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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 August 26, 2016Allison Collins


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


Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Red-Carpet Rumba

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J.Lo versus Halle. That’s the battle shaping up at perfume counters worldwide come fall as both megastars launch fragrances under license with Coty.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Memo Pad

Paige Rense to Retire

Paige Rense Noland, the longtime editor in chief of Architectural Digest, will retire from the magazine.

clock June 3, 2010Amy Wicks


In Brief: Bulgari Extends Luxxotica Eyewear License

Bulgari SpA said it extended its eyewear licensing deal with Luxottica Group SpA for another 10 years.

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Billabong Buys Becker Stores

Australian surf brand Billabong International Ltd. has agreed to buy surf retailer Becker Surf and Sport in a move to expand its retail portfolio.

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff

Specialty Stores

Maurices Names Simigran EVP

Dress Barn Inc. filled a big hole in its ranks by naming Patti Simigran executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for its Maurices division.

clock June 4, 2010David Moin


Retailers Settle Calif. Lead Case

Macy’s, Saks, Penney’s among stores reaching accords.

clock June 4, 2010Vicki M. Young


Arbonne Retrenches Upon Bankruptcy Exit

Direct-sales company Arbonne International LLC releasing its largest new product offering.

clock June 4, 2010Rachel Brown


Talika’s ‘Expert’ Take on Lipocils

Brand Talika delving deeper into eyelash enhancer fray.

clock June 4, 2010Matthew W. Evans


Ulta Net Up 177.7 Percent

Ulta’s comparable store sales grew by 10.8 percent.

clock June 4, 2010Molly Prior


May Comps Raise Spending Concerns

Stores struggle to match stock levels with consumer sentiment.

clock June 4, 2010Alexandra Steigrad and Evan Clark


L’Oréal Paris Aims for First-to-Mass Innovation

L’Oréal Paris is committed to ramping up its product offerings in the second half, with a keen focus on delivering first-to-mass items.

clock June 4, 2010Andrea Nagel


Avon Strikes Deal With Hervé Léger

Avon Products Inc. has added another designer to its expanding high-fashion fragrance wardrobe, forming a tight-knit partnership with Hervé Léger.

clock June 4, 2010Molly Prior

Color Cosmetics

Ashley Greene to Be Face for Mark

Avon’s playful beauty and fashion brand for young women has signed “Twilight” starlet Ashley Greene.

clock June 4, 2010Molly Prior


Parlux Fragrances, Vince Camuto Sign Deal

Shoe designer Vince Camuto has repositioned his eponymous line to target the prime fashion market.

clock June 4, 2010Pete Born


NACDS Marketplace to Host a Full House

Exhibit space at the 2010 National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Marketplace meeting is sold out.

clock June 4, 2010Faye Brookman

Beauty Features

Snippets: CEW Honors Andrea Jung… Appointment…

Andrea Jung is going to need to make some space in her trophy cabinet.

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff


Jennifer Lopez to Launch Love and Glamour Scent

Jennifer Lopez can move fragrances. She already has sold more than $1 billion worth of scents.

clock June 4, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born


Halle Berry’s Reveal

Reveal is not just Halle Berry’s third fragrance, it’s also a demanding role that requires her to expose facets of her personality.

clock June 4, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Designer and Luxury

Karl Lagerfeld’s Surprise Party

A coterie of fashion folk headed to the presidential palace to watch Karl Lagerfeld receive the Legion of Honor, and ended up holding an impromptu garden party.

clock June 4, 2010Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Nacho’s New Play… Summer Loving… Salter’s Next Move…

Nacho Figueras is adding another gig to his résumé: “connoisseur.”

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Honoring Bettina Graziani

Famed model was presented with the medal of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters.

clock June 4, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

Michael Kors: A Lifetime In Fashion and Still Under 30

A jacket and pants in rumpled marocain just make sense: “If you were packing a suit, and you don’t want to pack a suit.”

clock June 4, 2010Bridget Foley


J.Lo and Halle Berry’s Red-Carpet Rumba

J.Lo versus Halle. That’s the battle shaping up at perfume counters worldwide come fall as both megastars launch fragrances under license with Coty.

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff


Daily Stock Wrap: June 3, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff

Media Features

Social Studies Roundup: 6/4/10

A roundup of social media updates from the fashion world during the week of June 4.

clock June 4, 2010Rachel Strugatz

Direct, Internet and Catalogue

Tony Hsieh Talks Zappos

For a long time, Tony Hsieh, chief executive officer of Inc., the giant shoe and apparel Web site, was driven to make money.

clock June 4, 2010David Moin

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