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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

Searching for a New Look: Teen Retailers Hit by Fashion Shift

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Londoners Turn Out for Royal Academy of Arts Preview Party

The annual show’s preview party is a highlight on the London summer social calendar

clock June 10, 2010Emily Holt

Department Stores

Retail Apparel Sales Drop in May

Clothing and accessories store sales declined 1.3 percent in May compared with a month earlier, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday.

clock June 11, 2010Liza Casabona


Hot Coco: Anna Mouglalis on Her Role in “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky”

The French actress discusses her role in “Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky.”

clock June 11, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Fashion Scoops

Elise Overland’s Sunshine State

Guests like Rachel Feinstein and John Currin, Salman Rushdie, Yvonne Force Villareal and Mick Rock sipped tequila at the designer’s bash.

clock June 11, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Luxury Counterfeiters Found Guilty

Chong Lam and Siu Yung Chang convicted in a landmark case involving more than $100 million in counterfeit luxury goods.

clock June 11, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

What Is Corduroy Magazine Anyway?

A Twitter frenzy led to about 4,500 uninvited twentysomethings showing up to an otherwise “exclusive” party for Corduroy magazine.

clock June 11, 2010Amy Wicks


Teen Retailers Hit by Fashion Shift

Specialty stores catering to fickle 13- to 19-year-olds are struggling as teens tire of Americana and surf-and-skate fashions.

clock June 14, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Gucci Group May Sue Cadbury… People Need Numbers…

Gucci Group may sue Cadbury over a chocolate bar ad that is sort of like Alexander McQueen’s fall 2006 runway show.

clock June 14, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Mode City, Interfiliere Fairs Move to July in 2011

Trade show giant Eurovet said it will move the dates of its 2011 Mode City intimates and Interfilière textile trade fairs to July from September.

clock June 14, 2010Katya Foreman

Designer and Luxury

Sonia Rykiel Takes Aim at U.S. Market

French fashion house Sonia Rykiel appoints Caroline Dumiel director of international sales.

clock June 14, 2010Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

A Fete for Solange Azagury-Partridge… Coach, Penney’s Eye Deal…

Thandie Newton, Paul Smith and Stephen Jones gathered Wednesday night to fete the opening of Solange Azagury-Partridge’s new store.

clock June 14, 2010WWD Staff


BPI To Distribute Annick Goutal in the U.S.

Beauté Prestige International USA has signed an exclusive, multiyear agreement to market and distribute Annick Goutal fragrances within the U.S.

clock June 14, 2010Julie Naughton


Vertical Retailers Dominate Retail Health Ratings

Aéropostale and Urban Outfitters placed second and third respectively in Consensus Advisors’ annual Retailer Health Ratings.

clock June 14, 2010Vicki M. Young


Shiseido Bullish on China

Shiseido Co. Ltd. is expecting to post double-digit sales growth in China as consumers become increasingly demanding and savvy about their beauty regimes.

clock June 14, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Confirms Plans to Go Public Next Year

Moncler to go public, appoints Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley as its global advisors.

clock June 14, 2010Alessandra Ilari


Retail Stocks Slip 0.2% Friday

S&P Retail Index ended the week with a 1.7 percent gain.

clock June 14, 2010Evan Clark

Designer and Luxury

Designers Innovate for JCK, Couture Trade Shows

A more positive mood pervades JCK and Couture fine jewelry trade shows in Las Vegas.

clock June 14, 2010Marcy Medina


The Many Faces of Coco Chanel

Weighing the actresses who have recently played the designer on screen.

clock June 14, 2010WWD Staff

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