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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 15hAllison Collins


Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 22hMiles Socha


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Winds of Change Buffet Travel Retail

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The recession-mauled travel-retail sector faces a series of major challenges, none greater than turning more airline passengers into actual consumers.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Swiss Watch Exports Fall 26.1 Percent in Sept.

Trends in the Swiss watch market show no improvement in September.

clock October 22, 2009Elena Berton


Topshop Parent Reports Profit Gain

Arcadia Group sales rose 2.7 percent for year, and Sir Philip Green is upbeat about 2010.

clock October 22, 2009Samantha Conti

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Spotlights Mary J Blige Charity and Pop-Up Shop

Creative director Frida Giannini and Mary J Blige gathered in Yonkers to open the new center for women.

clock October 22, 2009Julie Naughton and Sarah Haight


Duane Reade Reaches Toward Luxury

The New York drugstore chain’s yearlong effort to elevate its image — notorious for lackluster service — is on display at its most ambitious store to date.

clock October 23, 2009Molly Prior


Korres and Studio BeautyMix Turn Office Buddies

Korres and Studio BeautyMix have taken their partnership one step further: They moved in together.

clock October 23, 2009Molly Prior


Beauty Snippet: Pipino Replaces Evangelista

Spa Chakra has found a hairstylist worthy of taking over the salon within its spa that once was operated by celebrity groomer David Evangelista.

clock October 23, 2009Andrea Nagel


Peter Coppola to Open NYC Salon

Veteran hairstylist Peter Coppola plans his comeback.

clock October 23, 2009Andrea Nagel

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

J. Crew Spring Presentation: Opposites Attract

In an upbeat presentation, J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons started with a Hockney-inspired palette of neutrals with pops of neons.

clock October 23, 2009WWD Staff


Beauty Execs See Need for Change in Travel-Retail Sector

WWD’s full coverage of the Tax Free World Association conference in Cannes.

clock October 23, 2009Pete Born and Jennifer Weil


Brands Show Their New Colors

After racking up a dozen successful fragrances, Burberry will spread its wings into color cosmetics this July.

clock October 23, 2009Pete Born and Jennifer Weil


William P. Lauder on the Record

William P. Lauder, executive chairman of the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., traveled here to Cannes to help open the Tax Free World Association’s annual convention.

clock October 23, 2009Pete Born and Jennifer Weil


Abercrombie Enters Italy With Milan Flagship

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. will open its first store in Italy here next week as management looks to international markets for growth.

clock October 23, 2009Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Hogan Enters Eyewear

Hogan is extending its sporty chic lifestyle approach with the launch of an eyewear collection.

clock October 23, 2009Alessandra Ilari

Specialty Stores

Stefanel Unveils New Store Concept

After boosting the design, quality and image, Stefanel has unveiled the last step in its repositioning plan — a new store concept.

clock October 23, 2009Alessandra Ilari


Asics Opens U.S. Flagship in New York

It took 60 years, but Asics has finally opened its first freestanding store in the U.S.

clock October 23, 2009Jean E. Palmieri


Clinique Hopes for a Hit With Dark Spot Corrector Serum

Clinique’s Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector will launch in March.

clock October 23, 2009Julie Naughton


Baby Beauty Products Appear Popular Among Adults

New study shows more and more consumers are hitting the baby aisle for their beauty needs.

clock October 23, 2009Faye Brookman


L’Oréal Awarded for Walk of Fame Preservation Efforts

L’Oréal Paris was honored with a Friend of the Walk of Fame award on Hollywood Boulevard.

clock October 23, 2009Rachel Brown


Go, Gary Go!

Gary Go is no ordinary British pop singer and songwriter with an aspiration to become an entertainment icon.

clock October 23, 2009Karyn Monget


Columbia’s Third-Quarter Profits Slump

Columbia’s earnings results beat forecasts on stronger demand than expected.

clock October 23, 2009Matthew Lynch


Retail Stocks Rise 1.7 Percent Thursday

S&P Retail Index advanced 6.40 points , and J. Crew led all stocks tracked by WWD with a 15.2 percent increase in its shares.

clock October 23, 2009Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

FTC Settles With Company in Bamboo Case

At issue in FTC case is whether bamboo is truly a natural fabric.

clock October 23, 2009Liza Casabona


Look Cycle Set to Manufacture Rossignol Apparel

French bicycle manufacturer Look Cycle has entered a licensing agreement with Chartreuse & Mont Blanc for the design, production and distribution of Rossignol.

clock October 23, 2009Emilie Marsh

Specialty Stores

Valentino Group Opens MCS Women’s Store

Valentino Fashion Group opened its first-ever women’s-only MCS store (formerly Marlboro Classics).

clock October 23, 2009Emilie Marsh


Daily Stock Wrap: October 23, 2009

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock October 23, 2009WWD Staff

Department Stores

Bergdorf Goodman Goes High Tech

Dell, Douglas Little and Bergdorf Goodman — could there be a more offbeat collaboration?

clock October 23, 2009David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Diamond and Dollars… Winging to Rio… Armani in Moscow…

Christie’s New York jewelry sales held on Wednesday brought in more than $46.5 million.

clock October 23, 2009WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Unity Rules at CFDA New Members Bash

No one needs reminding that the economy is in tatters, so the CFDA’s new members party Wednesday provided reason to present a united front.

clock October 23, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

Department Stores

Mayor Bloomberg to Hold Retail Dinner

Mayor Bloomberg sends out invitations for a big dinner with Terry Lundgren at Macy’s Herald Square on Jan. 11.

clock October 23, 2009David Moin

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Online Stores to Emphasize Holiday Promotions

Online merchants hope to entice buyers this holiday season with free shipping and social media.

clock October 23, 2009Cate T. Corcoran


MaxMara Art Prize Goes to Rickards

British artist Hannah Rickards, winner of the second Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery.

clock October 23, 2009Luisa Zargani

Media Features

Q&A With Fashion Photographer Jean-Paul Goude

Jean-Paul Goude speaks candidly about his relationship with Grace Jones, life in the 70s, and his career.

clock October 23, 2009Amy Wicks

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Shrinking Staffs Across Condé Nast… Losses at the Times…

By today, staff reductions at Vanity Fair, GQ, Allure, Architectural Digest and Condé Nast Traveler will have been implemented.

clock October 23, 2009WWD Staff

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