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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 August 26, 2016Allison Collins

Fashion

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

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Ackman, Vornado Team To Buy 26% of Penney’s

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Overview

Activist investor takes 16.5% stake in retailer, bets big on consumer.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Fast Retailing Cuts Profit Forecast

Uniqlo parent has seen uneven sales.

clock October 8, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Human Resources

American Apparel Names Casey Acting President

Former Blockbuster executive Tom Casey will report to ceo and founder Dov Charney at American Apparel.

clock October 8, 2010Vicki M. Young

Department Stores

Ackman, Vornado Team to Buy 26% of Penney’s

William Ackman will pay $903 million to buy 39.1 million of J.C. Penney’s shares and options.

clock October 8, 2010Evan Clark

Parties

New York City Ballet’s Fall Gala Pulls in Star Wattage

Sarah Jessica Parker and Natalie Portman attended the event.

clock October 8, 2010WWD Staff

Parties

Fendi Hits the Beverly Center

Tracee Ellis Ross, Perrey Reeves and Kelly and Sharon Osbourne help Fendi open their Beverly Center store.

clock October 8, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Scoops

Frenzy for Jason Wu in Taiwan… L’Oréal’s Image Issues… Uma Incognito…

Jason Wu met with Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou and presented him with a dress to give to his wife. Also, a dressed-down Uma Thurman turns up at Sotheby’s.

clock October 11, 2010WWD Staff

Intimates and Activewear

Maidenform, Times Three Clothier in Legal Fight

The companies file lawsuits over shapewear design.

clock October 11, 2010Karyn Monget

Jewelry

Rising Price of Gold Forces Jewelers to Adjust

The fallout includes use of mixed metals and changes in design.

clock October 11, 2010Lauren Benet Stephenson

Financial

Retail Stocks Up for Week

Dow tops 11,000 despite lackluster jobs report from Labor Department.

clock October 11, 2010Arnold J. Karr and Liza Casabona

Hair

John Frieda Enters Hair Color Arena

John Frieda Precision Foam Color line launches in the U.K. next month.

clock October 11, 2010Brid Costello and Andrea Nagel

Beauty Features

Rachel Weisz Tapped by L’Oréal

Rachel Weisz will be the face of all of L’Oréal Paris markets worldwide, except the U.S.

clock October 11, 2010Jennifer Weil

Retail/Business

Gant to Open New Haven Store

Gant will open a men’s store adjacent to the Yale University campus.

clock October 11, 2010David Lipke

Designer and Luxury

Gucci to Sponsor Equestrian Event

The second Gucci Masters, an indoor horse-jumping show, will take place Dec. 3 to 5.

clock October 11, 2010Luisa Zargani

Memo Pad

Shop Martha… Off Duty’s New Hire… Larry Clark Shocks the French…

One not-so-arts-and-craftsy project on Martha Stewart’s mind is opening her own stores. Also, Larry Clark shocks again.

clock October 11, 2010WWD Staff

Department Stores

William Ackman: The Man Behind the Moves

Activist investor William Ackman has never shied from the spotlight, and his recent investment in J.C. Penney Co. is no different.

clock October 11, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Trends

Spring 2011 Runway Trend: Move to the Pleat

From crinkled effects to graphically folded rays, pleats made a big impact on the spring runways.

clock October 11, 2010WWD Staff

Fashion Features

May 25, 1994: Time Management

The notion of retiming shipments was an equally hot-button subject six years ago.

clock October 11, 2010WWD Staff

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