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Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.

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Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Retail Shares Climb As Markets Rebound

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Retail stocks logged their second biggest gain of the year Thursday. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Ready To Wear

Perry Ellis Shifts Shirts

Perry Ellis International is bringing its dress shirt business in-house, ending its license with Smart Apparel (U.S.) Inc. at the end of this year.

clock May 26, 2010WWD Staff

Photographs of Glastonbury attendees shot by Venetia Dearden for her new book, “Glastonbury: Another Stage.”

People

Glastonbury: Frame by Frame

Photographer Venetia Deardon discusses new book on the festival.

clock May 26, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Designer and Luxury

Richemont Profits Slip 18 Percent in Year

Johann Rupert is upbeat about the future.

clock May 27, 2010Samantha Conti

Sarah Burton

Designer and Luxury

Sarah Burton Named Creative Director at Alexander McQueen

Burton, will supervise the creative direction and development of all the label’s collections.

clock May 27, 2010Nina Jones

Financial

Movado to Close 26 Boutiques

Watchmaker Movado said Thursday it will close all of its boutiques but one.

clock May 27, 2010Matthew Lynch

Business Features

Retail Shares Climb As Markets Rebound Thursday

China’s confidence in Europe soothes markets.

clock May 27, 2010Evan Clark and Alexandra Steigrad

Courtney Love in Narciso Rodriguez.

Lifestyle

Cosmos Included

Courtney Love, Jenna Lyons, Frederique van der Wal, Tommy Hilfiger and Carol Alt are some of the celebrities to attend Sex and the City 2 screenings.

clock May 27, 2010WWD Staff

Renderings of the Essensuals London location

Marketing and Promotion

Essensuals London, by Toni&Guy, Aims for U.S. Footprint

Judging by the winning track record of salon chain Toni&Guy, the new concept, Essensuals London, could become a staple of the American salon scene.

clock May 28, 2010Rachel Brown

Kiehl’s new Milan store.

Beauty Features

Snippets: Brooklyn Beauty… Aging With Finesse… Highbrow…

Sira La Mode Salon has opened its doors in Brooklyn, but said its decor and service are like what one would expect from a Manhattan outpost.

clock May 28, 2010WWD Staff

An assortment of Jesse’s Girl shades.

Retail

Jesse’s Girl Cosmetics Get Growth Spurt Online

Jesse’s Girl is a small company that wants to make a big splash at next month’s National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Marketplace meeting in San Diego.

clock May 28, 2010Faye Brookman

Sarah McNamara

Color Cosmetics

Beauty Exec to Introduce “Miracle” Makeup Line

Sarah McNamara has developed a range of makeup called Miracle Skin Transformer, which is made of silicones derived from sand.

clock May 28, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Vincenzo Spinnato

Color Cosmetics

Cosmetic Chemist Creates His Own Brand of Beauty

Makeup artists, perfumers, doctors and aestheticians are among those who’ve emerged from the shadows of the beauty industry to represent brands.

clock May 28, 2010Rachel Brown

Brooke Burke

Hair

P&G Launching Wella Haircolor Tour

In an effort to reach out to consumers and educate them on what Wella hair color has to offer, P&G Salon Professional is hitting the road.

clock May 28, 2010Andrea Nagel

Capstone attendees Chris Hacker, Rochelle Bloom, Michele Serro, Dr. Joyce Brown, Carlotta Jacobson, Lezlee Westine and Stephan Kanlian.

Human Resources

FIT’s Future Beauty Executives Give Presentations

For their final presentations, graduates of the Fashion Institute of Technology’s 2010 Capstone program looked to 2020.

clock May 28, 2010Belisa Silva

Carmindy

Human Resources

Carmindy Teams With Glowelle for Beauty Drink

Glowelle has tapped Carmindy to help consumers cozy up to the idea of a drinkable beauty supplement.

clock May 28, 2010Molly Prior

Sit Tight by Soap & Glory.

Body Care

Soap & Glory Touts Slimming Product

Firm launches Sit Tight, a slimming cream said to be activated by the act of sitting.

clock May 28, 2010Brid Costello

Joan Rivers

People

Joan Rivers Reveals Her Soft Side

The famed comedienne dishes at the premiere of her documentary, “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work.”

clock May 28, 2010Vanessa Lawrence

From left, LIM College Class of 2010 valedictorian Sara Molinaro, LIM college president Elizabeth S. Marcuse and Mindy Grossman.

Fashion Scoops

Dr. Grossman… Donna’s Guest… Designers Stitch Superhero Fashions…

Mindy Grossman, chief executive officer of HSN, on Thursday received an honorary degree from LIM College in Manhattan.

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Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: May 27, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock May 28, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Guess Gives Cautious Guidance Based on Euro

Earnings, sales for Guess both gain in first quarter.

clock May 28, 2010Vicki M. Young

Tom and Lynda Murry

Parties

AJC Honors Card, Murry

The two executives receive Human Relations Award

clock May 28, 2010David Moin

Financial

J. Crew Profits Rise

Driven by greater full-price selling and differentiated merchandise, J. Crew Group Inc. posted strong first-quarter results.

clock May 28, 2010David Moin

Autism Speaks’ Suzanne and Bob Wright flank the AAFA’s Kevin Burke.

Parties

AAFA’s American Image Awards Raises $700K for Autism

Organization honors industry figures and companies, from Fern Mallis to Shopbop.

clock May 28, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Financial

A&F Settles Shareholder Suit

SEC filing shows Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has agreed to pay $12 million to put a 2005 complaint to rest.

clock May 28, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Lacoste Confirms Lemaire’s Departure

Sportswear brand Lacoste said it would name a replacement by yearend.

clock May 28, 2010Joelle Diderich

Looks from the Nicole Miller web site

Designer and Luxury

Nicole Miller Takes New Web Approach

Millers unveil revamped Web site today.

clock May 28, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Grodd memorial

Retail

Grodd Memorial Draws Overflow Crowd

The standing-room only group that turned out to honor Clifford Grodd included giants in the men’s wear industry, both past and present.

clock May 28, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Annie Leibovitz in Lanvin.

Media

So It Wasn’t Annie Leibovitz’s Fault After All… W’s New Hire…

At least one of financial adviser Kenneth Starr’s former clients was unfazed by his arrest on fraud charges Thursday.

clock May 28, 2010WWD Staff

Marketing and Promotion

InterCharm Milano Beauty Fair Poses Threat to Cosmoprof

First annual InterCharm Milano beauty fair is scheduled to take place Sept. 18 to 20.

clock May 28, 2010Kerry Olsen

Coach's Poppy

Fragrance

Coach’s Poppy Scent to Launch in Summer

Poppy, a women’s fragrance that will launch in July, is inspired by the youthful and exuberant Coach fashion and accessories line of the same name.

clock May 28, 2010Julie Naughton

QVC's Allen Burke and Estée Lauder's Thia Breen

Marketing and Promotion

CEW Awards Boost Brands

The biggest winners of last week’s Cosmetics Executive Women’s Awards are now contemplating how to turn an industry accolade into a practical advantage.

clock May 28, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born

The Animagical scent.

Beauty Features

P&G Chasing Sales With Animagical

Procter & Gamble Prestige is making a dash for the younger market with the help of the world’s fastest man.

clock May 28, 2010Susan Stone

Lauder at the fair.

Color Cosmetics

Estée Lauder Italy Luring Younger Customers

Estée Lauder is trying to start its own youth movement in Italy.

clock May 28, 2010WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

Social Studies