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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.

clock December 9, 2016Amanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

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

Red-Carpet Rumba

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Overview

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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Paige Rense Noland

Media

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

Watches

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

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

Retail

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

Legal

Retailers Settle Calif. Lead Case

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

clock June 4, 2010Vicki M. Young

RE9 Advanced items from Arbonne.

Financial

Arbonne Retrenches Upon Bankruptcy Exit

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

clock June 4, 2010Rachel Brown

Talika’s Lipocils Expert.

Products

Talika’s ‘Expert’ Take on Lipocils

Brand Talika delving deeper into eyelash enhancer fray.

clock June 4, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Financial

Ulta Net Up 177.7 Percent

Ulta’s comparable store sales grew by 10.8 percent.

clock June 4, 2010Molly Prior

Hot Topic in the Westfield Topanga shopping center in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Financial

May Comps Raise Spending Concerns

Stores struggle to match stock levels with consumer sentiment.

clock June 4, 2010Alexandra Steigrad and Evan Clark

L'Oreal's Studio Secrets Professional Smokey Eye quads.

Retail

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

Hervé Léger Femme and Hervé Léger Homme

Fragrance

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

Ashley Greene

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

Fred Purches; Louise Camuto, president of marketing and communications, and Vince Camuto.

Financial

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

LASplash is one of 100 first-time exhibitors.

Retail

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

Andrea Jung

Beauty Features

Snippets: CEW Honors Andrea Jung… Taaz.com Appointment…

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

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff

Ad for Jennifer Lopez's fragrance Love and Glamour.

Fragrance

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

Fragrance

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

Nicolas Sarkozy, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Karl Lagerfeld.

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

Nacho Figueras at Ralph Lauren.

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

Hubert de Givenchy, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac and Bettina Graziani.

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

Michael Kors

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

Fragrance

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

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: June 3, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock June 4, 2010WWD Staff

Nars Orgasm Illuminator

Media

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

Tony Hsieh CEO, Director; Zappos.com

Retail

Tony Hsieh Talks Zappos

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

clock June 4, 2010David Moin

Essentialist

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