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Beauty

Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock 1hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 7hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 17hRachel Strugatz

Paying More in Japan: Luxury Prices Higher Even as Demand Ebbs

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Department Stores

Japanese Consumers Pay More for Luxury

Markups of imported luxury items in Japan can be as much as 50 or even 60 percent.

clock August 3, 2010Amanda Kaiser and Kelly Wetherille

Financial

Symrise Profits Up in Second Quarter

German flavor and fragrances producer cites global recovery.

clock August 10, 2010Melissa Drier

Fashion

They Are Wearing: Wave Lengths

In Yelapa, Mexico, the bikini is standard, and it’s the assorted prints and individual tweaks that make the difference.

clock August 11, 2010Bobbi Queen

Fashion

They Are Wearing: Tokyo Pose

Today’s Japanese street-chic style works an urban bohemian vibe in which layering and prints are key.

clock August 10, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Fashion Scoops

Asos Fetes Ashley Greene… Michelle Obama Vacations With Pal Blanchard…

If Ashley Greene has her way, the wardrobe she’ll wear to portray her vampire character, Alice Cullen, will be more demure than vampish.

clock August 11, 2010WWD Staff

Department Stores

Karstadt Deadline Extended

The German district court in Essen has again extended the deadline for its ruling on the Karstadt insolvency plan to Sept. 3.

clock August 11, 2010Melissa Drier

Denim

Seven For All Mankind Rolls Out in Berlin

Denim brand Seven For All Mankind opens first German freestanding unit.

clock August 11, 2010Jessica Saltz

Denim

Morrison Exits Evisu, New York Office to Close

Denim brand Evisu will move its headquarters back to Hong Kong.

clock August 11, 2010David Lipke

People

Claudia Lucas Takes Top Beauty Job at QVC

Claudia Lucas, who was most recently SVP for beauty at Henri Bendel, succeeds Allen Burke at QVC.

clock August 11, 2010Pete Born and Matthew W. Evans

Retail/Business

Modell’s Upgrades Times Square Flagship

Modell’s will unveil its newly renovated 42nd Street flagship tonight.

clock August 11, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Memo Pad

Zee’s Fashion Zoo… Desirée Rogers on Her Move to Johnson Publishing…

Joe Zee is amping his TV exposure. And Desirée Rogers has begun her post as CEO of Johnson Publishing.

clock August 11, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Xanadu Mall Project Hits Wall

Lenders take over Meadowlands Xanadu, the costly $2 billion retail and entertainment complex in New Jersey.

clock August 11, 2010Sharon Edelson

Department Stores

Ireland’s Arnotts Gets New Financing, Chairman

Mark Schwartz leads team to restructure Arnotts, Dublin’s oldest department store.

clock August 11, 2010Vicki M. Young

Financial

American Apparel to Miss Filing Deadline

American Apparel says its new independent auditor needs more time to review operations.

clock August 11, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Denim

MNG by Mango Shops to Bow at Penney’s

Retailer J.C. Penney touts move as “the biggest rollout of a fast-fashion concept in the world.”

clock August 11, 2010David Moin

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: August 10, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

clock August 11, 2010WWD Staff

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