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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 20hVicki M. Young

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celebrity Fragrance Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 4hRachel 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 15hEvan Clark

Fragrance’s Newest Friend

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Overview

Jennifer Aniston is taking her own brand of natural, easygoing beauty into the fragrance market with her first perfume, Lolavie, which she described as “a nonperfume perfume.”SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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People

French Cinema Stars Congregate Chez Ralph

Ralph Lauren hosts a black-tie dinner to fete his new Paris flagship boutique.

clock April 15, 2010Miles Socha

Business Features

Arnault Upbeat on LVMH’s Prospects

Arnault said LVMH also plans “targeted expansion” even in emerging markets.

clock April 15, 2010Miles Socha and Natasha Montrose

Beauty Features

Hearing Confirmed in Bettencourt Case

Four days are scheduled in early July in case involving daughter of L’Oréal’s founder.

clock April 15, 2010Jennifer Weil

Designer and Luxury

Bruce Willis Sets Fragrance Deal

Actor Bruce Willis will have a scent coming out in July.

clock April 15, 2010Susan Stone

Clothing/Furnishings

Kérastase Develops Men’s Hair Care Line

Kérastase is venturing into the men’s market with the hair care line Kérastase Homme Capital Force.

clock April 16, 2010Jennifer Weil

Fragrance

Bond No. 9’s Montauk: A Summer Celebration

Bond No. 9’s newest addition is a sea-and-sun-drenched nod to Andy Warhol’s beloved getaway destination, Montauk, N.Y.

clock April 16, 2010Belisa Silva

Beauty Features

Snippets: Oh, Goody… Sally Hershberger Appearance…

Goody Products launching the brand’s first TV ad campaign.

clock April 16, 2010WWD Staff

Denim

Rock & Republic Said Drawing Interest

Rock & Republic, the premium denim company that filed for bankruptcy protection April 1, appears to be drumming up some interest among investors.

clock April 16, 2010Lisa Lockwood

Retailing

Macy’s Tests New Beauty Format

Macy’s is taking a hard look at its beauty business and implementing bold changes, including a shift to a self-serve format.

clock April 16, 2010Molly Prior and Rachel Brown

Mass

Mass Marketers Talk Skincare

The reinvention of the mass market was the topic at Wednesday evening’s CEW Women in Beauty Series panel, “The Mass Appeal of Skincare.”

clock April 16, 2010Belisa Silva

Financial

Essie Attracts Suitors

Essie Weingarten, founder of Essie Cosmetics, said the company generated $150 million in retail sales in 2009.

clock April 16, 2010Andrea Nagel

People

Christy Turlington Burns on Her Directorial Debut

The supermodel Christy Turlington Burns goes behind the camera to direct the full-length documentary “No Woman, No Cry.”

clock April 16, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

People

La Roux’s Elly Jackson: A London Trendsetter

Elly Jackson’s unique style has been copied by girls all across London and even in Topshop’s windows.

clock April 16, 2010Kristin Studeman

People

Tribeca Film Festival Tip Sheet

A look at the festival’s style-savvy films

clock April 16, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

People

Coachella’s Fresh Talent

At Coachella, up-and-coming music groups Band of Skulls, Little Dragon and Passion Pit mix style and sound.

clock April 16, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran and Kristin Studeman

Financial

In Brief: Ristau Joins Signet as CFO

Former NY & Co. president Ronald Ristau to succeed Walker Boyd upon his retirement.

clock April 16, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Etam Plans Share Buyback

Etam Développement, which designs and sells lingerie and women’s clothing through its Etam, to buy back 26.4 percent of its capital.

clock April 16, 2010Joelle Diderich

Government and Trade

ITC Greenlights Tariffs for Three Nations

An ITC ruling that the domestic industry is being injured by imported plastic bags could impact textile industry.

clock April 16, 2010Liza Casabona

Financial

Carrefour’s Sales Rise

Carrefour SA, the world’s second-largest retailer behind Wal-Mart Stores Inc., reported “encouraging” growth in the first quarter.

clock April 16, 2010Joelle Diderich

Financial

U.S. Stocks Soar to New Highs Thursday

Retail stocks continued their rise Thursday, reaching 482.22.

clock April 16, 2010Evan Clark

People

Maggie Gyllenhaal Discusses Her Personal Style

Maggie Gyllenhaal talked to WWD at a party hosted by Loft.

clock April 16, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Designer and Luxury

Armani Opens Largest Casa Store in the World

Giorgio Armani unveiled his largest Casa store on Wednesday, during Milan’s international furniture and design exhibition, the Salone del Mobile.

clock April 16, 2010Luisa Zargani

Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear

Loft Party

Count Loft, formerly known as Ann Taylor Loft, among the retailers chasing a more stylish, current look for its budget-conscious, working woman clientele.

clock April 16, 2010Jessica Iredale

Department Stores

Ambitious Accessories Push at Printemps

With the opening of its renovated luxury accessories department, Paris department store Printemps plans to vault into a new league.

clock April 16, 2010Joelle Diderich

Jewelry

J. Crew, Miriam Haskell Collaborate on Bridal Jewelry

J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons looked no further than her own jewelry collection for the retailer’s latest accessories collaboration.

clock April 16, 2010Sophia Chabbott

Clothing/Furnishings

Arnold Brant Silverstone Exits Nordstrom

Arnold Brant Silverstone has left Nordstrom, where he had served as designer director for the retailer’s private label dresswear for the past two years.

clock April 16, 2010Brenner Thomas

Beauty Features

Congress Considers Tougher Chemical Rules

The bill, introduced by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D., N.J.), would give the Environmental Protection Agency more power to regulate chemicals.

clock April 16, 2010Kristi Ellis

Memo Pad

Two at Elle…Martha Stewart Living’s Younger Focus…Redbook’s New Editor?…

Martha Stewart’s flagship is getting a bit of a makeover.

clock April 16, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Nicole Richie’s Many Hats… Pacino’s Dolce Vita… Can’t Do Cannes…

Nicole Richie, previewing her new Winter Kate apparel line, said she wants to create a lifestyle brand with a retail component.

clock April 16, 2010WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Jennifer Aniston Joins the Fragrance Fray With Lolavie

Jennifer Aniston is taking her own brand of natural, easygoing beauty into the fragrance market with her first perfume, Lolavie.

clock April 16, 2010Marcy Medina and Julie Naughton

Department Stores

Saks to Close More Stores

Saks Fifth Avenue will shutter less than 20 stores over time, representing “more than a handful” of the 53 full-line units in the luxury chain.

clock April 16, 2010David Moin and Marcy Medina

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: April 15, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock April 16, 2010WWD Staff

People

MSKCC and Mary J. Blige Host Ball

The singer was wrangled by Tory Burch, who’s chairing the event with Shelly Carr, Dee Dee Ricks and Jamie Tisch.

clock April 16, 2010WWD Staff

People

In Brief: Industry Seminar at the Harvard Club

Emanuel Weintraub Associates will hold a panel discussion with the theme, “You’ve Cut Costs. Now Grow the Top Line,” at the Harvard Club in Manhattan.

clock April 19, 2010WWD Staff

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