Los Angeles developer Jim Rosenfield sees a retail niche and is determined not to let the recession derail his efforts to cultivate it.

clock August 19, 2009Anne Riley-Katz

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Cosmo Drives Shopping… Observing the Process…

Cosmopolitan is looking ahead to the holiday season — and hopes to drive readers back into shopping malls.

clock August 19, 2009WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Icelandic Brand Nikita to Open Flagship

Nikita, Iceland’s women’s street fashion and board sports specialist, is to open its first flagship in Reykjavík this week despite the recession.

clock August 19, 2009Emilie Marsh

Film and TV

Q&A: Rachel Zoe

Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe helps dress stars such as Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Garner and Anne Hathaway, but clearly that isn’t enough.

clock August 19, 2009Stephanie D. Smith

Film and TV

From ‘Project Runway’ to ‘The Rachel Zoe Project,’ Fashion TV Flourishes

“Project Runway” returns amid a slew of fashion-related competitors

clock August 19, 2009Stephanie D. Smith

Designer and Luxury

Douglas Hannant Opens at Plaza Today

Douglas Hannant today will open an 850-square-foot store at the Plaza Retail Collection.

clock August 19, 2009Sharon Edelson

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Kenny Chesney Apparel Line to Launch at MAGIC

Country superstar Kenny Chesney gets an apparel line, Blue Chair Bay.

clock August 19, 2009Jean E. Palmieri


Target, TJX Exceed Earnings Expectations

Target’s sales decline 2.7 percent; TJX posts second-quarter profit and sales increases.

clock August 19, 2009Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson and Arnold J. Karr


Daily Stock Wrap: August 18, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock August 19, 2009WWD Staff

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