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Beauty

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

Fashion

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

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Gets in the Game As $20B Video Industry Seeks Out Female Fans

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Overview

Get ready for Michael Kors and Heidi Klum, video game heroes.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Government and Trade

China’s Exports Climb 17.7 Percent in December

Economists warn that much of China’s recovery has come on the back of a massive government spending plan.

clock January 11, 2010Kathleen E. McLaughlin and John Zarocostas

Specialty Stores

New York & Co. to Launch Outlets

Retailer expects to open up to 25 outlet stores in 2010.

clock January 11, 2010Matthew Lynch and Alexandra Steigrad

Marketing

Geek Meets Chic: Fashion Video Games Target Female Customers

The $20 billion U.S. video game industry seeks 18-to-25-year-old women users. Michael Kors and Heidi Klum become video game heroes.

clock January 12, 2010Rachel Brown

Designer and Luxury

Corum Taps Shonebarger

Steve Shonebarger has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Corum in North America.

clock January 12, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Textiles

Textile Fair Organizers Look for Rebound

Organizers of international textile shows are welcoming reports of improving market conditions and better moods from buyers.

clock January 12, 2010Ross Tucker

Textiles

Textiles Trend Spring 2010: Glad Tidings

New York textiles week promises light colors, playful textures and a general sense of optimism from mills and designers.

clock January 12, 2010Court Williams

Financial

Retail Stocks Slide 0.8% Monday

Several firms, Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. included, raise outlook after strong holiday.

clock January 12, 2010Evan Clark

Department Stores

House of Fraser Sales Up 7 Percent

British department store group House of Fraser’s results include the company’s best-ever Christmas week.

clock January 12, 2010WWD Staff

Mergers and Acquisitions

In Brief: KBL Group Acquires AR Knitwear

Acquisition adds to KBL’s juniors breadth.

clock January 12, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Ahoy, Elie Saab… Malmsten Redux… Armani Streaming Show…

Elie Saab just signed a contract to design three megayachts, from the interiors to the external lines.

clock January 12, 2010WWD Staff

Juniors

Brooks Brothers to Launch Girls for B-T-S

Brooks Brothers has hired its second guest designer, a collaboration that will culminate in the launch of its first girls’ collection this fall.

clock January 12, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

People

Jennifer Beals Lights Up the Big Screen

Jennifer Beals takes the lead in the dark, postapocalyptic film, “Book of Eli.”

clock January 12, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

People

Desirée Rogers and Bill Clinton Attend Eunice W. Johnson Tribute

White House social secretary Desirée Rogers, Bill Clinton and Pat Cleveland honor the late editor and icon, Eunice W. Johnson.

clock January 12, 2010WWD Staff

Advertising

Megan Fox on Display for Armani

Megan Fox poses in spring ad campaign for Emporio Armani underwear and Armani Jeans.

clock January 12, 2010Alessandra Ilari

Color Cosmetics

Bobbi Brown Launches Multimedia Campaign

Bobbi Brown plans on getting real with her consumers — and she’s starting the effort with her first Twitter press conference today.

clock January 12, 2010Julie Naughton

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Goldin’s New Gig… Deadline Hollywood Daily Nabs Fleming…

Photographer Nan Goldin recently shot her first-ever ad campaign, for Bottega Veneta.

clock January 12, 2010WWD Staff

Fragrance

Ellen Tracy in Fragrance Deal

Brand Matter LLC, which owns the Ellen Tracy brand, has inked a licensing deal with Palm Beach Beauté for Ellen Tracy women’s fragrances.

clock January 12, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

NRF Panel Bullish on Holiday 2010

NRF forecasts Christmas 2010 will be appreciably better than last year’s.

clock January 12, 2010David Moin

Financial

Italian Fashion Group Burani Nears Bankruptcy

The difficult economy and an acquisition spree based on debt have pushed Italian fashion company Mariella Burani Fashion Group into a corner.

clock January 12, 2010Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Consumers Ease Into Spending More

Proceed with caution — that seems to be the mantra for shoppers heading into the new year, and retail analysts couldn’t agree with them more.

clock January 12, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

People

‘Gossip Girl’ Visits Bendel’s

The “Gossip Girl” gang are expected to be on hand for costume designer Eric Daman’s book party at Henri Bendel.

clock January 12, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: January 11, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock January 12, 2010WWD Staff

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