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Lampert Standing by Sears With $300 Million Loan

Sales continued to decline at Sears and Kmart, and the parent company posted losses for the second quarter.

clock 19hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 3hRachel Strugatz

Business

Emanuel Chirico on the Virtues of Raf Simons at Calvin Klein

PVH ceo Emanuel Chirico expects big things from Raf Simons’ take on Calvin Klein.

clock 14hEvan Clark

Lady’s Night

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Overview

Charlize Theron at Dior in New York was one of the bigger celebrities at Fashion’s Night Out on Thursday, but she was only one of the many stars, designers — and shoppers — making the rounds.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Lululemon Second-Quarter Profits Drop

Lululemon Athletica Inc. was unable to transform better Q2 sales into higher profits.

clock September 10, 2009Evan Clark

People

Vogue Celebrates in a Timely Fashion

Anna Wintour, her Vogue staff and Charlize Theron hosted a short but sweet dinner at Saks Fifth Avenue celebrating the store’s renovated third floor.

clock September 10, 2009WWD Staff

People

Style Session with Amanda Brooks

If you ask Amanda Brooks how she came to write a sartorial advice book, she will happily tell you that there was a time when she had no real sense of style.

clock September 10, 2009WWD Staff

Front Row at BCBG: Morning Jolt

Thursday morning at the tents, BCBG Max Azria kicked off Fashion Week.

clock September 10, 2009WWD Staff

Human Resources

Wal-Mart Picks Top Asia Exec

Wal-Mart names Scott Price, a former top DHL executive, president and ceo of Wal-Mart Asia.

clock September 11, 2009Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

Industry Imports Fall in July

Imports from Vietnam increased.

clock September 11, 2009Liza Casabona

Hair

Classic Ideas Define Elan Sassoon’s Line

Hair care line Elan S. bows in January.

clock September 11, 2009Katherine Bowers

Beauty Features

Snippets: Fekkai Makes Scents… Vaseline Joins Backstage Fray…

For Holiday, Frédéric Fekkai is launching a limited edition collection that looks to delight the senses.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

Hair

Unilever’s Tigi Takes Catwalk to the Runway

Tigi’s Catwalk line kicks off a collaboration with fashion designer Christopher Kane.

clock September 11, 2009Brid Costello

Retailing

Oral Care Products Bridge Health and Beauty

Sales of overall oral care slipped 1 percent for 52-week period, but oral combinations expanded 13.1 percent.

clock September 11, 2009Faye Brookman

Skin Care

Facialist Develops Amazing Face Line

Amazing Face is a treatment line meant for use in conjunction with a manual skin and muscle softening technique.

clock September 11, 2009Brid Costello

Fragrance

New Scent Brand Yesod Aims to Expand in U.S.

Israeli fragrance brand Yesod is set to launch in 15 Boscov department store locations in October.

clock September 11, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Retailing

Bumble and Bumble Introducing Style Bar at Bloomie’s

Bumble and Bumble aims to bring the salon experience directly to the department store floor this fall.

clock September 11, 2009Gillian Koenig

Prestige

At Bloomie’s Flagship, Clinique Flaunts Grand Beauty Counter

Major brands, including Clinique, unveil gleaming new counters on the main floor of the 59th Street Bloomingdale’s flagship.

clock September 11, 2009Pete Born

Fashion Scoops

Making the Grade at Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed List is a bit of an under the radar process.

clock September 10, 2009WWD Staff

Retailing

YSL Beauté to Unveil New Concept at Bloomingdale’s

Call it counter intelligence: YSL Beauté will unveil its newest retail concept at Bloomingdale’s with a soft launch on Sept. 17.

clock September 11, 2009Julie Naughton

Retailing

Canadian Brand Euoko Plans Store Openings

Euoko is eyeing store locations on both sides of the Atlantic.

clock September 11, 2009Brid Costello

Retailing

House of Fraser Puts Service First

U.K. department store House of Fraser is banking on in-store pampering to separate it from the pack.

clock September 11, 2009Brid Costello

Fragrance

Black Fleece Fragrance Bows at Brooks Bros.

New Black Fleece scent icludes top notes of citrus and fresh spices and a heart of geranium, bourbon and rosewood.

clock September 11, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: September 10, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

Legal

New Balance Sues LVMH Over Sneaker

Shoe firm New Balances alleges LVMH committed trademark infringement.

clock September 11, 2009Matthew Lynch

Financial

P&G Offers Upbeat Outlook

Global beauty giant P&G lifted its full-year earnings guidance, boosting stock 4.2 percent yesterday.

clock September 11, 2009Alexandra Steigrad

Financial

Retail Stocks Reach New High for Year

S&P Retail Index rose 2.17 points to 375.48, the best close so far this year.

clock September 11, 2009Evan Clark

Textiles

Mills Push Quality Ahead of Paris Textile Fairs

Mills exhibiting at next week’s Première Vision and Texworld fairs are counting on a commitment to higher quality to pull them through difficult times.

clock September 11, 2009Katya Foreman and Elena Berton

Fashion

Façonnable Receives Bright Touches

Façonnable is returning to its roots for its spring-summer collection.

clock September 11, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

Fragrance

BCBG to Introduce Within Fragrance in November

“I always want to dress a woman completely,” said Lubov Azria while discussing the company’s new scent, Within.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

Color Cosmetics

Josie Maran Expands, Eyes Backer

Josie Maran Cosmetics is being rolled out to an additional 80 doors this fall.

clock September 11, 2009Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Independent’s Day: Dries Van Noten Speaks to FIT Students

Dries Van Noten talks about his career with Fashion Institute of Technology’s student body.

clock September 11, 2009Jessica Iredale

Designer and Luxury

ACME Brings Spanish Flavor to New York

Four Spanish designers — Ana Gonzalez of Ana Locking, Juanjo Oliva, Carmen March and Juan Duyos of Duyos — to present collections at NYFW.

clock September 11, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Mr. Watson, I Presume… BusinessWeek Bidding…

At 67, lensman Albert Watson is going full guns and this fall will be no exception.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

People

Tom Ford Behind the Lens

Tom Ford’s first film, “A Single Man,” based on the novel by Christopher Isherwood, premieres today at the 66th Venice Film Festival.

clock September 11, 2009Samantha Conti

Eyewear

Spring 2010 Sunglasses: Made in the Shade

It’s not just about clothes. Three new sunglasses lines are hitting the runways.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Labor Dept Publishes Child and Forced Labor Report

U.S. Department of Labor finds widespread child and forced labor violations in 58 countries.

clock September 11, 2009Kristi Ellis

Department Stores

Penney’s Adds Own Contemporary Line

J.C. Penney rolls out its first contemporary label created by its own design team this week.

clock September 11, 2009David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Anna’s Night Out… Nature’s Call… Libertine Split…

The crowds at Anna Sui’s Crosby Street pop-up shop for Target certainly boded well for the following night’s NYC Fashion’s Night Out shopping extravaganza.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Fashion’s Night Out Coverage: Night Riders

Charlize Theron, Isaac Mizrahi, Oscar de la Renta and Diane von Furstenberg celebrated Fashion’s Night Out Thursday.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

Fashion Scoop at L.A.M.B.: New Look

Gwen Stefani balanced her older son, Kingston, on her hip at the L.A.M.B. presentation.

clock September 10, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Fashion’s Night Out Takes Europe

Karl Lagerfeld played cashier, while Lara Stone mingled at Christopher Bailey’s Burberry bash.

clock September 11, 2009WWD Staff

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