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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock August 30, 2016Vicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 21hMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

clock 21hWWD Staff

Raising the Stakes: Harrods Sets Revamp Of Key Beauty Halls

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Harrods is bolstering its beauty business in a dramatic way over the next 12 months, with plans to open a color-cosmetics hall, a men’s grooming area and a revamped Apothecary space.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Li & Fung Bids for IDS, Profits Rise

The Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li & Fung also confirms purchase of footwear firm Jimlar.

clock August 12, 2010Jennifer Cardenas

Financial

Lauder Looks to Ads to Reverse Trading Down

Company moves to profit in fourth quarter.

clock August 12, 2010Molly Prior

Business

Kohl’s Net Rises 13.5% in Second Quarter

Exclusives propel business at mass retailer Kohl’s.

clock August 12, 2010Evan Clark

Hair

Alterna’s President Set New Course

Joan Malloy, who became Alterna’s president last August, steers the September launch of Bamboo hair products.

clock August 13, 2010Rachel Brown

Retailing

Perricone Pairs Super Skin Care With Store Concept

Perricone MD’s superfoods-driven skin care brand is slated to launch in October.

clock August 13, 2010Rachel Brown

Body Care

Wholearth Beauty Line Makes ShopNBC Debut

The nascent, organic fragrance and bath and body care line has rocketed out of the gate.

clock August 13, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Business

Nordstrom Matches Estimates With 39% Profit Jump

Retailer maintains its forecast for fiscal 2010.

clock August 13, 2010Vicki M. Young

Hair

Paris Hilton Sued by Hair Extensions Company

HairTech alleges Paris Hilton was paid millions to wear and promote the company’s DreamCatchers hair extensions, but instead wore other products.

clock August 12, 2010Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Zac Efron’s Crowd… Photo Finish… FNO 90210…

The Details bash celebrating its September cover boy, Zac Efron, had all the makings of an episode of “Entourage.”

clock August 13, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: August 12, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock August 13, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

ITC Votes to Impose Tariffs in Chinese Ribbon

China and Taiwan said to have dumped goods on U.S. market.

clock August 13, 2010Liza Casabona

Financial

Arden Shares Up on Earnings, Guidance

Company moves to profit in fourth quarter.

clock August 13, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Products

Strivectin Gets Overhaul

StriVectin, which plays a double role as a stretch mark remedy and a wrinkle fighter, is now in the midst of a reinvention.

clock August 13, 2010Pete Born

Color Cosmetics

P&G’s Sweet Eco-Packaging Plan

Gisele Bündchen, a Pantene brand ambassador, helped spread the word about P&G’s new recyclable plastic initiative.

clock August 13, 2010Andrea Nagel

Specialty Stores

Talbots Gets Closer to Turnaround

CEO Trudy Sullivan says, “This is Talbots’ moment of profound change.”

clock August 13, 2010David Moin

Prestige

Lauder To Launch New Re-Nutriv Products

Estée Lauder adds three new products to Re-Nutriv line.

clock August 13, 2010Julie Naughton

Beauty Features

Harrods Sets Revamp for Key Beauty Halls

Harrods is bolstering its beauty business in a dramatic way over the next 12 months.

clock August 13, 2010Brid Costello

Fashion Features

Anthropologie, New Orleans Style

Anthropologie opens a 9,000-square-foot store in the city today.

clock August 13, 2010Jessica Iredale

Memo Pad

U.K. Titles Post Modest Circulation Growth

Figures from Britain’s Audit Bureau of Circulations show most U.K. magazines still struggling.

clock August 13, 2010Nina Jones

Publishing

Jack Griffin’s Time: Where It Might Be Headed

Time Inc.’s new CEO Jack Griffin transformed the once-sleepy Meredith into the version 3.0 of the magazine world.

clock August 13, 2010Amy Wicks and Matthew Lynch

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